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Fire extinguisher disposal warning

Chubb Fire & Security has reminded users of the dangers of illegally discarding or disposing of old fire extinguishers, following reports of an extinguisher exploding as it was crushed by a London refuse lorry. The portable Chubb Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extinguisher had been...
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Tailgating and piggybacking threats eliminated

Optex has launched Accurance 3D, a tailgating and piggybacking detection and prevention system for high-risk environments, working in conjunction with access control systems. In controlled areas where high security measures are essential, and only one authorised person should...
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Insurance sector adopting TS 007 standard

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has welcomed the insurance sector’s early acceptance of a new domestic door security standard designed to defeat a wave of house burglaries. A UK insurance company is advising its domestic insurance policy holders to choose TS...
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Two FREE light switch timer units to win!

Properties become more vulnerable to opportunistic crime during the winter months according to the Office for National Statistics’ analysis of seasonality in police recorded property crime, which identifies peaks during the winter quarter for both domestic and business...
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Powers standard to ease lighting selection

Raytec has announced details of a lighting standard for video surveillance applications, ‘Powers’. It is designed to enable consultants, installers and end-users to more easily specify and compare the performance of different illuminators. According to the company there has...
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Biometric access removes security risks

Interphone has upgraded the door entry and access installation at The Landmark in Canary Wharf, London implementing a biometric access solution at the residential development. The installation came about following concerns regarding the security risks posed by cloned, lost or...
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TESTED: HomeMonitor HD Wi-Fi camera

The DIY home security market is one that has seen massive growth over the last few years, mainly because of the bandwidth capabilities of modern networks and the development of Cloud technology. Wi-Fi connectivity has taken away the need for an installer to fit cabling and the...