Best Practices in Video Surveillance
BEST PRACTICES IN VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

Remote monitoring security systems have become a must-have that provide peace of mind anytime and anywhere. How do we go about getting the best value for money invested in video surveillance for instance? What are the best practices to increase their overall effectiveness and lifespan? Here are our 5 best tips to enhance your video surveillance systems systematically.

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What’s my Scene – Poem about Security Officers by Scott Taylor, COO

“This poem was written for my brothers and sisters globally in the security workforce” – Scott Taylor. Thank you for the updated version, Scott. We are so grateful for everything our security officers do on a day-to-day basis.

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Security Tips for Construction Site Theft

Effective construction site security planning is essential to prevent damage and theft. It is very common for thieves to look at construction sites as “easy targets” and they target expensive items such as copper wire, machinery and power tools. With poor security planning, these items can disappear quickly and easily.

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How to Choose a Private Security Company

It can be a very daunting task selecting the right Security. Not only is it vitally important to protect your team, customers and physical assets, you also need to ensure that you are selecting a company which can partner with you to protect your brand reputation and image. No longer is it viable to select just the cheapest option as recent investigations have demonstrated the damage which can be caused to a company where their service partners do not comply with employment and security legislation.

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How to Prevent ‘Active Assailant’ Situations or Stop the ‘Active Assailant’ Utilizing Emerging Technology?

Welcome to the final article for the year 2018 in the ‘Looking to the Future’ series where I discuss emerging technologies with experts from across various industries. As always, my goal is to share my ideas, knowledge and experience to receive feedback from you to continuously learn and improve.

Whilst there is a broad range of literature on the “Run–Hide-Fight” response to an Active Assailant situation, the theme of this article is “Emerging technologies that can prevent or stop Active Assailants”.

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Security and Social Media

Welcome to another article in the ‘Looking to the Future’ series where I discuss emerging technologies with experts from across various industries. As always, my goal is to share my ideas, knowledge and experience to receive feedback from you to continuously learn and improve.

In this article, I welcome back Scott Taylor COO of Southern Cross Group, as we explore the various aspects of security from a cyber and physical perspective.

The theme of this article is Security & Social media. Thank you, Scott and let’s begin.

It’s no secret that social media has become a major risk and concern for businesses everywhere. According to a survey by the University of Canberra, Social media is the least trusted industry on privacy and security in Australia. In fact, 61% of respondents nominated the social media industry as having the worst security and privacy practices. That said, the social media security problem isn’t unique to Australia instead it affects people and businesses across the globe.

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