Security Concerns on the rise in Australia and WorldwideSafety concerns both at home and in the community continue to rise. Each time we watch the news there is another assault, home invasion or murder. With unrest throughout the world by religious factions such as ISIS, and general unease with the movement of such groups, people want to feel more secure.
Thinking about Home Security? Sidestep these common MistakesMore and more families are considering installing a security camera system at home. It’s important to get it right first time, with good advice and by avoiding common mistakes. There are a myriad of systems out there, some cheap and others way too expensive. But what do you really need?
CCTV Security Systems for Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, and Melbourne at Importer PricesLarge companies and government facilities have been using CCTV systems for decades, and you may think an organisation needs a hefty budget to take advantage of such a resource. Today, as technology progresses, and security becomes crucial for homes and businesses, providers such as Footprint Security are passing these benefits on to the advantage of t
For the Best Security Camera Systems deals in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, or AdelaideHave you ever considered why security cameras act as a deterrent? It all boils down to psychology and human behaviour. Break-ins are more likely to happen if the perpetrators feel confident that they can break the law if they are unseen. Take a row of houses in any street and imagine a car slowly trawling by. They look for cameras first an
4 People Saved by Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)Critics of the proliferation of CCTV suggest that it’s only application is for reviewing worst-case scenarios after the fact. But there are at least 4 UK residents who would attest its preventative powers
The Psychology of a BurglarLet’s try a social experiment.Suppose an additional $108,000 was necessary to fund a vital organ transplant. Your employer can’t increase wages nor will insurance foot the bill. What would you do? You could fundraise, sell your earthly possessions, and work around the clock. Alas, the seasons change but you are still no closer to reaching your goal. It occurs to you that your wealthy neighbors, the Jones’, are l
Suggestions for Ideal Placement for CCTV CamerasYou’ve locked the windows, armed the alarm, and thrown away the key. Entrances are barred but delinquents have still managed to evade your surveillance!Hint: Adjust your camera placement. Today we’ll review which locations render surveillance pointless and which make James Bond sweat. Included are suggested household practices that compliment home CCTV installations.
How can CCTV combat Terrorism?Concern for terrorism, foreign or domestic, is not mere paranoia.Australia faces a national security threat. Jewish school children were traumatized during their trip between Marouba and Dover on August 6th, 2014. 5 intoxicated men screamed Anti-Semitic threats, ‘Kill the Jews’, and, ‘We are going to cut your throats and slice your throats open.’ On August 20th, 2014, a Jewish primary school was evacuated aft
Gotcha! Is that CCTV Footage Admissible in Court? (Part 1)You’ve caught those slippery thieves breaking and entering and are ready to lock them behind bars. Would that it were so simple. Like any evidence, CCTV footage will be contested by opposing lawyers. Home and business owners must keep their wits about them throughout the entire proceeding. Any person providing footage automatically becomes a witness to the crime.
Simple suggestions to help to protect your home and familyBelow are some practical guidelines to help you protect your family, home and business. They are only suggestions, but by following these suggested ideas you will be safer. You need to know how to protect yourself and your family from intruders and home invasions.
The Ethics of using Security Camera in your Home or BusinessSurveillance cameras are everywhere these days, from your local greengrocer to a large shopping mall. Many people are installing them in their homes and offices for protection against theft. So, why do people object? The main reason is that many people feel that it’s an invasion of their privacy.
Uses for Ѕecurity Сameras and ССТVSecurity cameras used to be the domain of large businesses, government or local councils.These days, they have become much more accessible, because of technology innovations and lower cost of ownership. With the increases in crime, a good CCTV system is a good investment, and can both act as a deterrent and provide evidence after the fact.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games – Home SecurityNext April the Gold Coast, Australia has the honour of hosting the Commonwealth Games. This means a huge influx of visitors to the Gold Coast, and all the problems that can entail. Homes will be left empty as many families visit a great number of venues, leaving their houses open to intruders and thieves. Businesses will probably have to deal with opportunist thieves, drunken and drugged patrons i
Advantages of CCTV in crime preventionThe crime rate around the world is increasing daily – with poor economic conditions, radicalisation and more technology, the job of law enforcement agencies has become more demanding and complicated.
Developments in CCTV recording devices over the yearsCCTV is defined as Closed Circuit Television, which works on a closed or private network to a limited number of monitors, as against broadcast Television, which is transmitted openly so that almost anyone can access it.The first recorded use of CCTV was in 1942 by an engineer in Nazi Germany, to observe the launching of V2 rockets. The first commercial use of CCTV was in 1949, by a comp