The traditional office style of working has changed and with that comes a blend of remote working and spending just some of the time during the week in the office. While this may be a good fit for the team, it brings challenges when it comes to security.
Devices capable of recording videos provide, without a doubt, valuable information. However, analysing all the recorded data and extracting the most important details can be a real challenge.
Since the emergence of GDPR, using security footage for various purposes has become a rather tricky issue. Video footage is considered to contain personal data since it reveals faces and details about where a person was and what he or she did.
Buy Cheap – Buy Twice. We have all heard that expression and unfortunately, we may have been victim to such actions. Buying a cheap product is a false economy as it will most certainly need replacement and cost you twice as much in the long run.
You may think that just installing one security camera on the front of your building will keep your premises secure. However, there is much more to consider when you are installing CCTV in the workplace today.
Solar farms by their nature are situated in remote locations and can be spread across significant areas of land. When it comes to securing this site, the challenge is having valuable equipment on an open space with a wide perimeter that allows would be intruders many ways of accessing the site.
TEC Security were delighted to add another Embassy to their list of clients this year. The Mexican Embassy team contacted us to discuss their building security and TEC were appointed to provide the right solution.
Building sites can be attractive targets for would be intruders as they tend to have valuable equipment and building materials on site during the build. While the site would obviously be very vulnerable at night when it is empty of personnel, it is also a concern during the day particularly with the large movement of contractors in and around the site.
The United Nations is a global organisation promoting peace, dignity, and equality on a healthy planet. When they needed to upgrade the security of their Dublin office, we were on hand to consult with them on the design required.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is commonly known as video surveillance. It refers to the use of video cameras that transmit a signal to a place with monitors.
We have CCTV cameras in our homes and businesses to protect our property and people. It makes sense to have security cameras in the public spaces where we spend time.
We know that having CCTV cameras are a must have for any business these days. However, it is more important that ever to ensure the security systems you have in place are up to date. The right selection of CCTV surveillance cameras will be a good investment that will pay for itself when reducing stock loss, anti-social behaviour and worry for the business owner.
As more businesses open and people try to return to work, owners will be anxious to ensure all safety measures are in place to allow the business to function effectively and safely. One of the important measures will be to limit unnecessary contact with both team members and the public.
Any robust security solution will consist of layers of protection. It all starts with protecting the perimeter of your site. At TEC Security we use the latest technology to provide a solution that fits your site specifically.
CCTV surveillance technology has come a long way in the past ten years. Of course, CCTV is predominately seen as a crime deterrent but with improved technology it has evolved both in functionality and in the way it interacts with other platforms to provide a more rounded security solution.
In the past months there have been many office buildings left locked up and unoccupied. With less activity these buildings have become very attractive to the would-be intruder. This rise in Intruder activity has been a real concern for many businesses.
As businesses return to work in the weeks and months ahead, they will be looking for ways to protect their employees. Innovation has come in the form of thermal technology that could help minimise the impact of the virus.
In most cases we use CCTV cameras as a deterrent. Cameras on display will make that property less attractive to the would-be intruder. The criminal does not want to risk getting caught on camera so will tend to move to another less protected property.
A Google search will give you plenty of options when it comes to finding somebody to look after the security of your premises. However, with something so important there are significant factors that you need to consider when selecting the right security provider for you.
Traditional CCTV security solutions can help prevent unwanted intruders. However, in some situations you will need additional layers of security. TEC Security have introduced the latest and most effective intrusion detection system to their client base.
Prevention is always better than cure and that certainly rings true when it comes to being proactive about protecting your business.Your business premises are home to your most important assets – your staff, your product, your data and the tools you need to complete your work. Without these vital ingredients your business cannot survive.
You work hard to grow and develop your business. You don’t need somebody to steal your success by breaking in to burgle or vandalise your property, or indeed threaten your staff. CCTV will provide a layer of security that goes along way to prevent this. But how do you ensure you have the right equipment in place to provide this protection?
Stephen Tyrrell, Managing Director at TEC Security talks about what is possible for the homeowner and how to integrate new innovative smart technologies such as 'Zerowire'.
The Pharma sector in Ireland operate in a highly regulated sector which is why security is of paramount importance. These centres operate with expensive equipment, valuable active ingredients and intellectual property that need to be protected.
Ensuring that pupils, teachers, staff and school buildings are safe from criminal and accidental incidents requires CCTV security that is specially designed by experts. Schools and colleges can be busy places during term time.
Security of your property will be a top priority for any property management company. Managing an apartment complex or residential development will involve many aspects for the facility manager. The overall development will require a robust security solution that works seamlessly.
Crime will always be present, and the threat of intruders is ever present today and of concern to business owners. We know that we must protect our businesses from harm but how can we be sure we have the right security solution? CCTV for any commercial premises is a must have.
If you want a secure construction site, you will have to plan for a complete security solution that will be both robust and adaptable. Construction sites will be more complicated than an existing building due to the ever-changing nature of the project.
The popularity of installing automatic doors and gates in business today is not surprising. Not only will this extra layer of security protect your premises, it will also allow for a certain level of privacy. Only those whom you want to enter will be able to gain access. An automatic gate or barrier at your entrance will also be very convenient.
To keep your business secure you will need layers of security. It starts at securing the perimeter with cameras and barriers, then moves to CCTV installed on the building. The next important part of your security solution should be access control.
The doorbell rings and you are not there to sign for the package. Another day wasted waiting for that part and another hour wasted going to the post office to queue to collect it. Now when you are not in the office, there is a way of never missing a delivery or caller again.
CCTV is commonplace in many workplaces and public areas and ships are no different when it comes to their security needs. Increasingly there is a requirement to improve on-board security with up to the minute CCTV security systems.
Shoplifting costs the retail industry in Ireland millions of euro every year and affects both small and large businesses. Even if a small percentage is built into the retail price for ‘shrinkage’ this still may not cover the costs of having stock stolen from the shop.
While installing CCTV in a regular office building is pretty straightforward there are certain situations where installing security cameras can be quite challenging. This is where temporary CCTV systems are the perfect solution.
While much of the day to day transactions in banking are completed online, now more than ever the physical security of a bank or credit union is paramount. Any building that stores and handles cash will be a likely target to the criminal element.
A company’s greatest asset is often their staff. However, it can be those same people that can do the most damage to a business. Employee theft has always been a concern especially as a business grows but there are ways to protect yourself against it.
An embassy would be amongst the list of buildings that would require a high level security system. While all buildings would be at risk of burglary or vandalism an embassy would have another layer of threat which needs to be addressed.
Security systems are almost essential in this day and age for any business owner, both long established and startups. The benefits of a CCTV security system are numerous, and can be used for more than simply preventing theft.
ANPR, or automatic number plate recognition is software that allows you to keep tabs on the licence plates of vehicles that are coming and going from your place of business. It can simplify your security, keep better track of those visiting your private property and increases your security.
TEC Security, leading experts in the Irish security industry are delighted to announce a new partnership. They have joined forces with SDS Logistics to bring their security expertise to the transport industry.
As an owner of a retail shop you will be working long hard hours to manage your business. Your profits are the result of your continued effort so you want to ensure you safeguard your business to the best of your ability.
Is your home really as secure as you think it is? Most break-ins are made through the front or back door of a house. The culprits can be in and out within minutes taking with them your precious possessions.
The minister for Justice has announced a grant-aid scheme to help rural communities set up CCTV systems in their locality to help the fight against crime. Community groups can apply for sums up to €40,000 towards the cost of a CCTV security system.
The Facilities Management Awards recognise efforts by organisations within the Facilities Management sector. Those that have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve their performance while adding to the value of their clients’ business.
The team at TEC Security are proud to be amongst the finalists in the upcoming Irish FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management. These awards recognise the efforts by individuals, teams or companies within the FM industry to achieve excellence.