While our elderly citizens may have wisdom and experience, sadly their advancing age often makes them a prime target for criminals. From distraction burglaries to criminal damage and even assault, seniors and their property are at risk. Furthermore, an investigation by The Express found that crime against the over 65s has risen by 258% in 10 years, with 26,474 crimes reported in just one year. Continue reading How Remote CCTV Monitoring Can Help The Elderly
Installing CCTV is one of the best ways to protect your home against unwanted intruders. That being said, the positioning of your cameras can have a huge impact on their effectiveness. After all, there’s little point having cameras if they aren’t positioned correctly to capture what’s going on. The last thing you’d want is to need your CCTV for vital evidence, only to find it didn’t capture what you needed.
Considering the location of your CCTV is therefore of huge importance. Here are our top recommendations on where to place yours to help you get the most out of your system.
Technology is a huge part of our everyday lives. So, when it comes to our home security, it makes sense to integrate technology here too. Fusing smart technology with security is an excellent way to ensure you are using all tools available to protect your home or business.
One of the main advantages of having a smart technology home is that you can physically see what is happening. Compared to coming home to a break-in with no idea about the perpetrator or when they struck, smart technology is giving property owners back control as well as peace of mind.
After all, the beauty of smart technology is that, for the most part, it acts as a deterrent rather than sitting back and waiting for theft or damage to take place. The technology we use is getting ever smarter, meaning owners are alerted immediately rather than getting a nasty surprise once criminals are long gone.
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If you head into any city centre, shop or even on public transport, the chances are someone is watching you. In fact, even if you walk down the street you are most likely being monitored by several devices.
Although CCTV acts as a deterrent and provides vital evidence to police, the use of monitoring technology is controversial. Some organisations believe that we are being ‘spied on’, but is that really the case? Interestingly, when a crime does take place, a lack of CCTV can be heavily criticized. So, it’s an interesting topic with lots of debate either side to consider.
When installing CCTV, your prime reason is to encourage the safety and security of your home, business premises or the surrounding area.
While it absolutely is the right step towards achieving just that, it’s equally important you take action to ensure your CCTV systems are running at their maximum potential. After all, CCTV not only deters potential intruders, it can also provide vital evidence to the police in case of a crime having been committed. Imagine how frustrated you would feel if you’d gone to the effort of installing CCTV cameras, only to discover they weren’t working correctly, so the evidence was lost or unusable? Continue reading How to get the most out of CCTV systems
For most of us, Christmas is a time for spending time with our loved ones, making memories and counting down to the new year. For opportunist thieves however, it’s a time to raid your home or business when you least expect it.
According to UK Crime Stats, there were 316,110 reported burglaries between January and October 2019, an average of around 30,000 per month. When a burglary happens, it’s devastating both financially as well as emotionally.
Here at Re:Sure, we want all of our customers to have a safe and happy Christmas, so here’s our top tips to staying secure over the festive season.
Having insurance on your home or business is essential in case of theft or damage. The downside is it can come at a significant cost depending on the value of your property and the area it’s located in. Continue reading Will CCTV lower my insurance costs?
Are you planning to install CCTV cameras at your home or business premises? At RE:SURE, we offer remote CCTV monitoring that will help you prevent potential break-ins, ensuring you’re worry-free at all times.
If you’re already planning to install these cameras at your home or place of work, you’re probably wondering how they work. Below we explain in detail how the RE:SURE remote CCTV monitoring system can help you improve the safety of your home or office space.
At RE:SURE, we offer three distinct services: RE:SURE Home CCTV monitoring, RE:SURE Business and RE:SURE Go, (a range of smartphone safety apps, a personal safety app, lone working apps, and a taxi driver app).
What makes us stand out in the overcrowded security market is the fact that our system is not there to record a crime taking place – it is there to prevent it.
Regular alarm systems may be loud, but they do nothing more than alert you or your neighbours that a break-in might be taking place. With so many false alarms going off every day, most people no longer mind them, and the chances of someone calling the police when an alarm is triggered are slim.
Even if the police do arrive – all they can do is investigate. Your valuables are already long gone.