Vagrants Keep Out

I love a security challenge that is a bit unusual and exercises my technical ability. We have a CCTV client in central London who is having problems with vagrants and other ne’er do wells occupying their open basement areas for their nefarious activities at night. (This has only become apparent since we installed their shiny [...]

How easy is your home to burgle

Imagine that you have lost your keys and need to break into your home but you don’t want to disturb the neighbours or make it obvious what’s happening. What would you do? How easily could you get in? By doing this exercise you may be able to spot security gaps. For a burglar it would [...]

Summer time is – break in time

It was a lovely summer day so the windows were opened. Then the home owner needed to go out urgently – for just a few minutes. The windows were left open. When the homeowner returned half an hour later they found their house had been ransacked by someone looking for things to steal. They didn’t [...]

Could your garden shed be a security risk?

The garden shed wasn’t locked because the owner thought there wasn’t much of value in it. The burglar found an old spade inside. With the spade the burglar levered open the conservatory door and made an entrance. The door was badly damaged and need an expensive replacement – but that was nothing compared with the [...]

GuardHome Exhibiting At The Gibberd Gallery

Harlow is justly proud of its engineering heritage. It is home to Fiber Optics and this year it is celebrating 50 years of its discovery by Sir Charles Kao, at the artistic home of another of its celebrated residents, and designer of Harlow itself, Sir Frederick Gibberd. The Gibberd Gallery at the Civic Centre in [...]

We live in the real world – and deliver real world CCTV systems

As a lover of science fiction, I like nothing more to imagine that I could travel round the universe visiting strange new worlds, seeking out new civilisations etc etc. But I know it is only an artificial image created by clever special effects and computer graphics and will never be a reality for quite some [...]

Our New Tag Line – Dedicated To You Security And Safety

With the news full of the forthcoming EU referendum, I thought if would be cool to have a little voting session of our own. For the past couple of years our tag line has been Seriously Good Security For People Who Take Their Security Seriously, a bit of a tongue twister and perhaps it tries [...]

Do You Need Our Free Fast Track Service?

Our latest client is much closer to home than the New Forest trek last Friday, in fact in Old Harlow, just around the corner from Sentinel House. They were burgled recently so we “fast tracked” them. This is a unique free service that we offer to potential clients that we consider in need of an [...]