Scoping out potential estates
SMART Estate Security 2023, Security Services & Risk Management
When an intruder surveys a residential estate of 200 houses, they see at least 200 cars, 400 cell phones, 400 computers, 200 flat screen TVs, 600 bank cards, and various other items of value.
Security without the skin
SMART Estate Security 2023, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management, Residential Estate (Industry), Risk Management & Resilience
We all know about the layers of security required to form a comprehensive solution, but the layers go deeper than most consider. Andre Mundell dissects security in this article to start the journey into what is under the covers.
Security is like infinity
Issue 2/3 2023, Security Services & Risk Management, Risk Management & Resilience
Security needs constant attention, dedication and input. The scary thing is that most people think that security is something that you buy, install, and then forget about.
Questions about risk assessments
Residential Security Handbook 2022: SMART Living , Technews Publishing, Marathon Consulting, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management, Residential Estate (Industry), Risk Management & Resilience
Hi-Tech Security Solutions spoke to two independent risk assessors to find out about their experience in the estate market and how successful they are in getting HOAs to accept risk reports and address them.
The human key
Residential Security Handbook 2022: SMART Living , Security Services & Risk Management, Residential Estate (Industry), Risk Management & Resilience
In security risk assessment, we talk about a ‘human key’. This is the master key to all your safe areas, cash rooms and anywhere you think is safe.
Two forms of security risk in 2021
Issue 7 2021, Security Services & Risk Management
As independent security risk assessors/advisors, Alwinco has a rather solid digital footprint in the security field throughout South Africa and the rest of the world.
Risk assessment vs risk management vs health and safety
Residential Security Handbook 2021: Secure Living, Residential Estate (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management, Products & Solutions, Risk Management & Resilience
A security risk assessment is not a risk management report, nor is it a health and safety report.
How many wrongs make a right?
Issue 9 2020, Security Services & Risk Management
Most buildings, whether corporate buildings, shopping centres, homes, estates and so on, are designed and built without security and crime in mind.
What, how and why of security
Issue 6 2020, Editor's Choice
As a security advisor, it’s a continuous challenge to change the existing perceptions of CEOs/MDs and nowadays the procurement departments.
Bang for your security buck(s)
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2020, Marathon Consulting, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management
Hi-Tech Security Solutions asks how estates can maintain a good security posture in the time of the ever-shrinking budget.