Is your security up to scratch?
August 4, 2017
How liable are business owners when it comes to protecting their business from security risks? Whether they are big or small organisations and owners are often oblivious to their responsibilities of implementing preventative measures and countering potential damage to their…
Child Care Security
March 22, 2016
 
When parents leave their children in your care, they expect a level of security above and beyond that of any other commercial enterprise. In fact, with children being the most precious and important (yet vulnerable) 'investment' to society, the systems…
Alarm Monitoring and the NBN
October 31, 2014
Don't worry about the NBN affecting your alarm system or home and business security. The National Broadband Network (NBN) is being rolled-out Australia-wide with a view to providing fast broadband services to homes and business sites. The NBN has been…
How to Build an A1 Security Monitoring Centre
October 31, 2014
The implementation of a security monitoring centre is one of the most challenging projects a security company can embark upon. Once launched, there is little chance for turning things off, changing things around or turning back without the risk of…
Modern Security and Australia
October 31, 2014
Poor ethics and a lack of innovation are depriving Australians of modern security technology. The security industry needs to work harder. If the electronic security industry were selling cars, then alarm installers in the year 2012 would be flogging Nissan…
All your Eggs in One Giant Humungous Basket
October 31, 2014
RAM (Random Access Memory) is the short-term very fast memory your computer uses, not to be confused with a hard-disk, which generally are larger, but much slower. If you buy the cheapest available computer from Dell, today, it will ship…
Selling Security
October 31, 2014
The Global Financial Crisis has cause many companies to tighten their belts, and find ways of reducing expenses and limiting capital outlay. In many cases, security expenditure is in the crosshairs, though often for completely the wrong reason. When security…
Daylight Savings - Don't Forget Security!
October 31, 2014
Alarms and Access Control Systems Does your alarm system use 'time zones' to automatically arm and disarm itself, or control other devices such as air-conditioning, lights or doors? Do you have systems to electronically control physical access to your premises?…
Thinking Like The Enemy
October 31, 2014
When Calamity are engaged to critically review or assess security, we frequently take on the role of an attacker/adversary/thief/criminal to help our client identify issues before a genuine attacker/adversary/thief/criminal does. Security expert Bruce Schneier, who has also learned to 'think…
Security Advisory - Mechanical Combination Locks
October 31, 2014
Combination locks have long been utilised, to secure items without the need for keys and the associated issues they present (key management, loss, difficulty of change). Several vendors of door furniture and locking hardware have developed and sold mechanical push-button…
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