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The physical security industry is full of jargon and acronyms. For the uninitiated, learning the terminology, testing standards and general lingo can be difficult to master. The HS Security blog is here to help everybody from new starter to seasoned security experts get a better understanding of the current state of play, emerging threats and the products and solutions available to mitigate risk and keep people and property secure.

Physical security is continually innovating, so this blog also documents the way in which projects are tested and approached, and which industry developments are worth taking note of. For any advice, please contact HS Security.

How to Deliver a Successful Security Scheme

How to Deliver a Successful Security Scheme

Part of the HS Security division, Berry Systems have a wealth of experience when it comes to installing security equipment and delivering holistic security schemes. Danny-Jo Cox at Berry Systems takes a look at the main things to think about and some of the challenges when installing a security scheme.

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What is LPS 1175? The Definitive Guide

What is LPS 1175? The Definitive Guide

This guide aims to explain the intricacies of the Loss Prevention Certification Board’s force test standard – LPS 1175. Many of the products within the HS Security product portfolio have been submitted for test in this way and third party accredited according to different security classes.

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Why is Layered Physical Security Important?

The layers of physical security are often likened to the layers of an onion or a traditional medieval castle with a moat and a drawbridge. Often referred to as ‘defence-in-depth’, this methodology aims to deter and delay attackers, creating time for response and mitigation. Read more to find out how this works in practice.

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Physical Security Checklist

The core, underlying principles of a holistic, security methodology are to consider three things in approach to any security scheme and ensure that these three elements work together effectively. The three main elements are physical, personnel and cyber.

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