Steve Roberts

  1. Benefits of using Spy Cameras

    Benefits of using Spy Cameras
    Spy cameras are very handy gadgets to have around your home and in daily life to increase your security. Having video surveillance in your daily life can help you feel safer. Having surveillance footage available is also handy if you need evidence of a crime.  There are many different uses for spy cameras that can make your day-to-day life a...
  2. How to stay secure on holiday 

    How to stay secure on holiday 
    With the world slowly starting to open up again, one of the first things on the public's priority list is a holiday in the sun. Business trips are also starting to become more frequent, as people get used to moving around again. After a year of lockdown, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of travelling and...
  3. What can GPS trackers be used for?

    What can GPS trackers be used for?
    GPS trackers are one of the handiest gadgets on the market currently. Everyone can benefit from having one! Looking after family members GPS trackers can be a handy way for the whole family to feel a little safer when out and about. If your children are heading out for a day trip or going abroad, they may feel safer knowing...
  4. Does your luxury car need a GPS tracker?

    Does your luxury car need a GPS tracker?
    When you drop a lot of cash on a new, top-of-the-range car, you would expect it to come fully equipped with all possible security gadgets. Unfortunately, most experienced criminals can quickly disarm standardised safety mechanisms. Whilst you may think an expensive car would be quite secure, you would, unfortunately, be wrong. Within the top ten most stolen cars in the...
  5. How secure are electric cars?

    How secure are electric cars?
    In 2020, a researcher at a Belgian university demonstrated how easy it was for him to hack a Tesla Model X. Using just $300 worth of hardware, Lennert Wouters exploited a combination of seemingly unconnected security flaws to remotely access the keyless entry system on a nearby Tesla Model X. He obviously didn’t steal it. He did highlight how quick...
  6. Counter surveillance: Is your business being watched? Six telltale signs someone's taken an unhealthy interest and what you can do about it

    Counter surveillance: Is your business being watched? Six telltale signs someone's taken an unhealthy interest and what you can do about it
    There are many reasons why someone may spy on your business. It could be for purposes of corporate espionage, to steal data and use it to gain an advantage for their own business. This doesn’t only happen in spy movies - it actually takes place more often than you might think. Alternatively, potential burglars could be keeping an eye on...
  7. Defining counter surveillance - How does it work and why should you do it?

    Defining counter surveillance - How does it work and why should you do it?
    Surveillance technology is creeping into more areas of our lives than ever before, from CCTV on the streets to spyware on our computers.  You can use this technology to improve your life, from securing your home to investigating a mysterious theft at your business. But what happens when unwanted surveillance starts to affect you? This is where counter surveillance comes...
  8. 3 of the best pocket bug detectors – for counter-surveillance on the move

    3 of the best pocket bug detectors – for counter-surveillance on the move
    Worried about being bugged? One of the only ways to know for sure is with a bug detector. Unwanted surveillance is more common than you might think – and there’s been a particular problem with it in holiday rentals over the last few years. Spy cameras are now much tinier and easier to hide, particularly when disguised as an innocuous...
  9. Working from home? Protect your office with these 7 security steps

    Working from home? Protect your office with these 7 security steps
    More of us are working from home than ever before. While that can be great for cutting down on commuting and spending more time with the family, it also means quite literally bringing your work home. If you’ve set up a home office, you’re likely to have all kinds of confidential and sensitive company information in there. It could be...
  10. Is your private data at risk? 8 tips for protecting confidential information

    Is your private data at risk? 8 tips for protecting confidential information
    It’s never been more important to keep your confidential information safe. According to fraud prevention service Cifas, in 2018 there were a huge 189,108 cases of identity fraud in the UK. And recent findings suggest that almost a third of victims have a visible online footprint – usually a social media presence. According to Cifas: “The information a fraudster needs...

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