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  1. What is geofencing and how is it good for business? 

    What is geofencing and how is it good for business? 
    Geofencing is a new piece of technology in the world of GPS trackers. Most modern GPS trackers come with smartphone software letting you track your device from your phone. From your smartphone app, you can also easily create a geofence. Geofencing is the act of using signals from a tracking device to pinpoint that device's location and draw a digital...
  2. The history of GPS

    The history of GPS
    Have you ever used the maps app on your phone? Paid using bank transfer? Or tracked the miles you ran on your phone? So much of our daily lives rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS). This technology has become such an integral part of society, that it is easy to forget a time without it. The first satellite Whilst...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. How does GPS work and how secure are GPS trackers?

    How does GPS work and how secure are GPS trackers?
    Have you ever been using a piece of technology and just pondered exactly how it works? Sometimes we only ever contemplate what happens ‘under the hood’ when things don’t work. For example, this month (June 2021) a lot of Internet users found themselves wondering - quite legitimately - how Internet hosting worked. And that was only because a fairly large...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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