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False Alarms

False Alarms

Getting better acquainted with your newly installed alarm is worth the effort and time if you don’t want to inadvertently set off a false alarm by accident. The term false alarm describes security alarm systems regularly triggered by actions that pose no real threat/...

Tips to ensure your security measures are ready for 2021

Tips to ensure your security measures are ready for 2021

The start of this new year hasn't been as smooth sailing for most of us as would have wanted it to be nor could we have expected it to be in light of current events. With the pandemic still very much a reality in our lives, our homes are our safe havens, a place where...

Broubart and ZOONO

Broubart and ZOONO

If there is one thing we weren’t expecting in 2020, it’s the amount of sanitiser we would be using daily. Hygiene is an important part of safety against the Coronavirus and, as a result, the demand for sanitisers has grown tremendously. The global hand sanitisers...

Voice Stress Analysis

Voice Stress Analysis

Over history, there have been endless investigative techniques, trialled and tested by scientists and researchers, that aim to seek and find the ‘truth’. Voice stress analysis (VSA) is a modern technology that allows law enforcers and security companies alike to...

Umkhombe Security Services Journey

Umkhombe Security Services Journey

Umkhombe security services was initiated in 2000 through our sister company, Broubart Security, with the intention of empowering and uplifting designated groups in South Africa that did not always have the same opportunities. It has proven to be a successful and...

The Low Down on Remote Jamming

The Low Down on Remote Jamming

Remote or car jamming is a practice where criminals use a signal-jamming device to prevent a car’s central locking and alarm systems from being activated, leaving the car exposed to theft and vandalism. Although certainly not a new phenomenon in South Africa, it...

Community Watch Initiatives: Why you should get Involved

Community Watch Initiatives: Why you should get Involved

Neighbourhood or Community Watch groups play an important role in serving as the eyes and ears of their community; offering additional support for law enforcement or sometimes acting in place of them. These are groups of individuals who have come together to take a...

How Thieves may be using Bluetooth to Track you and your Gadgets

How Thieves may be using Bluetooth to Track you and your Gadgets

It’s the 21st century which means ‘smart devices’ are everywhere, from smart phones and smart TVs to smart kitchen appliances. Everything is connected, and the chances are very high that many of these devices will have Bluetooth wireless technology.Bluetooth makes our...

Security Measures during Lockdown

Security Measures during Lockdown

Living in Lockdown poses many novel challenges as try to come to terms with this lifestyle. As if worrying about the virus and enduring the associated stress and anxiety of financial and emotional implications wasn’t enough, we also need to stay security smart. As it...

How Artificial Intelligence is making Security Smart

How Artificial Intelligence is making Security Smart

Video surveillance cameras are the electronic eyes of any security operation. In the past, human supervision was needed to make sense of the images captured, and to assess whether certain events posed a security risk or not. With some organisations using hundreds or...