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The RISC Authority publish Physical security guidelines for homeowners

Insurers often recommend, or may require, a certain standard of physical security at homes they insure. This guide has therefore been prepared to assist occupiers in this task, by briefly summarising some of the main issues relating to possible insurer requirements and security device standards, then providing guidance via two Appendice Read more

New! The Inferno Anti-Bandit Sounder

Introducing The Inferno Anti-Bandit sounder system. Read more

Even Elephants feel the cold

GSM temperature monitoring alarms bring comfort to Ele Mirembe and the other baby elephants at Howletts Wild Animal Park. Read more

Home Security Top Tips

Interested in making your home safer and more secure? Our home security guide shows you the simple steps you can take to help deter intruders.Do you know about the different types of burglar alarms on the market and the extra assistance that some companies offer? Are you using a BSI Kitemark approved lock, or could you simply be marking your belongings with a UV pen?There are many small, simple steps that you can take to help make your home more secure and, in the event of theft, give yourself a better chance of reclaiming your lost property. Read more

New All-in-one W600 Temporary Alarm control unit unveiled

Here is the first look at the Compound Security Systems' NEW W600 All-in-One battery powered, GPRS communicating, ARC monitored, temporary alarm system control unit with integral battery packs, keypad, high decibel siren and entry / exit PIR contained within a single unit. Just add PIRs and other detectors as required! The W600 RDAS+ temporary alarm system was released in 2012, becoming the first such system to meet the SSAIB code of practice for Vacant Property Alarms (Enhanced standard). 3 years later, it still remains the only system to meet the enhanced standard. Read more

CCTV does NOT deter crime or lead to convictions

A police force is considering plans to stop monitoring live CCTV cameras after a report found there was "little evidence" that they deterred crime. Dyfed Powys Police, which covers more than half of Wales, could have funding reduced to actively monitor security cameras after an independent investigation found their removal "did not result in a significant rise in crime". The report was ordered by the force's police and crime commissioner Christopher Salmon who said he was looking to put "more bobbies on the beat". Read more

We now live in peace and quiet, and feel as if our home is our own once more

The Mosquito device has changed our lives! Read more

I can’t thank you enough for the Mosquito

I bought the Mosquito from one of your resellers and i have had it fitted now. I can't thank you enough. It has made such a difference to my life. Read more

Philadelphia Uses ‘The Mosquito’ To Buzz Away Loitering Teens

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – When city-run playgrounds and recreation centers want to put up the ‘keep out’ sign during the off-hours, they are turning to an electronic device known as ‘The Mosquito’ to shoo potential young vandals away. Read more

External Visual Verification using Optex VX402 battery powered external PIR with RaiderVision system

In December 2013 CSS launched the new RaiderVision visually verified VX402 PIR for use with our RDAS+ battery powered wireless security system. See the latest performance stats here. Read more

RaiderVision security system makes it to the finals of the Tomorrow’s FM Awards 2014

RaiderVision for which Compound Security have been nominated is an external Dual Optic Optex PIR that has been modified by Compound to provide illumination and visual verification in complete darkness out to 15 meters. The RaiderVision PIR is completely wireless and connects to Compound’s RDAS+ battery powered wireless security system. Read more

PSI Magazine Awards RDAS+ with RaiderVision 9 out of 10 in Independent Testing

The Compound Security RDAS+ is a monitored (via GPRS) wireless, battery powered security system intended for temporary applications such as vacant buildings, construction sites and scaffolding protection. The system has been designed to exceed the requirements of the SSAIB Code of Practice for Enhanced Temporary Alarm Systems (ETAS), 2012. Read more

Government metal theft figures reveal 1 theft every 3 minutes

Latest Government Metal Theft figures reveal  1 metal theft every 3 minutes  First Government report on Metal Theft crime figures 2013 for England & Wales   Read more

Compound Security Systems launch RaiderVision external visually verified Stand-Alone PIR

UK based Compound Security Systems Ltd., the inventors of the Mosquito Anti-loitering Device and market leaders in Battery Powered Wireless Alarm Systems unveil their latest product development today. RaiderVision is the world’s first external visual verification system integrated with a Dual-Optic PIR for use with battery powered wireless alarm systems.  Read more

Sonic youth: The high-pitched sound alarm for under 25s

Is Mosquito, the high-pitched alarm only under-25s can hear, a blessing or a bane? Jamie Merrill sounds it outWhat would you do if the children playing outside the front of your house were behaving badly? What if you blamed them for damaging your car or firing airgun pellets at your dog? Would you go out and remonstrate with them, talk to their parents, call the local Neighbourhood Policing Team, or install a high-pitched alarm that only younglings can hear to scare away the loitering tearaways? Read more