Disclaimer: The above promotional offer has since expired however our remote arming service is still available.
Ever traveled to work and realised that you forgot to turn the alarm on? On the way to the airport and you realise your alarm system is turned off? Gotten home from work and not sure if the store’s alarm has been armed for overnight?
Now it’s possible to use a smartphone app to control your alarm system, simply by upgrading your alarm to wireless monitoring. Over Easter, this service was featured on Channel Ten’s Healthy Homes TV Australia with Walt Collins sand Dani Wales.
Watch the video above for all the details or read on for more information: Continue reading →
The rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is very much underway throughout Australia, as more and more metropolitan suburbs begin to transition across to our new digital infrastructure. However, due to the impact that this has on existing telephone infrastructure, it’s important to take note of the options available to mitigate any effect this will have on your monitored alarm system explained below. Continue reading →
The price of all imported products is set to rise now that the Aussie dollar is falling to 5 year record lows. In this post we’ll explain why this is happening and what you can do to make the most of the situation. Continue reading →
New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated nights of the year but with huge crowds out and about celebrating, it’s important to follow a few essential safety tips. Whether staying in with with family or hitting the town with a group of friends, read below for Signal Security’s top tips on keeping safe as the clock strikes 12! Continue reading →
At Signal Security we are continuously looking at ways to keep our pricing as competitive as possible without jeopardising the high levels of service that our customers have become accustomed to receiving. Over the years Signal Security has been covering all costs associated with credit card transactions. Unfortunately the ever increasing processing costs have meant that we will no longer be able to absorb these fees moving forward. Continue reading →
Did you know that it takes just two minutes to break into a home?* And with the average burglary over in 10 minutes, it is crucial that your security system is 100% operational in the event that your home is targeted. Continue reading →
In the past, high costs and complex installation processes have prevented CCTV from being within reach of the average Australian businesses. Recently, improvements in technology and a greater worldwide demand have made a place for video surveillance systems in the retail market, as they become an affordable and effective tool for business owners to track efficiency and staff. Continue reading →
Ever left home and forgotten if you switched on the alarm system or not? Not sure if the kids turned the alarm on before leaving for school?
Traditionally, the only way to arm or disarm your monitoring system was physically from home but Signal Security have introduced a new wireless monitoring service that allows you to arm and disarm your system from anywhere in the world via a smartphone or tablet internet connection. Continue reading →
Stranger Danger is an important element of child safety and one of the first things we teach kids about both at-home and outdoor safety. Making children aware of what strangers are, what isn’t acceptable and what to do in dangerous situations is essential to help them feel confident and not fearful.
Read below for our top tips on teaching your children about stranger danger. Continue reading →
With the new season just around the corner, winter’s short, dark days are finally coming to an end but keeping your workplace in tip-top condition to prevent break-ins and accidents is still important. Prevention is key to keeping your employees and environment safe, so at Signal Security we’ve put together our top tips on maintaining workplace safety between seasons. Continue reading →
At Signal Security, we understand that children are a parent’s life and joy and as a result, take their safety and security very seriously. With parents increasingly working longer hours and after-school care and baby sitters not always available, intercom and home surveillance systems are becoming popular as a great means of ensuring safety for your children when adult supervision isn’t available.
To assist with keeping your children safe, we’ve put together our top tips on how to best prepare your kids when adult supervision isn’t available. Continue reading →
Have you recently had a new, furry addition to the family? At Signal Security, we’ve had a number of homes that have recently had a new addition to the family and are now enquiring about how this affects their existing security system. Continue reading →
Hospitality is a big part of our clientele family here at Signal Security and this month we got chatty with Jonathan Sherren, of JBS Hospitality, one of Melbourne’s largest growing hospitality companies that look after venues including Secret Garden, Cushion, Bar 9t4 and Metropol just to name a few…
Below, Jonathan gives us insights into his decade-long experience with Signal Security, what systems he has in place, and his tips on ensuring a fun, safe night out with family and friends. Continue reading →
The move to PIN only purchases is part of a security initiative to make payments safer and more convenient for your business and customers, in a bid to crack down on Australia’s credit card fraud that has previously run to a shocking $81 million a year – most of this on credit cards where it wasn’t necessary to enter a PIN. From the first of this month, PIN has become the main form of card payment authorisation across Australian retail outlets, phasing out signature verification as point of sale terminals migrate to new software. But just why is this industry-wide movement necessary? Continue reading →
At Signal Security, we love our staff like family and our Schedule Coordinator, Vanessa, keeps us all organised and on time! Here, we get chatty with one of Signal Security’s favourite family members. Continue reading →
The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been controversial from the outset, however the network has begun rolling out across the country and Australia is set to see a communications infrastructure revolution. The NBN will bring high speed broadband and telephone services to all Australian homes within the next ten years.
When the rollout reaches your area, the NBN Co will arrange to install a small box in your home or business that will connect you to the network. It is important to note that the NBN rollout has implications for your security system, which is where Signal Security comes in. Continue reading →
Easter is generally a long weekend of fun for family time, relaxing, and lots of chocolate! But did you know that the crime rate during Easter is higher than any other time of the year in Australia, including Christmas?
Many families take advantage of the holidays to go away, but who is left watching the family home? Signal Security has put together five helpful ways for you to minimise a chance of a break-in these Easter holidays whilst you and your family are enjoying some time away! Continue reading →
Celebrated on the last Sunday of March each year, Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community, bringing people together from next door and across the street for a barbecue or even just a ‘cuppa’. As our oldest form of community safety watch, it’s important to be a good neighbour and watch out for one another. In support of Neighbour Day 2014, Signal Security has put together some tips on how to be a good neighbour. Continue reading →
With more than 8.5 million Australian adults now owning a smartphone, awareness of the security risks involved in smartphone use is becoming increasingly important. Providing an immediate source of contact to family and friends with SMS’s, access to the internet, and handy apps that make everyday errands like banking and shopping a breeze, smartphones cover nearly all areas of life.
But just how safe is using all of these smartphone features? Check out these security mistakes commonly made by smartphone users. Continue reading →
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Signal Security are specialists in the installation of commercial security systems, CCTV, access control, security cameras & home security systems as well as being a leading supplier of Grade A1 Security Monitoring throughout Australia. Signal Security operates in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth.