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The Security Of Your Premises During The Christmas Break

Are you shutting down for a while? It may sound a little obvious, but if your business shuts down for some or all of the Christmas and New Year break, there are several things you need to do in relation to your premises' security systems.

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Spoofed Email Transfer Requests: A Dangerous Type Of Fraud

Recently, our financial controller received an email, purporting to come from me, requesting a bank transfer. It showed my email address and our financial controller requested further details. I'm glad we have a suspicious financial controller. That spoofed email could have cost us a lot of money!

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Prevention, Contingency Planning And Disaster Recovery

We take out insurance in case of disaster. We insure our house, our pets and our lives against most risks so why do we, all too often, ignore risks to our business? Prevention is about minimising the occurrence of the contingency.

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I'm Generally A Positive And Optimistic Person

So my glass is half full most of the time. We all see the world and our own lives differently. The same situation can be interpreted in an infinite variety of ways, depending on our perceptions, our mood and our take on the world.

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At Picaw, Our Engineers Aren't On Commission

All our engineers are, or are working towards becoming, multi-skilled technicians who can work on all our systems which include Picaw's own Oggle remote video (CCTV), access control, intruder alarms and fire alarms.

We believe not putting Picaw's engineers on commission is good for everyone!

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What Do You Do With Your Redundant Electrical Equipment?

We recently replaced a multi-function printer/copier/scanner in our office. We'd had the old one for a few years, and it was a massive beast; a really cumbersome, floor-standing monster.

If you have redundant electrical equipment then you need to dispose of them properly!

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