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Keeping your security in safe hands


We provide the very latest security solutions in addition to servicing and maintenance support programmes to keep your property safe.

The Digital Switchover is due to be complete by the end of 2025.

Preparing for The Digital Switchover


The UK is saying goodbye to copper cables as it transitions to digital internet-based services by 2025. Read our latest article about what The Digital Switchover means for our analogue customers.

Current Job Vacancies at Direct Security

Current Job Vacancies


We have job vacancies available for a Security & Fire Service / Maintenance Engineer and Installation Engineer. Apply today!

Integrated Security Systems (ISS)

Six key benefits of an Integrated Security System


Read our top six benefits of having one centrally managed Integrated Security System (ISS) in today’s ever-changing digital world.

Advantages of a remote security system


Modern security systems allow you to remotely monitor what’s happening in your home from your electronic device when you’re not there.

Six ways to ensure fire safety in the office


Whatever the size or type of your business, the risk of fire exists. From a faulty electrical cable to a mere paper fire, the consequences can be devastating, but here's six ways to ensure fire safety in the office.

lady in living room after a burglary

Why you need to keep your security system up to date


Criminals are always adapting and are aware of what to look out for when targeting the perfect property to break into, so it's essential that your security system is kept up to date, offering you and your family peace of mind.

Direct Security is ECHO-Ready


Direct Security enhances police response monitoring service by switching to “ECHO” in partnership with The National Police Chiefs Council.

Benefits of a Security Maintenance Programme


A security maintenance programme involves periodic checks of security devices within a property. Here are five main reasons why going for a maintenance programme is really worth it.

Video Surveillance Security Tips for Businesses


As well as providing evidence following incidents and assisting with claims, surveillance cameras also make your staff and visitors feel at ease. Here's 5 tips on how to use cameras to keep your business safe.

Top 10 Summer Home Security Tips


As COVID restrictions relax and holiday plans heighten, don’t be tempted to rush out without a second thought to your home security - the risk of home burglary is also at its peak. Check out our essential summer security top tips to ensure complete peace of mind when you’re out and about this summer.

Fire security systems

Which fire security system is best for you?


Whether it’s their heat or smoke which causes the damage, fires pose serious risks to the health of yourself, anyone you're responsible for in your premises, and also to your property. Here’s some information on a few of the fire security systems we regularly recommend to our customers.

Home security – how to make your house safer in 2021


Crime and criminals themselves are always adapting to find news ways to gain access to your property. So ask yourself, Is your home security up to scratch? These simple top tips go a long way when it comes to safeguarding your home.