CCTV Security Advice
What is CCTV?
CCTV is technology which allows you to monitor your home and property. This has changed considerably in recent years.
The Internet Of Things ‘IOT’ has moved into Wi-Fi doorbells and camera systems which can be linked to your phone and tablet to alert you to any activation and view your property in real-time.
We recommend that you use products which have achieved the SBD Secure Connected Device accreditation, the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for the security of their IoT products in the UK.
This CCTV Security Advice may help you make an informed decision on its use on residential or business premises:
Further information can be found on the Information Commissioners Office via the following link:
The installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) which can be linked to your television or video to view your home is an alternative*. For CCTV Advice for Commercial Premises, please read the ICO guidelines.
*If you do decide to use CCTV it is important to read the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) advice on Domestic CCTV systems - guidance for people using CCTV.
You can read that advice HERE.