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Articles Archives - Charter Global

Published: January 29, 2024

Article: Physical Equilibrium – Featured in Security Matters Magazine

An editorial by our managing director, Roger Humphreys, was featured in the latest issue of Security Matters magazine. Check out a summary...

Published: January 26, 2024

LPS 1175 Issue 8 Security Ratings Explained

LPS 1175 Issue 8 is an important advance on Issue 7 of the LPS 1175 Standard, allowing specification of both tool categories...

Published: January 25, 2024

LPS 1175 Security Ratings Explained

LPS 1175 Security Ratings explained: this is the complete guide to what the LPS 1175 standard really is, why it is important,...

Published: June 15, 2022

RapiDeploy: Fast Closure for Emergency Scenarios

RapiDeploy technology was developed to ensure a swift and total closing of the Obexion security shutter range, halving the time in which...

Published: October 20, 2021

Browse Our Showcase Flipbooks

We’ve recently published three showcases, one for each of our signature brands, displaying a collection of case studies. We kindly invite you...

Published: April 23, 2021

Our Guide to Perimeter Security

When planning and implementing perimeter security, there are a few underlying factors we recommend reviewing.Here we cover an overview of potential threats...

Published: November 26, 2020

Physical Security Measures Breakdown and Tips

These are the tools designed to prohibit unauthorized access to facilities, equipment and assets as well as protecting staff and property from...

Published: November 12, 2020

Understanding Physical Security Standards

Physical security standards are used to represent levels of protection. They're commonly used to ensure that products meet clear requirements.

Published: April 2, 2020

Securing Property During Lockdown – A Guide

The conditions of Lockdown have inevitably exposed properties to higher physical security threats, but there is advice on how to mitigate these...

Published: March 19, 2020

Securing New Build Properties: A Comprehensive Guide

Many areas have to be taken into consideration when securing a luxury new build residential property - security and style foremost among...

Published: March 4, 2020

Our Very Own IWA 14-1 Ram-raid Shutter

Announcing our recent achievement of the IWA 14 accreditation, an anti-ram certification. Here we explain how our shutter was tested and the...

Published: January 7, 2020

Major Considerations for Protecting Financial Institutions

Every business has to protect itself. Financial institutions are no different and can face enormous scrutiny when things go badly. From retail...

Published: December 17, 2019

Home Invasion on Billionaire’s Row

Jewellery worth £50m stolen in a home invasion on Billionaire's Row highlights how sabotage must be defended against with physical security measures.

Published: December 5, 2019

Securing Museums Against Theft

There are major flaws in the approach to securing museums, galleries and high-value buildings through-out Europe - but what needs to change?

Published: October 24, 2019

Introduction to Physical Security Planning

For an introduction to physical security planning, here is our recommended two-step process for evaluating and validating any project.

Published: October 9, 2019

Equilux Secures Luxury Coastal Property in French Riviera

For security and privacy, Equilux Shutters were required as a trusted security system for this luxury French Riveria coastal property.

Published: August 13, 2019

Video: How to Specify a Lintel Shutter

Discover the most effective route to specifying a custom lintel shutter for ultra-prime residential properties through thoughtful integration.

Published: July 31, 2019

Major Home Security Blunders and How to Avoid Them

How do those in the spotlight secure their luxury homes? These major security blunders highlight important lessons in home security.

Published: July 3, 2019

Access Options for Luxury Homes

For luxury properties, access may be the difference between a secure home and a vulnerable one. Is a biometric fingerprint reader the...

Published: May 22, 2019

A Designer’s Guide to Shutter Curtain Styles

For teams responsible for aesthetics, here's our guide to security shutter curtains and finishes for ultra-prime residential market for designers.

Published: April 12, 2019

Integrated Shutter Controls for Ultra-Prime Properties

For ultra-prime residential properties, ensuring the security measures implemented are network-ready offers more than just security.

Published: March 29, 2019

Physical Security Threats & Vulnerabilities

What are the common physical security threats? Here are the basics for an effective mitigation plan when approach property security. Read on.

Published: February 27, 2019

Protecting Against Blast: The Complete Guide

Access the latest Charter Global Guide, created to provide a definitive overview of protecting against blast and explosion, and an overview of...

Published: February 15, 2019

Should I be servicing my security shutters?

Servicing security shutters is vital for ensuring the safety of both occupants and public. Whilst not compulsory, there are heavy legal implications...

Published: January 30, 2019

Defending Against Blast With The Obexion Blast Blind

Defending against blast is an major concern currently with the UK Terror Threat at Severe, so the Obexion Blast Blind has never...

Published: December 20, 2018

Securing Vacant Business Premises Over Christmas

Whether a premises is sat vacant for two days or two weeks, ensuring the property is protected from unwanted visitors during the...

Published: December 7, 2018

Forced Entry: Bodily Force – A Guide from Charter Global

Charter Global have produced a Forced Entry Guide to help specifiers understand the real-life implications of the threat of Bodily Force to...

Published: November 21, 2018

How Equilux are Solving the Residential Security Problem of Compromise

Integration of around the clock security It is not at all surprising to learn that Ultra High Net Worth Individuals, high-profile government...

Published: November 5, 2018

Five tips for tackling home invasion, National Home Security Month

To raise awareness of residential security and the rising statistics of home invasion, Charter Global provide five tips as part of National...

Published: October 12, 2018

Introducing the new Charter Global

Keeping design in thought and security in mind, every element of our new website has been been built to inspire a proactive...