#20 SSS Security Tip | Know Your Neighbours

“A good neighbour increases the value of you property” – Czech Proverb To know your neighbours is a proactive way to add an extra level of security to your house, your neighbourhood and assists in circumventing criminal activity. Most home burglaries occur during the day when people are away at work or at school. Burglaries are […]

#17 SSS Security Tip | Texting and Driving: Don’t do it!

When you are behind the wheel, driving is your only job – unknown Texting and driving is a risk to all innocent road users, including the perpetrator.   Regulation 308A prohibits the use of communication devices while driving and states that NO driver is permitted to use a hand-held communication device while driving. This includes […]

#16 SSS Security Tip | Online Shopping, Safely

What the fool does in the end, the wise man does in the beginning – Spanish Proverb   With the holiday season fast approaching more and more people are turning to online shopping as a quick, easy and convenient way to make their purchases. With the wide variety of goods on offer and many bargains […]

#15 SSS Security Tip | Keep Kids Safe Online

If you don’t know the sender, it may be a pretender – ThinkSlogans.com How do you keep kids safe online? Does your child makes use of a mobile device with data access, do they make use of the internet for school projects or do they have access to Facebook, Instagram etc.? As parents / caregivers […]

#14 SSS Security Tip | Cyber Crime

Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father – Jean De La Bruyere Cyber Crime is steadily on the rise. It is not only big corporations that are affected; the average man in the street is also targeted on a regular basis. With the advent of smart phones […]

#13 SSS Security Tip | Identity Theft

If we don’t act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft. – Bill Nelson Identity theft is one of the fastest growing white collar crimes in South Africa. However it is not confined to only South Africa, world-wide identity theft costs the economy billions of Dollars each year. Unfortunately […]

#11 SSS Security Tip | Carjacking : Part 1

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it – Lucius Annaeus Seneca The adage “prevention is better than cure” holds true when faced with the ever increasing prospect of being the victim of a carjacking in South Africa today. The national crime statistics  indicate an increase in carjacking numbers by over 12 […]

#12 SSS Security Tip | Carjacking : Part 2

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think – A. A. Milne You will not be surprised to know that the national crime statistics for 2013/14 show that carjacking is up for the second year in a row. The top 5 carjacking crime precincts in S.A. are: Booysens, Pinetown, […]