ICTS Security Technology effectively stops attempted break-in at major construction contractor site

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An alarm activation was received by the ASM ARC (Alarm Receiving Centre) in the early hours of a Sunday morning in June 2021. The ASM Team monitored the CCTV and promptly escalated the incident to the local on-site security team which resulted in the arrest of two suspects. This incident occurred a few days after our ARC had alerted the Client that the CCTV system had been down. An ICTS…

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ASM reduces the number of false alarms by up to 90%, with Calipsa

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ASM (Advanced Signal Monitoring Ltd), a subsidiary of ICTS UK Ltd has teamed up with Calipsa, a specialist video analytics software, which enables the efficient monitoring of alarms. Calipsa’s cloud-based False Alarm Filtering Platform reduces the number of false alarms sent from video surveillance cameras by over 90%. Its software algorithms recognise the cause of an alarm, filtering out any that are not caused by human or vehicle movement. “Our…

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ASM successfully upgrades its NSI Gold accreditation to BS7858:2019

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Following a thorough audit at the end of 2020, ASM’s NSI ARC Gold accreditation was upgraded to include BS7858:2019. The BS7858:2019 standard confirms ASM’s capabilities to screen individuals prior to employment in secure environments. The NSI Gold standard is a hallmark of excellence offering our clients the assurance that ASM delivers a top-quality ARC service, specialising in the installation, maintenance and monitoring of fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV systems.

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ASM doubles its score in a recent SIA ACS audit

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Congratulations to the ASM team for doubling its score in a recent SIA Approved Contractors Scheme (ASC) audit. Ian Rossiter, ASM Operations Manager said, “Under the guidance of the company’s Business Assurance team, we are raising standards and ensuring we are delivery a top service to our clients. We are delighted with this audit result which confirms the effectiveness of the continuous improvement plan we have in place.” Earlier in…

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Top Accreditations for ASM

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ASM has been awarded the following ISO accreditations: ISO 27001 – Information Security Management System ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management System ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System “The ISO 45001 is a new standard and ASM is one of the first companies in the UK to be certified. The accreditations are an affirmation of our solid operational procedures, reflecting a…

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Thermal Imaging Cameras introduced to put a stop to criminal activity

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A top ASM client in the retail sector has installed thermal imaging cameras at its three depots. The cameras offer a valuable additional layer of security to the existing CCTV and access control equipment which is monitored remotely from the ASM alarm receiving centre in Manchester. “Following a successful pilot, we are delighted that our client has decided to use thermal imaging cameras at three of its national sites. The…

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Benefits of Remotely Monitored CCTV to BS5979 & BS8418

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CCTV is nothing new – most commercial buildings or construction sites have CCTV camera systems installed; recording images which are stored onto a DVR gathering dust in a store room or similar. However, calling this a ‘security’ system would often be stretching the concept of real security.  Security is about keeping assets, property and people safe. For this to be effective there has to be a focus on proactivity; a…

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ASM BS5979 ARC Refurbishment Project

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Refurbishing one of the largest Alarm Receiving Centres in the UK is no mean feat, particularly when you need to adhere to the many standards and accreditation that are associated with the work we do. However, our commitment to providing a comfortable, functional and industry leading Monitoring space for the well being of our operators and to deliver the continued quality of service we promise to deliver to our clients…

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