Thinking ahead: how to future-proof your organisation’s security

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Here at Zaun, we are experts in the field of security. We have years of experience in the provision of perimeter fencing and other security solutions. One of the most important lessons that we’ve learned in this time is that the world can be unpredictable and changeable… even at the local level. You may not require security fencing today, yet it may become indispensable tomorrow. Therefore, it is essential to think about perimeter fencing options and security solutions before becoming necessary if you run a business or organisation. This is because large organisations are especially susceptible to sudden changes in circumstances: they can become targets for criminals and rivals almost overnight.

One issue that you should consider carefully is whether you should actively invest in security fencing before your organisation requires it or simply wait and respond to threats as they emerge by purchasing appropriate security measures.

The idea of waiting to see what type of threat your business or organisation faces has some merit. By exercising patience and following this course of action, you can ensure that you purchase the exact security solution that you need. However, this option also leaves your premises at risk while you wait to see what security measures you will need. If you refrain from installing security measures for too long, your organisation may be victimised by intruders or vandals.

In contrast, investing in perimeter fencing as early as possible pre-emptively provides you with a degree of security against most threats. However, if you choose this option, your security solution won’t be tailored to match the exact threats that your organisation faces.

Here at Zaun, we believe the solution is to strike a balance between the two options. You can invest in basic security fencing as soon as your organisation is established and add new components to it to deal with specific threats as they emerge. By enacting this strategy, you can future-proof your organisation’s security while remaining adaptable and giving yourself room to evolve.

Whatever security solutions you decide to purchase (and whenever you decide to purchase them), we can help. Look at our product pages today to find out how our fencing solutions can improve your security.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai.  It manufactures to ISO 9001 standards. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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