Articles that Enrich and Expand on Physical Security Technologies

Security Fencing

For critical infrastructure, keeping a perimeter secure is necessary to protect against breaches and threats. End-to-end perimeter protection requires both physical security measures, such as fencing, and perimeter fence detection systems.

What is Security Fencing?

Security fencing is one of the most important forms of property protection. It can be used in industrial or commercial environments to provide maximum security for assets, storage areas as well as open spaces on the property. Security fences can come equipped with additional features like razor wire and barbed wire, as well as sensors designed specifically to detect movement. Other types might include a camera system that will capture any intruders who happen upon its sightline by means of motion sensor detection systems which are also typically installed.

What are Perimeter Detection Systems?

A perimeter security system offers a buffer time against intruders with its location away from the main building outline or footprint. It also protects areas outside of the facility, such as landscaping, loading docks, and outdoor equipment. The fence acts as an effective first line of defense by having sensors that mark your outer boundary while giving you peace of mind about any trespassers who try to enter your property illegally.

Security fencing includes:

Security Fencing for Critical Infrastructure Protection

Security fencing and perimeter security detection systems are used to provide end to end perimeter protection for critical infrastructures that include:

  • Chemical Facilities
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Communications Facilities
  • Critical Manufacturing
  • Dams
  • Defense Industrial Base Sector
  • Emergency Services
  • Energy Facilities
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Food and Agriculture Industry
  • Government Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Information Technology Facilities
  • Nuclear Reactors
  • Transportation Industry (including airports, trains, and docks)
  • Water and Wastewater Facilities

Security Fencing Cost Considerations

For critical infrastructure protection, security fencing is a top priority. However, when considering the type of fence to install to keep intruders out, there may be additional costs generated by choosing extra security options such as barbed wire or perimeter detection. These additions will increase the price of the fence and provide an added layer against intrusion.

Security Fencing Resources

Senstar provides perimeter security systems that help to detect and delay intrusion attempts. Fence-mounted sensors detect and locate intruders at the fence line before they get inside a property. Senstar offers a range of fence sensors, security lighting, and other types of security solutions to meet the requirements for sites of all sizes.

Posted in: Perimeter Security Info