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Before you go on holiday

Before you go on holiday

Heading off on holiday is exciting but don’t forget about your home security while you’re away. Here is a checklist of important things to check and note before leaving home: Leave a spare set of keys, as well as a contact address and phone number with a neighbour in...

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Do you want to become a UAV (drone) pilot?

Do you want to become a UAV (drone) pilot?

Get your RPL licence through CORTAC and build a career as a drone pilot. Contact CORTAC Aviation - info@cortac.co.za or call 087 803 0040 / 0861 267 822. All training is done through accredited providers. 

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CORTAC UAV

CORTAC Aviation Tactical Teams deploy surveillance drones (UAVs) equipped with HD and thermal cameras. Drone surveillance provides a cost effective solution for detecting unauthorised activity in difficult terrain and wide-open areas. CAA/G1440D. For more information...

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Cellphone Snatching Alert

Cellphone Snatching Alert

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=739508776563299 Phone snatching, where criminals snatch smartphones on the streets or inside restaurants, occurs daily in Johannesburg's northern suburbs. The incident in the video above, occurred in 4th Avenue, Parkhurst. SAFETY...

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Do you own a business?

Do you own a business?

CORTAC has a number of services for companies, including corporate guarding, alarm installations, camera monitoring and all technical work related to security. For more information, please email control@cortac.co.za

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Accessing Clients’ Properties

Accessing Clients’ Properties

When accessing clients’ properties, CORTAC has the following security procedures in place: CORTAC does not use “MASTER KEYS” to access properties.  CORTAC recommends the use of ELECTRONIC keypads. When these keypads are in use the client is required to select a...

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New CORTAC Panic App

New CORTAC Panic App

While security linked to your home and business is essential, so too is security when you are away from home or work. The peace of mind that comes with having emergency security available at the tap of the button, regardless of where you are in the country, can’t be...

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False Alarms

False Alarms

From 1-8 January 2019, CORTAC received 6 621 false alarm activations. There were no actual incidents. During inclement weather, alarm activations rise sharply. If you believe your alarm activation warrants urgent attention, please call the CORTAC Control Room or press...

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Pre-holiday tips

Pre-holiday tips

As the holiday season begins, please ensure your profile is up to date with the CORTAC Control Room. If you are going on holiday, please advise of your alternative profile  - contact details of key holders/house sitters/neighbours. Also check your panic buttons,...

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