Comprehensive Security Monitoring for Banking and Financial Institutions



The security pressures faced by banking and financial institutions today are incredibly demanding. Customers’ methods of accessing and using your services are evolving and broadening, from traditional physical banking, to ATMs and increasingly digital, online and mobile forms of banking. With these changes and channels come a host of new and complex security concerns and requirements. In this mobile and digital environment customers demand instantaneous and constant availability. In providing this you expose your systems and data to new vulnerabilities and threats. Cyber-attacks and hackers are ready to attack and expose flaws. The result being potential theft or fraud, as well as inconvenient downtime caused by these potential attacks and the subsequent investigations into their extent.

You need security monitoring and solutions that are able to protect your physical locations, staff and customers, while combining with the modern demands of data security and access control. Southern Cross Protection has the capabilities to cater to your physical security needs and help you safeguard against emerging threats and have plans in place for business continuity.

Physical Security Monitoring and Guarding

Southern Cross Protection offers a wide range of security options that can be tailored for your specific security needs. We can help secure your branches and other locations from malicious and criminal activity. These services will minimise risk and disruption, and provide peace of mind to your customers as they conduct their banking or other activities, including:

  • Guarding, both uniformed and customer service
  • Patrols, with lock-up and escort options available
  • Access controls for property, restricted rooms and data
  • Surveillance of property, ATMs and other facilities
  • Security monitoring and response for alarms and CCTV
  • First line maintenance to ATMs and POS

Business Continuity

Customer confidence in your services is critical to your business, and a vital component of this is protecting and restricting access to your sensitive information. We can help you ensure your digital security is working in tandem with your physical security needs. This will highlight vulnerabilities and methods to improve your total security, adding real value to your operations, including:

  • Faster detection and containment when vulnerabilities come to light
  • More robust authentication and access control measures
  • Better plans and procedures in the case of emergency situations
  • Rapid response to skimming and other fraudulent activity at ATMs

Cash in Transit and First Line Maintenance

ATMs and currency management is a critical component of many banking institutions. We understand that the risks involved with collection and distribution of currency for banks and businesses. Our subsidiary WACS Security, operating in Perth and Western Australia is highly experienced in providing these services across the state. In addition, our national fleet of security patrols have been trained to respond and attend to ATMs alarms, so your banking customers experience minimal inconvenience. For more information consult our asset protection services.

Remove the Uncertainty from Your Security

We understand the importance of security for banking and financial institutions. Effective measures are vital for building consumer trust and managing operational risk in an efficient way. When you work with Southern Cross Protection, you get an extensively experienced provider that can provide a tailored solution that works within your budget and scale. Contact us today on 1300 136 102 or enquire online.