Are Two Way Radios Secure?

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Two-way radios have been in operation since they were introduced into the military in WW2. Since then, they have been adopted by many civilians and they play a significant part in law enforcement and security firm’s day-to-day operations. They’re a great tool in keeping the public safe, but also play a significant part in protecting the people who serve the public as well. 

The radios can come either with analogue or digital settings and the devices have a multitude of purposes, which include location updates, discreet calls for backup, instant messaging just to name a few. With a lot of two-way-radios operating in sensitive industries, where information about members of the public might be accessible, it’s important to know that your radio system is secure. Many people who may want to use the information discussed on two-way radios for criminal activities, need to be denied access to radio networks. 

At Wall to Wall Communications, we understand your concerns so have ensured that our walkie talkies use the most up-to-date closed system technology on the market. If you have any questions on security or two-way radios in general, please feel free to contact us today

How Does A Two Way Radio Stay Secure?

One of the top requirements for businesses that use two-way radios is that they are secure from interference from the public. As technology develops, so do the threats from hackers and criminals who want to exploit your communication system. Data security is an important aspect of any business that interacts with the general public. So your business needs two-way radios that are going to protect your clients data and prevent any lawsuits from being filed against your business. There are many aspects that you need to consider when purchasing a two-way radio, but here are the few features to expect from our range of walkie talkies:

  • Basic/advanced digital encryption 
  • Scrambler feature in analogue mode
  • Supports multiple advanced analogue signalling modes(HDC1200, 2-Tone and 5-Tone)
  • Radio enable/disable (only decode), remote monitor (only decode)

More Ways To Keep Your Two Way Radio Secure

We understand that you may want to be over-cautious when it comes to security. If like us, you plan for every inevitability when it comes to your two-way radio, here are some tips for your business to maintain security:

  • Set up a privacy code that allows you to set up a secure channel
  • Learn morse code (this may be extreme but it can help to prevent people from stealing personal information)
  • Use a headset to prevent conversations from being heard publicly