Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!

Over the last 22 years that I have been involved in the security alarm industry, I have seen quite an evolution. Changes have not only taken place in what type of equipment is available, but also in how the consumer buys and use's the equipment.When I first started in the... Read More

Alarm Systems & Automobile Tires?

What do alarm systems and automobile tires have in common? This may sound like a strange question to the untrained ear, but lend me yours and I will make sense of it.The reason I mention car tires is that they are a necessity that most all of us have some... Read More

Alarm Controls are the Brain of your Security System, Use Yours When Choosing One

The alarm control is the brain of your security system. It is typically placed in an area that is out of the way like a basement, attic, closet or office. The motherboard and additional components such as radio receivers, backup power supply and zone expanders are inside this metal box,... Read More

Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" that saying is as true for crime, as it is for health. After taking literally thousands of reports over the years I spent as a police officer; I found that a lot of crimes that had happened could have been... Read More

The Case for Personal, Estate, Corporate and Child Abduction Security in today?s World

When one considers the historical nature of security applications and programs of any type, i.e., CCTV, intrusion detection and alarm systems, corporate policies and programs and countermeasures of any type, the phenomenon of the Denial Syndrome, Complacency and Failure to properly allocate a Security Budget can not be over emphasized.... Read More

Estate and Mega-Yacht Security Systems and Safe Rooms

Why do I need a "safe room? I really don't need one; I'm not that high profile". This is typical V.I.P. client frame of reference or attitude concerning security systems and safe rooms.What most clients don't realize is "being high profile" has a definite impact on vulnerabilities, however, not being... Read More

Someone Spying?

Someone Spying? So are the Teddy Bear and the Potted PlantSee the cuddly teddy bear over on the shelf? Well, it sees you too. "Right here in the camera, behind the left eye." said Marvin Badler, the owner of The Spy Mart a Monmouth County company dedicated to the proposition... Read More

Home Security System, You Are A winner

Have you ever been to a local trade show or fair and filled out a raffle and later you find out you have won a Home Security System? Well, you are not alone. Sometimes everyone one wins. That's right you are not as lucky as you think you are. Well... Read More

What is Your Security Awareness IQ?

Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of the need for security, is the best place to begin a discussion on physical property security. What is security awareness? Our definition is multi-faceted, and includes the ability to identify known and unknown threats, being aware of the technologies, products... Read More

Who Has Keys to Your Castle?

One area of home security that is often overlooked, and one of the most visible, is the common key. Even if you are the owner of a new house, or the first tenant of your apartment, you cannot be sure that no one else has a key to your door.Many... Read More

In The News:


Home security systems gain popularity with rise in high-profile crime
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Apr. 16, 2014) — As high-profile, violent crime continues to rise, more and more Hoosiers are turning to security systems in order to feel safe in their own homes. Indianapolis-based DEFENDER Direct recently installed its one ...


New York Daily News

Burglar On Home Security Video Stares At Sleeping Toddler
CBS Local
HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – A startling home surveillance video captured a burglar sneaking into a suburban Houston family's home and staring at their 2-year-old boy, reports KHOU-TV. The video, seen above, was recorded around 5am on April 5th.
Shocking surveillance footage shows bandit lurking over child's crib in Texas homeNew York Daily News
Security Cameras Record Thief Creeping Around Sleeping Toddler's BedroomThe Inquisitr

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Examiner.com

Burglar lurks over baby in crib: Home's security video shows creepy intruder
Examiner.com
This is every family's nightmare to have an intruder in the home while you are fast asleep. What he did next made the homeowner sick when seeing this on the home's security tape. The burglar creeps over to where a toddler is sleeping and stops and ...
Creepy video shows burglar hovering over baby's cribKARE
Baby monitor video catches burglar in homeKXAN.com
Creepy burglar looms over sleeping baby in surveillance footage [VIDEO]UPI.com

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Cox Selling Home Security In Las Vegas
Multichannel News
Cox Communications is now offering home security service in the Las Vegas market. Cox started offering Cox Home Security three years ago in Arizona and has since rolled it out to five other markets: California, Oklahoma, New England, Ohio and Virginia.
Cox Expands Home Security and Smart Home Product to Las VegasBroadway World

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Scout gives home-security system a modern touch
Chicago Tribune
Only 17 percent of the housing market has home security systems, said Dave Shapiro, who worked with co-founder Dan Roberts at Sandbox Industries before they left to start their own company. “Traditional providers have completely ignored the renter ...


Top Detroit Home Security Systems Companies Ranked by ...
PR Web (press release)
Independent research panel ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out impartial analysis of the best home security companies in Detroit. The results will help residents of the city to make an informed decision when choosing their home security system.

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Digital Trends

iControl Buys Maker Of Piper, A DIY Smart Home Security Device
Forbes
Today it was announced that iControl, a smart home platform provider that powers smart home and security services from the likes of Comcast Comcast, Time Warner Time Warner and Cox, will buy Blacksumac, the company behind the do-it-yourself Piper ...
Smart home giant iControl buys Blacksumac, maker of Piper home security systemDigital Trends
Piper packs security cam, home automation hub into one slick packagetuaw.com
Smart-home veteran iControl buys security device Piper to let you play Big BrotherVentureBeat
GigaOM -SlashGear -CEPro
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Home Security Systems in Charlotte Reviewed and Ranked by the Security ...
PR Web (press release)
ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to assist residents of Charlotte to choose a home security system. The analysis ranks the companies, allowing consumers to log on and refer to the resource when searching for a system to suit ...

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Seen At 11: Some Families Use Security Cameras For More Than Just Safety
CBS Local
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — These days, in-home security cameras are being used for more than just safety. New technology has made it easier for families to stay in touch than ever before. Ken Hall told CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson that he installed a small ...


Top Forth Worth Home Security Systems Companies Ranked by ...
PR Web (press release)
ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Fort Worth. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system.

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