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:


Canary Home Security System Has Finally Started Shipping
TechCrunch
Canary, the $250, all-in-one home security system that caught the attention of our hearts and minds back in 2013, has finally started shipping. The device launched on Indiegogo back in July of 2013, with a goal of $100,000. By the time the campaign had ...


WCVB Boston

Dartmouth phone scam targets residents with home security systems
WCVB Boston
Dartmouth police have received multiple complaints about unknown callers asking to speak with homeowners about their home security alarms. The caller refuses to provide a company name and when called back the number is listed as not in service, ...

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The Detroit News

Detroit area crime fears fuel home security business
The Detroit News
He said his home-security business is up about 25 percent year over year. High-profile crimes, such as one when a Woods homeowner's Yorkshire dog, Oliver, was stolen during an October break-in, got people in the sleepy bedroom communities of the ...

and more »

Home Security Systems Subject to Breaches
ABC News
Back now at 7:40 with "Gma" on the lookout. And this morning, talking about home security systems. Millions of use them to keep our families safe. But it may be possible to breach that system. And Paula Faris is here with the story. Good morning ...


SlashGear

Scout Alarm review: DIY home security you'll want
SlashGear
DIY home security — it seems like everyone is doing it. After being privately funded, Scout is ready to toss their hat into the ring as well. The interesting thing with Scout is that you get a bit more off-the-grid security, but still remain connected ...


CBS Local

PD Wants To Increase Safety With Your Home Security Video
CBS Local
Home surveillance video has become a critical investigative tool for police, but they have to find it first, and some homeowners may not even know about crimes they may have captured on camera. SafeCam Initiatives have had great success coordinating ...


iCamPRO home security “robot” is an all-seeing eye
SlashGear
Amaryllo has introduced its iCamPro FHD, something it says is the first home security robot available. The small round unit features an integrated camera that keeps tabs on one's home or office, monitoring movement, sounds, and more to detect if an ...


MyCentralJersey.com

Home security tips to keep you safe during the holidays
MyCentralJersey.com
According to home security expert ADT, 40 percent of burglaries are "no force entries," meaning robbers gain access to your home through an unlocked door or window. Keep windows and doors locked at all times. Always close your garage door, as thieves ...


Deputies Offer Home Security Checks for Holidays
WDTV
That's why officials are urging everyone to make sure your house is locked up and all of your belongings are stored away. It is important to make sure all of your windows are closed and secured, along with double checking your security systems ...


Security camera systems becoming more affordable for homeowners
KWCH
Too often, we wish we had cameras around our homes after something was stolen. But now, they're getting more affordable and sellers say people are being proactive. It used to cost thousands of dollars, but now you can get cameras for less than $20 and ...

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Surveillance Camera Positioning

It is a known fact that advertising is made to... Read More

Handling Weather Emergencies: Part 1 - Forward Planning Makes The Difference

IntroductionAt some time in our lives, many of us will... Read More

Securing Home Water Supplies; Conservation of Water Planning

Generally when it rains the water runs off the house... Read More

Alarm System: Window Screens

Alarm System Window Screens- Window screens are the ultimate perimeter... Read More

Numbers That Can Save Your Life

It's one of those things we don't give a second... Read More

Essentials For Hurricane Season

According to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, the East... Read More

Alarm System: Contacts (Window & Door Switches)

Alarm Contacts- Contact switches are magnetic switches used to protect... Read More

Alarm System Keypads

The keypad is the device you and your loved ones... 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... Read More

Infoscams

In this article I am going to talk about those... Read More

How to Keep Your Postal Mail Private and Secure

Surreptious opening of most envelopes sent through the mail takes... Read More

Home Security After An Earthquake

After an Earthquake you need to do an immediate damage... Read More

Arson Watch Program Agency Interaction

This years fire season has already started and so far... Read More

Who Abducted the Missing Child?

What is going on with these people who feel they... Read More

Someone Spying?

Someone Spying? So are the Teddy Bear and the Potted... Read More

Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"... Read More

Hurricane Preparedness

If you are about to get hit by a Hurricane... Read More

Is America Safe?

As the devastation and death toll from deadly Hurricane Katrina... Read More

Security Cameras For Your Peace of Mind

The reasons for installing cctv cameras are the same whether... Read More

Emergency Disaster Planning: Building a Bug-Out Kit

Report after report comes in about how many people couldn't... Read More

Home Security ? Defend Your Home and Possessions Against Intruders!

With all of the emphasis in the past few years... Read More

Is Big Brother Watching You? Or Are You Watching Big Brother?

Isn't technology a wonderful thing? I thought this as I... Read More

Alarm System: Wireless Remotes

WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as "key... Read More

How to Buy a Safe for Your Home

The first step is to determine who or where you... Read More

Who Has Keys to Your Castle?

One area of home security that is often overlooked, and... Read More