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:


The Korea Herald

Korean startup FiveGT develops facial recognition-based home security device
Biometric Update
South Korean facial recognition solutions startup FiveGT developed Ufacekey, a facial recognition-based home security device that eliminates the need for keys or password systems, according to a report by the Korean Herald. “Home security systems have ...
[Herald Interview] Facial recognition developer offers better home securityThe Korea Herald

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CNET

Get an Oplink AlarmShield home-security system for $124.99
CNET
I said it before, and I'll say it again: Home security is a tricky business. Either you pay for a professional system -- and keep paying for monthly monitoring and false alarms -- or you go for a camera-based system that's a hassle to install (and not ...


SlashGear

Simplicam adds detection zones for fine-tuned home security
SlashGear
When it comes to the 'Internet of Things', context is important. Not the context on background of the sensor or item, but context in how it can make the info it's grabbing make sense. An often overlooked part of your smart, contextual home is the ...

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Gigaom

Canary is a home security system that makes you do the work
Gigaom
If you're in the market for a smarter Dropcam, then the $249 Canary may be the connected camera system for you. If you're looking for a more traditional home security system, I'd wait a bit longer before going with Canary — unless you're a huge fan of ...


ABC 10 News NOW

Choosing a home security system
ABC 10 News NOW
Protecting your home from unwanted intruders is serious business. A modern alarm system with high-quality wireless equipment can be installed for about $700, but the real key is who is on the other end of the alarm. “When considering a home alarm ...


abc7news.com

7 On Your Side examines weaknesses in home security systems vulnerable to ...
abc7news.com
7 On Your Side examines weaknesses in home security systems. 7 On Your Side examines weaknesses in home security systems. Home security systems are supposed to protect your family and belongings, but 7 On Your Side discover systems can be ...


NBCNews.com

House Approves Homeland Security Budget, Without Strings
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security that began with Republicans thundering about a lawless president abusing power to change immigration policy ended with a quiet capitulation Tuesday when the House voted to ...
House approves DHS funding bill, ending immigration standoffFox News
House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisionsReuters
House approves funding for Homeland SecurityWFMZ Allentown
NBCNews.com -KCCI Des Moines
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MassLive.com

Maid: Aaron Hernandez 'messed with' home security camera after Odin Lloyd's ...
MassLive.com
Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez and defense attorney Charles Rankin, left, look on as video from Hernandez's home is displayed on a monitor during his murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is ...
Car had Hernandez fingerprint, trooper saysBoston Globe (subscription)
Aaron Hernandez murder trial: Prosecutors show jury text messages between ...FOXSports.com
Maid Says She Witnessed Aaron Hernandez Tampering With Home Security ...CBS Local
Sports World News -WBUR -ESPN (blog)
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CNET

Now you can access AT&T's home security service from your car
CNET
Digital Life is a dealer-installed, fee-based home security and automation service that provides live monitoring as well as remote access on Android and iOS devices and computers. You have the option to choose from a handful of packages for ...
AT&T Integrates Home Security and Automation Controls with the Connected CarThe FINANCIAL
AT&T integrates home security platform with AT&T DriveTelecompaper (subscription)

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Zatz Not Funny

Meet Netgear Arlo, Your New Home Security System
Zatz Not Funny
Arlo, the spiritual successor to Vue, is the newest camera security system from Netgear — it consists of a central wireless hub hooks into your home router along with a number of wireless cameras. Arlo also incorporates heat-based camera sensors to ...

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