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

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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 ...


Home Security Systems Subject to Breaches
ABC News
Transcript for Home Security Systems Subject to Breaches. 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..


Charlotte Observer

4 top security cameras for keeping tabs on your home
Charlotte Observer
Whether you're serious about security or simply want to spy on a mischievous pet, these clever cameras are vying for a spot in your home. Karen Sullivan contributed. iControl Networks Piper. CNET rating: 4 stars out of 5 (Excellent). The good: There's ...


CNN

The home security device that's always listening
CNN
(CNN) -- For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't ...

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SimpliSafe offers a cheaper, DIY solution to home security
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
SimpliSafe is touted as an easy-to-install, do-it-yourself wireless home security system. But does it really protect you and is it worth your money? SimpliSafe offers five hardware packages, ranging from $229.96 to $539.85, depending on how many and ...


WGNO

The new home security device that's always listening
WGNO
Together, they wanted to create a new genre of smart-home device. The original idea started with Airbnb hosts, but it's for anyone who wants a lightweight security option for their home or office. It's meant for anyone who doesn't need a complex ...


KARE

Home security video catches Woodbury thief in the act
KARE
Video shot using her home security system shows a light-colored Jeep Wrangler Sahara first case the quiet cul de sac, then back up into Baggenstoss' driveway. You can see someone lifting the snow blower into the back of the SUV, close the tailgate ...


Izon celebrates Android compatibility for its home security cams with Black ...
Digital Trends
Surveillance cameras bring with them a certain peace of mind — they make it easy keep an eye on what's happening at your house while you're on vacation, or ensure your child is doing okay with the new baby sitter. Unfortunately, many are still under ...

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FOX40

Home Security Option is Always Listening, Links to Smartphone
FOX40
For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't smoking ...


20 Tips to Harden Your Home Security for Next to Nothing
Money Talks News (blog)
The good news: It takes a lot less than you may think to install sophisticated security equipment yourself, and you'll save plenty over the cost of a professional alarm company. Even better, there are tons of easy, no-tech ways to improve your home's ...

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Emergency Telephone Numbers

Emergency is a situation that poses an instant threat to... Read More

Alarm System: Window Screens

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

Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!

Over the last 22 years that I have been involved... Read More

Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them

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

Arson Watch Program Agency Interaction

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

Pepper Spray Considerations

Choosing the Right Pepper SprayThere are so many types of... Read More

Emergency - Gas Fire!

Woooooooo??Woooo???The siren sounded. All of us looked at each other... Read More

Organizing an Arson Watch Program

A wide variety of participants are needed to launch a... Read More

Handling a Hurricane; Part 2 - Preparing for and Surviving an Approaching Hurricane

Part 1 of this article described some of the characteristics... Read More

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

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

Home Security: Your Yard is the First Line of Defense

You may not believe it but most burglars do not... Read More

Katrina: Lessons Learned on the Nature of Man

For many years, novels and films have given us apocalyptic... 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

Surveillance Camera Positioning

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

Estate and Mega-Yacht Security Systems and Safe Rooms

Why do I need a "safe room? I really don't... Read More

Alarm System: Smoke and Heat Detectors

Smoke & Heat Detectors- Smoke detectors are available that will... Read More

Eavesdropping and Counter-Measures: Technology and Techniques

You need to know how to protect yourself, since your... Read More

Home Security ? Defend Your Home and Possessions Against Intruders!

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

Fire Safety Tips

Did you know that fire is the third leading cause... Read More

Stand Alone Keyless Access - How Does It Work?

Security and convenience are usually delicately balanced. If something is... Read More

Kevlar Sheets for Your Home Walls

Home security is more important today than ever. You may... Read More

How to Keep Your Postal Mail Private and Secure

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

Turn Your Home Into A Fortress

The best way to turn your home into a fortress... Read More

Infoscams

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