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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KFDX

DIY Home Security
KFDX
(NBC News) Installation of home security systems can be pricey, but affordable new technology can help keep an eye on the house when no one is home. The "Dropcam" is a popular model that features an HD camera, easy setup and a free remote video ...

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The Verge

Piper's home security camera can now see in the dark
The Verge
Piper is one of the newer home monitoring cameras in a category that's still trying to figure out what it is. Once the solution for checking in on dogs and babies, these small cameras have evolved into something of an ad-hoc security system for a small ...
Piper nv home security camera brings night vision, 1080p videoSlashGear
Piper NV Home Security Camera Now Includes Night Vision For $269Geeky Gadgets
Which? reviews the Piper home security systemWhich?
TechHive -Gizmodo Australia
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Fly Or Die: Canary Home Monitoring System
TechCrunch
The home security market is quickly heating up. As IoT continues to be a dominating trend, security systems that use smaller, faster technology will become the central hub of the home for a fraction of the cost of traditional home monitoring systems ...


Piper can see the terror that flaps in the night with its NV capabilities
Digital Trends
If you like the idea of having a security system in your home but not the idea of shelling out a bunch of money to have one installed, we've got some great news for you. iControl Networks today released a new-and-improved version of Piper: an all-in ...


Ubergizmo (blog)

Honeywell's Lyric security system is its next big step into home automation
The Verge
Now, the company is moving beyond a single product and building out its vision of a Honeywell-powered connected home with the next piece of the Lyric family: a home security system. It's a logical place for Honeywell to go next — Google and Nest's ...
Honeywell Lyric Home SecurityUbergizmo (blog)
Honeywell's smart Lyric security system lets you tell it what to doEngadget
Honeywell wants to protect your home with new Lyric security systemSlashGear
Pocket-lint.com -MarketWatch
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Uniontown Herald Standard

Home security systems offer peace of mind
Uniontown Herald Standard
Dave Polvinale of Brownsville, a salesman for Vector Security based in Warrandale, said home security systems provide various levels of protection with basic or interactive features. Experts suggest that homeowners purchase a system to meet their home ...


KTAL

Install your own home security system
KTAL
Overall, one in four Americans spent less than expected over the holidays according to a new BankRate.com report.The highest income households were expected to spend more than planned while the lowest income households were most likely to spend ...

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News & Analysis No Fee DIY Home Security Kit Debuts at CES
EE Times
LAS VEGAS -- While many companies displaying their "smart home" innovations at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) seem to be catering to an audience for whom cost is no object, Echostar has brought to the show a home security ...

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Seed swap in Lakewood, home security tips and using sidewalk salt carefully ...
cleveland.com (blog)
seedsaveCROP.jpg View full sizeMeet gardeners eager to swap seeds sat the Cleveland Seed Bank's seed swap event.Julie E. Washington, The Plain Dealer. SEED SWAP: Meet other gardeners and swap heirloom seeds with growers from across the area ...


Ekin Labs says its free software can build a home-security system using ...
TechHive
LAS VEGAS—You can't swing a burglar's bag of loot at CES without hitting some new smart-home security system. Amidst all the cameras, sensors, and touchscreen control panels, Ekin Labs' exhibit stood out: It's has a software solution, dubbed Hi WiFi ...

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What is Your Security Awareness IQ?

Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of... 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

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

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

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

Stand Alone Keyless Access - How Does It Work?

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

Garage Door Openers--Buy the Best Gagage Door Opener only

Buying the right garage door opener has not never been... 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 Controls are the Brain of your Security System, Use Yours When Choosing One

The alarm control is the brain of your security system.... Read More

Security Cameras For Your Peace of Mind

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

Who Has Keys to Your Castle?

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

Alarm System: Glass Break Detectors

Alarm System Glass-break detectors- Glass-break detectors are also known as... Read More

Alarm System: Sirens

Alarm Sirens- There is both inside and outside sirens. Many... 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

Security Alarm System Motion Detectors

Passive Infrared Motion Detectors- These detectors are also known as... Read More

Pepper Spray Considerations

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

The Real Desire for the UK House Buyer

Location location location, central heating, air conditioning, double glazing, good... Read More

Someone Spying?

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

Turn Your Home Into A Fortress

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

Avoiding Pickpockets

Every year, thousands of senior citizens fall prey to the... Read More

Protect Your Family From Solar Flares

Protect your family from solar flares. Solar flares emit dangerous... Read More

Emergency Telephone Numbers

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

Emergency - Gas Fire!

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

Securing Home Water Supplies; Conservation of Water Planning

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

Infoscams

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