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:

Police: Home security camera captures babysitter abusing boy
Police said during a three-hour time frame on July 31, Briana Campbell was recorded on a home security camera throwing the boy on a couch, smothering him with pillows, carrying him upside down by the ankles and repeatedly striking him in the head and ...

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Two incidents prompt Milton police to encourage home security
Janesville Gazette
MILTON—The Milton Police Department is urging residents to secure their homes at night after two incidents in the past several weeks, Chief Scott Marquardt said. Just after midnight Saturday, a would-be trespasser reached his hand through an open ...

Morton Grove police offer home security survey
Chicago Tribune
The Morton Grove Police Department is encouraging residents and business owners to participate in a free home security survey that will examine home safety and help prevent break-ins. Through the survey process, the examination includes an assessment ...

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WRTV Indianapolis

Carmel launches vacation checks for home security
WRTV Indianapolis
It is now possible for people living in Carmel to request vacation checks, where officers will walk around the vacated house and check the doors and windows for break-ins. People living in Carmel can request a vacation check by following the link here.

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DIY home security without the pitfalls
CBS News
Piper is one of many DIY home security systems that thumbs its nose at traditional subscription-based services. Instead of a call center monitoring signals from your security system, Piper alerts you via your smartphone and lets you decide whether to ...

3 DIY home security cameras: Tech Minute
3 DIY home security cameras: Tech Minute. About Video. Tech Minute: 3 DIY home security cameras. 0:59 / August 26, 2015. Setting up a home security systems doesn't have to be hard or expensive. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has three ...

Deaf woman slapped with home security false alarm fines in Vallejo
Deaf woman slapped with home security alarm fines in Vallejo. Deaf woman slapped with false security alarm fines in Vallejo. A Vallejo woman with a hearing impairment was slapped with fines after she was unable to communicate with her home security ...

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Butterfleye Is A Home Security Camera That Can Learn What Not To Record
Butterfleye is a hardware startup aiming to build a connected home security camera that avoids coming across as creepily prying. In our over-surveilled digital times, putting an Internet-connected eye in your home could mean opening a peephole to ...
Butterfleye Is A Home Security Camera That Captures Moments That Matter (Less ...Tech Times
Home Security Camera Only Records When It Needs ToPSFK (blog)
Make Your Home Smart With The Butterfleye Home Security CameraMyTechBits
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Spark enters smart home wars with 'Morepork' home security
Spark has entered battle on the home security front with the official launch of its "Morepork" service, the company's first offering to address the so-called smart living market. But with industry giants such as Google and Apple also eyeing the ...
Spark Launches Morepork - Home Security From Your (press release)
Spark's Morepork first move into 'smart living'

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Myfox Home Security review: Reality fails to live up to the promise
As is too often the case, my enthusiasm for the Myfox Home Security System—engendered by a 30-minute pre-launch demo—has waned following real-world testing in my home. Quality-control concerns let some air out of the balloon; discovering the system's ...

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Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them

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

Surveillance Camera Positioning

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Neighborhood Mobile Watch Patrol

Have you found yourself disgusted with the crime lately. You... Read More

Security Cameras For Your Peace of Mind

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

The Real Desire for the UK House Buyer

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

Home Security After An Earthquake

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

Avoiding Pickpockets

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

Emergency - Gas Fire!

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

Security Alarm System Motion Detectors

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

Alarm System: Wireless Remotes

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

Protect Your Family From Solar Flares

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

Alarm System: Sirens

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

Organizing an Arson Watch Program

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

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 2; Home Security, Evacuation, and Emergency Kits

IntroductionPart 1 of this article on preparing for weather emergencies... Read More

Kevlar Sheets for Your Home Walls

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

Alarm System: Smoke and Heat Detectors

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

Who Abducted the Missing Child?

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

Pepper Spray Considerations

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

Essentials For Hurricane Season

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