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:


Home security systems evolving with technology
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Tuesday night, KXAN showed you video of a burglar caught on camera inside an Austin home. The suspect is still on the loose, but the homeowners believe their video surveillance cameras are the reason why the burglar ran away.


Home security or spying?
WKMG Orlando
THEY ARE ON THE STREETLIGHT, INSIDE STORES AND NOW MORE THAN EVER, SECURITY CAMERAS ARE INSIDE HOMES. THAT'S BECAUSE CAMERAS ARE GETTING CHEAPER AND EASIER TO INSTALL AND HOMEOWNERS WANT A LIVE ...

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AT&T unveils new home security service in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal
The system, called “Digital Life,” works through a home's broadband service and wireless phone service, so customers can use a smartphone, tablet or computer to control their home's security features. It works with other internet and wireless providers ...

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Venture Capital Post

Sequoia Backs Simplisafe In A Play For The Home Security Market
TechCrunch
Sequoia Capital has made a minority investment in the do-it-yourself home security company Simplisafe in a play on the home security and automation market, TechCrunch has learned. The investment from Sequoia came on the heels of Google's $3.2 billion ...
Sequoia enters home security arena with SimpliSafe investmentVenture Capital Post

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Best Seattle Home Security Systems Companies Revealed by the Home ...
PR Web (press release)
In a bid to help residents of Seattle to overcome the problem of property crime, ConsumerResearchers has released rankings of the best rated home security companies in the city in a order to assist residents in their search for the ideal alarm solution.

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AT&T Digital Life, Home Security And Automation Service Launches Friday, April ...
Broadway World
"As more and more residents in the Hudson Valley region rely on mobile devices for information and connectivity, they now have access to the latest advances in mobile technology for security and home automation," said Charles North, president and CEO ...
AT&T Digital Life Celebrates First Anniversary with New Promotions for New and ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Best Denver Home Security Systems Companies Revealed by the Home ...
PR Web (press release)
In order to educate residents on the importance of installing a home security system that can lower crime, ConsumerResearchers has released research rankings of home security companies in Denver in a bid to help residents in their search for an ...

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Chron.com

NW Harris County neighborhoods chosen for pilot home security review program
Your Houston News
(HOUSTON, TX) – The Harris County Sheriff's Office has launched a pilot home security review program in two northwest Harris County neighborhoods to help deter residential crimes in the area. With the help of community leaders the HCSO developed the ...
County, chamber form security review programsCommunity Impact Newspaper

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KWCH

Police: Man posing as home security employee
KAKE
WICHITA, Kan. -- From the moment a skinny man with glasses showed up at their door at 11:30 Saturday morning, Kelly Billups and her boyfriend felt something wasn't right. "He had a badge and a folder but he wasn't very clean looking," Billups said. "He ...
Home security company scamKWCH
Woman encounters suspect posing as security company repKSN-TV

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TechCrunch

Canary Smart Home Security Shows Off Its Smartphone App For The First Time
TechCrunch
Due to a couple of hurdles, Canary units won't arrive until “this summer,” but to tide us over, the team has given us our first real look at the complementary smartphone application. So, when you first receive your Canary, you must pair it to your Wi ...
Canary Smartphone App: More Than Just Home SecurityPressAndUpdate.com

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