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:


DIY defense: Self-installed home security systems offer lower prices and more ...
Insurance News Net
July 19 --A man's home might be his castle, but for decades he's largely been forced to rely on someone else to defend it. Thanks to the advent of cheap self-install security kits built around smart technology, however, the days of being forced to ...

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Recent burglary exposes home-security system loophole
KTVU San Francisco
The home that was burglarized had a home security system, but the burglar or burglars were able access the utility box outside the home and unplug the phone jack for the security system, without the security company being aware the system was disabled.


Ind. AG suing Ill. business for impersonating home security company
WTHI
Due to the rise in residential burglaries in your community ADT will be giving you a free ADT Home Security Alarm System with free installation and activation which means you pay absolutely nothing out of pocket for this security system. This promotion ...

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West of the I

A word from our sponsors: Affordable Alarms offers home security at reasonable ...
West of the I
For example, outfitting two doors and eight windows costs just $116 with Affordable Alarms. Pelz comes out to his clients homes and evaluates their property, giving his professional opinion on how to make their home more secure from possible thieves or ...


Home security scammer target of Indiana attorney general lawsuit
WNDU-TV
INDIANAPOLIS Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed a lawsuit against Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions for making illegal pre-recorded calls and for impersonating an ADT home security systems representative. This marketing followed several ...


Home security scam prompts lawsuit
WNDU-TV
Have you ever received a call, purportedly from ADT, claiming you qualified for a free home security system? If you have, you could soon get some cash, thanks to a lawsuit Indiana's Attorney General filed against the company responsible for the calls.


NBC 7 San Diego

DropCam Offers Inexpensive Home Security System
NBC 7 San Diego
When Greg Duffy's father called saying he'd like to know which neighborhood dog was fertilizing the family lawn, the younger Duffy made an interesting observation: of the available do-it-yourself home security cameras which existed, few seemed easy to ...


Be armed, not alarmed: Installing security system has many benefits
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Installing a home security system offers many advantages. First and foremost, it provides an extra level of safety to you and your family. A home security system also provides peace of mind knowing that your home is protected whether you're there or not.


NBC Connecticut

Do-It-Yourself Home Security
NBC Connecticut
The Nicolas family lives in what they consider to be a safe neighborhood. But for peace of mind, they wanted to install a security camera to watch their daughter inside, and any approaching strangers outside. That's not unusual, but Nicolas says the ...


Police warn residents of home security scam
WISC Madison
Last week Janesville police received three complaints from homeowners within days of each other. All three homeowners reported suspicious men claiming to be home security salesmen trying to gain access to their homes. "Be suspicious. That's the problem ...

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Who Abducted the Missing Child?

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

Turn Your Home Into A Fortress

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

Securing Home Water Supplies; Conservation of Water Planning

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

How To Turn Thirty Dollar Web Camera Into Home Surveillance System

Web cameras are really inexpensive these days. With no technical... Read More

Emergency Telephone Numbers

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

What is Your Security Awareness IQ?

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

Alarm System: Glass Break Detectors

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

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

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

Kevlar Sheets for Your Home Walls

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

Surveillance Camera Positioning

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

Security Alarm System Motion Detectors

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

Alarm Systems & Automobile Tires?

What do alarm systems and automobile tires have in common?... Read More

Katrina: Lessons Learned on the Nature of Man

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

Alarm System Keypads

The keypad is the device you and your loved ones... Read More

Alarm System: Sirens

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

Is America Safe?

As the devastation and death toll from deadly Hurricane Katrina... Read More

Neighborhood Mobile Watch Patrol

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

Alarm System: Smoke and Heat Detectors

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

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Millions of people everyday rely on fire extinguishers to put... Read More

Avoiding Pickpockets

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

Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!

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

Emergency Disaster Planning: Building a Bug-Out Kit

Report after report comes in about how many people couldn't... Read More