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Tips for Selecting a Home Security Pass Code


Keeping your home secure begins with choosing and protecting a strong pass code. Naturally, you want it to be one you can remember, but not one that others can figure out. Choosing an easily guessed pass code is very similar to leaving a key under your mat. It is an invitation to thieves to disarm…

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Easy Ways to Reduce False Alarms

Prevent False Alarms

False alarms are problematic for everyone. They cause the homeowner unnecessary worry and can burden the emergency system, increasing their response times to real emergencies. The good news is that most incidents of false alarms can be avoided by following a few simple tips. Talk to Your Home Security System Provider There are many things…

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Read this Before You Hide Your Valuables

Read this before hidding your valuables

Everyone has valuables that they would like to keep in the home and out of the hands of burglars. The more important or valuable the item, the more important it is to keep it secure and out of view. But just how stealthy is that hiding spot? Chances are good that it is more obvious…

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Home Security Technologies Are Transforming Senior Services

Smart Elder Services

Over the last decade, technology has changed the way we approach nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Those technologies however, have largely been geared toward young people. That trend is shifting, and now home security and smart home technologies are leading the way in improving the lives of seniors and helping them avoid assisted…

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Easy Guide to Video Surveillance


Video surveillance has become more important than ever in deterring crime, identifying criminals, and as verification in the event of a workplace accident, among many other beneficial uses. However, some people steer clear of using video surveillance technologies because they are unsure of how to do it without infringing on another’s right to privacy. The…

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4 New Reasons to Check Out Total Connect 2.0


If you have not already, you will definitely want to check out the new enhancements to Total Connect 2.0. The award winning Total Connect platform revolutionized the market when it came out, allowing users to remotely connect to their security and automation systems from their internet connected devices. The platform allowed the user to manage…

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Top Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading Your Security Alarm System


When is it time to upgrade your security alarm system? The answer is probably sooner than you realize. Technologies advance so quickly that we think nothing about upgrading our computers, phones and cameras every year because the new models offer so many features and improvements over the previous models. In fact, it does not take…

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Do These Things for More Effective Lockdown Procedures


In a 2012 New York Times article, Bill Bond, a specialist for school safety at the National Association of Secondary School Principals and survivor of a school shooting incident said that the best reason to have lockdown procedures is that “we just don’t have an alternative”. Lockdown procedures represent our best defense against serious situations…

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15 Ways to Improve Church Security and Keep Congregants Safe


Hardly a month goes by before a new report of some type of church violence dominates the headlines. It is startling and concerning. So concerning, in fact, that 90% of those polled by Christian Security Network (CSN), an organizations specializing in church security, said that they worried about church security. All across the country, churches…

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