Set up Family's Controls on Home Computers

The computers in your household should have controls on them for security—even if you don’t have children living with you.Chrome OS...more

How Motion Detectors Work

Ever wonder how a motion detector works? How can some inanimate object “know” you’re creeping nearby, even if you’re as quiet as a mouse? This amazing technology can be broken down into several types.Active Ultrasonic...more

Secure your home for the holidays

The holiday season is ramping up. And so are burglars. Even if you don’t get very festive, burglars may still target your home. Your dark, unlit home among all the dazzling festive homes will stick out like a sore thumb. Whether you have 10,000 decorative lights on or none, here’s what to do:...more

Self-Monitored Security System Market heating up

The Angee home security system is the only one with a video camera that rotates 360 degrees as it detects motion. And this high definition camera has smart zones; you can set up specific zones for monitoring. But Angee is more than just a video surveillance setup. It’s a self-monitored home security system, points out an article on securitygem.com....more

44 Tips to protecting your home from danger

There are enough tips on how to protect your home to make a professional burglar dizzy. In no particular order, check them out:...more

Winter Vacation Home Security

Planning a trip? Thinking of having your snail mail and newspaper delivery placed on a vacation hold so that thieves casing your neighborhood won’t see a pile-up of these items?...more

13 Cheap Simple and Smart ways to secure your Home

You don’t have to be wealthy to have a superbly protected home. You just need to have some common sense....more

Tips to prepare for Power Outage

Don’t wait to be in the dark to find out you’re in the dark. Are you equipped for a power outage? A power outage can even occur in perfect weather, thanks to a construction team “hitting a wire.”Batteries. Don’t have these scattered haphazardly in some drawer. Battery holders are sold that you can hang and place batteries in “pockets” for tip-top organization.Communication....more

11 ways to Let Santa in and keep Bad Guys out

You’ve heard of “dumb criminals,” right? Well…unfortunately, there’s at least as many dimwitted homeowners as there are criminals. Be a smart homeowner and use smart technology along with smart security tips and smarten up!...more

Father nabs Daughter’s Kidnapper

So if your family goes to bed, and a sociopath walks in at 4:30 in the morning (because you left a door unlocked!), and grabs your child while you’re asleep …you’d better hope your guardian angel is on steroids.An Associated Press article reports that a Utah man managed to rescue his 5-year-old daughter as an intruder was carrying her across the lawn after kidnapping her at 4:30 am....more
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