Brianna Jensen

Brianna Jensen

Bri Jensen has written professionally off and on for over a decade. She’s spent the last two years researching and reviewing home security products and services for ASecureLife.com. She graduated from Utah State University with a degree in English. You can contact Brianna at hello@asecurelife.com.

Why You Should Encrypt Your Computer and How to Start

Why You Should Encrypt Your Computer and How to Start

You’ve probably got some sensitive information on your computer, whether it’s banking information, a copy of your taxes, or photos of your kids that you share only with family. Have you ever thought about what would happen if those files made it into the wrong hands? For starters, a thief would likely have the information they needed to steal your identity or access your financial accounts. Encryption can help you keep all that personal information safe, and it’s not as complicated as you might think…

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IdentityForce vs IDShield

IdentityForce vs IDShield

Identity theft protection services help you monitor your financial accounts, make sure your personal information isn’t being used without your permission, deter thieves who want to steal your identity, and resolve issues quickly if your identity does get stolen. IDShield and IdentityForce both offer excellent protection, but it may be hard to decide which service suits your needs. Keep reading to learn more about the key differences between them so you can choose one that works best for you…

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Ackerman Security Review—Home Security with Medical Monitoring and Home Automation

Ackerman Security Review—Home Security with Medical Monitoring and Home Automation

A home security system home needs to protect your home from burglary, but if you’re investing in lots of equipment and monthly monitoring, you may want more.

Ackerman Security goes further by offering home automation and medical monitoring on top of normal home security features.

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Protect Yourself Online with a VPN: Our Review of the Top VPN Companies

Protect Yourself Online with a VPN: Our Review of the Top VPN Companies

A VPN service will encrypt your data and mask your location. This improves your online privacy while you browse the internet, provides added security when data is sent to and from your computer, and gives you access to more content in more places…

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7 Futuristic Gadgets from Movies You Can Buy Now—and 3 We’re Still Waiting For

7 Futuristic Gadgets from Movies You Can Buy Now—and 3 We’re Still Waiting For

Have you ever seen a sci-fi or fantasy movie and wished the cool tech in it was real? That’s probably how people felt in 1989 when Marty McFly sped across the screen on a hoverboard in Back to the Future II. Luckily, dreams can come true….(ish).

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Wise Home Solutions Review: Local Security with a Personalized Touch

Wise Home Solutions Review: Local Security with a Personalized Touch

Wise Home Solutions is relatively new to the home security industry, but the company is already impressing customers across several states. If you like doing business with smaller, regional companies instead of huge nationwide corporations, Wise Home Solutions might be a good home security provider for you. The company serves communities in the western US and Texas, but you’ll have to check with a representative to make sure your area is covered.

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CPI Security Reviews: Should I Buy a CPI Security System?

CPI Security Reviews: Should I Buy a CPI Security System?

CPI offers a good selection of equipment, 24/7 monitoring, and easy remote access, but the company’s negative customer service reputation and frustrating contracts bring the overall score down.

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SABRE Home Security Reviews: Can SABRE Home Security Equipment Keep You Safe?

SABRE Home Security Reviews: Can SABRE Home Security Equipment Keep You Safe?

SABRE is known primarily for its pepper spray, but the company also offers a number of home security products geared toward people who don’t want to pay for an expensive monitored system. A Secure Life strongly recommends investing in a monitored home security system because they provide much more protection than you could ever get from something you have to monitor on your own. An unmonitored system won’t record any footage of criminals or alert the authorities to an incident at your home. If you aren’t there to hear the alarm, there’s not much you can do…

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AVG Reviews: Is the Antivirus Giant a Go?

AVG Reviews: Is the Antivirus Giant a Go?

AVG is a well-known free antivirus software solution that you can upgrade to a paid version for additional features, such as Online Shield and an enhanced firewall. AVG is resource-hungry, especially when you opt for the paid version, but does a solid job at every level. If the options are overwhelming, don’t worry. We lay out everything you need to know to decide whether AVG is the…

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Top 3 Safest Cities to Visit Alone in the US

Top 3 Safest Cities to Visit Alone in the US

Traveling with friends or family members can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but at times it is also frustrating. It can be hard to match schedules, agree on what to see and what to skip, and plan a trip that meets everyone’s unique needs. While I still love traveling with others, I’ve started going on more trips alone. I can stay where I want, eat what I want, set my own schedule, and go see what I’m most excited about without worrying about the travel preferences of others…

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