October 10, 2018 Read More »
You’ve probably heard of ADT. In fact, odds are good that you don’t have to walk far before spotting an ADT sign in a neighbor’s yard. ADT is one of the most popular home security companies in the world—but does that make it the right call for you?
In light of the recent tragic events of Aurora, Colorado, this article is sensitive but is also not meant to criticize anything that was done or not done on that fateful day. In fact, our assessment of the event has revealed some very heroic and impressive decisions made by those in the theater; some of which ultimately led to the death of those making them. Several victims were killed or seriously injured because of their decision to act as a human shield for their loved ones, a sacrifice that is beyond most people’s comprehension or capabilities…
Alarm.com is a home and business security provider that specializes in user convenience and control. It is well known that users can arm and disarm their alarm from a computer. Alarm.com really stands out with their mobile app, which puts this convenience with you everywhere you go…
As methods of transportation have improved, traveling has become increasingly popular. Just because transportation methods have improved, does not mean that travelers should let down their guard. Whether traveling to a neighboring state or a foreign country, there are many tips to heed to ensure safe travels. Since traveling abroad is by far the most […]
Cell Phone or Internet Self-Monitoring implies that the homeowner is monitoring their alarm system by themselves without the use of a staffed Central Monitoring Station (live operator response). So, yes it is possible to monitor ones house alarm system without use of a central monitoring station but is not recommended.
Fraudulent Rejected Federal Tax Transaction emails are making the rounds once again (almost exactly one year since the last round). We recently had one come through our spam filters (which are very powerful), indicating to us that there are probably quite a few people that will have received this email. Please delete the email, don’t click on any links, and read on for details.
Home alarm monitoring is one of the most essential services of your home security setup. After all, even if you have the best home alarm system that catches every burglar, this won’t do you much good if no one responds in your time of need. This article discusses central monitoring stations, how they work, and things to ask your alarm provider before signing on the dotted line…
Last year, Facebook gradually rolled out an update enabling group members to view the names of other group members who have seen a post in the groupâs page. What does this mean for users now and what other privacy changes can we expect from Facebook in the future?
We’ve all heard at least one horror story about a family returning home from a long vacation only to find that their house has been broken into or a pipe has burst in their absence. Problems like these can cost hundreds of dollars to fix and are guaranteed to cause a lot of stress. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to help prevent security breaches while you’re off on a family adventure…
Global Payments Inc. discovered a data breach in early March of 2012, after the news about the breach in Visa and MasterCard had been announced and presumably, contained. However, Global Payments Inc. seeks to correlate the two events so that they seem to be one. The numbers just don’t match up for the event to be one solitary incident.
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