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5 details you shouldn’t give Facebook

5 details you shouldn't give Facebook

The whole point of Facebook is to share your life with other people. You probably have more than a few ...

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8 Unexpected Items Burglars Want from Your Yard and How to Secure Them

8 Unexpected Items Burglars Want from Your Yard and How to Secure Them

You probably lock up your house at night but don’t think about securing your grill before you go to bed. ...

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Top tips for Small Business Security

Top tips for Small Business Security

Running a small business comes with a unique set of security challenges, including theft and lost revenue. Available technology, however, ...

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6 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

6 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

Many people forget some of the more obvious home security practices that can be done to safeguard their homes. Here ...

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4 Ways to Prevent Daytime Burglaries

4 Ways to Prevent Daytime Burglaries

We often visualize burglaries to occur in dark settings; however, this is a popular misconception. In fact, robberies often transpire ...

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9 Crazy Things Caught On A Home Security Camera

Home security cameras are becoming more and more popular in homes across the country. And with results like these, it is easy to see why. But the interesting thing about security cameras is that, not only do they catch criminals in the act, but they also catch some other remarkable and unexpected things. After looking

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How to Protect Your Home When You Are Away

Nobody wants to return from a wonderful vacation to find that their home has been broken into. There are a number of different safety and security measures that you can take to protect your home. Before you leave, it is important to make sure that each of these measures is functioning properly and that your

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5 trends that will shape the home security industry in 2018

Rapid innovations in the home security space – both globally and locally offer residents access to an array of hardware and software solutions to keep their environs safe and secure There was a time when a strong deadbolt was the end-all be-all of home security. But times have changed. These days, people across the world are

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How to Secure Your Home

There were approximately 2.1 million burglaries in the US in 2012 (668 per 100,000 people), with an average loss of $2,230.[1] And the States are no outlier; England, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Denmark, and Spain all have higher burglary rates. Even in countries with relatively low rates, those rates are little consolation if it

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Why Physical Security For Your Business Is Just as Critical as Online Security

For most people involved in running an online business, implementing stringent security practices has become second nature. It’s easy to see why: Not only do technologies such as SSL and encryption keep your company’s data secure, but the sight of that little green padlock in a browser’s address bar gives your customers confidence that they’re dealing with a

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The Panic button

A panic alarm is an electronic device designed to assist in alerting somebody in emergency situations where a threat to persons or property exists. A panic alarm is frequently but not always controlled by a concealed panic alarm button. These buttons can be connected to a monitoring center or locally via a silent alarm or an audible bell/siren.

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Should you install CCTV outside your home?

A family’s private CCTV cameras caught a toddler’s horrendous hit-and-run, but what are the potential pitfalls of filming outside your house?   It’s every family’s nightmare. Toddler Lucie Wilding was following her mother to the car to go on the school run when she was hit by a cyclist who was riding on the pavement, and dragged

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