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Personal Security Facts

The Digital Age has made life so much easier. We can do everything from pay our bills online to order pizza through our phone, but for every advancement that is made, there is a greater risk for cyber-attacks and breaches in security. Hackers aren’t just targeting major corporations and big business, they’re going after credit cards, bank accounts, even store credit cards, as we saw with the Target hack. To protect yourself and your finances, you need to be aware of what to look for, how to best protect your accounts, and how to create secure networks within your home. Security starts with creating smart, intricate passwords that aren’t easy to guess. These are the key to your information, and should be built to be as secure as possible. But passwords are just the beginning. Beyond doing your homework and reading up on cyber security, having a home security professional and network installer walk you through how to create the best password and other ways to secure your network is a great way to learn more about cyber risks, while also gaining knowledge on how to best prevent them from happening. After all, hackers are incredibly intelligent, so it’s best to know how to stop them before they get too far.


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Over the last few years, home security and automation technology has become much easier to self-install through DIY. Some systems and devices, however, aren’t the easiest to install and actually require professional installation....

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Winter is just around the corner, which means you need to prepare your home and yards for the worst. Cold weather, ice, and snow can lead to plenty of issues—like frozen pipes and broken gutters—that you may not anticipate. Here are...

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We’re finally in an era where home security isn’t just about helping keep you safe when you’re actually at home; it’s also about extending a little bit of that neat technology to help provide a boost in home security while...

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Sometimes it’s hard getting used to new technology around the home – especially when it comes to home security systems. Initially, you may have some difficulty integrating it into your everyday life, especially if you’ve chosen a smart home system as part of your protection plan. There might even be times you forget t...

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Do you need a new home security solution or is the one you have working for you? This is a question many families across the country ask themselves; and it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether you need upgrades or not. On the outside, your home security may appear to be just fine. After all, all your equipment ...

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As technology has advanced throughout the ages, so has home security. We now have access to home automation systems, which we can monitor remotely from our mobile device, tablet, or desktop, and security systems in homes are commonplace. While all of these technologic...

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Taking the time and energy to proactively help protect and invest in your home can maintain its value and may (eventually) raise its value if you ever plan to sell. Simple steps can also help to raise the curb appeal of your home. While some of these tips can help to...

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