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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.


We imagine scenarios when an intruder might be able to gain access to our homes for ill intent. We imagine what time of day, where they might approach—and we take steps to help protect the most obvious of places and approaches. That’s why you lock your doors at night, or why you set the security system each time you leave...

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Ask Protect Your Home: "What Does An Effective Security Solution Look Like?" It can be difficult to create a security solution that is right for your home. That's why Director of Product...

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If you’re gearing up to move house, you’re already well aware of the tedious list of chores that needs to be completed for a successful move. You need to schedule the movers, box everything up, and you have to phone your current—and new—utility suppliers and let them know you’re moving. All of this can creep up slowly un...

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Moving to Artesia? It's a lovely place to live, but just like moving everywhere else, there are things you should know. Here is some important information about the city.Basic FactsAccording to the...

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Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, increased criminal activity is common throughout the United States. According to FBI statistics, nearly 25% of burglaries occur during the holiday season. Many factors contribute to an increase in crime during the holidays, including: •Fewer daylight hou...

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The web can be a great source for how-to videos, and home security videos are no exception. Just as you can use an instructional video to learn how to light the pilot light on your water heater, change a flat tire or paint a room, you can learn some great home security tips from online videos. Here are five of our favori...

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Home security is one of the most important aspects to consider for both homeowners and renters. Currently, a burglary occurs about once every ten seconds, with 47% of these resulting in an injury to the occupant.When you are not home, there are several things you can do in order to keep your property safe from...

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Welcome to the new Protect Your Home blog! As a homeowner, you understand the importance of protecting your investment, as well as your loved ones, valuables, and everything else in your home. We do too. And we want to help you find the best home security solutions for you. We hope you use this blog as your resource for ...

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If your monitored home security system is installed and maintained properly, you should not have a problem with it going off for no reason. However, false alarms do occur; nationwide, they account for 10 to 25% of calls to police. Many local police departments fine homeowners for false alarms.For example, in Fulton Count...

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Black Friday has become a pretty big deal in American culture, and stores and companies everywhere put out deals and special events to attract buyers on this consumer-oriented holiday. If you're planning to take advantage of a few sales this year, you might want to consider staying home and shopping online. The lines and ...

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