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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.


Home security systems are becoming more technologically advanced, and today’s systems can be customized to meet the particular needs of the homeowners. Retirees are living on their own for much longer these days, and home security systems can help them enjoy their independence to the fullest. There are several add-ons av...

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The wireless keychain remote is one of the handiest features of today's monitored home security systems. It looks very much like the key fobs you use to lock and unlock your car, and it allows you to make the most of your home's security system. Most home security systems come with one wireless keychain remote, but you c...

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Most people think of their pets as full-fledged family members and want to do everything possible to keep them safe, healthy and happy. According to Marketplace.org, Americans spend at least $50 billion per year on their furry, feathered and scaly friends, with the average dog or cat owner spending more than $600...

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No matter where you live or what economic times are like, burglaries occur every day. In order to make life harder for burglars, you have to think like a burglar, understand things that cause a burglar to choose one target over another, and do what you can to reduce an intruder's opportunities for getting inside ...

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After there has been a break-in in your neighborhood, you may be left feeling uncomfortable and unsafe in your own home. That being said, there's no better time than the present to come together with your neighbors and create a plan to prevent future home invasions. Whether you've been burglarized in the past or you simpl...

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It's no secret that cars are a big investment, and many people put a lot of time and effort into maintaining their vehicles to run efficiently, look good and get them from point A to point B. But no matter how much time you put into your car, all of your efforts could be for naught if a car thief manages to break into you...

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You lock and unlock your front door everyday. But have you ever stopped to think about this little marvel and how it impacts your home security and personal safety? This infographic portrays the unforunate truths about door locks. Will a lock really stop an intruder? Not always. The unfortunate truth is that many people a...

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Home security systems have become valued home and business upgrades over recent decades, as homeowners and commercial tenants have sought reliable means to protect their abodes and family members from the risk of fire, burglary and other harr...

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You’ve mastered the tape gun, boxed and labeled all your possessions and padded the furniture. You’re all set for moving day, right? Well, almost. Moving theft is a risk many people don’t consider. However, a home move presents an ideal situation for opportunistic thieves and could put you at risk for be...

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The average American home is approximately  2,100 square feet in size. If this seems like a lot of space to you, think again. The number is nothing compared to the amount of space that exists in celebrity homes in the U.S. today. In the following infographic, we're providing you with an inside look at some of the most rid...

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