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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.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The White House executive complex is actually composed of four buildings: The Executive Mansion (where the First Family lives) The Old Executive Office Building (where the President´s and Vice President´s executive offices are located)...

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Understanding the importance of security means understanding your area's risk. Because of widely varying economic and demographic profiles, identifying your individual danger can help determine whether a security system is worth the investment. For the fol...

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Improving your family´s home security by installing devices like an ADT-monitored home security alarm will help protect your home and loved ones. Further, exploring the interior of your home to identify all possible points-of-entry and possible security breaches will help you gain a better sense of what areas in ...

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