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Is Your Home Alarm System Hackable?

Homeowners and security professionals alike have expressed concerns over the emerging Internet of Things. As toasters, refrigerators, and even doorknobs are connecting to the internet, the internet of things is opening homes and businesses to hacking opportunities and possible security breaches. Yet a greater concern exists in residential homes that could open hacking avenues that [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:22:58+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Survey Finds 2/3 of Homeowners Feel Unsafe

In a survey of over 1,000 American respondents, Honeywell found a variety of interesting data points relevant to alarm security companies. What can you use from the survey to improve your company? Honeywell commissioned a recent survey to gain an understanding of why more users are interested in connected home technology. The security technology company [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:22:58+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Do Drones Benefit Security?

Drones are a relatively new bit of technology, as well as a hot topic for security debate. This isn’t surprising, as just about every new technology falls under the scrutiny of security debate, ranging from arguments for increased safety to wild accusations that the robots will finally destroy us. Whichever way you sway, there are [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:22:59+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Video Verification: More Than Just Intrusion Protection

Video surveillance provides a powerful way to keep businesses and residential homes safe. Traditional uses for video security are of course to verify intrusions and prevent false alarms. Yet there are more ways that security system companies are taking advantage of this unique technology. Beyond Intrusion Detection Detecting intruders can be done in a variety [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:22:59+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Is the Security Equipment in Your Home Prone to Hacking?

The smart home is a clear step into the future of home security, which comes with exciting implications and new devices to explore. Users are able to unlock doors in convenient situations like when hands are full of groceries, or lock doors if they forgot to secure the premises. Home cameras help parents monitor homes [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Home Monitoring Goes DIY

Attracting the attention of consumers will forever be the challenge marketers will persevere to overcome. Understanding the ideal demographic, what kind of language draws them to a product, and what channels they are most likely going to find your brand on is something the best companies pay obscene amounts of money for. One particular class [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:00+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Consumers Look to Security Companies for Smarter Homes

The smart home isn’t a new concept, nor is it a passing trend. In fact, the homes of the future are here to stay, helping to protect your investments, reduce the amount of harm on the environment, and make living just a little bit easier with the click of a button. It seems as though [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:02+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Proprietary vs. Open Alarm Systems: The Debate Continues

Open systems have traditionally been thought of as a better security solution, as integrators want them, end users want them, and manufacturers make them. These among other reasons are why standards bodies have worked to make security system components more easily compatible. Or is this claim really true? Interestingly, proprietary systems are becoming favored as [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:02+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Futuristic Security Devices You Never Thought Possible

The smart home isn’t a new concept, in that security cameras have now become commonplace, and home security systems that respond to voice commands are becoming a regular subject. Yet companies that haven’t traditionally been involved in home security are now getting in on home protection, and making big strides in revolutionizing these technologies. Most [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:02+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Have a Start-Up? Tyco Security Products Wants to Invest

One of the biggest challenges for startups is funding. Getting the initial investment, maintaining a livable cash flow, earning revenue, and ensuring resource needs are met, are all hurdles any young entrepreneur or company faces. Knowing this, one of the world’s largest security products and solutions providers, Tyco Security Products (TSP), announced a plan to [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:23:02+00:00 April 26th, 2015|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|
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