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What to do when a burglar comes knocking

Security systems are the first line of defense when it comes to protecting your home from those who would do you harm. And while security systems immediately notify emergency personnel if someone invades your home, the moments between alerting the police

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Don’t let tragedy strike

Getting older is a fact of life. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, individuals 65 years and older make up about 14 percent of the total U.S. population. But with age can come tragedy. Nearly one-third of adults 65 and older

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Is your home flood-proof?

While many families fear fire destroying their homes and personal belongings, few think about the danger flooding can pose. Flooding is a very real danger. Many homes near bodies of water risk the possibility of flooding should a heavy rainstorm

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Fired up for the Fourth of July?

Fireworks are fun but house fires aren’t. Unfortunately, there’s an increase of both around Independence Day. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Independence Day has the highest number of fire incidents than any other day. In fact it is

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Employ your best security

Business owners want to trust the people they hire to work for them. Unfortunately, however, that desire to trust an employee is not always reciprocated in the actions of the employee. According to a survey, three million employees in 2014

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Who’s watching your security cameras?

Imagine going to bed at night or laying your infant in his or her crib and unbeknownst to you, a stranger is spying on you over your security cameras. No one expects it. No one wants to believe that it could

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School’s out, now who’s keeping an eye on your kids?

Deciding to leave a child home alone is a hard decision, especially when that child is younger. No matter how difficult the decision, not all parents have the choice to hire outside childcare. According to a Pew Research Center study, child care

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Summertime sadness: Protect yourself against vacation vandals

With all of the fun of summer comes the increased threat of crime. Research has shown that summer brings both higher temperatures and higher crime rates–especially residential burglary. But how can you both protect your home and enjoy a beach vacation?

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Sun sets on 2G

On Jan. 1, 2017 the 2G cellular network will be discontinued permanently across North America to make way for faster networks. The 2G wireless network was created in the early 1990s as way to communicate on the go with individuals around

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