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The Losses in Property-Related Crimes

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in General Security | 0 comments

Property-related crimes such as burglary and robbery are all about valuable losses. The nature of the criminal act itself anchors on the taking of valuables. It is an unfortunate reality that in most instances more than just material things are taken. Sometimes, lives are destroyed, taken, lost. The gravity of the losses due to these criminal acts is often disregarded due to the fact that the statistics are not usually available. The definition and boundaries of these crimes are interlapping with other crimes, making some committed crimes...

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False Alarms and Wasted Resources

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

False Alarm is a major security problem.  A clueless person might simply think that occurrences of false alarms cannot possibly hurt anybody. However, the truth can never be farther away from this simpleminded thinking. False alarms always result to wasted time, effort and resources. It has become such a nuisance that police forces in some states have established laws that fine home and business establishment owners a significant amount for repeated instances of false alarms. We might think that this is too harsh particularly since having an...

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The Misuse of Genius: How Criminals Disarm Security and Alarm Systems

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

It is a mistake to underestimate the skill and determination of criminals. Security system companies certainly do not. That is why they keep on updating their systems, always studying recent cases of burglary, theft and home invasion to come up with new devices and systems equipped with the newest technology in home security. Here are some of the known tactics that criminals use to defeat security and alarm systems. Most security and alarm professionals refer to it as ‘smash and crash’. Most alarm systems allow homeowners a main...

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Effects of Home Invasion on Victims

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

Maybe we’ve just read too many suspense novels and watched too many episodes of crime-themed television series, but a lot of us feel that these are the dangerous days. Profiling the intentions and MO of criminals are getting more difficult as they become more and more resourceful and skilled. The challenges posed by the continuous technological improvements on security and alarm system seem not enough to totally deter those with criminal intent from carrying out their plans. Although the statistics of Property Crimes have declined in the...

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The Blade Runner’s Defense: A High Profile Case on Security Threats

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

It was unbelievable, shocking in an awful way, when we heard of the news about South African Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius shooting his girlfriend dead in his own home. It is difficult to conceive that the person accused of murder is a celebrated athlete, a double amputee who became the most admired athlete in the world of track and field, and that the dead victim is his almost equally famous model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. It is however more difficult to conceive how and why it happened. Although the South African Police has...

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The Need for Security: Tackling the Issue of Gun Control

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

In the wake of gun-related tragedies that have befallen the different states of United States recently, people are faced with question as to how safe it is for a community to allow its citizens to own and use guns. From the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting incident to the more recent case of a 15-year-old teenager  who killed his parents and younger siblings at their own home, the terror is no longer just outside of our nation’s soil. It is now inside our own territories, our schools and our own homes. Our government is rushing to...

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The Rich, the Famous and the Burglars

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

The everyday lives of celebrities are nothing like ordinary. Their daily routines are far from that of an ordinary person. Their material possessions are too many, their properties too vast, their houses too big and extravagant, and their money too much. However, their celebrity status attracts the attention of not just their fans but also that of people with bad intentions. Just like any of us, some celebrities also experience incidents of burglary or some sort of violation of privacy in their own homes. Some of their stories may sound...

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Smoke Alarms for Home Safety

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 in General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

Although it is not always true that when there’s smoke, there’s fire, smoke usually signifies some kind of danger. Smoke, by itself, is already an alarm. It alarms us to the possibility of fires and dangerous gas leakages. That is why colorless gas leakages are often fatal because they are not accompanied by smoke as a warning. Not many of us realize the importance of smoke alarms. Some of us see it as unnecessary addition to our household expenditures. Millions of property has been damage every year, many people have been injured and some...

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The Conflicting Role of Technology in Security and Safety

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Core Security, General Security, Home Security System News | 0 comments

As the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show is being held this week in Las Vegas, consumers are getting all excited about the newest technological development of consumer gadgets and appliances from the top Tech Companies worldwide. The significant role of technology in improving our everyday lives is simply undeniable. From remote-free televisions to mobile phones with high end cameras, we are continuously treated with the best offerings. Because of the impact of technology in human lives, it is thus being brought into question...

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Smart Homes – The Automated Homes of the Future

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in General Security, Home Automatiom | 0 comments

What exactly is home automation? This is where the latest technology is paired with ease and convenience. The smart home system that was developed comprises of several networks made up of separate devices that can all work and communicate with each other in perfect harmony. This new type of networking system will give you the instant and wireless control over other single devices such as your television, garage gate, lights and as well as other appliances throughout your house. Here are some of the benefits of converting your ordinary manually...

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