Residential Security


USSS Director Writes Testimony Regarding White House Perimeter Breach

USSS Director Writes Testimony Regarding White House Perimeter Breach

Director Pierson brings up some new concerns about the Secret Service.

Security Partners and WAVE Electronics Announce Collaborative Rebate

Program between two companies gives security dealers a profit advantage for purchased products and monitoring services.

Napco Security Systems Delivers First Control4-certified Alarm Panel Line

Enables dealers to quickly and easily integrate security within projects and offer protection of homes and businesses.

Columnist Says Those with Footage Have the Power

Columnist Says Those with Footage Have the Power

In the aftermath of the Ray Rice Scandal, it comes down to those with the camera footage.

3-D Printed Skeleton Key Can Open Almost Any Lock in Seconds

3-D Printed Skeleton Key Can Open Almost Any Lock in Seconds

Quickly breach high-security locks by using a printed "bump" key.

Are DIY Home Security Cameras the Wave of the Future?

Are DIY Home Security Cameras the Wave of the Future?

A group of cheap cameras turns your home into a do-it-yourself security system

Columnist calls for public security cameras after the disturbances in Ferguson

Columnist calls for public security cameras after the disturbances in Ferguson

Larry Seltzer says that public security cameras could have helped the police gather information

Honeywell Enhances Connected Home Offering by Adding Voice Commands to Tuxedo Touch

Video recording and remote software downloading among other updates to popular home and business controller.



Groundbreaking Study Reveals Top Six Items Stolen During Home Burglaries

Interviews with 422 convicted burglars shed light on desirable possessions.

Bosch Integrates Video with Intrusion Control Panel App

Remote Security Control allows arming and disarming of one or more B Series systems or areas.

ADT to Offer New Remote and Mobile Products

ADT to Offer New Remote and Mobile Products

The home security company begins its movement into home-control products.

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

Movie quotes offer great insights and knowledge to enhance the security industry.

All 11 Members of Catalyst AV Distribution Network Now Selling Nest

Nest is a key element in this specialty product distribution network’s portfolio of best-of-breed wireless technologies that help integrators tap new and/or previously unforeseen revenue opportunities within the home

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As the only 24/7 neighborhood in Chicago, River North and Friedman Properties have a shared vision for the area to ensure that success will continue to present itself: aligning the right tenants with the right buildings, demanding the best in security and investing purposefully.

Kwikset Kevo’s Latest Upgrade Introduces Free Unlimited Guest eKeys

Home access management becomes even more convenient for current and future Kevo owners; gives guests 24-hour access to the home, and sets day and time constraints.

Home Security Systems Can Be Used to Spy on You

Home Security Systems Can Be Used to Spy on You

Cybersecurity researcher exploits home security for the sake of safety.

Hacked Light Bulbs Can Reveal Your Wi-Fi Password

Hacked Light Bulbs Can Reveal Your Wi-Fi Password

With sophisticated technology comes risk if you are not vigilant in applying security updates.

Drones: The Future of Bonding with Your Neighbors

Drones: The Future of Bonding with Your Neighbors

Skyteboard 3G, an iOS and Android app-controlled drone, could help facilitate interaction in local communities. (Video Included)

Custom Bumper Stickers and Decals Can Enable the Perfect Crime

Custom Bumper Stickers and Decals Can Enable the Perfect Crime

Families innocently display information that can give criminals as edge into committing the perfect crime.

Kwikset Becomes Preferred Lock Supplier for Protection 1

SmartCode to be used in all installations where electronic locks are employed.

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Survey: Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

  • Mobile Applications Are Empowering Security Personnel

    From real-time surveillance and access control management to remote monitoring and communications, a new generation of mobile applications is empowering security personnel to protect people and places. Mobile applications for physical security systems are emerging as indispensable tools to enhance safety. They also offer many features that are reshaping how modern security professionals approach their work. Read Now

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    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation.

    Connect ONE®

    Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3