Residential Security


San Antonio Mall Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

San Antonio Mall Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

San Antonio police describe the event as a robbery gone, “really wrong.”

Little Elm Officer Shot and Killed During Standoff

Little Elm Officer Shot and Killed During Standoff

An officer in Little Elm, Texas was killed in a standoff with a gunman.

Security is Driving Factor for Smart Home Adoption

Security is Driving Factor for Smart Home Adoption

A survey has found that the number one driving force for smart home products is security.

Trooper, Gunman Dead in Virginia Greyhound Shooting

Trooper, Gunman Dead in Virginia Greyhound Shooting

A Virginia Trooper was shot and killed in an incident at a Richmond Greyhound Station.

Protection 1 and ADT Merge Via Apollo Global Management

Transaction Delivers Significant Value to The ADT Corporation Stockholders and Provides Path for Future Growth of the Businesses Through the Combination of ADT and Protection 1

NYC Housing Authority Announces Installation of Security Cameras in 31 Buildings

NYC Housing Authority Announces Installation of Security Cameras in 31 Buildings

Better late than never, the NYCHA has installed security cameras at some of their developments.

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Louisville schools operate under heightened security due to anonymous, vague threat.

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Security researchers at Rapid7 have found vulnerabilities in Comcast’s Xfinity Home Security system.



Hikvision Announces Integration with Control4 Smart Home Solutions

Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating system, adding to a robust suite of features by which users can control and automate lighting, music, security and energy throughout the home.

Everything You Need to Know about Texas’ Open Carry Law

Everything You Need to Know about Texas’ Open Carry Law

Open carry has always been a touchy subject in Texas, but starting January of 2016, citizens will be able to openly carry firearms legally in the state of Texas.

3 Tips to Keep your Home Secure Over the Holidays

3 Tips to Keep your Home Secure Over the Holidays

Don’t let your holiday season turn be ruined by bad security.

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

President Obama assures the nation that there are no potential terrorist threats leading into the holidays.

3 Tips to Protect Your Holiday Packages from Porch Thieves

3 Tips to Protect Your Holiday Packages from Porch Thieves

Ensure that your front porch isn’t a victim of “porch piracy” with these 3 simple holiday package tips.

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

The Chapel Hill university warned students and staff to stay inside after reports of an armed and dangerous person.

3 Killed in Colorado Health Clinic Shooting

3 Killed in Colorado Health Clinic Shooting

A shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood leaves three dead and nine wounded.

5 Products that Define the Next Generation of Home Security

5 Products that Define the Next Generation of Home Security

These technologies are changing the game when it comes to keeping you safe and giving you peace of mind.

Home Smart Home - When it comes to security and home automation, there are a lot of questions homeowners need to ask themselves. Do I want a smart home?

Home Smart Home

When it comes to security and home automation, there are a lot of questions homeowners need to ask themselves. Do I want a smart home?

Campus Shooting the Result of a Dice Game

Campus Shooting the Result of a Dice Game

One person was shot and killed at Tennessee State University Thursday night.

How to Keep Your Home Burglar-Free

How to Keep Your Home Burglar-Free

Are you sure your home is safe enough?

Security was increased for 2015 Zombicon

Security was increased for 2015 Zombicon

One person was killed while others were sent to the hospital after a shooting during the event in Fort Meyers, Florida.

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  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3