Residential Security


Gunman Kills Eight in Czech Shooting

Gunman Kills Eight in Czech Shooting

A gunman opened fire at a restaurant in the Czech Republic, killing eight people before fatally shooting himself

Property Crime Down

If cyber crime and identity theft isn't taken into consideration.

Samsung SmartTVs May Record Conversations

Samsung SmartTVs May Record Conversations

A line in the privacy policy states the television may record conversation and send it to a third party.

All New iBridge Messenger SMS & MMS Multimedia Notification Service

Complementary add-on and extension for dealers transition into the smart home market.

Honeywell Introduces Multilingual iOS Demo Apps for Lynx Touch Systems

Seamlessly translates between English, Spanish and French.

A Comprehensive Solution - The importance of having a reliable video surveillance strategy at a marathon

A Comprehensive Solution

The New York City marathon is hosted the first week of November with more than 2 million spectators, 50,000 runners, and thousands of staff and volunteers. When it came time to planning the logistics for a successful event for the world’s largest marathon, safety and preventive actions were the most important criteria.

Hacker Startles Nanny via Baby Monitor with Camera

Hacker Startles Nanny via Baby Monitor with Camera

Three strategies to keep you and your children safe from the prying eyes and ears of hackers.

Security Video Shows UPS Driver Throwing Box, Urinating on House

Security Video Shows UPS Driver Throwing Box, Urinating on House

A seasonal UPS driver in Houston was fired after getting caught on security footage.



NorthStar Alarm Becomes First Honeywell Dealer to Provide the New Lyric Home Security Line

Lyric line features awareness cameras, motion and smoke and intruder detectors that integrate with other home automation products, such as the smart thermostat.

A Tweeter Invades College Coach

A Tweeter Invades College Coach's Privacy

Coach Sumlin of Texas A&M teaches college student the ultimate lesson about respecting the privacy of others.

Honeywell

Honeywell's Lyric Makes CES Debut

New way for families to stay in control of their home comfort and security while at home or away.

home security tips for new years travels

Home Security Tips for New Years Travels

Top 5 tips to help keep your abode safe and security while you're away ringing in the New Year!

Monitronics Wins Three Marcom Creative Awards and One Stevie Award

Dealer program recognized for effective marketing communications in 2014.

U.S. Prepares for Security Risks ahead of CIA Torture Report

U.S. Prepares for Security Risks ahead of CIA Torture Report

American agencies around the world prepare for possible threats related to the release of the report

Three Students Injured after Gunman Opens Fire in Florida State Library

Three Students Injured after Gunman Opens Fire in Florida State Library

Florida State University police killed the shooter.

Security Guard Shoots Knife-wielding Man at Mental Health Home

Security Guard Shoots Knife-wielding Man at Mental Health Home

A 42-year-old man was shot on the East Side of Cleveland.

6 Halloween Safety Tips Every Adult Needs to Know

6 Halloween Safety Tips Every Adult Needs to Know

There's thousands of safety tips for children on Halloween, so parents, these are just for you!

Infinova Signed Agreement to Acquire Swann Communications Pty Ltd

Transaction subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to be closed within this year.

Vanderbilt Industries Agrees to Acquire Siemens Security Product Business

Move consolidates company’s fast growing presence in global security systems industry.

Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Video Surveillance

For Conlin Properties, IP surveillance cameras from Axis Communications have played a critical role in the program’s success. Executives estimate that they have seen a 40 percent reduction in incident calls since they started using and publicizing these cameras.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Global IT Outage Cause by Faulty Update from Cybersecurity Provider CrowdStrike

    Systems are starting to come back online after a global IT outage on Friday disrupted everything from airline operations to banks and 911 call centers. Read Now

  • Securing the Flow of Operations

    The transportation industry is a complex and dynamic environment where efficient management of physical keys, vehicles and shared devices is critical to ensuring smooth operations, reducing costs and maintaining security. Every day, more transportation facilities are using modern electronic key and asset management systems to better secure, audit and manage the important assets that keep operations running smoothly. Read Now

  • The Recipe for Stadium Security

    The threat landscape of stadium security is fluid. Today’s venues and stadiums have operational security 24/7, hosting sporting events, community events, concerts, conventions and more – each with a unique visitor base and each with unique security risks. Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • 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

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 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