Over the past decade, we’ve researched, reviewed, compared, and ranked the best home security systems on the market to help you confidently protect what matters most in your life.
Vivint stands out as our pick for the best security system because it's the leading company out there actively innovating to deter crime, not just record it. Vivint's state-of-the-art proprietary equipment, advanced smart home integration, and theft-deterrent features are a cut above the average system. Plus, every Vivint alarm system comes with professional monitoring.
But high-end, high-tech home security isn't what everybody needs. Whether you want to protect a big house with lots of land or a smaller home or apartment, we've got a security solution that will work—even full-on DIY systems like SimpliSafe. Whether you want a system that comes contract-free, has no monthly fees, or lets you self monitor your home, here's our complete list of the top home security systems of 2023—and tips to help you choose the right one for you.