Aaron Gunderson

Aaron is a gadget geek, community volunteer, and father of two. He frequently writes about smart home technology and surveillance systems.

Posts by Aaron Gunderson

30 Safest Cities in Alabama

30 Safest Cities in Alabama

Aaron Gunderson | May 4, 2015 | Focus on Community

Whether you prefer the relaxing atmosphere of Dauphin Island or the hustle and bustle of Birmingham, there are plenty of safe cities in Alabama to call home. In fact, according to recent FBI Crime Report…

Ask a security expert

SafeWise Announces “Ask A Security Expert” Program

Aaron Gunderson | Apr 16, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

In an ongoing effort to make researching, purchasing, or learning about home security as simple and straight forward as possible, we’re proud to announce “Ask a Security Expert,” the latest feature on SafeWise.com. Head on…

Denver and Seattle

Safety Bowl 2014: Denver vs. Seattle–Which Team Will Win?

Aaron Gunderson | Jul 29, 2014 | Focus on Community

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos for the Lombardi Trophy at Super Bowl XLVIII yesterday. Bere at SafeWise, we had a bowl of our own – The 2014 Safety Bowl – and this time…

Salinas, CA

How Salinas, CA is Reducing Crime and Increasing Safety

Aaron Gunderson | May 2, 2016 | Focus on Community

The people of Salinas, California are determined to reduce the violence on their streets. City officials, the Salinas Police Department, and members of the community engage in several collaborative programs to focus on creating a…

A Day in Spring, Texas

Aaron Gunderson | Mar 27, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

SafeWise likes to recognize communities that are going above and beyond to keep their communities safe, as well as those that go the extra mile to make their town somewhere their residents are proud to…

How to Talk With Your Children About Bullying

Aaron Gunderson | Sep 19, 2014 | Safety Tips

Bullying is becoming an increasing concern, especially in schools. It happens at all ages, but the National Center for Education Statistics reports that there is more bullying in middle school (grades 6-8) and emotional bullying…

iDoorCam Allows You to See, Hear, and Speak to Whoever Rings Your Doorbell

Aaron Gunderson | Sep 17, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

iDoorCam is a Wi-Fi enabled digital doorbell that allows you to not only see who is at the front door, but hear and speak to them as well. This doorbell uses your home’s Wi-Fi connection…

Cyberhood Watch Programs: Staying Safe While Surfing the Web

Aaron Gunderson | Oct 25, 2013 | Focus on Community

Nearly 73% of Americans have encountered some form of computer crime or attempted crime on the web. Cyberhood watch programs provide tools and resources to understand, manage, and protect Internet users. With cyberhood watch programs,…

7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Housekeeper

Aaron Gunderson | Oct 14, 2013 | Safety Tips

If you need help maintaining your home, hiring a housekeeper is a great solution. But if you’re unsure of what your housekeeper should know about your home, here are seven essential elements of information to…

motorcycle safety tips

10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

Aaron Gunderson | Jan 2, 2014 | Safety Tips

There’s no denying that motorcycles are cool, fun and fuel-efficient. But it’s also true that riding a motorcycle is more risky than driving a car. The reality is, a crash as a motorcyclist is about…