Alyssa Baker

Alyssa Baker is a writer and a resident security expert for the SafeWise team. She enjoys writing about home automation and home security gadgets, and drinks a lot of coffee in her spare time.

Posts by Alyssa Baker

The 15 Safest Cities in Iowa—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 15, 2015 | Focus on Community

How We Chose the Safest Cities in Iowa To identify the 15 safest cities in Iowa, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2013, along with population data. We eliminated all cities…

The 20 Safest Cities in Utah—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 15, 2015 | Focus on Community

Image: John Fowler; CC 2.0 How We Chose the Safest Cities in Utah To identify the 20 safest cities in Utah, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2013, along with population…

Safest Citis in Missouri 2015

The 25 Safest Cities in Missouri—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 9, 2015 | Focus on Community

Image: The Bell Mountain Wilderness of Southern Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest by Chris M. Morris; CC 2.0 How We Chose the Safest Cities in Missouri To identify the 25 safest cities in Missouri, we…

Safest Cities in Oklahoma 2015

The 20 Safest Cities in Oklahoma—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 9, 2015 | Focus on Community

How We Chose the Safest Cities in Oklahoma To identify the 20 safest cities in Oklahoma, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2013, along with population data. We eliminated all cities…

Safest Cities Arkansas 2015

The 10 Safest Cities in Arkansas—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 9, 2015 | Focus on Community

How We Chose the Safest Cities in Arkansas To identify the 10 safest cities in Arkansas, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2013, along with population data. We eliminated all cities…

Safest cities in Virginia 2015

The 10 Safest Cities in Virginia—2015

Alyssa Baker | Dec 9, 2015 | Focus on Community

How We Chose the Safest Cities in Virginia To identify the 10 safest cities in Virginia, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2013, along with population data. We eliminated all cities…

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Create a Pet-Safe Home With These 5 Helpful Hints

Alyssa Baker | Oct 14, 2015 | Safety Tips

From socket fillers to cabinet locks and more, “baby-proofing” your home for your littlest family members has never been easier. But what about furry and feathery family members? The safety of your dog, cat, or…

Vivint Smart Doorbell comparison

See When Opportunity Knocks with These Smart Doorbells

Alyssa Baker | Dec 21, 2018 | Safety Tips

Today’s smart doorbells can help increase your sense of security while providing additional convenience to your life. Even if you don’t pair your video doorbell with a smart lock, you can see who’s at your…

5 Safety Products for Security On-the-Go

Alyssa Baker | Aug 11, 2015 | Safety Tips

Protecting yourself outside of your home is all about balancing security with portability. You want to thwart attackers if need be and communicate with the outside world if you’re in harm’s way, but you don’t…

Tech to protect airbnb hosts from theft and burglary

5 Cool Home Security Gadgets for Airbnb Hosts

Alyssa Baker | Jul 26, 2019 | SafeWise Recommends

Thanks in part to the rapid growth of rental-listing service Airbnb, many would-be entrepreneurs have taken a leap into the so-called sharing economy. But all of this collective enthusiasm is often dampened by the possibility…