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

Whistle smart collar for dogs

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…

Nest Announces Trio of Updates

Alyssa Baker | Oct 28, 2015 | Equipment Reviews

Google’s Nest Labs unveiled a trio of exciting updates today – the launch of Nest Cam, a new Nest Protect, and a redesigned Nest App. Nest, makers of smart home products, design and manufacture several…

Tips to stay safe at college

Don’t Avoid the School of Your Dreams Because It Made This List

Alyssa Baker | Oct 28, 2015 | Safety Tips

AOL recently released a comprehensive list of the 25 most dangerous college campuses in America. With a number of major universities making national headlines in the last several months for safety issues on campus, this…