Holly King

Holly is a regular safety and security contributor for Safewise. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, cooking and re-organizing her home.

Posts by Holly King

safe but spooky halloween decorations

Last Minute Tricks to get the Spookiest, Safest House on the Block

Holly King | Nov 5, 2014 | Safety Tips

From hanging napkin ghosts on the trees to lighting your freshly carved pumpkins on the porch, decorating your home for Halloween can be a wonderful tradition. With Halloween just a few days away, here are…

How to avoid getting pickpocketed

Tips to Outsmart Pickpockets While Traveling

Holly King | Nov 5, 2014 | Safety Tips

Pickpockets are very common when traveling, especially in foreign countries. Unfortunately, it only takes one person to spoil your vacation. Nobody wants to spend their entire vacation trying to cancel credit cards or getting a…

Home security systems in the movies

Home Security Myths Movies Taught Us

Holly King | Jan 5, 2017 | Safety Tips

If you ever find yourself preparing to fend off a horde of hungry zombies, you probably don’t want to get security tips from “Resident Evil.” That’s because, like a lot of home alarm systems in…

Home security products to protect your home and family

Top-Notch Home Security Products to Protect Your Family

Holly King | Jan 5, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

Your family’s safety is always a high priority and you can invest in several home security products that help reduce the risk of theft and damage to your property. Taking some time to determine what…

protect your smart home from getting hacked

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Home Automation Hackers

Holly King | Oct 27, 2014 | Safety Tips

While having a home automation system may give you more control over your home, it can also give hackers a window into your personal life. Researchers at Saarland University found that hackers could use basic…

Apps that use 3d printers to make duplicate keys pose security risk

3D Printing Apps May Pose a Security Risk

Holly King | Oct 27, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

New technology may make it easier for burglars to break into your home simply by using your own key against you. Recently developed smartphone apps, like KeyMe, allow anyone with a camera phone to take…