Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is the lead safety reporter and in-house expert for SafeWise.com. She has been a journalist and blogger for over 25 years, with a focus on home and community safety for the past six. Rebecca spends dozens of hours every month testing and evaluating security products and strategies. Her safety expertise is sought after by publications, broadcast journalists, non-profit organizations, podcasts, and more. You can find her work and contributions in places like TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, HGTV, MSN, and an ever-growing library of radio and TV clips.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

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Wisconsin’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 21, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Wisconsin based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Minnesota’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 21, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Minnesota based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Pennsylvania’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 21, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Pennsylvania based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Safest Cities in Indiana 2020

Indiana’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 21, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Indiana based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Michigan’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 21, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Michigan based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

ADT Pulse Guide 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 17, 2020 | Home Security

Learn all about the ADT Pulse app. Find out how to control your ADT security system and smart home devices.

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Best Air Purifiers of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 3, 2020 | Home Safety

If asthma or allergies takes your breath away, you need an air purifier. SafeWise ranked the best air purifiers of 2020 that combat smoke, odors, and allergens.

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Ensuring Financial and Identity Security for Seniors

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 10, 2020 | Senior Safety

Find out how to avoid financial scams and identity theft, particularly those targeted at older adults. SafeWise provides safety tips, next steps, and more.

Frontpoint Installation Guide

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 2, 2020 | Home Security
Frontpoint is a DIY home security system, but you don’t have to fly solo when it comes to installation. We’ve put together this guide to help you with everything from Frontpoint doorbell camera installation to...

Home Security System Vulnerabilities

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 2, 2020 | Home Security

Find out if hackers can access your home security system, and learn what brands like ADT, SimpliSafe, and Ring are doing to keep them out.