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What We Can Learn from a Jewel Thief

Hillary Johnston | Oct 23, 2013 | Safety Tips

Reformed master jewel thief Walter T. Shaw has been all over the media lately. With his newly published book, A License to Steal, Shaw has been interviewed by everyone from Oprah to Rachael Ray to…

Best Home Security Advertisements

Hillary Johnston | Apr 6, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Home security ads have come a long way. Just four years ago Broadview Security had a series of television ads featuring young, vulnerable women who were home alone during a break in. The ads were…

6 Hopes and Dreams for the Future of Home Security

Hillary Johnston | Oct 8, 2013 | Safety Tips

Current home security gadgets look like something out of James Bond or The Jetsons. We’ve got motion–triggered cameras, pet-immune sensors, and systems that let you control your thermostat, lighting, and door locks from a smartphone….

How to Deter Parking Garage Theft

Hillary Johnston | Oct 14, 2014 | Safety Tips

Leaving your car at a parking garage may seem like a hum-drum part of a day, but it’s actually a potential security hazard. Of course, most of us don’t have much of a choice—we have…

Exploring the Effectiveness of Home Security Cameras

Hillary Johnston | Jul 22, 2016 | Safety Tips

If you already have a security system, it may seem redundant to have security cameras. After all, if a security system is supposed to keep out intruders in the first place, ideally, you wouldn’t have…