Entries by Lauren M.

Video Surveillance Guidelines

Video surveillance systems are so commonplace that we often forget there are any privacy considerations at all in using them. Fortunately, using video surveillance is fairly straightforward and complying with laws governing privacy much easier than most people think. The Lowdown on Privacy Privacy laws are governed by state and federal laws and by common […]

Cool New Enhancements to Honeywell Total Connect

Call us security nerds, but we’re pretty excited around here. That happens whenever we get to offer our customers something that will improve their security and improve the way they live their lives. This time, Honeywell has outdone itself with features that allow Total Connect users to more fully adapt the system to their needs. […]

Holiday Home Security Tips Thieves Hate

FBI crime stats prove that it is indeed the most wonderful time of the year—for thieves! According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), the number of burglaries rises significantly around the holidays each year. For thieves, the holiday season represents the best time to cash in and steal anything easily and quickly sold […]

Be on the Lookout for these Distraction Burglars

This may not necessarily apply to New Jersey alarm systems, but it is certainly applicable to your home security and personal safety. As the weather gets colder and we near the holiday season, distraction burglaries are going to start rising again. Criminals know that the holidays are the time to prey on the generous natures […]

What Do Burglars Want, Anyway?

New Jersey alarm system customers: Do you know what burglars really want in your home? If not, it’s time to find out. We did some research, and we found that combined data from the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI reveal that the top items burglars want to steal include: Electronics, including tablets, video […]

Don’t forget about the national night out!

New Jersey home security customers: Did you go to the National Night Out last year? Here’s your chance to go again, because the National Night Out is coming up again on Tuesday, August 5. Held every year on the first Tuesday in August, the Night Out is a nationwide effort held by local police departments, […]