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Common-Sense Measures for Exterior School Safety

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As back-to-school season ramps up, so too do security efforts from school districts. We get several calls from school administrators to complete last-minute security preparations as the summer winds down. In last year’s post on Why Security Professionals Oppose Classroom Barricades, we look at classroom security. Specifically, we examine the debate over quick-fix classroom barricades. These devices have gained […]

Security Measures to Improve Employee Safety in Your Business

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If you own or manage a business, you value securing and keeping track of valuable inventory and equipment highly. However, protecting important possessions and records only accounts for a part of overall business security. We also encourage our commercial customers to take steps that ensure employee safety. In this post, we look at several best practices […]

Smart Home Surveillance System Design

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More and more of our customers consider cameras an important part of their home security plan. As with many security-related products, however, entering the home surveillance market can prove frustrating. Customers often find themselves with countless camera choices, facing confusing industry jargon. And that’s just the beginning, because deciding where and how to install cameras can prove just as frustrating […]

Taking Steps to Defeat Smart Criminals

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When creating a home security plan with customers, we attempt to think like a criminal. Of course, we cannot always anticipate how a burglar will approach a home, and why. However, specific patterns of behavior have certainly emerged while studying burglary statistics. Some of these patterns go against some common misconceptions. For example, burglars generally try […]

Avoiding Common Security Mistakes

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We’ve spent some time in previous posts talking about how to protect your home from burglary. Some of these posts involve making it harder for a burglar to enter your home. Our post on 6 Ways to Improve Door Security is a good example of this approach. We’ve also spent some posts looking at ways […]

How to Use Your Smart Phone to Add Security to Your Alarm

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Over the past few years, the use of smart phones has spiked tremendously. While you have likely noticed this trend through simple observation, statistics help back this statement up as well. For example, this Pew Research study from last year tracks American consumption of different forms of technology. Unsurprisingly, the survey found that 77% of Americans now own […]

Yard and Driveway Security Tips

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When most people think of “home security,” they envision a burglar alarm or lock hardware. To many, home security simply means controlling who can enter a home, and when. However, many of our customers reach out to us with questions about protecting the outside of their homes. At Northeast Security Solutions, we know that complete […]

5 Keys to Complete Home Office Security

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More and more of our customers either work from home or bring work home to an office than ever before. Many people consider business security a different animal from home security. However, the presence of a home office blurs this distinction. When we design home security systems, we make sure to ask which areas of the […]

Security Advice for Renters

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Over the past several years, we have had more and more renters as customers, rather than homeowners. Of course, this industry trend reflects overall living trends. This study conducted last year by the Pew Research Center sheds some light on the subject. According to the report, 36.6% of households rented in 2016, rather than owning a […]