Safety Concerns At Event Arenas

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On May 22nd of this year, a tragedy occurred in Manchester, England, at the conclusion of an Ariana Grande concert. Similar events have happened in Paris, Colorado, and in our very own backyard last year, at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. These events beg the question: If you are running a large scale venue, what are […]

Common Mistakes in Business Security

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, at this point in the game, we understand the importance of cyber security and its crucial role in protecting our business. In efforts to keep information safe, we try to stay up to date on security measures. We have an IT team. We […]

How Secure is In-Flight WiFi?

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When was the last time you checked your phone? If you’re like most of Americans, you probably pick it up over 2,000 times a day. Whether ranting on social media or catching up with work, we’re constantly connected to the Internet. WiFi has become our best friend. Once upon a time, getting on a flight […]

How To Maximize Your Existing Cyber Security

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We’ve all experienced that sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach when we open a file we received via email, and everything on our computer goes haywire. On a best case scenario, you can do damage control; but it could be costly. On worst case scenario, your system was infected by malware and may […]

How to improve images in Closed Circuit TV

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How fun is it when you’re watching a funny video or a sports recap on YouTube and the screen freezes? Do you automatically assume your computer sucks, or do you think it might be the Internet connection? If you blame the Internet, or your connection to the internet you get points for guessing right. The […]

Using Biometrics in Business Security

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Do you use your thumb print to log into your phone? (Ok. Hang on. Just reread that first sentence and imagine yourself reading this blog in 1995…. Toto, look how far we’ve come). Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines biometrics as the analysis of unique physical or behavioral characteristics, such as fingerprints or voice patterns, as a means […]

Facial Recognition: A New Age in Security Technology

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Tom Cruise tends to play hero in high intensity films, such as Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, and Minority Report. In that last one, retina scans were regularly used to gain access into secured spaces. It provided good entertainment. It also made us wonder what the future in technology holds. Hollywood Meets Reality On April 21st, […]

How Hard Is It to Hack Into Your Security System?

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Before owning your own business, did you ever have a job you hated as much as the main character on Office Space hated his? Were you rooting for the “bad guys” when they hacked into their employer’s computer system to make money? Would you hack into someone’s security system, just for fun and giggles? You […]

Smart Equip Your Vacation Home

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Enjoy having a vacation property without the worry with one of the new Smart Home systems.   Many people own vacation homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, there are now more than eight million vacation homes across the country, and sales are rising by 20 to 30 percent each year. Since you don’t live […]

Keeping You Aware & Worry-Free

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Your home has a lot to tell you since, thanks to the technology available through smart home security, it now has a voice. It can keep you aware of everything that occurs in your home from fires to teenagers’ parties, no matter where you are, through real-time text and video alerts.  In extreme cases, like […]

Springtime Smart Security Benefits

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Spring is here and with it comes the motivation to start cleaning projects and new home improvements. This year, many homeowners are considering updating their smart home technology. By integrating a security system with advanced technology, you can create a smart home that will provide better protection for you and your family, while also offering the […]

Touch ID for Honeywell Total Connect

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In the Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 release for Apple iOS devices, Honeywell launched a new Touch ID login feature. In case you haven’t heard of it, it lets users log in with a fingerprint instead of a username and password. Over 85% of Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Apple iOS users have a Touch ID enabled device, […]

Honeywell Vehicle Tracking Services

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Honeywell Total Connect Tracking Services is a solution that employs GPS technology to let home and business owners remotely track vehicles and assets in real-time using their personal computers, smartphones or other Internet-enabled mobile devices. There are three devices to meet your tracking needs: The Honeywell Total Connect Vehicle Tracker enables tracking of most vehicles […]

Why Smart Thermostats Matter

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Each time we open our electric bill, we become acutely aware of how much the summer heat of Florida costs us as we try to remain cool. One way to save during those warm spells is to sweat it out and hope that it ends soon, which, in this area, is usually shortly after Christmas. […]

Smart Home Benefits for Seniors

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During this brutal winter on Long Island, I was grateful that my mom is a “snowbird”. In New York, when seniors migrate to Florida to escape the cold, they often get this name. This month, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to honor seniors and provide information to keep them healthy. As security providers, you can assist […]

Updating Your Home Security System

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At one time, most homeowners viewed a security system as a good door lock. However, over the years, much has changed; and in the present world, everyone has become conscious of how important security is to their lives and well being. It is a sad fact that a burglary occurs in this country every fourteen […]

Test Drive Honeywell’s Total Connect

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“Do you want to go for a test drive?” You often hear this from a car sales person when you are contemplating whether or not to buy that car. Often times, the test drive will solidify your purchasing decision. To help showcase remote services, Honeywell have developed a “Test Drive” interactive demo feature for the iPhone. […]