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 […]

Securing Your Home’s Exterior

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I am amazed by how many extraordinary homes in which I have been asked to provide risk assessments that the homeowner and/or their security system provider had not covered the exterior area of the residence. Most homeowners in this area have invested heavily in their new homes’ exterior areas to make the outside of them […]

Smart Home Summer Safety Tips

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Summer break is an exciting time for our children, but it also creates an all new set of stress for parents who cannot be home with them during the day. If you have ever wondered how you can be in more than one place at a time to keep an eye on things, the answer […]

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 […]

Live Video Monitoring

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Increasingly, consumers expect to have real-time information at their fingertips. To meet those expectations, Honeywell has developed Total Connect Cameras that allow you to watch live video feeds and receive real-time video alerts. Honeywell’s indoor and outdoor IP cameras can be installed easily with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) push-button enrollment. Featuring the latest industry leading security […]

Veteran’s Day

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An open letter to Employees, Customers & Strategic Partners from Source 1 Solutions CEO If you have ever asked yourself what Veteran’s Day is all about, here is a short history… In 1921, an unknown World War I American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. This site, on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River and the […]

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. […]