Smart home technology is on the rise. In fact, the most recent data available shows that 2016 had a 64% sales increase in smart home devices. These Internet-enabled home devices are ever expanding in their scope, ranging from televisions to baby monitors to home security cameras. However, consumer adoption of smart home technology is not happening equally throughout the … [Read more...]
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It’s a new age of smartphones, social networks and digital interconnectedness. But home security threats are often the old-fashioned kind — a door that is jimmied open or window that was left unlocked. Each year in the U.S., there are 2.9 million burglaries. The majority of these crimes, 74%, occur at residential properties. Luckily, there is a growing number of home … [Read more...]
Did you know that using outdated technology exposes your company to significant security risks? Because legacy software can no longer be patched or updated, systems that use older technology will not be secure against today’s current threats. In fact, 44% of data breaches are caused by known system vulnerabilities. The below infographic looks at which systems are vulnerable, … [Read more...]
Did you know that a home break-in happens once every 15 seconds? And renters are 85% more likely to be burglarized than homeowners. Yikes! While the burglary statistics sound ominous, there are easy ways to make your apartment rental safe and secure. Here’s what For Rent recommends: Keep Your Apartment Safe with DIY Home Security Created By: ForRent.com … [Read more...]
The world of social media has come a long ways since the days of MySpace. Now, in addition to myriad networks designed to help us keep in touch with family and friends, we have others geared for specific purposes and media. There’s LinkedIn for professional networking, Instagram for photo-sharing, FourSquare for checking into restaurants and events, and more. This infographic … [Read more...]