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What Does CCTV Mean?

Published 01/06/2022 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in June 2020 and has been revised to reflect industry updates. Since its inception more than 70 years ago, closed-circuit television (CCTV) has evolved from ...

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How Can I Make My Home Safer & Smarter This Winter?

Published 12/21/2021 by General Security

With winter bringing cooler temperatures, harsher weather conditions, and other seasonal changes, it’s important your family, home, and property remain safe and sound. While adding traditional protection measures such ...

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Should I Take My Home Security System When I Move?

Published 12/15/2021 by General Security

With more and more consumers moving or relocating for various reasons, deciding what to do with your home security system is an important consideration. While many homes might already be equipped with an existing ...

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15 Smart Holiday Safety Tips & Precautions

Published 12/08/2021 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in December 2020 and has been revised to reflect industry updates. Whether you’ll be traveling or staying home for the holidays, regardless of your plans, ...

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Can a Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Published 12/02/2021 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in October 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates. Carbon monoxide poisoning can severely damage the human nervous and respiratory systems, as well ...

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New Security Feature: Alarm.com Business Activity Analytics

Published 11/24/2021 by General Security

When adding commercial security systems to your place of business, safeguarding employees, assets, and property is most important with technologies such as smart alarms, security cameras, keycard entry systems, fire and ...

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10 Tips to Prevent Front-Porch Package Theft

Published 11/18/2021 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in December 2020 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.   With retail e-commerce sales set to increase to $5.4 trillion in 2022, online shopping is ...

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Is Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Beeping?

Published 11/05/2021 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in October 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.   Installing a carbon monoxide (CO) detector in commercial and residential buildings is extremely ...

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General Security Life Safety Devices & Smart Technologies Allow Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club to Monitor a Safe Environment

Published 11/03/2021 by General Security

When the Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club required an updated security and fire alarm system for its newly expanded premises, the Locust Valley, New York club tapped General Security to assist with this important ...

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