Insights & Resources

Stay Connected to the Latest Security News, Trends & Products 

Whether you’re shopping for a new security system for your home, commercial property, or small business, or want to learn more about the latest smart technologies and accompanying mobile apps, we’ve got you covered. 


Learn more about these and other cutting-edge technologies , new products, and industry news through our resource guides and  regularly updated blog posts. 

Security & Technology Resource Guides

From adding smart technologies and security systems to your home, commercial property, or small business, or if you're thinking of investing in glass break sensors and alarm monitoring for additional protection, learn more through our comprehensive resource guides.   

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Alarm Monitoring: What Is It & Does It Keep Your Home Safe?

Discover the features you'll receive from an Alarm.com monitoring plan offered through General Security.

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The Complete Guide to Commercial Security Systems

This comprehensive resource includes the many aspects of commercial security systems, such as features, benefits, costs, technology and equipment, smart integrations, and more.

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The Best Glass Break Sensors of 2024: A Definitive Guide

Learn more about our top picks, benefits, types, and best features of this critical home security component.

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Smart Homes: What to Know

This comprehensive guide outlines the many aspects of a smart home, including its evolution, characteristics, advantages, and more.

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Blogs & Industry News

As security technologies change within for both home and commercial use, we're always on the cusp of what's new and groundbreaking. Learn more about the latest news and information on security cameras, video analytics, smart technologies, alarm systems, remove viewing, carbon monoxide and fire safety, and others. 

 

Why a Custom Security System Is More Important Today Than Ever

Read through our beginner tips on what to know as you consider commercial security or home security systems that may be best for your business or home.

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How Do Contact Sensors Work?

Traditionally monitoring magnetic connections on windows and doors to detect intruders, contact sensors can now activate a wide range of smart technologies for various purposes, from home thermostats and lighting to medicine cabinets and refrigerators, and more.

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Can My Home Security System Be Hacked?

Home security systems face constant threats from hackers, but robust password management and adopting multifaceted security protocols can help protect your property and loved ones against unauthorized intrusions.

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Connecting Alarm.com Thermostat to Your Security System

Alarm.com Smart Thermostat can be connected to a compatible security system via a downloadable app, and provides remote control and monitoring of your home’s temperature, among other features.

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