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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The Best Glass Break Sensors of 2022: 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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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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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. 

 

What Is Vehicle GPS Tracking?

Within commercial and personal vehicles, Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking uses orbiting satellites to calculate data and identify real-time locations to help deter thefts, as well as managing vehicle diagnostics, maintenance, and safety.

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General Security Recognized on 2022 SDM Magazine Top 100 Report

Industry publication recognizes security provider as one of its top 100 integrators in the United States based on monthly recurring and total gross revenues, and number of employees, customers, and locations.

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10 Smart Home Energy Management Tips

Smart home technologies such as flood and water sensors, outlets and light bulbs, security cameras, and more can help lower monthly utility costs and energy consumption.

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5 Advantages of a Keycard Entry System

Keycard entry systems are designed to restrict, manage, and monitor building access to reduce facility operating costs, theft, and on-premises incidents within commercial buildings and other areas requiring additional entry point control.

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