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. 

 

15 Smart Holiday Safety Tips & Precautions

When preparing for the holidays, it’s important to remain vigilant of potential dangers, such as thefts, floods, fire hazards, and more.

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10 Tips to Prevent Front-Porch Package Theft

When protecting front porch areas from package thefts, consider doorbell cameras, real-time monitoring, video analytics, alternative delivery methods, and more.

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Protecting Your Vehicle From Catalytic Converter Theft

Catalytic converters contain precious metals targeted by thieves—and are expensive to replace. Smart technologies help thwart these crimes.

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Top 5 Fire Prevention Tips for Commercial Businesses

When safeguarding your employees, assets, and place of business from life-threatening elements, such as smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide, conducting regular safety measures with periodic fire drills, evacuation plans, device testing, and more can be the difference between injuries, accidents, and even fatalities.

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