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. 

 

How to Use Security Camera Rules to Ensure Compliance in Highly Regulated Industries

From pharmaceuticals and healthcare to government and finance, security cameras can be leveraged to enhance workplace safety, protect sensitive information, improve accountability, and optimize other organizational operations.

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Choosing the Right Security Cameras for Your Business's Monitoring Needs

Maximize business security with top cameras: dome, bullet, PTZ, wireless, IP, and more. Enhance surveillance, deterrence, and business analytics for customer satisfaction and safety.

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The Advantages of Queue Monitoring for Retail & Service Businesses

Whether you’re a retailer or service provider, automated queue monitoring is a cost-effective way to improve employee productivity and morale, enhance customer service, and reduce other operational expenditures.

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Pros & Cons of Installing Your Own Home Alarm System

Several factors to consider when deciding whether to install your own home alarm system include its short- and long-term costs, equipment quality, contract flexibility, ease of installation, and customer service, among others.

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