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 for your home or office, or if you're thinking of investing in glass break sensors and alarm monitoring for additional protection, learn more with our comprehensive resource guides.   

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The Best Glass Break Sensors of 2021: 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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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. 

 

Can a Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Lack of precautions, such as annual fireplace and chimney inspections, leak source inspections, and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, makes your gas fireplace a potential cause of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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New Security Feature: Alarm.com Business Activity Analytics

Alarm.com Business Activity Analytics helps organizations protect their employees, assets, and premises through invaluable data gleaned from occupancy and people counting, heat mapping, crowd gathering, queue monitoring, and more.

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10 Tips to Prevent Front-Porch Package Theft

When protecting your front porch from package thefts, consider safeguards such as front door and doorbell cameras, and smart technologies with video analytics, remote viewing, real-time alerts, motion detection, and more.

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Is Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Beeping?

Whether alerting the presence of carbon monoxide or a low battery, beeping carbon monoxide detectors should be regularly checked, inspected, and replaced if necessary for protection from this odorless, colorless, tasteless and potentially fatal gas.

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