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What an Old Joke Can Teach You About Home Security

There’s an old joke that goes something like this: two hikers come across a bear unexpectedly. After the animal roars, they turn to sprint back in the direction they came. The first hiker exclaims: “We'll never outrun the bear!” His companion replies: “I don’t have to outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you!” Is...
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How to Look at Your Home the Way a Robber Would

Most homeowners simply don’t have the capacity to think like hardened criminals. That’s a good thing, but it also means many of us have “blind spots” when it comes to gaps in home security. Simply put, we don’t see houses the way burglars do. You’ll probably never be able to look at your own home as...
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Are Criminals Following You on Facebook and Twitter?

It used to be that careful robbers had to drive around neighborhoods for days, figuring out which homes were isolated and empty. Or, they had to pose as delivery workers or door-to-door sales people in order to scope out possible targets. Now, though, most of the information they are looking for can be found on...
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Don’t Forget to Protect Digital Age Valuables

Although our business is all about protecting people and the kinds of physical possessions (like cash, jewelry, and portable electronics) that are commonly taken during robberies, most of our customers have digital property that can be worth just as much. In fact, many would be as upset at losing personal photos, work projects, and important...
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