How To Protect Your Home During a Power Outage

  From keeping the lights on, to keeping you cool in the summer, our homes use a ton of electricity; this electricity also helps scare potential burglars away through lights, sounds and security systems. However, with midwest storms and sweltering heat, the power is known to go out at least a few times every summer. … Continued

Summer Heat Wave: Why Break-ins Increase and What To Do About It

Temperatures are rising, grass is greening up and summer plans are starting to get underway; a standard start to summer for many. Do you know what else happens at the beginning of each summer? The chance of a break-in begins to increase. Law enforcement agencies across the country are getting the word out about the … Continued

Internet Privacy Rules Repealed: What this Means for You

Internet Privacy Laws Last month, on March 23, 2017, a set of internet privacy rules were repealed. These rules would have required consent to be given for internet service providers (ISPs) to sell your browsing data. In early 2015, the Federal Communications Commision (FCC) classified ISPs as a utility. This is much like your water, … Continued

10 Incredibly Important Security Tips You Need To Know For 2017 Part 1

Every 15 seconds, there is a burglary in the USA. By the time you have finished reading this article, a dozen more homes and businesses will have fallen victim to theft. Here are some things you can do right now to protect your home or workplace. (related: Columbia, MO Crime Rates and Your Home Security) Burglaries … Continued

Top 10 Security Resolutions for the New Year

While running around for presents and visiting friends and family, one thing that should be in the back of your mind is how to keep your loved ones safe. It may not be as glamorous as hitting the gym and working on your 12-pack (you’ll get it this year!), but setting security resolutions this new … Continued

Options for Computer Networking at Your Business

Say your business is growing, and that tiny desktop computer has turned into 12 laptops that all need reliable speeds and connectivity. Your employee base has also increased, internet connection has plummeted because of it and complaints about the network start accumulating. It may be time for a new computer networking system. What is a … Continued

Columbia, MO Crime Rates and Your Home Security

Crime is often a hushed topic or a subject that people fear. It’s important to note that crime is a factor in every city across the entire nation. There are different degrees of crime, some of which can be prevented. There are two main types of crime: violent and property. Violent crimes are acts such as … Continued

Protecting Your Mobile Device

Let’s be honest. Our whole lives revolve around our mobile devices. All of our photos, calendar events, social media accounts, banking apps, texts, emails and music are squeezed into a rectangular technology that we slide into our pocket or purse. We shop on our mobile. We bank on our mobile. We live our lives on our … Continued