An intrusion alarm, not a smoke detector, alerted a Virginia family of a house fire that completely destroyed the home.
SSI Staff · May 23, 2015
A professional hacker claims to breach multiple security systems and connected devices, including intercepting video streams.
SSI Staff · February 20, 2015
Many home and business owners in San Angelo, Texas, are adding extra security against prospective thieves during the holiday season, according to a local alarm company.
SSI Staff · December 22, 2014
Despite a high number of false alarms in the city, the Colorado Springs Police Department have modified the way officers respond to security alarms following the death of a newlywed couple who was shot in their home by an teen intruder.
SSI Staff · October 21, 2014
Here are a few possible intrusion detection products to help your customers deter burglars.
Ashley Willis · June 04, 2014
A new AIREF-funded study scientifically supports the industry’s assertion that alarm systems deter burglars. More than four in five incarcerated respondents say they would try to determine if an alarm was present before attempting a burglary. And the presence of an alarm system would cause more than half the intruders to abort.
September 30, 2013
A new AIREF-endorsed study seeks answers from the minds of burglars.
By Scott Goldfine · March 10, 2013
Here is another example of why it’s important to train customers on handling intrusion alarms.
Ashley Willis · January 24, 2013
ADT Security Services Inc. has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over a failed home burglar alarm with the estate of a mother of four children.
October 05, 2011
Following the Detroit Police Department's recent declaration that it would no longer respond to burglar alarms without verification of an actual break-in, the alarm industry is gearing up to contest the policy, which takes effect on Aug. 22.
August 16, 2011