What You Should Know About Police Partnerships with Ring

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What You Should Know About Police Partnerships with Ring

  • When it comes to protecting your home, many of the technologies and methods available involve some type of a compromise between privacy and security. Even something as simple as joining a neighborhood social media community (such as Nextdoor or a Facebook group) to keep track of safety concerns in your area involves sharing at least a few details about yourself with neighbors as well as with the companies supporting those online communities. There is no “right” level of compromise between…
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    Maintaining Home Security During & After Remodeling Projects

  • Summer is often the ideal time for major projects around the home because of nicer weather and longer daylight hours. Whether you are having your bathroom renovated or your basement finished, any remodeling project puts your home and family at risk for burglary or unwelcome intruders. With a revolving door of contractors, construction workers, and other people coming in and out of your home it can feel impossible to “vet” everyone. If your renovation project involves exposed walls, there is…
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    The Ultimate Security Guide for Airbnb Owners

  • As a homeowner who operates an Airbnb, you want to make sure your home and property stay safe while your guests enjoy a comfortable visit. It can be challenging to balance security and homey hospitality. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help you keep your guests and property secure while keeping everything accessible, inviting, and in compliance with Airbnb policies. Smart Locks Using physical keys comes with a variety of cost and security risks. Keys easily get lost, damaged,…
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    The Connection Between the Opioid Epidemic and Burglaries

  • The opioid crisis continues to grow and take its toll on communities around the country. In the US alone, more than 47,000 Americans died of opioid overdose in 2017. But death isn’t the only way opioid addiction ruins lives. Like with many addictions, opioid addicts are often driven to adopt destructive and illegal behaviors that harm not only themselves but those around them. One such behavior is burglary, as the US has seen a rise in opioid-related theft and addict…

    Vulnerabilities of Nest Security Cameras

  • Update: After we published the original post below, reports came out that Google had "forgotten" to tell consumers that some of their Nest security devices contained a hidden microphone that was not listed in the technical specifications--adding yet another possible avenue for privacy violations.  Click here to read the full report. Is your smart home security camera truly secure? With the popularity of smart cameras like Nest on the rise, the number of hackers who can access these cameras--and their…
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    Why You Should Do Background Checks on Vendors who Work in Your Building

  • While commercial security systems are something every business should invest in, they only help keep out bad people who aren't authorized to access your building.  What about people you invite into your building, such as employees and vendors? Now more than ever, any business in the market for a new employee conducts a background check on each candidate before they make their hiring decision. It just makes sense to ensure that the people who will be in your building day…

    How to Avoid Call Spoofing Scams

  • Even though, as a security and alarm company, Dyanamrk Security of Richmond is dedicated to helping our customers secure their physical property, we also want to make sure you are protected from criminals seeking to rob you through scams. In the ongoing battle between telemarketing scammers and consumers trying to avoid them, the latest front involves something called call spoofing. To help protect our customers and the general public from this new threat, we're publishing the information below about what…

    Limited Time Special Offer: Free Wireless Remotes

  • For a limited time, when you install a new alarm system, upgrade an existing alarm system, or switch your alarm monitoring service to Dynamark Security, we will give you two free wireless remote controls for your alarm system that you can attach to your keychain!  All you have to do is mention this promotion when you contact us for a free quote. The remotes feature four buttons that can be programmed for individual control or can be paired for two-button…

    Door-to-Door Home Security Scams to Watch Out for in 2019

  • Every year, especially during the spring and summer, the home security industry and its customers are targeted by scams. The aim of these scams is to get homeowners to switch their monitoring system to a new, far inferior and far more expensive options, often with hidden fees and bad intentions. The alarming part of these scams is that these security companies don’t usually try to persuade you to switch to their company or even ask outright. Instead, they lie, pretending…

    Dynamark Security Supports Fisher House

  • Dynamark Security is excited to announce a promotion we will be doing during through the end of March to help Fisher House, an organization that builds comfort homes near VA hospitals and medical centers around the world so that families of veterans can have a free place to stay while their loved ones receive medical treatment. When a customer installs and activates a new security system or switches to Dynamark and mentions this promotion, we will make a $100 donation…