Seven Reasons Not to Buy an Alarm System from Your Cable Company

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Seven Reasons Not to Buy an Alarm System from Your Cable Company

  • Cable companies are good at getting you to purchase (potentially unnecessary) services by bundling because it appears to save money. Not many of us would have a landline nowadays, but the cable company tells you it is cheaper to have internet, cable, and a landline than it would be just to have internet and cable. The reason they do this is simple.  They know that the more services they provide you with, the more of a pain it will be…
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    Your Security Camera Questions Answered

  • Security cameras are a very hot topic these days, and lots of customers are asking about them. In an effort to provide people with all the information they need to make an educated decision about whether they need home security cameras, what type of cameras to purchase if they do need them, and how to best use cameras if they already have them, we are publishing this short guide to security cameras that addresses these and other commonly asked questions.…
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    Why You Need to Arm Your Alarm During the Day

  • Many people purchase a home security system so that they can sleep better at night, but the fact is that one of the most important reasons to have an alarm system is so that you can turn it on during the day. A lot of people say, "Well gosh, I'm really just concerned about my personal safety. I'm not so much worried about my stuff getting stolen." However, the truth is the most important time for you to protect yourself…
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    Best ID Theft Protection Services for 2017

  • When most people think about protecting themselves, their families, and their businesses, they look to home security systems armed with alarms designated to alert homeowners to entry as well as cameras that can catch intruders in the act, ensuring they will be brought to justice. It’s vital to find a company you can trust (such as Dynamark Security of Richmond) to provide this kind of physical security for your family and business. But what about your cybersecurity? You need to…

    How to Conduct a Small Business Security Audit

  • Is your small business secure? Are you sure? Businesses experience ten times more burglaries than households, yet many company owners consider their business more secure than their home. Businesses are also likely to be repeatedly re-victimized, with 17% of burgled businesses representing 69% of incidents. It’s easy to miss security flaws that leave a company exposed. Focusing on the day-in, day-out needs of the operation can push security by the wayside. Here’s an outline of a basic small business security…
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    How to Prevent Security Cameras from Being Hacked

  • You’ve probably heard some of the stories appearing in the news this year about widespread hacking attacks using the Internet of Things—in other words, devices other than computers that are connected to the internet, such as appliances, TVs, and security cameras. As a home security company, we want to arm you not just with the technology to protect your family but also the information you need to keep yourself safe.  To that end, here is a summary of what you…

    How to Interpret Crime Statistics

  • Understanding crime data isn’t easy. Friends, news stories - even mayors and police chiefs - often present crime statistics in an oversimplified way that allows easy conversation. But it’s important to understand the forces at work behind crime stats to have a truly accurate picture of what’s really going on. New York City crime rates are a classic case of tricky numbers. Over the years, various officials have claimed responsibility for lower overall crime rates, lower homicide rates, lower violent…
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    Home Security Scams for 2017

  • 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…
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    Home Automation Trends for 2017

  • As technology continues to steadily evolve, more and more tech innovations are finding their way into our homes. From voice-operated hubs and smart appliances to effortless security solutions, more tasks are being automated, bringing us many more benefits and new tech toys to enjoy.  Here are some of the top home automation trends for 2017, many of which are available through Dynamark Security of Richmond. Seamless Cooperation and Interconnectivity With several companies releasing in-home technology last year, it’s a wonder…
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    Frontpoint vs ADT vs Dynamark

  • Security systems play an important role in protecting your home and family. While these necessary systems are implemented by a variety of companies, it can be a real challenge deciding which one is right for you. Luckily, we’ve put together a quick guide to help you compare Frontpoint vs ADT vs Dynamark Security of Richmond. Frontpoint Frontpoint is a relative newcomer to the home security business having been operating for only ten years (compared to over 30 years for Dynamark…