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History Of Major Data Breaches In The U.S. (Updated May 2020)

Person's hand with credit card: The Latest Data Breach News

Unfortunately the news is consistently full of headlines about security and data breaches. Major retailers, credit card companies and other organizations have all fallen victim to hackers, putting millions of consumers at risk. Trying to keep up with all the latest hacks and who’s affected can be overwhelming. So we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of data breaches…

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Thunderstorm And Lightning Safety Tips

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According to the National Weather Service, lightning strikes kill about 50 Americans each year and injure hundreds more. Thunderstorms and lightning can be a threat no matter where you live or what plans you have made. It is crucial to understand how to stay safe during and be prepared for thunderstorms and lightning…

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Best Home Security Systems That Work With Google Home

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Google Home is an excellent tool for automating your home. When you combine that with a compatible home security system, you take that automation to the next level. Google Home compatible home security systems integrate with Google Home to activate voice commands to increase the ease of use…

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Frontpoint Review: Are They The Ones To Beat?

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Frontpoint has security and automation equipment to help protect your home. The service and equipment are top-notch, and the DIY setup is a breeze. And now, it offers month to month agreements which makes it convenient for both homeowners and renters. But the home security space is crowded, there’s tons of options. Are you really getting the best value with Frontpoint?

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Frontpoint Security App Review: Features & Functionality

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The Frontpoint app allows you to control and monitor your Frontpoint security system from anywhere, and it’s included at no additional cost. What all can you do with it? Just about everything – from arming and disarming remotely, to scheduling lights, watching video camera feeds, and more. If a sensor triggers, you and your network of contacts will receive an instant alert. But is the Frontpoint app as dependable as the hype suggests? And is it up to date with the latest industry features and technology? Find out in our comprehensive review…

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Best Home Security Cameras For Vacation Properties

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Vacation homes can be an excellent investment. They provide you and your loved ones with a comforting place to get away and can provide additional income as a rental property. However, you need to think about how you’ll protect your vacation home when you’re not there. One of the best ways to do this is by using security cameras, so you can monitor your investment while you’re away…

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