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How to digitally secure your smart home

Popular Science – By – Every new tech category creates a new avenue for hackers to exploit. The smart home is no exception. Internet-connected speakers, lights, and thermostats make life much more convenient, but to ensure your privacy, you must make sure no bad actors…

'A great relief': Calgary senior secures a home for him and his beloved pet

Calgary Herald – Yolande Cole – An 84-year-old who was struggling to find an affordable home for him and his dog will have a new place to live at the end of January. Stan Parsons was searching for a unit to rent in his community of Crescent Heights after he was told his current…

Richmond RCMP warn residents of home security scam

Vancouver – CTV Vancouver – Published Jan. 20, 2019 4:51 p.m. ET Police say scammers have been posing as representatives from ADT, a home security company. Police in Richmond have issued a warning to residents living in the Hamilton neighbourhood after receiving reports of…

Abode extends HomeKit promise as it unveils second-gen home security system

9to5Mac – Zac Hall – Abode is extending its promise that HomeKit support is coming soon to its affordable DIY Security System (reviewed) for homes. The news comes alongside the unveiling of a second-gen security system, although the company says both versions will work…

INNOVATION DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE SECURITY WITHIN HOMES AND BUSINESSES

Jamaica Information Service – Pic 1: Electronics Engineer, Lindon Falconer, with his award at the National Medal for Science and Technology and Innovation awards ceremony held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel New Kingston, in November 2018. Pic 2: The award presented to Electronics…

Secure your home network | CERT NZ

Te Ara – You need to make sure your home wireless network is secure, to protect it against unauthorised access or attack. The best place to start is with your router. When we talk about routers, we're actually talking about more than one thing. Your home…

Leinster squash Wasps to secure home advantage

RTÉ – Leinster crushed Wasps 37-19 in their final Heineken Champions Cup pool match on Sunday afternoon to tee up a mouthwatering quarter-final with provincial rivals Ulster. Leo Cullen's reigning champions cruised out of Pool 1 and secured home…

Designing for Peace of Mind with a Leader in Home Security

IDEO – Rethinking the hardware, experience, and interaction of connected products designed to protect you Refine the design and interface of SimpliSafe's security system to eliminate the frustrations of traditional home security and inspire a feeling of…

The Best Home Security Camera Systems to Protect Your Place While You're Away

Travel + Leisure – Kim Duong – A best-selling, Amazon's Choice product, this camera lets you check in from across the globe on your phone via the Cloud Cam app. It also has a night vision feature, so you can see what's going on at any time. Have a peek at the customer reviews…