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These Common Home Security Weak Points Are Easy to Overlook (And Even Easier to Fix)
Let’s look at your home the way a police detective—or a burglar—would. Where are the blind spots and vulnerabilities? What design details could be changed to make a place safer?
September 20, 2015
Simple Tips and Tricks for Burglar-Proofing Your Home
Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as easily abandons those rules for a spur-of-the-moment smash and grab.
September 19, 2015
An Architectural Introduction to Safe Room Design
You’re a single parent with a young child or a wealthy businessperson with a very public profile, and you’re concerned about recent developments in the news.
August 23, 2015
Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes
If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally.
August 22, 2015
You're Not Crazy, Drones Really Could Be Trying to Infiltrate Your Home
Is that a drone hovering near your property line? Drew Porter’s pocket-size radio device for compromising entire smart homes can be effective three or more blocks away from a target.
July 16, 2015
Meet the Good Guys Trying to Hack Your Smart Home
Hidden among the many benefits of a Smart Home are subtle vulnerabilities that today’s security researchers are just beginning to understand.
July 13, 2015
How Secure Is the Modern Smart Home? We Ask a Professional
The burglars’ tools of tomorrow will look more like robots and radios than lockpicks and crowbars. A security expert weighs in.
July 13, 2015
A Children's Toy Could Potentially Break Into Your House
A team of graduate student researchers at the University of Washington, led by Tamara Denning, now an assistant professor at the University of Utah, wrote what is known in their field as an “attack…
July 12, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Security in the Age of Smart Homes
It’s no longer sufficient simply to lock your front door and close your windows before leaving your house.
July 11, 2015
5 Energy Storage Solutions That Will Make Renewables a Viable Alternative to Fossil Fuels
Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.
May 2, 2015