Keeping Your Electronic Documents Safe In A Fire

With more and more of our documents being stored online, it's all too easy to ignore the advice about keeping a copy of our documents in a fire proof safe to prevent losing important information and sentimental family photos. Unfortunately our computers are still vulnerable to being stolen, destroyed by malicious thieves or damaged in fire or flood.  Here is how to make sure your documents are safe even when disasters strike. [Read More]

Why Call A Locksmith After A Break-In?

If your home has been broken into, you may assume it's too late to call a locksmith or that the damage has been done to your home. In truth, it's actually good to call such a professional even if thieves forced their way in and didn't break any locks. Note why that is and how such a professional can make you and your home more secure. 1. Your locks should be changed anyway [Read More]

Five High-Tech Locks Every Homeowner Needs To Know About

High tech locks are no longer the sole purview of banks and secure military facilities. Now, new advances in technology are bringing even the most complicated locking systems to homes. If you are a homeowner interested in high tech locks, here are five novel locking ideas you need to hear about: 1. Facial recognition lock Facial recognition software is becoming more useful everyday. Many people are using it to secure their smartphones, and others are using it to secure their front doors. [Read More]

Three Things You Need to Know about Biometric Locks

If you are trying to keep your home or office secure, it's important to keep abreast of what's happening in the world of crime and hacking. Recently, a hacker from Europe managed to clone the fingerprints of a German politician using only a video of the politician. This "triumph" calls into question the security of fingerprint-secured biometric locks. If you are thinking of getting one of these locks, here are three things you need to know: [Read More]