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Helpful DIY Security Tips

We posted a shorter version of this on Facebook and a few of our local media platforms recently. We thought it might be useful to share with a broader audience. We also decided to expand on our list of tips to include information for managing security systems by both the home and the security provider....

Best Security Cameras for Your Home

Security Camera Purchase Considerations Beyond the Confusing Acronyms and Tech Speak.  Let’s put an end to all the consumer confusion on security camera purchase decisions. I have wanted to write this article for far too long. My goal is to help customers considering the purchase of security video cameras navigate the landscape of a complicated...

DIY Apartment Security

DIY Apartment Security and Smart Home Automation Millennials are smart. In fact, I would argue not only are they smart but they are also pioneering. I am not a millennial so don’t think that this article is some self-aggrandizing way to celebrate my own demographic. As a fifty-year-old engaged in creating products that appeal to...

Featured Product: 2GIG FireFighter

2Gig’s FireFighter, Innovation in an Industry Often Plagued with Business as Usual    I am not looking to throw stones at the industry that has given me a long and successful career but I do think the security industry could use a bit of fresh thinking and creativity when it comes to products offered to...

Are Security Systems Worth The Money?

Are Security Systems Worth the Money?   I can’t make the case that I am unbiased, given that I have been in the security industry for more than twenty years, now CEO for my second security industry company innovatesfl.com. I can at least lay out a good case for the benefits of purchasing a security...

Why Encryption Matters in DIY Security

Is DIY Home Security System Encryption a Big Deal? https://innovatesfl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SMB-Encryption.mp4 Let me see if I can illustrate this well using an analogy that seems relevant. Imagine you are building your dream home. You’ve planned every detail down to what slightly improved shade of white selected for the ceiling paint. Your highly skilled and detail-oriented project...