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Ring Doorbells: Flawed of Fabulous?

A recent report in The Information revealed a major flaw in Rings software. This flaw is allowing anyone who has accessed the system to continue to have access, even after the password is changed. This may seem like a minor defect to some, but this security error could have major repercussions and may compromise the security of its customers. A real-life Ring customer and Miami resident, Jesus Echezarreta was a victim of this system flaw. Following a breakup, he had changed his password and log in information but later discovered his ex had been spying on him since his...

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Serious Security for the 2018 Winter Games

Most of the world was memorized but the breathtaking and seemingly effortless motions of skiers and skaters gliding through the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. It is not uncommon for security to be on high alert during these events managing both standard dangers and large crowds, but also threats of terrorism. Teams of over 400 SWAT personnel have practised and prepared for theses Pyeongchang Games to ensure the safety of those participating and attending. The South Korean government has been working to cover all bases to ensure safety and comfort for all. Over 5,000 armed forces have covered base for...

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ThinkAlert Helps Find Missing Man

ThinkAlert is an incredible effective tool in helping seniors stay secure regardless of age, medical history or location. ThinkAlert is a mobile unit, that works anywhere. This was evident in a situation that recently occurred. A ThinkAlert mobile personal emergency help system user living in Calgary went missing. He was an elderly gentleman. His daughter was trying to contact him, however he wasn’t responding… To read the rest of the this blog post, go to: https://www.thinkprotection.com/blog/general-category/thinkalert-helps-find-missing-man/...

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Is AlarmForce Going Out Of Business?

AlarmForce is a Canadian home alarm company. With close to 30 years in business, AlarmForce has approximately 100,000 customers in Canada. Once regarded as a growing, successful company, AlarmForce has seen its growth stop and profits lower. Last month AlarmForce announced they sold 30,000 US customer accounts to Select Security. They sold it at 12x RMR (recurring monthly revenue). This is notable as it is an incredibly low value. Why was AlarmForce looking to sell these customers? Why were they willing to take such a low price for them? Did they need the money? Or perhaps this is the...

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