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Open House Interview Day: Rochester

Oct 31, 2018 9:25:58 AM / by Joe Schwartz

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Doyle Security Recognized by Crime Stoppers

Sep 14, 2018 4:54:36 PM / by Joe Schwartz

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On September 13, Doyle Security was recognized by Rochester Area Crime Stoppers, a non-profit dedicated to keeping our community safe. Our Chief Operating Officer Kevin Stone - who has been on the Crime Stoppers' Board of Directors for the past 10 years - received the recognition plaque on Doyle's behalf.

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Doyle Security Acquires Alarm Accounts from Wolfe Security

Jun 11, 2018 9:24:01 AM / by Joe Schwartz

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5 Simple Ways to Secure Your Wireless Router

Jun 1, 2018 3:36:49 PM / by Olivia Staff posted in Internet Safety, Digital Life

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Wireless routers are at a higher risk of being hacked than wired routers because they rely on “the cloud”, meaning all of the routers data is available to a hacker if the router isn’t properly secured. While you could switch back to a wired internet connection, that isn’t necessarily the most convenient way to access the internet. Wireless connections are easier to connect to, and allow you the freedom to use the internet on multiple devices no matter your location if within range. Here are some tips on how to secure your wireless router to lessen your risk of being hacked.

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Rising Temperatures Lead to More Burglaries

May 17, 2018 2:49:34 PM / by Joe Schwartz posted in Home Security, Community, Home Safety

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We've finally hit a stretch of warm weather is the Northeast after a long and brutal winter. With the rise of temperatures and emergence of the sun, people start to go out and about to enjoy the weather. While this leads to fun, vibrant communities, it also brings burglars out of the woodwork. 

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Burglar Steals AR-15 from Buffalo Home, Here’s How we Would’ve Prevented It.

May 2, 2018 4:58:05 PM / by Jack Doyle posted in Home Security, Buffalo

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the phrase “I don’t need a security system, I have a gun!”  While most of the time the comment is tongue-in-cheek, it typically comes from someone who’s at least half serious about this position.  It’s a sentiment that’s understandable on the surface:  “I fully intend on protecting my home and my family on my own, by any means necessary, and I don’t need your security system to do that.”  My response to this is always the same:  “OK, but who’s watching your home when you’re not there?  And did you know that guns are among the most popular targets for thieves?”  This usually falls on deaf ears, and while I understand that mentality, articles like the one below are examples of exactly what I’m talking about.  

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Fire and Carbon Monoxide Infographic

Apr 13, 2018 1:31:51 PM / by Olivia Staff posted in Carbon Monoxide, Fire Safety, Home Safety

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Amazon's Home Security Integration

Apr 2, 2018 9:33:47 AM / by Joe Schwartz posted in Home Security, Home Automation

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Amazon’s voice activated home assistant, Alexa, is now integrated with the Honeywell Lyric suite of products. This means you can ask Alexa to control almost any part of your home, provided you have the correct equipment installed. Getting started is simple:

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How to Install Home Security Cameras

Mar 2, 2018 1:13:23 PM / by Olivia Staff posted in Cameras, Video

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There are many different options for installing security cameras in your home, including doing it yourself. So how do you go about the process of creating your own surveillance system? We’re here to tell you!

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What to Do After a Break-in

Feb 23, 2018 11:43:07 AM / by Olivia Staff posted in Home Security, Home Safety

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In an average year, more than 2.5 million homes are burglarized in the United States, meaning there is one burglary every 13-15 seconds. The moments following a break-in can leave the victim feeling vulnerable and helpless, but there are actions that can be taken to help reduce your loss and catch the burglar.

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