Security is all about layers of protection. The more layers that are put in place the more secure you and your family will be. For example, if you lock your doors that is one layer, but not enough. A home security system which includes an alarm, security cameras and even signage are all additional layers of protection.

An axiom of the security professional is to “predict and prevent”. This means by having the foresight to visualize the possibilities of crime happening, how and why, will help that professional to prevent such a crime by putting the security layers in place.

Much of the security philosophy described here is meant to be proactive and deter or prevent a criminal from being successful. With that in mind, with the exception of high quality security cameras, security doesn’t often lend itself to catching the bad-guy after they have been successful in committing a crime.

Generally we leave the task of apprehending “evil doers” up to law enforcement officials who have a litany of procedures, processes, and tools meant to determine “who dunnit”.

A new security system using cutting edge liquid technology could significantly reduce theft from businesses traditionally seen by criminals as easy targets is “DNA Guardian” right now available in Australia through  ADT Security, is an all-in-one high tech crime fighting tool which establishes a forensic link between suspects and specific crime scenes. Similar systems used overseas have reduced theft by 84% and achieved a 100% conviction rate in court.* According to DNA Guardian, their system is involved in eliminating armed robberies in businesses which were repeatedly targeted.

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In the meantime:

Be proactive with the help of ADT Pulse, a new interactive smart home solution that goes beyond traditional home security to provide a new level of control, accessibility and connection with the home.

• Arm and disarm your home security system.

• Get notified of alarms and selected events via email and text messages as well as video clips.

• View your home through cameras and watch secure real-time video or stored video clips of events from monitored areas of the home.

• Access lights and appliances or set schedules to automate them.

Robert Siciliano personal security expert to Home Security Source discussing  Home Security and Identity Theft on TBS Movie and a Makeover.

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