Latest on UL Cybersecurity Standards for IoT Devices

UL Technology & Security director Andrew Jamieson says the world doesn’t need another IT security standard but does need cybersecurity oversight of IoT devices. He provides an update on UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP).

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn’t always 100% accurate.

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson couldn’t really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.

Resideo Debuts Next Gen Security and Smart Home Platform at ISC West 2019

Resideo’s new ProSeries platform will integrate with the next generation of Resideo Total Connect.

2GIG Introduces eSeries Security and Control Ecosystem at ISC West 2019

During ISC West, 2GIG showed off its new GC2e and GC3e security panels, as well as a new line of fully encrypted sensors.

SnapAV’s Big ISC Surprise: Self-Contained Security, Home Automation System With OvrC

New Clare One UL-listed security and home automation system will integrate with third-party home controllers, incorporate SnapAV services including OvrC.

Elk Products 319 Series Wireless Sensors Work With Interlogix Protocol

The latest Elk Products devices provide an economical way to employ the 319.5 MHz wireless band.

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first ‘triple-path’ alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Teaching My Daughter How To Become A Locksmith – Take Your Kids To Work Day

Does your son or daughter want to become a locksmith? My daughter, Hazel is a highly intelligent girl with many skills so I asked my daughter Hazel to join me and learn skills such as how to pick a lock and how to cut a key for “Take Your Kids to Work Day.” Picking a lock does […]