3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dorm Safe

It is easy to think of your child’s dorm room as a safe space. After all, most dorms will require a card key simply to get into the building, and what modern college doesn’t employ security guards? But, in fact, half of all the thefts that occur on college campuses happen inside of residence halls.

Laptop with Laptop SafeWallets, laptops, and other personal items make easy targets for college campus thieves. For the college student far from home, this loss could be devastating. Imagine an entire term paper disappearing in the span of time it takes to go down the hall and shower. Imagine a (more…)

3 Tips to Keep Your Valuable Items Safe at All Times

With laptop computers and smart cell phones being more commonplace in society, an emphasis needs to be placed on security in order to protect the most valuable and personal information stored within these devices. There are always going to be criminals who will try and physically steal your personal and business items, but since it’s 2017, we also have to be on the lookout for digital theft.

Here are a few ways you can keep your most important digital documents safe, secure, and out of the wrong hands.

Password Protect Everything

Just having your birthday as your password isn’t going to cut (more…)

3 Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglars

Every year in the U.S., there are approximately 2 million reported home burglaries. These criminals have no remorse for the items they steal, not matter how hard a homeowner worked to obtain them. As a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to do everything in your power to prevent these criminals from breaking into your home, stealing your valuable items, and causing serious emotional stress.

Here are a few ways to protect your home and prevent these unfortunate burglaries from happening.

Laptop Safes and Floor Safes

Keeping your valuable items stored in an impenetrable safe should be required for every homeowner in the country. (more…)

Looking Out for the Right Laptop Safe

When you are shopping around for safes—whether it’s for your guns, your money, or important documents—you are undoubtedly looking for something with a lot of security and just as much space for those important items you want to keep… well, safe. But one type you are probably not on the market for is a laptop safe. Maybe you think it’s a superfluous purchase or something you don’t quite have the space for. However, a decent laptop safe can protect you from more than a world of hurt as more people begin to rely on laptops for the bulk of their digital (more…)

Does a Student Need a Safe?

Students are often overlooked or ignored when it comes to safes. People don’t realize what expensive items students have—they may not own jewels or have home deeds but have you seen how much computers cost nowadays? Or phones and iPods? Those items alone are well worth the cost of protecting them. And what’s more, most students aren’t lucky enough to live in a home secured with proper alarms and anti-burglary devices but rather live in dorms, dorm-style apartments or low-rent apartments near campus. Especially in the case of dorms, rooms may not have proper locks on them and the effective control (more…)

Protecting Your College Dorm Room

As anyone who has gone to college and lived in a dorm room knows, you’re living in very small quarters with a bunch of other college students in a building that often has pretty relaxed security measures. My college dorm had key-card entry, but that didn’t stop people from propping open the door to let others in, or letting in a stranger who swears they’re just going up to see a friend. Most of the time, these are honest people making honest mistakes but it only takes one thief entering the dorm under false pretenses to cause a lot of (more…)

Laptop Safes and Car Safes

Laptop safes and car safes are fast becoming a necessity in the fight to protect against identity theft. Recent studies show that even though consumers are becoming more aware of how to protect themselves from online identity theft and fraud, offline theft is still the biggest source of data and personal information loss in America. Anywhere from 600,000 to 1.5 million laptops are stolen or lost each year in the United States, according to law-enforcement and private estimates. The FBI reports that 97% of these stolen laptops are never recovered.

This isn’t just limited to laptop computers either. Other technology such as (more…)