With many areas across Australia reporting a spike in burglary rates, particularly in Victoria where there has been a 13.7 per cent increase, now is an ideal time to conduct a home security assessment to ensure your security is up to scratch.
Regardless of where you live, every home can be a target for thieves.
As CCTV technology becomes more accessible and affordable, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of Australian home owners installing surveillance cameras around their home.
Most of us have heard about ATM skimming, where a person captures personal bank account details from people using an ATM interface.
With the last of the warm weather upon us, many are making the most of the great outdoors by getting as much use as possible from valuable toys and leisure equipment.
The use of social media among teens today is widespread and the personal safety risks are high.
A common question that we are often asked at ADT Security is whether an alarm system can be installed in homes with pets.
Social media can be a thief’s best friend. A 2014 study from the Australian Institute of Criminology found that 78 per cent of ex-burglars strongly believed that existing thieves utilised social media platforms for status updates and to target homes for burglary.
No matter how much of a handyman dad thinks he is, some jobs are best left to the professionals, especially when it comes to home security.
As the end of the year draws closer, our schedules can become busier in anticipation of the summer holidays and festive season.
As the weather warms up, many of us will take advantage of the fresh spring air by opening windows and doors around the home.
How soon do you think it will be before home automation becomes mainstream in Australian homes?
The festive season can be a spending frenzy, with online shopping making it even easier to purchase Christmas gifts, new items for the home, updates to the holiday wardrobe and new year sale items.
With the holiday season fast approaching, it is important to be as vigilant as ever when it comes to keeping our homes and family safe.