Security And Safety Tips And Great Advice


When it comes to protecting yourself from becoming a victim, you want to make sure you focus on securing your identity, your home and your vehicles. This list of security tips will help you to keep all of these areas of your life safer and more secure, so you can worry less about the chances of you being victimized by a criminal.

Keeping your identity safer

In order to help protect your identity, you want to keep many areas of your life private from strangers and you also want to make sure that you don't leave yourself at risk when you are in public. Here are things you want to do to protect yourself from identity theft:

  • Shred all your personal paperwork before you throw it away
  • Put all your cards in a RFID blocking wallet so devices can't be used to hack your information
  • Get a locking mailbox so no one can steal your mail and have access to your information
  • Put a security code on your laptops and mobile devices in case they are lost or stolen
  • Make sure your social media pages are on a high privacy setting and you only add those you know in real life

Keeping your vehicles safer

You want to do everything you can to protect your vehicles from vandalism, theft and break-ins. Taking some important safety steps for your vehicles can significantly decrease the chances of you finding yourself needing to have your vehicles repaired, finding yourself without a vehicle due to theft and even having your personal items stolen out of them. Here are some things you should do to keep your vehicles safe:

  • Park in your garage instead of in the street or even in your driveway
  • Park your vehicle in front of storefronts, instead of around the side or back where they aren't in plain site
  • Never leave valuables inside of your vehicle
  • Have an alarm system installed in your vehicle

Keeping your home safer

You want to make sure your home is safe and secure at all times, both when you are at home and when you are away from home. Here are some things you should do to better secure your home:

  • Have a good alarm system installed with cameras and remote access capabilities
  • Have deadbolts installed on all exterior doors
  • Have secondary locks put on windows and sliding glass doors
  • Have old-style windows updated to newer, more secure ones
  • Have your safe maintained annually by a locksmith
  • Have your home checked over by a professional locksmith


17 January 2018

Improving Business Security

There are a lot of things that I am incredibly patient with, but employee theft is not one of those things. Unfortunately, a few months ago I discovered that some of my employees were stealing, and it was really difficult to cope with. I knew that I had to do something to tighten things up, so I began going through and thinking about different ways to eliminate the issue. After improving record keeping and focusing on building security, things got a lot better really fast. I wanted to start a blog all about improving business so that you would know how to keep your company safe.