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Beware: Deceptive Security Sales Are on the Rise

If you get a strange phone call or knock at your door from someone selling home security, beware. The Federal Trade Commission and the Better Business Bureau are warning consumers about the rise in deceptive home security sales. Getting a knock at the door from someone trying to sell you home security may seem normal, […]

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The Safest States for a Zombie Apocalypse

For more news, tips and advice on how to stay safe during the pandemic, the winter season, online and more, visit our Safety.com blog.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the News and Protect Their Sense of Safety

“Journaling about the situation and brainstorming solutions by drawing or using diagrams allows children to remain goal-directed when [they’re] emotional.” Dr. Leela R. Magavi, M.D. Psychiatrist and Regional Medical Director for Community Psychiatry

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2 out of 3 People Never Read Mobile App Privacy Settings

Right after downloading a new and exciting mobile app, the last thing most people want to do is read 15 pages of legalese. But the unfortunate reality is that mobile apps are getting more and more invasive while consumers aren’t paying close attention. In order to get a sense of how many people pay close […]

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The Safety.com Awards of 2021

Best Home Security Devices & Apps Best Smart Home Devices Best Digital Safety Services & Products Best Personal & Family Safety Products Best Home Security Devices & Apps Best Smart Home Devices Best Digital Safety Services & Products Best Personal & Family Safety Products

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A Woman’s Guide to Personal Safety

“To improve your safety today, start by strategizing your safety with the 3P’s: Proactive, Prepared, and Protected” – Carrie Pasquarello, Global Secure Resources, Inc. “If you just learn one thing that keeps you out of harm’s way, it was more than worth it.” – Zurriane Bennett Positive Self-Defense

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Shoveling Snow: Do It Safely With These 10 Tips

1. Stretch and warm up your muscles before shoveling Just as it’s important to stretch and warm up before exercising, the same applies when shoveling snow. You’re helping to prepare your body for strenuous activity rather than sending it into shock by jumping straight into it. 2. Dress warmly in layers Before going out, make […]

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Is TikTok Safe? Plus, New Privacy Settings for Teens

With over 1 billion users worldwide, ByteDance’s TikTok is no stranger to the spotlight, as are other social media platforms, when it comes to privacy and safety concerns. The app was on the verge of being banned in the U.S. in 2020 over concerns for national security, however, the ban was blocked in December. Although […]

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