Home security is something applicable to all of us and involves the hardware in place on a property, and personal security practices. The hardware would be the doors, locks, alarm systems, lighting, motion detectors, and cameras systems that is installed on your property.
"The greatest threat to the security of your home may be the very people you have selected to install or monitor your home's security."
According to the New York Times, in 2010 there were about 36 million security systems in the United States, half of them in homes. That amounted to approximately 16% of all homes in 2010. Revenue for the industry was $28.2 billion in 2009, according to the Installation Business Report, an annual survey published by Security Sales & Integration Magazine.
There are certain threats connected with the operation of home security frameworks themselves, (for example, whether the caution will sound appropriately when stumbled) and the observing administrations identified with these frameworks, (for example, whether the security organization administrator and the police will react rapidly).