Security Advice for Attending the Sochi Olympic Games

Tens of thousands of sports fans will begin arriving in Sochi, Russia, next month to attend the Sochi Winter Olympics. Due to Sochi’s location and history of terrorism the budget has risen to $50 billion for the security and surveillance systems being developed for these Games, the most hi-tech of any sports event. Russia is preparing to host the "safest Games ever," said Sochi organizing committee president Dmitry Chernyshenko.  

5 Online Shopping Security Tips for the Holidays

As winter weather sets in and the holiday season gets more and more hectic, online shopping has become a lifesaver for busy people trying to get all their shopping finished on time, and find the best deals possible. Online shopping has never been easier, and frequently the best prices can be found online. Free delivery is a popular offer from online stores, and the convenience of 24 hour access is attracting more and more shoppers to holiday online shopping. Whether you’re an experienced online shopper or just starting to shop online, here are 5 online shopping security tips for the holidays.  

Home Safety Tips for the Holidays

Turkeys roasting in the oven, candles flickering, twinkle lights decorating the tree: do those words evoke holiday celebrations with family and friends? Cozy afternoons spent decorating the halls, cooking family feasts, toasting the season? Magical times spent with those you care most about?  

WatchMe 911™: the Peace of Mind App Designed for Women

When the days get shorter, more of our time away from home is spent in the dark. And for women living in the Midwest, the shorter daylight hours coincide with the approaching holidays, and an increase in errands and activity:

  • rushing to the mall after work for Christmas shopping
  • late night grocery store runs for Thanksgiving preparations, holiday parties, and work and school pitch-ins
  • week night get-togethers with friends for cocktails, cookie parties, and gift exchanges