Security

‘Porch Pirates Beware!’ Report

‘Porch Pirates Beware!’ Report

Canary’s Porch Pirates Beware! Report exposes heightened concerns this holiday season around the growing issue of package thefts as more and more people shop online. The data shows that porch pirates hold incredible potential to ruin the 2019 holiday season as the thefts interfere with […]

Security & Privacy 101

Security & Privacy 101

Since day one, Canary knew about this reality, which is why every device, feature or update we implement is considered first and foremost from a security and privacy perspective for you.

$5M Saved and Counting

$5M Saved and Counting

When we set out to redefine security, we were intent on designing a more innovative and useful solution with less out of pocket costs than traditional, perimeter-based security.  We put a great deal of forethought into what sensors and features were integrated into our flagship […]

Chicago Safe

Chicago Safe

The last month has challenged people all across our country and beyond. Three devastating hurricanes. The tragic earthquake in Mexico City. We’ve heard from many of our customers in areas affected by these harrowing natural disasters and will continue to do what we can to […]

Security Tip: Buy from an Authorized Reseller

Security Tip: Buy from an Authorized Reseller

  Since our launch, Canary has been consistently recognized for being best-in-class at security. From empowering our consumers to take action in an emergency to thoroughly testing and provisioning our devices to ensure your data is secure, we’re working hard to offer you the most […]

Security You Can Trust

Security You Can Trust

It may not always be as prominent or as exciting as new hardware or a game-changing software update, but less visible features like data security are fundamental to all internet of things devices. If we’re asking you to bring Canary into your home, we have […]

Getting started with Canary Flex

Getting started with Canary Flex

  The first batch of Canary Flex devices began shipping this month—some of you may already have your hands on a brand new Canary Flex.   https://twitter.com/toffer/status/806818300747481088 We’re so excited to finally deliver this revolutionary product that we’ve spent so long designing, developing, building, and […]

Canary Receives IoT Security Certification From ICSA Labs

Canary Receives IoT Security Certification From ICSA Labs

At Canary, we want to redefine your expectations with new hardware, new features and new services that improve your experience. Most of these additions are immediately apparent, such as the recently launched Canary Flex, and our Membership rollout. However some of the effort we put […]

Surf Securely: Email Security

Surf Securely: Email Security

Welcome to the third installment of Surf Securely, a multi-part security guide created by Canary. We developed this guide because when it comes to protecting yourself, it’s easier for most people to pinpoint physical risks than digital ones. We’re happy to share our experience and […]

Surf Securely: Control Your Computer

Surf Securely: Control Your Computer

Welcome to the second installment of Surf Securely, a multi-part security guide created by Canary. We developed this guide because when it comes to protecting yourself, it’s easier for most people to pinpoint physical risks than digital ones. We’re happy to share our experience and […]

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer’s a great time to take a break from the regular grind and spend those extra daylight hours with your pets. While it’s fun to get out and play fetch or go for a walk, pet owners need to be mindful of the seasonal hazards […]

What To Do After A Burglary

What To Do After A Burglary

While we hope you never experience a break-in, the statistics are pretty eye-opening. Did you know there’s a burglary every 15 seconds in the United States1, and roughly 74% of burglaries are residential break-ins2? Odds are that you or someone you know has been the […]

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

Every Fourth of July, Americans celebrate our nation’s independence in a number of ways. Some folks attend local parades, others fire up the barbeque, and of course there’s Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest on the Coney Island boardwalk. No Fourth of July celebration […]

The 4 Ds of Burglary

The 4 Ds of Burglary

Hollywood portrays burglars as highly trained groups of criminals who spend weeks planning a crime. The reality is that unless you have the crown jewels of Russia in your home, most break-ins are opportunistic. Robbers usually look for easy targets or “quick wins.” When scoping […]

How to Protect Your Home When You’re on Vacation

How to Protect Your Home When You’re on Vacation

Summer is in full swing now and that means one glorious thing: vacations! Whether you’re spending a weekend at the beach or a month backpacking around Europe, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of planning your trip and lose track of preparing […]

Beach Security: How to Protect Your Stuff and Yourself

Beach Security: How to Protect Your Stuff and Yourself

We’ve all had those “20/20 hindsight” moments, and one of my biggest ones happened when I was 18 and on a family cruise in Bermuda. My cousin and I were so excited for the excursions we’d planned and the chance to roam free like adults. […]

False Alarms Are Everyone’s Problem

False Alarms Are Everyone’s Problem

If a cold medicine had a 1–6% chance of making you feel better, would you buy it? Probably not. Would you be happy sending your children to a school with a graduation rate of 1–6%? Of course not. While the way we measure success differs, […]

The Master Key System: What’s Good For Landlords May Not Be Best For Tenants

The Master Key System: What’s Good For Landlords May Not Be Best For Tenants

I live alone in an apartment in the East Village in New York City. It’s a quiet and private space of my own. It’s home. But a few weeks ago the veil of solitude and privacy was lifted. Early one morning I awoke to the […]

Staying Safe While You’re Traveling: Spring Break Edition

Staying Safe While You’re Traveling: Spring Break Edition

Last spring, two of my friends got married in Cancún, Mexico. As I boarded my return flight to New York City, I noticed a young woman crying in the seat in front of me. She appeared to be with her husband. A few minutes later, […]