Here’s what you need to know about security outages and how to plan ahead

Your home security system might not work when there’s a power or internet outage. Here’s everything you should know.

Power and internet outages can throw a stick in the spokes of a smart home. Along with leaving you in the dark, they can disable the security system of your house, especially if you don’t have a battery or cellular backup readily available. What’s more, it’s possible for burglars to intentionally target you — cutting your phone line, for instance. (Cutting power is much rarer.)

So how vulnerable are you really to these sorts of incidents? This guide will help explain what you need to keep your system running when the lights or the internet go out, and which providers offer which types of protection.

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