Category: Personal Security

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Rape happens to other people but not to you

Rape happens to other people but not to you

I could have been Given Grace. This thing happened when I was 15 years old, when I was more silly and naïve than I remember. Some three years before, a grade school friend of mine taught me how to hitchhike. We were inside a private subdivision and had been having some fun after school. She...

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ATM: Reverse PIN

ATM: Reverse PIN

Like everyone else, we often get tips via email. These tips include those that involve security. Most of these discussed the modus operandi and the victim’s experience. I always try to confirm, correct, debunk or add my inputs when I get such e-mails from friends. This time we will look into a circulating e-mail on...

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Home Safe Home

Home Safe Home

Ever since I could remember, my family lived in gated subdivisions. As such, I feel safe growing up within the confines of our village because we have security guards protecting us. When I finally decided to go out on my own and be independent, my standards in looking for a place to rent were admittedly,...