The Best Home Security Systems of 2024

Featuring affordable packages and smart home automation, ADT tops our list as the best home security system.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
10,000+ research hours
60+ systems tested
150+ simulated break-ins
40 systems reviewed
9 systems recommended
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