They absolutely can! They reveal the company that installed and service your system and in the case of a large nationally known company that uses a particular brand it reveals the type of system that you are using to protect your home and family also.
So you ask, why is that such a big deal…..well…..with all the information available on the internet via research and chat rooms, this can be a big deal when different information is revealed on how to bypass, stop alarms, and various codes.
So, what should the consumer do? It truly is a catch 22, reports show that homes ARE less likely to be targeted having a security system, possibly one of the best things is do your own research and find out how much information is actually out on the system you are considering.