If you are planning on purchasing a home security system there are mainly two types of categories, the first being the CCTV camera surveillance and the other being intrusion detection systems. CCTV cameras are available in two forms, outdoor and indoor models which are meant for specific environments. CCTV cameras are popular deterrents in preventing burglaries. Intrusion detection systems are motion detection sensors that are connected to a hooter to sound off an alarm. Both are effective meaning to keep your home safe and secure. These systems are available in wired as well as wireless options which are also connected to remote viewing or network enabled viewing as well. Check out this video on a definite guide to make a purchase of a CCTV camera surveillance system.