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What is the Weakest Security Point in Your Facility?

What is the Weakest Security Point in Your Facility?

Security is a multi-faceted concept, often compared to a chain. And like any chain, it is only as strong as its weakest link. Every system, particularly security systems – no matter how comprehensive – has its vulnerabilities. Understanding these weak spots is pivotal...

What are the Benefits of Access Control for the Biotech Industry?

What are the Benefits of Access Control for the Biotech Industry?

The biotech industry is continuously confronting unique challenges when it comes to safeguarding the most sensitive environments — challenges that require robust, sophisticated security solutions. With cutting-edge cloud-based access control systems, Secom offers a...

What Are the Rules for SCIF Rooms?

What Are the Rules for SCIF Rooms?

They say rules are made to be broken. Maybe in some scenarios. But never when classified information is on the line. When it comes to Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) – stringent protocols, regulations, and – yes – rules, are the lines of defense...

Clearing the Air: Making the Most of Vape Detection in Schools

Clearing the Air: Making the Most of Vape Detection in Schools

Vaping has gained significant traction among adolescents in recent years, and schools are continuing to grapple with the challenge of maintaining a safe, healthy environment in which to learn. With students covertly using vape devices in restrooms and locker rooms,...

What are the Levels of Security Clearance?

What are the Levels of Security Clearance?

In today's complex and ever-changing world, information security is paramount, especially when it comes to sensitive government and intelligence data. After all, not all classified information is created equal. Security clearances are a pivotal part of national...

Why Biotech Companies Need Strong Security

Why Biotech Companies Need Strong Security

In a rapidly evolving landscape, the biotechnology industry plays a pivotal role in advancing medical research, environmental preservation, and agricultural development. This massive significance, however, also makes it a prime target for various security threats,...

Secom Celebrates Twenty Years in Business

Secom Celebrates Twenty Years in Business

Passing the Torch Secom executives Mark DeMartinis and Mike Kidwell Discuss 20 Years of Business, Being Old Pros, and New Opportunities.   Secom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and saying happy retirement to a longtime friend and champion. After 43 years...

How Cloud-Based Security is Changing the Industry

How Cloud-Based Security is Changing the Industry

The global security industry is witnessing a paradigm shift. No longer are businesses confined to traditional, premise-based security systems. The horizon of possibilities has expanded dramatically with the onset of cloud-based security solutions. Secom, which has...

What is Sensitive Compartmented Information?

What is Sensitive Compartmented Information?

The realm of national security is replete with complex terms and definitions, but one term that often stands out in discussions on classified data is "Sensitive Compartmented Information" or SCI. But what, exactly, is sensitive compartmented information? Understanding...

What Are Security Grants? And How Can Secom Help?

What Are Security Grants? And How Can Secom Help?

In our ever-changing world, the need for robust security has become paramount, particularly for the world’s most vulnerable organizations and institutions. This is where security grants come into play. Funded by county, state, and national governments, these grants...

Critical Security Decisions Made Easier with Secom’s Demo Room

Critical Security Decisions Made Easier with Secom’s Demo Room

Choosing a security system to safeguard your business’s personnel, guests, and assets should never be an impromptu decision. Secom wants our customers to be informed. Our headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, is outfitted with a state-of-the-art demo room that allows...