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Understanding Multiple SCIF Compliance Mandates

It stands to reason that the world’s Top Secrets would require somewhat more attention than a deadbolt and a cranky Doberman. Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities – or SCIFs – are where government personnel and politicians hunker down to discuss and/or...

Ward Off Real Life Monsters with Intrusion Detection Systems

If you think about it, even Dracula’s castle had a moat. And if the world’s most infamous and feared vampire was taking precautions – shouldn’t your business do the same? Additional security, of course, is on everyone’s mind as we head into the final days before...

What is Crime Prevention through Environmental Design?

Use your environment to your advantage. That’s the idea behind Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. Originating in the 1960s, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – or CPTED – was based, in part, on the “Broken Windows Theory” that suggests one...

Secom VA Beach Office Receives UL File Center Certification

Columbia, Md., Oct. 24, 2019 – The Underwriters Laboratory (UL) today approved Secom, LLC’s Virginia Beach office to serve as a UL File Center. The UL File Center Certification – which was already held by Secom’s Columbia, Md. office – allows the company to service...

Thwart Halloween Hijinx with These Small Business Security Tips

For most people, Halloween is a fun and exciting time to play pretend and foster the imagination, while enjoying a few good scares in relative safety. But occurrences of vandalism, trespassing, and break-ins are all too real, and tend to spike around Oct. 31. In fact,...

Government Cracking Down on Contractors’ Security Preparedness

Foreign hackers are targeting U.S. contractors, and widespread security breaches have resulted in the theft of economic, military, and technological secrets. Now, the government is drawing a line in the sand. Contractors not complying with cybersecurity guidelines set...

Secom Welcomes Two to Sales Team

Columbia, Md., Sept. 25, 2019 – Secom, LLC is proud to announce two new additions to its sales team, Badi Joyce and Victoria Yassem. Victoria hails from an alarms and contract security background. A graduate of Towson University, she has three years’ professional...