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COVID-19 Security Continuity Checklist

COVID-19 Security Continuity Checklist

The World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic sent the nation into a spiral of uncertainty. Impromptu early closings quickly transitioned into statewide lockdowns and quarantines, leaving business owners scrambling to ensure the sanctity...

Exercise Caution When Hiring IT and Telecom Companies for Security

Exercise Caution When Hiring IT and Telecom Companies for Security

An associate recently shared an introductory email he received from a telecommunications company offering its services in the anticipation of an upcoming move. In addition to handling the bells and whistles involved with telephones and cabling, the sender explicitly...

The True Cost of DIY Security

The True Cost of DIY Security

At Secom, we hear the most troubling things regarding DIY security. “My architect just threw in my security system during construction, so that’s what we’re using.” “My IT director handled our electronic locking hardware. It’s ok. He’s done it before.” “It’s just a...

Beware of Buying Security Credentials Online

Beware of Buying Security Credentials Online

Whether you’re a new business owner or an established veteran, setting up access control for multiple facilities can be a daunting, and expensive, task. Everyone is trying to get the best price available and buying security credentials online has never been faster or...

Managing Multiple Locations Made Simple in Just 4 Secure Steps

Managing Multiple Locations Made Simple in Just 4 Secure Steps

Growing a business is no easy feat. And as thrilling – and potentially lucrative – as it may be to add satellite stores to your burgeoning enterprise, maintaining cohesive security measures across multiple locales can be an overwhelming prospect. Ideally, more...

Portable SCIF Enclosures Provide Scalable Security On-the-Go

Portable SCIF Enclosures Provide Scalable Security On-the-Go

Portable SCIF enclosures offer the same state-of-the-art impenetrability as their more permanently stationed cousins but can be quickly set up and broken down wherever and whenever the need arises. Portability is typically achieved using three distinct setups: Modular...

4 Security Trends to Watch in 2020

4 Security Trends to Watch in 2020

Security – and, more to the point – threats to our security evolve with each passing year, making vigilance more important than ever. As a new decade begins, take a look at four significant security trends that will strive to keep people and properties safe throughout...