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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...

Ask These 6 Questions Before Hiring a Security Professional

Criminals don’t hold down 9 to 5 jobs. They’re constantly on the prowl, searching for the smallest opportunities, seeking the most minute vulnerabilities – that will allow them to strike. This means the security measures you implement for your business or government...

How Big of a Problem is Proximity Card Cloning, Really?

Look, proximity card cloning is a thing. That’s no secret. Anyone with a credit card, PayPal account, or a spare $20 can purchase the right tools on Amazon or ebay, and how-to videos are abundant online. Not only that, but do-it-yourself kiosks are popping up in...

Preventing the Inside Job: 4 Ways CCTV Systems Curb Employee Theft

Sad, but true – employee theft is a significant problem nationwide, and retail businesses are far from the only companies affected. From office supplies to electronics to cash to data, approximately 75% of employees have admitted to stealing something from their...

The Cost of a Data Breach Could Sink Your Company

Think you’re too big for your breaches? Think again. Data breaches are getting larger and more debilitating, year after year. And organizations are not keeping pace with such escalation by establishing proper defenses. Add to that the increasing nerve and technique of...

Beat the Heat this Summer with Thermostat Controls for Businesses

Maryland’s excruciating heatwave continues, and AC-related bills are skyrocketing. Summer can get expensive for businesses, particularly those trying to balance a budget while keeping employees cool and productive at the same time. Fortunately, smart thermostat...