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...