Entries by Bob Gamble


Access Control Entry in a Trusting Employer Environment

Over the years, we have learned a lot about what companies are looking for in access control entry. Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey employers are often navigating the challenges of using electronic access control systems to secure the premises, while still maintaining an environment where employees feel they are valued and trusted. It’s tough, but it can be done. Here are some ways to handle it. 

Fire and Life Safety Solutions for Churches

Churches and other places of worship are especially vulnerable to environmental dangers like fire and carbon monoxide (CO). Here are some facts on the risk of fires and carbon monoxide leaks at churches, and how Security Instrument can design a custom fire alarm system so that Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania can be protected. 

Church Security Solutions Every Congregation Needs

Churches and other worship centers throughout the region are gearing up for the high traffic holiday season, when they tend to welcome more visitors than other time of year. If a church is lacking in security technology, it can be a risky time of year as well. Security Instrument has installed church security throughout Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania since 1960; we know the security challenges that church properties face, and we have solutions to help meet them head-on. Here are some of the security objectives we can help church security managers accomplish. 

Cybersecurity at Home and Work

As a security company servicing the Mid-Atlantic, we know that cybersecurity should be a top priority for everyone in today’s tech-dependent culture. The fact is, there are more opportunities than ever for cybercriminals to breach the security of ordinary users, both at home and at work. These are the most common cyber attacks, and some simple steps you can take to protect yourself at home and business. 

3 Tips for Preventing False Alarms

False alarms can lead to a variety of unwanted repercussions, including fines, consumption of police resources, and ownership dissatisfaction. Fortunately, there are ways to help prevent them from happening at your home or business. For customers of our security company in the Mid-Atlantic, here are some tips for preventing false alarms at your property. 

3 Repercussions of False Alarms

New customers of our Delaware security company often inquire about the consequences of false alarms. When an alarm is triggered for a reason other than intrusion, it is much more than an audible nuisance. Here are some of the main repercussions of false alarms, and why avoiding them should be taken seriously.

More Business Security to Fight Delaware Vandalism

The five most reported crimes in Delaware include Destruction, Vandalism and Damage of Property. We’ve already talked about how maximizing your lighting can help you reduce your risk of being victimized by vandalism; now, it’s time to discuss other ways to improve your business security. Delaware business owners can do more to fight vandalism with these measures.


Staying Safe from Summer Security Risks

The summer can be a time of heightened criminal risks in all regions, including ours. In fact, the D.C. Metro Police recently unveiled a new summer crime fighting plan they hope will help them keep criminal activity under control this year. As a business owner, you can help keep yourself, your customers and your assets safer by taking the following measures.