How To Be An Effective Security Leader in Uncertain Times

A Message from Adamo’s CEO, Josh Godknecht Hello, security leaders. When I’m talking to security leaders, I’m talking to all of us. Whether your job is professional, vocational security enforcement of some sort, or you’re just a parent, friend or a spouse, a citizen at the grocery

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Keep Your Information Secure When Working From Home

Working from home with sensitive information can create a number of security risks, many of which are done unknowingly. Double-check that you are taking these precautions to keep your information secure. Secure your home WiFi network. Besides connecting to your own password-protected network, make sure that all

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Adamo Hires Full-Time Employees to Sew Masks for Donation

San Diego County–based small business hires three full-time employees to sew masks for community, subcontractors and local law enforcement LAKESIDE, CA – In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Adamo Security Group has announced that it has hired three full-time employees to sew non-medical-grade masks to donate

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Why Didn’t My SCIF/SAPF Get Accredited?

A look at the build-on-risk model To “build on risk” is to construct a high-security facility (like a SCIF or SAPF) without having a government sponsor. Most of the time, a company will build a facility on risk in anticipation of a contract or program being awarded

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The Pros and Cons of Modular Construction

Why you would and wouldn’t want to use modular construction for your next high-security facility Over the last few decades, modular options have become a standard solution across many commercial implementations. But in the last decade, interest in modular construction has drastically increased specifically for secure facilities.

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What is an FSO?

The requirements and roles of a facility security officer (FSO) For defense contractors, a facility security officer (or FSO) is a crucial position for establishing and maintaining a facility clearance (FCL) and the associated programs/requirements. Here’s what becoming an FSO entails. FSO Requirements Depending on the size

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The Specialized Standards for SCIF Construction

An overview of what’s required for the construction of a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) In order for a facility to be accredited by the government as a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility) or SAPF (Special Access Program Facility), two key items are required: A U.S. government

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How to Obtain a Facility Clearance (FCL)

A guide to navigating the facility security clearance process The facility clearance (FCL) process can be intimidating, as can all the acronyms you encounter along the way. But it’s relatively straightforward if you’re prepared. Follow the steps outlined below, and you’ll be on your way to having

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Why Is My STC Door Not Working?

Troubleshooting tips for an acoustic door that’s not performing Acoustic doors, which are engineered to prevent a specific level of sound from transferring through (and are categorized according to a sound transmission class, or STC, test), are used for a variety of facilities, including music studios, hotels,

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