Intrusion Detection Systems – The First Line of Defense

If you haven’t noticed, it’s a dangerous world out there, with everyone from spies to thieves to cyber criminals taking aim at property both real and intellectual. In the past, the first line of defense involved guard dogs, minefields, and guys with guns. In today’s digital world, the majority of defense systems are electronic. Referred.. read more →

SCIF Global Technologies and InterSpec

SCIF Global Technologies is proud to be working with InterSpec, lead specification consultants for our product line of maximum-security, modular facilities and installation projects. read more →

Giving Thanks…

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and we have so much to give thanks for.  Last week we were at a Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) conference in Kansas City. We were able to network with folks that were interested in our SCIF building services.  More importantly, we were able to meet one of the.. read more →

SCIF in Prime Time

It’s always great to wind down on a Sunday night by watching one of my favorite shows, The Good Wife. Each character’s storyline intertwines, sometimes crossing the lines of personal and professional. Now you’re asking, why am I even writing about a non-reality television show? Well, last Sunday’s episode referred to the industry that our company.. read more →

And you thought this SCIF was a little boat!

As a United States Navy Submarine Communications Technician, I spent the vast majority of my 26-year career working in and around secure facilities handling and processing classified information. When I retired, I never imagined that I would ever hear the term “SCIF” again, much less be involved in the design and construction of these specialized.. read more →

SCIF Procurement 101: Our Seven Step Process Towards Acquiring a SCIF

I receive numerous phone calls requesting a quote on a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility).  Most potential customers want to acquire either a portable, modular SCIF or a SCIF space for their company or government unit. The problem is that they only have a minimal amount of information that pertains to their project. Actually, it’s.. read more →

SCIF Specifications

When we talk about Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities, commonly called SCIFs, we are talking about a high security facility designed to secure information and communications. Whether the SCIF is a secure room within a facility or is a portable unit designed to be shipped to any part of the globe, the job is still the.. read more →

Repurposed Shipping Containers Offer a New Lease on Life

Shipping container recycling may soon be coming to a town near you. These are the same containers we use for some of our SCIFs. These tractor trailer-sized containers are used daily to move everything from toys to televisions across the ocean and across continents. While sturdy, these units have a limited life on the high.. read more →