This is an excerpt from the draft of the 2nd edition, “A Primer on Electronic Security for Schools, Universities & Institutions”. Readers are asked for their comments and viewpoints surrounding this snipet.
Tangets and offshoots to this topic are welcome.
Salesman, Consultant or Engineer?
Any one of the three, chosen with care and attention to references can be of tremendous assistance with your security planning, equipment selection, and specification development. You are not restricted to one or the other but may use all three at different stages of the security procurement process. Ultimately it is your responsibility to insure the accuracy of any specification that you put out for bid and it has never been easier with the help of the Internet. Salesman, consultant, or engineers are all part of your resource availability and, for the most part, do an excellent job.