Our portfolio of services is provided by a team of skilled and qualified experts, who have in-depth knowledge of security principles and processes, a comprehensive understanding of your vertical, experience in developing intricate projects, and adherence to Security 101’s core values of fanatical customer service and integrity.


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Protecting People, Property & Profits

Security 101® is nationally-recognized as a leader in the security industry and viewed as one of the fastest growing commercial integrators in the US. From system design, engineering, and installation — to servicing electronic security systems, Security 101 offers a full range of services to our clients. Our business systems, specialized business operations software, and extensive training allow us to deliver the highest quality security systems and positive customer experiences.

As a true systems integrator, Security 101 is the only call you’ll need to make.

“Complete” design & engineering

Intercom & tele-entry systems

Custom programming

Mass notification systems

Project management

Wireless solutions

Visitor management systems

Access control systems

Video management systems

Intrusion detection systems

Unique software solutions for market-specific security challenges

Security system integration (video, access control & intrusion detection)

Extensive Service Portfolio

Security Reimagined

A comprehensive, purpose-built security environment is essential for businesses of any size to thrive. By partnering with Security 101, we can create an intelligent and integrated system that incorporates advanced video, access control, alarm monitoring, and visitor management solutions to help you maximize safety, efficiency, and productivity and detect and mitigate threats on time. 

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SafeGuard 101™: Superior Security System Protection Plan

SafeGuard 101™ embodies comprehensive and proactive security measures, offering a streamlined and simplified approach to security management. It emphasizes the importance of hands-on servicing and maintenance. This includes programming changes, repairs, and other critical interventions to ensure world-class protection. SafeGuard 101 stands out by providing efficient and effective security, while also prioritizing responsive and direct service interventions when systems require attention.

Our Team


Raleigh, NC - Our local team is comprised of seasoned security professionals who are ready to handle any size commercial electronic security systems project or service needs you may have. At Security 101 our expansive network of industry talent is deep — and our unique business model allows for every team member to stay connected. Here are a few key TEAM101 members in your local area. Get connected, follow us on Linkedin®, and join the conversation. Our dedication to security excellence is second-to-none. Security 101 Raleigh is ready to start earning your trust today. 

Here are a few key members of the Raleigh market

With Security 101 Raleigh owners Al Affinito and Bobby Weathers combined 50 years of industry experience Security 101 Raleigh personnel have designed, sold and installed, integrated security & fire alarm systems to hospitals, airports, jails, police departments, court houses, city halls, industrial facilities, office complexes, K-12, colleges, and churches. Security 101 Raleigh has extensive knowledge in the design and installation of a wide variety of technologies, such as IP megapixel CCTV systems, video analytics, access control systems, intercom systems, Emergency Call systems, long haul ethernet over copper and fiber, wireless ethernet, burglar alarms, voice and data cabling, door hardware, gate controls, fence guard, and outside plant work.

There’s not much this team hasn’t seen or done when it comes to the security needs of commercial security users. Give Security 101 - Raleigh a call and see if Security 101 can help you.

The Security 101 - Raleigh installation and service team is proud to supply commercial clients with “fanatical customer service” in the greater Raleigh area.

headshot-al-affinitoAl Affinito
Owner, President

In 1985, Al graduated from Lawrence Institute of Technology in Southfield, MI with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. He started his security industry career in 1989 working for AT&T Security. In 1991, he moved to Guardian Alarm where he began his commercial security system sales career. In 1999, he moved to ADT’s newly formed Systems Sales & Engineering Team. In 2002, shortly after 9/11, ADT transferred Al to Raleigh, North Carolina to start a System Sales & Engineering group in the local ADT Office. In 2008, he moved to SimplexGrinnell where he served in the same role. In 2013, Al made the decision to Team up with his longtime friend Bobby Weathers and start Security 101 - Raleigh.

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 30 Years of industry experience, system sales and engineering

bobby-weathers-headshotBobby Weathers
Owner, Vice President of Sales

Bobby began his security industry career in 1999 with ADT as a Commercial Sales Representative. In 2002, he met his future business partner Al Affinito for the first time. In 2006, he moved to Matrix Security (soon to become ASG Security) where he was one of the companies top sales representatives. In 2013, Bobby made the decision to team up with his longtime friend Al Affinito and start Security 101 - Raleigh.

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 20 years of industry experience, system sales and engineering

robert-abraham-headshotRobert Abraham
Operations Manager

Robert started with Security 101 Raleigh in 2014 in sales. After one year he transferred to operations where he quickly rose through the ranks to become the operations manager. Bobby and Al joke that someday soon Robert will be running Security101 Raleigh.

 Qualifications and credentials:          

  • Staff Sergeant US Army Reserves
  • BS Homeland Security
  • Campbell University
  • ASIS, S.A.M.E.
  • ESA Level 1 Alarm Technician

mark-dillon-headshotMark Dillon

Mark started with Security101 Raleigh in 2015. Mark is a fixture in the security industry and is one of Security 101 Raleigh’s most valued employees.

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 20 years of industry experience
  • Factory certifications: Genetec, Brivo,
  • Training: Keri Systems, Honeywell Alarms, Exacq, Axis, Schlage, ESA Level 1 Alarm Technician

matt-silveira-headshotMatt Silveira

Matt started with Security 101 Raleigh in 2015 at the age of 20. He had limited industry experience but in his three years with Security 101 has rapidly risen to be one of our most valuable technicians. He is become highly skilled in almost every aspect of security and security networks.

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 5 years of industry experience
  • Training: Avigilon, Keri Systems, Honeywell Alarms, ESA Level 1 Alarm Technician

christian-carier-headshotChristian Carier

Chris started with Security 101 Raleigh in 2017. Prior to coming to Security 101 Chris was an auto technician. Chris said he wanted to make a change and came to work with Security 101. On Chris’s first day, Security 101 had a network training class. The instructor was training Security 101 technicians on programming network switches. Upon breaking for lunch, the instructor walked into my office and said to me that Chris was my best technician when it came to programming switches. Of course, he did not know that this was Chris’s first day!

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 1 year of industry experience
  • Factory Certifications: Genetec
  • Training: Avigilon, Keri Systems, Brivo, Honeywell Alarms, ESA Level 1 Alarm Tech

billy-whittaker-headshotBilly Whittaker

Billy started with Security 101 Raleigh in 2018. Billy is Security 101 Raleigh’s newest and oldest technician all at the same time! Billy has been in the industry for 30 years. It would be a shorter list to list what he hasn’t done then what he has. With thirty years of experience Billy could work for anyone in the industry. Billy knew of Security 101 Raleigh’s reputation and sought out an opportunity to work with us and Security 101’s blessed for it.

Qualifications and credentials:

  • 30 years of industry experience
  • Factory Certifications: Bosch, Lenel, Software House, Kantech, EST,
  • American Dynamics, Exacq
  • Training: Avigilon, Keri Systems, Honeywell Alarms, Firelite, NICET II

greggory-curtis-headshotGregory Curtis
Commercial Security Consultant

Gregory is a 20-year seasoned veteran as a successful Commercial Security Consultant with innovative ideas, integrity, and attention to detail with his customers. He has previously worked for other large Systems Integrators like ASG Security, and Brady Integrated Security, where he handled multiple large high profile commercial accounts during his career there. He efficiently builds loyalty and long-term relationships with customers, while consistently reaching sales targets. He has extensive experience in CCTV Systems, Access Control Systems, Fire Alarm systems and Intrusion alarm systems, including their design and implementation.

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siteguard-101-powered-by-blue-eye-reverse-logo-1SiteGuard 101™ epitomizes comprehensive and proactive measures, offering a streamlined approach to security management. It ensures uninterrupted service and guaranteed performance, embodying the essence of efficient and effective protection.


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Being a part of TEAM101 has a special meaning to our dedicated personnel. At Security 101, we are continuously seeking qualified, highly-motivated individuals who demonstrate our guiding principles of fanatical customer service, integrity, and fun. Grow with us and thrive within an organization dedicated to excellence.

We are actively seeking top talent for the following position(s):

Account Executive

Security 101 – Raleigh is now recruiting an Account Executive that can identify, qualify, and develop new customer opportunities by creating market awareness of Security 101 products and services. As an Outside Sales Representative in a B2B sales role, the ideal candidate will be actively seeking new business and building relationships with prospects while maintaining relationships and connections with their existing clients.


Lead technician

Security 101 – Raleigh is now recruiting a Lead Commercial Security Technician that has experience installing programming and servicing commercial electronic security devices primarily CCTV, Access Control, IP Cameras, Intrusion Detection, Video Analytics, IP network systems and overall security systems.


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