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Security 101® Advantages

Not Your Typical Franchise Organization

The People

When you explore the franchise opportunity with Security 101® you’ll learn quickly that people will make the biggest impact during the beginning stages of ownership. The support team at the corporate office will guide you through the startup phase and remain in constant communication when you need them. And, our owners are a collaborative group of like-minded professionals who provide a wealth of knowledge and information for one another. Luckily, the advantages don't stop with the quality people you will encounter… Here's the top 5 advantages to ownership with Security 101.



As a licensed franchisee with Security 101®, you’ll receive hands-on, comprehensive training. Our exclusive training program provides you with fundamental knowledge and up-to-date info.



Stay connected and stay on top of your game. The combination of a proven and battle-tested business model mixes with a one-of-a-kind team culture to set the stage for the next phase of your business life.



From design and proposal to installation and service, our 101WARE™ franchise business software has the power and depth to help you manage your security business with efficiency.



Obtain an instant edge over the competition through national purchasing power and product pricing. Stay abreast of the latest technology in security – and bring it within your reach.



Conduct your business in a protected territory that is exclusive to your franchise. This is important because you will not have other owners competing for the same customer base.

Comprehensive Training

Training and Support

At Startup

As a Security 101® franchisee, you will receive one of the most comprehensive training programs in the franchise industry. It all starts with an orientation and business planning program at our Florida headquarters and then transitions to training at your location. (Airfare, lodging, lunch and daily transportation to and from our training center are included.)

The exclusive program will provide you with fundamental knowledge on up-to-date products, services and technology of the constantly evolving security industry. Our veteran instructors are proven experts who possess a rare blend of industry expertise and excellent teaching skills. Some of the training curriculum you can expect includes:

  • Industry training

  • Software training

  • Sales training

  • Marketing training

  • Technology training

  • Vertical market training

  • Project management

  • Business training


Once you’ve joined the family, you gain the full resources of a team committed to helping make your business a success through continued training, consulting, marketing, research and technical support. Throughout the year, we offer ongoing training through educational meetings and seminars at the largest security trade shows including GSX (formerly ASIS International) and ISC West. These are great opportunities for you to generate business leads, build relationships, and exchange ideas and experiences with fellow franchisees.

Ultimately, becoming a part of TEAM101™ means you'll experience the satisfaction of owning your own business while enjoying the benefits of a national brand. Yet another invaluable and ongoing resource available to you is our mentor franchisees. In conjunction with our corporate support team, these long-time pros are available to assist you in the operations and management of your Security 101® franchise.

Best-In-Class Manufacturer Relationships

Our National Strategic Partners

American Dynamics
Axis Communications
Commend Security
Hanwha Techwin America
Honeywell Commercial Security, Pro-Watch, MAXPRO
LifeSafety Power
Milestone Systems
Openpath Security
Software House

Security 101 maintains relationships and national agreements with the security industry’s best-in-class manufacturers of video, access control, software, mass notification, and many other product categories.

Operations software

The team at Security 101® has developed a unique and proprietary web-based application called 101WARE™ that enables you to manage all aspects of your security business. The software walks you through the process of designing security systems with a simple and straightforward design. This intuitive approach let’s you see the system as you build it, making it easier for your team and your customers to understand.


  • Web-based means you can use smartphones and tablets from anywhere

    Instant real-time access and updating

    Security system design help

    Reporting tools

    Automatic performance tracking for installations and service

    Current manufacturer pricing

    Control costs, profits, and all day-to-day operations

    Everything you need to start designing and selling systems today!

More Advantages

Revenue Streams

There are many potential revenue streams and recurring monthly revenue that exist in the B2B commercial security industry. Security 101 will aid you in taking full advantage of these areas of business including service, installations, equipment sales, monitoring and service agreements, and managed services.

Global/National Accounts

The Security 101 National Accounts division works with global, national and regional clients. And, depending on the client’s footprint, a franchisee may have the opportunity to benefit from these accounts while experiencing ongoing growth and support from our team globally, nationally, regionally and locally.

Protected Territories

Unlike most franchises, we offer large territories that are solely-owned and unique to a single franchisee. There will not be other Security 101® franchise owners competing for the same customers within your protected territory. Instead, your fellow owners are your teammates!

Marketing Support

Franchisees receive professional marketing direction and support. From printed materials and apparel to public relations and social media — you have a partner in growing the brand. Help to generate business while building brand awareness through cooperative advertising.