Why we need a locked office for IT department

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We are moving into a new office and I need to be able to convince my boss to get me an office as an IT manager. keep that in mind I am the sole IT person within the company.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It may be a hard sell. You can keep a lot of what you need on a secured laptop that you keep with you. Secure paper files can be kept in a locked filing cabinet.

I do not try to secure miscellaneous parts and these rarely go missing.

So you can try, but management may suggest the above to you.
Thomas Zucker-ScharffSolution GuideCommented:
I often lock my office because I have multiple laptops and people leave all sorts of equipment for me to set up out fix.  I am a department of one.
AlanConsultantCommented:
You end up looking after people's laptops and phones - including those of your boss and the other senior people.

They need to be able to be secured.

Alan.

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Bryant SchaperCommented:
Why do you need a locked office?  I am director and work from a cubicle?  But we have locked closets and storage as needed.
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