Now that he's covered some basics of selecting your self-defense / every day carry (EDC) gun, Jeff addresses an extremely important topic: how to store your gun safely. You need to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing your firearm. This is extremely important with children, and also with service people, guests, and other folks who visit your house. Nowadays, there is a vast variety of storage products that keep your gun secure when you're not around but still allow YOU to have very fast access to it in an emergency. Locking systems include the traditional key, dial combination lock, digital keypad, biometric fingerprint readers, and RFID systems (like your keycard at work). Some storage systems provide additional security beyond controlling access to the gun, such as protection from fire. Finally, Jeff answers an important question: Should your gun be stored loaded?