Battery drain

My 2002 Chevy Malibu has about 102,000 miles on it but now the battery drains shortly after start up, my mechanic has checked a number of things & was wondering if it’s a factory installed security feature & if so what do we do?

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Not clear what you mean by “shortly after start up.” You mean while driving? Or soon after shut down? BTW, no working security feature drains a battery quickly.

If this is the original battery, replace battery. If it’s a new battery, I agree with suggestion to replace mechanic.

Let one of the auto parts stores check the battery and alternator (a curb side, free, service). The alternator may not be charging.