Clery Rethinking Role

Clery: Rethinking Your Role

HumAdmin Clery Act, Compliance, News, Title IX

Reputation equals funding: For many years researchers have investigated the influence of reputation on a university’s ability to raise capital. The general consensus is that even while reputation remains mercurial, its effect is hard to overstate. The better the reputation, the better the funding. As a result, many universities have begun to divert more resources towards what some scholars are …

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Body Worn Camera Use in Health Care Facilities

Dana M. Frentz, CHPA Compliance, News, Security Policy and Procedure Development

As part of the “Evidence Based Healthcare Security Research” Series The IAHSS Foundation has published “Body Worn Camera Use in Health Care Facilities.” The Foundation’s research series’ summarizes the current state of knowledge regarding specific challenges in healthcare security. The report can be downloaded here: http://ihssf.org/PDF/ihssfbodyworncameras.pdf The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety – Foundation (IAHSS Foundation) was established …

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Protus3 Completes Security Assessment of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Protus3 Compliance, News, Security Assessment, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Protus3 completed the security assessment of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. An assessment of the healthcare facility included an evaluation of the security operations, the level of security and safety education, the compliance and readiness of security related plans and programs, and an appraisal of the organization and management of their functions. Protus3 focused on three areas: • Physical Security, • …

Policy and Procedure Flow Chart

A Company Model for Developing Policies and Procedures

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Compliance, Corporate Compliance, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development

While attending the NCMS Carolinas Chapter meeting at Cisco Systems recently, I saw a presentation by Mark Whitteker, MSIA, CISSP, ISP. Mark comes out of the IT security world, so most of his presentation focused on IT security. He also presented a segment on Building a Comprehensive Security Architecture Framework that might benefit all of us. What Mark shared with …

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Data Security: Where There Is Data, There Should Be Policy

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Business Continuity Planning, Compliance, Computer Forensics, Corporate Compliance, Crisis Management Planning, Electronic Data Recovery, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development

The recent report by the Wall Street Journal about the Morgan Stanley breach scares me as an employee. Reportedly Galen Marsh, a financial adviser for Morgan Stanley, was fired for allegedly stealing account information from about 350,000 wealth management clients and posting some of it online. The part that concerns me are the reports that federal law enforcement officials are …

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RMA Exhibits at IACLEA Southeast Regional Conference and SCCLEA Safety Conference

Protus3 Civil Rights, Clery Act, Compliance, News, SaVE Act, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Title IX, VAWA

RMA participated as an exhibitor at the IACLEA Southeast Regional Conference & the SCCLEA Safety Conference hosted by Furman University in Greenville, SC. The conference brought together over 250 campus law enforcement administrators from across the southeastern United States. The Director of University Police, Tom Saccenti and his staff provided all the participants with gracious southern hospitality with the beautiful …

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Chris Peterson and Mike Epperly are Keynote Speakers at the NCACLEA 2015 Winter Conference

Protus3 Clery Act, News, SaVE Act, Security Program Development, Title IX, Training, VAWA

RMA was pleased to be able to support the North Carolina Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (NCACLEA) as keynote speakers at the NCACLEA 2015 Winter Conference. The conference was hosted by the Wake Tech Community College Police Department and held at North Campus at the Wake Tech Community College Public Safety Center. Chris and Mike presented “Clery Compliance Update: …

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Avoiding Pandemic Paranoia

Billy Gordon Green, Jr. M.Ed., CPP, CHS Business Continuity Planning, Compliance, Corporate Compliance, Crisis Management Planning, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Training

Twice during the past decade and a half, the specter of pandemic has been a cause for prudent worry in the public health sector, among business continuity planners, and certainly within the security community. Security professionals would not be tasked with reducing the impact upon the public or generally with providing for the continuity of operation for a large corporation, …

Mike Epperly

RMA Welcomes Michael Epperly as Director of Investigations

Protus3 Background Investigation, Compliance, News, Security Program Development, Specialized Analysis, Training

Risk Management Associates, Inc. (RMA), recently reengaged Michael Epperly to lead our investigations division. Michael previously served as RMA’s vice president and general counsel. Mike’s experience as a consultant, investigator and attorney make his addition a valuable asset to both RMA and its clients. Michael is a graduate of Campbell University and former law enforcement officer and will serve as …

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The SaVE Component of the Clery Act

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Civil Rights, Clery Act, Compliance, SaVE Act, Security Master Planning, Training, VAWA

Are You Ready for October 1, 2014? According to the CDC, on average, 1 in 5 women (18.3%) and 1 in 71 men (1.4%) reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives. In a study of undergraduate women, 19% said that they experienced an attempted or completed sexual assault since entering college (Source: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/sv-datasheet-a.pdf). The victimization of college students …