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Mobile App Data Leaked

Sometimes mobile apps do more than we think they do. Researchers at the Kromtech Security Center discovered personal data being collected by a smartphone virtual keyboard app on its 31 million users, as reported by The Hacker News. The leaked information included: Full name, phone number, and email address Device name, screen resolution, and model details Android version, IMSI number, …

CONSULT 2017

Kevin McQuade Attends Inaugural CONSULT 2017

Kevin McQuade attended the inaugural Security Specifiers CONSULT 2017 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, October 21 through 24. This event was attended by over 80 security consultants that specialize in security design and preparation of security specifications. In addition to the consultants there were 20 manufacturers of security related products that were present to provide updates on the status of …

OIG guide for audits

Possible Clery Act Compliance “Game Changer”

Clery Act “Game Changer”– What Is It? Why Does It Matter? Security professionals inherently know the steps to make a case – one thing leads to another and then connect the dots. At colleges and universities, security leadership is acutely, and sometimes painfully, aware that they play a large role in the institution’s Clery Act compliance and its VAWA amendments. …

ASIS 2017

Protus3 Team at ASIS 2017

A Protus3 team attended the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), September 25 through 28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Keynote speakers included George W. Bush, Mark Cuban, and Scott Klososky. Our team spent two full days joining over 22,000 security professionals from 109 different countries to discover the latest and greatest products …

Higher Education Clery Act

Challenges Facing Higher Education: Changes to Clery Act

If the primary role of an institution of higher learning is to educate and their greatest asset is their reputation, how can it be reasonable that compliance with the requirements under the Clery Act and Title IX be so lacking in resources and emphasis? This is all the more dumbfounding when one considers that a significant portion of an institution’s …

TFS Wake Up 2017

Protus3 Helps Sponsor Wake Up! with TFS

The 7th annual Wake Up! with TFS brought together local leaders to continue the conversation on mental health gaps and potential solutions for our community. Protus3 was a Silver Sponsor. Panel guests included: David Crabtree, WRAL Lorrin Freeman, District Attorney Dr. John Gilmore, UNC Psychiatry Donnie Harrison, Wake County Sheriff Jim Hartmann, Wake County Manager Since 1937 Triangle Family Services …

RWHRMA and TSHRM Joint Meeting

The Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association (RWHRMA) and the Triangle Society for Human Resource Management(TSHRM) chapters held their annual joint meeting at the Doubletree RDU Airport at RTP on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Chris Peterson and Tasha Dyson attended for Protus3. The highlight of the event was a keynote presentation “Building Trust in a World of Wolves: Four Critical Strategies” …

TFS August 2017

Protus3 Attends Triangle Family Services Reception

Triangle Family Services celebrated 80 years of helping Triangle families in crisis with a reception hosted by Gallery C in downtown Raleigh with catering by Irregardless. The event brought together business leaders and elected officials to celebrate the work that has been done but more importantly to continue the conversation and solution building around mental health and substance abuse that …

ASIS International

Protus3 Hosts ASIS Chapter 119 Women in Security

The ASIS Chapter 119 Women in Security group held its third quarter meeting on August 8, 2017, at Protus3. Guest speaker for the meeting was Supervisory Special Agent Jessica Nye, the current Supervisor of the FBI Cyber Squad in Raleigh, NC. As the audience consisted of industrial security professionals, Ms. Nye’s presentation of Current Cyber Threats and Trends was both …

Security Design

Kevin McQuade Attends ADI Training Conference

ADI, a national distributor of electronic security, safety and audio equipment, held their local annual training conference on July 27 at the North Raleigh Hilton. The event consisted of 16 training seminars throughout the day along with a show room of exhibits from over 60 manufacturers. The training seminars focused on the latest technology trends including wireless and VOIP systems, …