Kevin McQuade

Kevin McQuade Retires

Protus3 News

Kevin McQuade has made it official. It is with a sad heart but warm wishes we announce that our friend and colleague has stepped into retirement as of March 29, 2019. With 12 years at Protus3 (and formerly Risk Management Associates, Inc.), Kevin has been an outstanding addition to our team. He was a very dedicated consultant to our clients. …

Sarasota County

Sarasota County Administration Building System Assessment

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Master Planning, Security Survey

Protus3 completed a Security Assessment of the Sarasota County Administration Building. The objective was to obtain a “snapshot” view of the state of security at the Administrative Building, identify gaps in the current security program, and develop a Master Plan that Sarasota County can implement in a cost effective and efficient manner. Sarasota County awarded the project to Protus3 in …

data erased

Employee Deception: Too Little, Too Late

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Computer Forensics, Electronic Data Recovery, Embezzlement, Fraud, Theft, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud

Protus3 conducts a wide variety of corporate investigations related to employee deception. Some of the more common issues involve harassment complaints or theft of data. Sometimes these issues appear while the employee is still with the company. In other cases, the employee deception does not come to light for weeks or months after they have left the company. Even when …

Wake Tech AEC Symposium

Wake Tech AEC Symposium

Protus3 News, Security Master Planning, Security Program Development, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 attended the Wake Tech AEC Symposium. Jerry Blanchard, Dana Frentz, and Kevin McQuade represented Protus3. The Wake Tech Facilities Design and Construction team presented the AEC Symposium as a way to showcase upcoming Capital Improvement Projects. Attendees heard from a variety of college speakers and panelists. Topics included Academics & Employment, HUB, Master Planning, Energy & Sustainability, Infrastructure, and …

new Broughton Hospital

Security Design of New Broughton Hospital Completed

Protus3 News, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 has completed a security system design for the new Broughton Hospital. This facility will have 382 beds and over 477,000 square feet of space. It will replace the existing Broughton Hospital. Protus3 was part of the original design process and has been working on this project since January 2009. Protus3 also completed a similar project for new Cherry Hospital. …

Wake Forest Community Library

Wake Forest Community Library Ribbon Cutting

Protus3 News, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Testing and Commissioning

It was an honor to help celebrate the opening of the newly expanded Wake Forest Community Library. Tim Bullock represented Protus3 at this event. The 9,000-square-foot library will offer youth programs, a collection of up to 50,000 books, 16 public computers and WiFi. It will feature an increased youth programming space. There will also be enlarged reading and study areas …

OhioHealth

Grant Medical Center Electronic Security Functional Testing

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 completed a technical assessment, functional test, and inventory of the Grant Medical Center Campus of OhioHealth. This project included access control, duress alarm “buttons”, security video systems, intercoms, panels, servers, and workstations. OhioHealth awarded the project to Protus3 in November 2018. A functional test ensures that these systems have been installed, maintained, and operating to meet any local and/or …

Superintendent Cathy Moore at Women in Security

Protus3 Hosts Women in Security

Protus3 News

Protus3 was honored to host the ASIS Women in Security meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The guest speaker was Superintendent Cathy Moore of Wake County Public Schools. Superintendent Moore spoke about themes that are the same in schools as well as to business. Some highlights of her presentation included: Surrounding yourself with the right people is important for your …

NCICU Ethics Bowl

Protus3 News

Christine Peterson, CPP, ISP, President of Protus3, served as a judge again this year at the NCICU Ethics Bowl. Chris and Protus3 consider it an honor to be invited to participate each year. Students from 22 campuses across North Carolina participated in the 8th annual Ethics Bowl hosted by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU). The topic this year …

Triangle Family Services

Workplace Violence Training at Triangle Family Services

Protus3 News, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Chris Peterson presented “Security: It’s Everybody’s Job” at Triangle Family Services on February 5, 2019. The program addressed workplace violence. Violence in the workplace is a condition that affects organizations regardless of geographic location, demographics, or type of business.  As a result of the spread of workplace violence and increasing media attention, every organization must implement an aggressive program to …