Mike Tucker c. 1991

Michael K. Tucker

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Michael K. Tucker founded Risk Management Associates, Inc. (now Protus3) in January of 1988. His vision came out of a need that he recognized in the security arena for a company that acted as an independent security partner for companies and agencies in the protection of their business assets. Mike’s vision was a company founded on the principles of integrity, …

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Commissioning: Last But Not Least

Protus3Security System Testing and Commissioning

When investing in an electronic security system, the process is generally the same. Systems are evaluated, designed, installed, programmed, and then turned over to the end user customer. Sound about right? In some instances, owners often overlook the final step – system commissioning. What is commissioning? The basic definition of commissioning is reviewing and testing the systems to verify they …

Preparing for Switzerland

Protus3Security Program Development

We are excited to announce the opening of our office in Switzerland! Since 1988, we’ve helped clients with security in almost all 50 states and at least 28 countries. Because of our current projects and relationships, it’s time for us to open a European office. So who gets to go to Switzerland? Marty McClanahan. Marty has had a significant career …

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The Impact of Return to Work

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In a recent speaking engagement, Jerry Blanchard, President and CEO, discussed the impact of return to work. What do employees expect when they return? How has working from home changed the culture of your business? Does this change your vision? How has this changed the company’s critical assets? While we can’t reproduce the entire presentation here, we wanted to provide …

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Workplace Violence and Coronavirus Disease – 2021

Protus3News, Workplace Violence

“We’re beginning to realize that coronavirus disease, COVID-19, will be an event burned into our minds and hearts for generations.” This was written by Chris Peterson, former President of Protus3, in March 2020. Little did we know then just how much COVID-19 would affect us and change who we are. “Most of our workforce today has nothing by which to …

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What’s the difference between safety and security?

Protus3Security Assessment

I am Megan Keenan, the Business Development Manager here at Protus3. One of the first things I learned after I joined the team was the difference between safety and security. A lot of times, these two words are used interchangeably. People say safety when they really mean security. Both safety and security are concerned with keeping people from harm and …

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Seeing Security

Protus3Security System Design Development

This post was prompted by an initial project meeting and an annual tradition of watching a favorite movie around Christmas. During an initial project meeting, right after introductions, the Architect made a request. The Architect stated that the Client wanted all security devices to be invisible. In a previous conversation, I heard some examples of the measures to conceal devices. …

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Protecting Your Electronic Devices and Data during a Divorce

Protus3Computer Forensics

People often have questions about how to best protect their children and their assets during a divorce, but one area that they often overlook is protecting their data and making sure that their spouse can’t access their devices accidentally or otherwise. In this episode host Jaime Davis of Gailor Hunt explores this topic with Rusty Gilmore, a Security Consultant and …

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5 Ways COVID-19 Affects Workplace Security

Protus3Crisis Management Planning, News

As we make adjustments to flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, we’re changing our behaviors in the workplace. We’re all washing our hands more frequently. We’re practicing social distancing. As much as we can, we’re working from home. Our responses to COVID-19 are important, but how do our changed behaviors affect security at work? What security issues …

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Coronavirus Response

Protus3Crisis Management Planning, News

Consistent with Protus3’s commitment to help our clients plan and protect in order to prosper, we are monitoring the situation caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) elevated the outbreak classification to an official pandemic. Protus3 continues to evaluate our operations and continuity plans in order to provide for the ongoing health …