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Secure Your Network

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Crisis Management Planning

As technology becomes more intertwined with our daily lives, the “bad guys” will continue to find vulnerabilities and gain access to private accounts and data. Because of this, it is important to secure your network and data. A best practice is to implement multiple security measures to minimize potential threats. Antivirus programs, virtual private networks (VPNs), and complex passwords are …

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5 Ways COVID-19 Affects Workplace Security

Protus3 Crisis 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

Protus3 Crisis 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 …

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Little Oddities Often Aggregate Into Larger Anomalies

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, Security Master Planning, Security Program Development

Details continue to emerge from the October 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest County Music Festival in Las Vegas. There are ample opportunities for emergency responders and security and hospitality professionals to examine and redefine security protocols.  The greatest gains in response to the unthinkable come out of this kind scrutiny and “lessons learned” exercises. It’s a sad truth. …

WRAL story August 2016

Security Expert: Police Did a ‘Good Job’ Clearing Crabtree Following Weekend Panic

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Program Development, Training, Workplace Violence

Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police are combing through evidence, including 911 calls and security tapes, from Crabtree Valley Mall in an effort to determine what happened Saturday afternoon in the food court. The sound of gunfire inside sparked panic and sent everyone running out of the mall with their hands up. “I would rather see people run than not run,” …

Campus Safety article about guns on campus

CCP Holders and Guns on Campus

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Program Development, Training, Workplace Violence

Should CCP holders be allowed to carry guns on campus? There are studies that show during times of great stress, a person will experience changes that affect their physiological, sensory and cognitive processes which can prevent appropriate responses in very serious situation. These responses can affect critical decision-making processes. For example, check out the eleven reservations of a “gun guy.” …

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

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Compliance, Computer Forensics, Crisis Management Planning, Electronic Data Recovery, Security Program Development

The recent report by the Wall Street Journal about the Morgan Stanley data security breach scares me as an employee. Reportedly, Morgan Stanley terminated Galen Marsh, a financial adviser, for allegedly stealing account information from about 350,000 wealth management clients and posting some of it online. Federal law enforcement officials are focusing their probe on the possibility that Marsh’s computer …

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Avoiding Pandemic Paranoia

Billy Gordon Green, Jr. M.Ed., CPP, CHS Compliance, Crisis Management Planning, 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, …

WRAL: Security Measures Not Foolproof, Consultant Says

Protus3 Background Investigation, Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

 Plan. Protect. Prosper. Protus3 specializes in security system design, security consulting, corporate investigations and other investigative services. Partner with Protus3 and we will examine each situation to identify threats and develop solutions for your best outcome. 919-834-8584 or 800-775-8584