Protect ourself and others

Little Oddities Often Aggregate Into Larger Anomalies

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, Security Master Planning, Security Planning, Security Threat Assessment, Uncategorized

As the details continue to emerge from the October 1st mass 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 sad truth is that the greatest gains in response to the unthinkable come out of this kind of review …

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Cyber Attack Seminar

Protus3 Computer Forensics, Crisis Management Planning, Electronic Data Recovery, News, Training

Nearly half of U.S. businesses today have fallen victim to a cyberattack, with small and mid-sized firms most often the target. Unsure how to protect your business from data breach and cybercrime? Sentinel’s panel of cybersecurity experts is here to help. Sentinel Risk Advisors is hosting a luncheon and seminar on Tuesday, February 28. Panel experts will tell you how …

WRAL story August 2016

Security expert: Police did a ‘good job’ clearing Crabtree following weekend panic

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

This story originally appeared on WRAL. Read the original story here. 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 …

Campus Safety article about guns on campus

CCP Holders and Guns on Campus

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

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. Check out the eleven reservations of a “gun guy.” Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations …

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RED DART Security Summit

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

Just recently I attended the 2nd Annual NC RED DART Security Summit. This event is sponsored by the Carolina Chapter of NCMS, Inc. – The Society of Industrial Security Professionals. I was glad to see the attendance had grown from last year, and for this reason the Summit was held at IBM’s Conference Center in RTP. This event brought together …

Red Dart

Rusty Gilmore and Chris Peterson Attend Red Dart Security Summit

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, News

Chris Peterson and Rusty Gilmore attended the 2nd Annual North Carolina RED DART Security Summit held at the IBM Conference Center in RTP. This event is sponsored by the Carolina Chapter of NCMS, Inc. – The Society of Industrial Security Professionals. The Red Dart Security Summit brings together experts in the area of National Security to speak about the current …

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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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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, …