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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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UNC System Safety and Security Conference

Protus3 Clery Act, Crisis Management Planning, News, SaVE Act, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Threat Assessment, Title IX, VAWA

Protus3 supported and sponsored the University of North Carolina System at the inaugural UNC System Safety and Security Conference at UNC Asheville. Chris Peterson represented Protus3. The plan for the program is to connect over 200 safety and security professionals throughout the system on an annual basis. The program included tracks for Clery, Student Affairs, Law Enforcement, Legal, Title IX …

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Little Oddities Often Aggregate Into Larger Anomalies

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

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. …

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Cybersecurity 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

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,” …

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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

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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RED DART Security Summit

Protus3 Crisis Management Planning, News

Just recently Rusty Gilmore 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. Rusty 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 …

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Gilmore and 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 …