TBJ article

Millions evaporate as trade secrets lawsuits fly across NC, US

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Diversion, Fraud, Mobile Forensics, News, Theft

The July 6, 2018, issue of the Triangle Business Journal included an article entitled “Millions evaporate as trade secrets lawsuits fly across NC, US”. This article provided good information about the increase in the theft of company-owned data. You can access the full article here. We have also seen an increase of data theft investigations at Protus3 and work side-by-side …

PBS News Hour Article

Pentagon to take over security clearance checks for federal government

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Background Investigation, News

At the moment, this only applies to background investigations involving military and civilian employees and contractors for Defense Department. These investigations represent the largest portion of OPM’s current workload and backlog. As a security company that provides background screening services, we are watching this in the hopes that it will support better automation, accuracy, and resources for all background and …

Chris Peterson Presents at Tammy Lynn Center

Protus3 News, Training

On June 29, 2018, Christine Peterson, CPP, ISP, President of Protus3 presented “Security: It’s Everybody’s Job” to the entire Tammy Lynn Center employee team. Founded in 1969, Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities empowers families and enriches the lives of children and adults through education, community and support services. They provide hope and opportunities for individuals to learn, live and …

ASIS International

ASIS Chapter 119 Annual Training Day

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations, Training

ASIS International Chapter 119 held its 7th annual training conference on June 18, 2018. The conference was held at the PNC Arena where there were four guest speakers that spoke on several key topics related to the security industry. The topics included “Civil Unrest and Security” presented by Special Agent Mike Harper and Analyst Loren Martin of the NCSBI “The …


NCACLEA Summer Conference

Protus3 Clery Act, News, SaVE Act, Title IX, VAWA

Protus3 would like to thank John Reaves, Executive Director of NCACLEA, and John Dailey, President of NCACLEA and Chief of Police, Duke University and Duke University Hospital, for including Protus3 in the 2018 NCACLEA Summer Conference Held June 12-14, 2018, in Greensboro, NC. The conference was attended by campus law enforcement professionals from across North Carolina and several other states. …

UNC system logo

UNC System Safety and Security Conference

Protus3 Clery Act, News, SaVE Act, Title IX, VAWA

Protus3 was honored to be a supporter and sponsor of the University of North Carolina System at the inaugural UNC System Safety and Security Conference at UNC Asheville. 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, …

GDPR and EU Flag

What is GDPR and does it affect me?

Jerry T. Blanchard, Jr., CPP Compliance, News, Security System Lifespan Management

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Union (EU) in 2016 that just become enforceable as of May 2018. Does it affect me? The short answer is “Yes”. This law may affect you if you have an enterprise class system that collects and shares data around the world. In a nutshell, GDPR is the European Union …

Amanda Strickland

Protus3 Welcomes Amanda Strickland

Protus3 News

Protus3 recently hired Amanda Strickland as a Security Analyst. Amanda is a recent graduate of Meredith College and majored in Computer Science, Sociology, and Criminology with a minor in Accounting. Amanda previously interned at Protus3 in digital forensics. Her specialties will include digital forensics, background investigations, and investigative support. Please join Protus3 as we welcome Amanda to our team.

Christine Peterson

FBI Insider Threat for Small Business Program

Protus3 News

On May 31, 2018, the FBI held an Insider Threat for Small Business program at their Charlotte, NC, office. Attendance was by invitation only. Christine Peterson attended on behalf of the partnerships that Protus3 builds with clients to protect their assets. As a big fan of the concept “Together is Better” Protus3 believes that it takes a community working together …

Enfuse 2018

Rusty Gilmore Attends Enfuse 2018

Protus3 News, Training

Rusty Gilmore attended Enfuse 2018, a training program provided by OpenText (formerly Guidance Software). This three-day training course included classes that were geared toward education and information for the public and private practitioner related to computer forensics. One of the key values at Protus3 is “Be Informed.” Knowledge is power, and we actively seek and apply it – to the …