Reflections on Virginia Beach

Tim Bullock News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

Friday was a very sad day for the city of Virginia Beach as well as our country. Yet another senseless and tragic mass shooting has taken place and has left us with many questions. Why did this happen? How did this happen? What could have been done to prevent this from happening? Hearts are broken and loved ones have been …

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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 …

Founders Federal Credit Union

Founders Federal Credit Union Project Completed

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Protus3 has completed a security assessment which included a Physical Security and Security Systems Policies and Procedures Assessment and Audit for Founders Federal Credit Union. The focus of this project included two distinct components. One was the review of the existing security related policies and procedures for Founders Federal Credit Union (FFCU). The second was evaluating how those policies and …

Colonial Williamsburg

Protus3 Completes Physical Security Assessment for Colonial Williamsburg

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Protus3 conducted a Physical Security Assessment for the mitigation of hostile vehicle traffic for Colonial Williamsburg. This assessment was to provide a review and evaluation of the current physical security posture for defending against hostile vehicle traffic. Colonial Williamsburg is unique in many ways, being that it is one of few historic preservation areas that includes museums, educational programs, and …

Protect ourself and others

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. …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Protus3 Awarded Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Project

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Protus3 will perform an assessment of security practices, policies and procedures, and facilities standards at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A Task Force within BIDMC has been charged with providing recommendations to Senior Management and the BIDMC Board of Directors concerning changes to BIDMC’s security practices. The purpose of this study is to provide to the Task Force a thorough …

down the rabbit hole

Lighting at the End of the Rabbit Hole: How to Determine Appropriate Lighting Levels as Part of a Total Security Program

Dana M. Frentz, CHPA Security Assessment, Security Planning, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Beginning Down the Rabbit Hole We all know the use of lighting alone does not stop crime, but the effects of good lighting coupled with additional security measures have been shown to reduce the occurrence of crime. Lighting can elicit an emotional response, providing a level of confidence and the feeling of security. It can also provide a decrease in …

data center

Physical Security for Data Centers

Emily Schack Security Assessment, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Lifespan Management, Security System Testing and Commissioning, Security Threat Assessment

It’s no surprise that data centers are popping up everywhere, considering the growing need for cloud computing. Data centers offer services that allow you to store data on their servers. IT spends a lot of time securing these high-volume installation networks from attacks. It is important to you that your data center’s network security stays secure. But how important is …

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Protus3 Completes Security Assessment of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Protus3 Compliance, News, Security Assessment, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Protus3 completed the security assessment of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. An assessment of the healthcare facility included an evaluation of the security operations, the level of security and safety education, the compliance and readiness of security related plans and programs, and an appraisal of the organization and management of their functions. Protus3 focused on three areas: • Physical Security, • …

Security Consulting

RMA Awarded South Carolina Federal Credit Union Security Assessment Project

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

RMA will perform a physical security assessment, including a threat assessment, of the South Carolina Federal Credit Union (SCFC) Corporate Office and 17 branches. Included in the assessment RMA will review existing security programs, security officer duties, reporting structure, and job descriptions. Members of the RMA Team will be traveling to 18 different sites in South Carolina to become familiar …