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Effective Security Requires Thoughtful Decisions

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP News, Security Assessment, Security Master Planning, Security Product Evaluations

In her Editor’s Note published in the January/February 2020 Campus Safety magazine, Robin Hattersley reminds us all of the power of seeking professional advice when lives are at stake. Would you go to a pharmaceutical company to advise you about health concerns that you have? Would you invest in health equipment based on a good sales pitch? Why should effective …


Jerry Blanchard Attends CONSULT 2018

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations, Security Schematic Design

Jerry Blanchard attended CONSULT 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. CONSULT is the only non-captive venue exclusively devoted to specifiers of electronic and physical security. SecuritySpecifiers developed this event specifically for technical security consultants. From cyber security to spec writing and design issues, the environment that security consultants and engineers face evolves constantly. Consultants and engineers share some of the same design …

OWASA Cane Creek Reservoir

Remote Water Sites Security Implementation Completed for OWASA

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Product Evaluations, 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 Testing and Commissioning

Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) selected Protus3 to perform a Security Assessment, Security System Design, and Project Management of Remote Water Sites. This project encompassed ten locations previously defined by OWASA. Scope of Work The initial project included an electronic security assessment for all ten OWASA facilities. The objective of this assessment was to evaluate the electronic security of …

Kevin McQuade

Kevin McQuade Attends ADI Raleigh Expo

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

Kevin McQuade from Protus3 attended the annual ADI Raleigh Expo at the North Raleigh Hilton on July 26, 2018. This one-day event included seminars throughout the day that focused on the security industry. Presenters provided technical information for security and video components. Another presentation discussed how the internet is impacting security. Presenters also addressed network basics and wireless technology. Finally, …

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 at the PNC Arena. Four guest speakers 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 unique danger on infant abductions from both healthcare facilities …

Paradigm 2018

Mike Harris Attends Paradigm 2018

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

Mike Harris was invited to attend Paradigm 2018, a specifier technology symposium held by Lenel. Paradigm, Lenel’s annual consultant symposium, is a unique experience that is educational, interactive, and fun! Through presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on training sessions consultants become familiar with Lenel’s latest technologies and learn what’s coming next. In addition, roundtable discussions will provide an opportunity to offer feedback …

Jerry Blanchard

Leading Security Systems Discussed at S2 PhySec 2018 Conference

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

S2 Security, a leading security systems manufacturer, conducted its annual S2 PhySec 2018 Conference at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. This event is by invitation only to leading security consultants, architect and engineers. The event provides S2 a platform to inform industry specifiers about their products, product development, product roadmaps and relationships with industry partners. In turn, S2 …

ISC West 2018

Travis Hall Attends International Security Conference West

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

Travis Hall represented Protus3 at International Security Conference West (ISCW) in Las Vegas on April 11-13. His attendance is part of Protus3’s commitment to staying informed about the security industry, including security technology. The International Security Conference & Exposition – also known as ISC West – is the largest event in the U.S. for the physical security industry, covering Access …

Protus3 Attends S2 Technology Day

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

Kevin McQuade, Travis Hall, and Dana Frentz attended the S2 Technology Day that was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Raleigh, NC. There were also representatives there from Allegion, a leading manufacturer of door hardware. Consultants, integrators, and clients were presented with the latest technologies from both S2 and Allegion. S2 provided an update to their latest version of …


Kevin McQuade Attends Inaugural CONSULT 2017

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

Kevin McQuade attended the inaugural Security Specifiers CONSULT 2017 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, October 21 through 24. This event was attended by over 80 security consultants that specialize in security design and preparation of security specifications. In addition to the consultants there were 20 manufacturers of security related products that were present to provide updates on the status of …