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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 …

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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 …

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Do Your Homework before Moving to Smart Cards

Protus3 Security Product Evaluations, Security Schematic Design, Security System Concept Development, Security System Design Development

First, let’s talk about the cards. There are a number of different types and uses for smart card technology. One of the most common is that of a banking-type card where the actual chip is visible. Think about your new debit card. When used, the chip makes contact within the device reading the information. This is a contact type card. …

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Security Systems Commissioning Project for the City of Raleigh

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

RMA has been awarded the security systems commissioning of the City of Raleigh Critical Public Safety Facility. In this project, RMA will be working directly for RMF Engineering. Risk Management Associates will oversee and participate in the start-up of all security electronic equipment. We will verify and inspect all associated security equipment located in each security room. This will also …