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 and consisted of business techniques and practices, technical information for security and video components, how the internet is impacting security, network basics, wireless technology and others. This …

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 …

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

Jerry Blanchard Attends 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 ISC West

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Travis Hall represented Protus3 at ISC West 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 Control, Alarms & …

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. Along with S2, who is one of the leading manufacturers of access control and video surveillance products, there were also representatives there from Allegion, a leading manufacturer of door hardware. Consultants, integrators, and clients were presented with …

CONSULT 2017

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 …

ASIS 2017

Protus3 Team at ASIS 2017

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

A Protus3 team attended the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), September 25 through 28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Keynote speakers included George W. Bush, Mark Cuban, and Scott Klososky. Our team spent two full days joining over 22,000 security professionals from 109 different countries to discover the latest and greatest products …

Security Design

Kevin McQuade Attends ADI Training Conference

Protus3 News, Security Product Evaluations

ADI, a national distributor of electronic security, safety and audio equipment, held their local annual training conference on July 27 at the North Raleigh Hilton. The event consisted of 16 training seminars throughout the day along with a show room of exhibits from over 60 manufacturers. The training seminars focused on the latest technology trends including wireless and VOIP systems, …

smart card cutaway

Do Your Homework before Moving to Smart Cards

Kevin M. McQuade, CPP 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 known as a contact …