Security Consulting

RMA Awarded Project for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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Risk Management Associates has been awarded a project to provide Security Consulting Services for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. RMA will deliver a comprehensive security report that addresses the security risk-based requirements of each campus including a security threat assessment, a Security Risk Assessment Report, a Security Master Plan, and a Crisis Action Plan. RMA will produce a “emergency quick response” guide …

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Michael Longmire Published in Triangle Business Journal

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This article originally appeared in the February 25 issue of the Triangle Business Journal. Don’t Underestimate the Value of Security Theft, employee fraud and abuse, workplace violence and other security breaches cost American businesses over $200 billion annually. Many companies and organizations do not know that they are being victimized or often take too long to acknowledge that there is …

A Locked Room

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On Monday, an employee reports that there is one monitor missing from the shipment of new monitors that was received the previous Friday. The quantity was verified at delivery by the shipping company and two of your employees. The interior door to the loading dock was locked on Friday evening and was still locked on Monday morning. The roll-up loading …

Disaster Planning Forum in Raleigh

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A Disaster Planning Forum was hosted by Risk Management Associates, Highlands Environmental Solutions, and Ward and Smith, P.A., and moderated by Catalyst Communications. The group assembled a panel of experts with real-life experiences in security issues, environmental issues, legal issues, and the branding/communication issues that a business could face when disaster strikes. The free event provided attendees the opportunity learn …

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Assessing Threats

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The shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims in the public appearance event on January 8, 2011, has emphasized once again the value of executive protection for public figures and others whose notoriety has placed them in the arena of potential targets.


Be Prepared to Stand Alone: Planning for Weather Related Emergencies

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No one can control the weather, and weather can only be predicted accurately for a day or so into the future. With regard to specific locations, severe weather that can create extreme conditions and pose threats to life and property can only be predicted a few hours or a few minutes in advance. Within this parameter, weather emergencies may occur …

Preparing for the Ordinary Means Protection for the Extraordinary

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Although this article was originally written for electrical utilities, the concepts apply to other companies and organizations. Darren Nix of Risk Management Associates authored this article originally published in Security Products Magazine. Increased security at Electrical Utility companies for the prevention of ordinary events also provides protection for the extraordinary events. There has been a tremendous focus on protecting our …

Creating a Master Plan

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The process of developing a Master Security Plan begins with and has its foundation in the information, outcomes and recommendations of the assessment activities. Creating an integrated security plan to guide a security program is rooted in the existing organization, policies and procedures, culture and characteristics of the population. Each of these is surveyed and determined during the security survey/vulnerability …