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The Wild West of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Tasha D. Dyson Compliance, Computer Forensics, Mobile Forensics

The Wild West When you think about the Wild West, what do you see? Do you picture unspoiled scenery, picturesque cattle drives, spacious farms, gold miners, unfettered individual freedom, rugged individualism, and no federal income taxes? This is definitely a “romantic” picture. Remember the darker side. Don’t forget about the lawless gangs of robbers, disputes settled by gunfights, and clashes …

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Benefits and Disadvantages of BYOD

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development

What is BYOD? BYOD is an acronym for “Bring Your Own Device.” It refers to the practice of employees using a personal device for work. With BYOD, a single individual has the capacity to affect himself, those close to him, the company, and potentially millions of other people. One unsecured device can harm millions of individuals and organizations who may …

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What is GDPR and does it affect me?

Jerry T. Blanchard, Jr., CPP Compliance, News, Security System Lifespan Management

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Union (EU) in 2016. This just became enforceable as of May 2018. Does it affect me? The short answer is “Yes”. This law may affect you if you have an enterprise class system that collects and shares data around the world. What is GDPR? In a nutshell, GDPR is …

Security Design

RMA Awarded Brier Creek EMS Design Project

Protus3 News, 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

RMA will provide design and project management services related to the design of electronic security devices for the new Brier Creek EMS Station project. The intent of this design will be to provide access control and security monitoring devices within the main facility. These systems will meet the Wake County standards for this type of facility. Our services will also …

Security Design

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 …

Jerry Blanchard

Jerry Blanchard Presents at ProNet “Security on the Move”

Protus3 News, Security Program Development, Training

ProNet Systems hosted security professionals at a complimentary educational seminar on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the Capital City Club in Raleigh, NC. This seminar, titled “Security on the Move” included technology updates and presentations related to remote monitoring of CCTV, access control, and related services either on-site or through the use of hand-held devices. As a member of the …

Research Triangle Park

RMA Completes Security Assessment of RTP

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Program Development, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

Risk Management Associates, Inc. has completed a security assessment of Research Triangle Park. The Research Triangle Foundation has developed and is in the process of implementing a new master development plan for the Research Triangle Park (RTP) community. As a critical component of that plan, the foundation decided to conduct a security assessment to provide stakeholders with the current security …

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Held Hostage by a Dishonest Employee

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Compliance, Computer Forensics, Corporate Compliance, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Theft, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud

I recently was involved in a case in which a company employee was discovered using a company credit card for personal reasons. This happens occasionally, and one would think that immediately terminating the dishonest employee would resolve the issue. But what happens when the employee is the one and only IT person for the company? Many companies have only one person …

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RMA Presents BYOD Policies at RTP CFO Forum

Protus3 News, Security Program Development, Training

Chris Peterson and http://www.rmasecurity.com/about-rma/team-profiles/russell-w-gilmore/ presented BYOD (Bring Your Own Device): Issues and Implications for Companies at the September RTP CFO Forum. The program discussed security issues and considerations for companies when employees connect personal devices to the company network. What issues need to be considered to accommodate lawsuits, audits, and records requests? How can companies prepare for lost or stolen …

Security Design

Zoetis GSOC Needs Assessment Project Awarded

Protus3 News, Security Planning, Security Program Development

Risk Management Associates, Inc. has been requested by Zoetis to develop a Needs Assessment for a Global Security Operations Center. The assessment will define the mission, goals and objectives of the GSOC. Additionally, this assessment will include defining the support requirements of the GSOC that include personnel, technology and operations. Once the Needs Assessment is complete, Zoetis will be able …