Security Design

Security System Designs for Zoetis

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Risk Management Associates, Inc. has been requested by Zoetis to provide an electronic security systems design of the Zoetis facilities in Maryland, China, Brazil, Australia, and Guatemala. RMA will assess the requirements for an integrated security system. Following the determination of the requirements and expectations, RMA will develop a security system design for a fully integrated solution. The assessment will …

Wake County Justice Center

Wake County Justice Center Opens

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When the new Justice Center opens, it will contain approximately 577,000 SF of space within an 11-story structure. This high rise building will have 18 new courtrooms, and associated support spaces, with the capacity to add 4 additional courtrooms in the future. It will also provide public meeting space for the Board of Commissioners and administrative space for the County …

physical security lock

Key Control

William F. Booth, CPP Security Assessment, Security Master Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Security Survey, Security Threat Assessment

So often in our modern technical world, we overlook the basic means of securing most assets: the lock and key. Good key control is imperative for excellent security. At this point, many of you may be saying to yourselves, “I cannot possibly get control of my facility’s keys when no one has had control of them for years.” This is …

RMA Completes Project for North Carolina State Bar

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RMA was brought on board by the North Carolina State Bar Association and CJMW Architecture to design a new state-of-the-art security system for the new facility that was under construction in downtown Raleigh. The security system consisted of access control, video surveillance and intrusion detection. RMA designed these systems into one integrated security management system (SMS). The SMS is configured …

Lone Star College

Lessons from Lone Star College System

Tasha Dyson, CFE News, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

On January 22, 2013, gunshots were heard on the North Harris campus of Lone Star College System. It was later learned that an altercation between two individuals (one of whom may have been a student) had escalated to gun violence. The shooters were injured along with an innocent bystander. Incidents such as this immediately bring to mind topics such as …

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RMA Completes Assessment at Frost Bank

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Risk Management Associates, Inc. working in conjunction with Caprock Consulting Group has completed a Limited Building Security Assessment for Frost Bank in San Antonio, Texas. The project team interviewed executives about their security concerns to gain an understanding of the security culture at Frost Bank and interviewed key staff members in charge of security policies, administration, and day-to-day operations as …

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Lock Your Computer

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The other day I was in an office, and the receptionist had walked away from her desk. It was obvious that she had not logged out of or locked her computer. She was gone for quite a while, and fortunately no one else entered the area or went up to the desk while she was gone. We all need to …

Emily Schack

Emily Liner Completes Revit Training

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Emily Liner has completed a continuing education course in Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 provided by Wake Technical Community College. The class provided introductory to intermediate training in using Revit. Although similar to AutoCAD, designing requires a completely different way of thinking when using Revit. Training topics began with an overview of the user interface, common menus, and …