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FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Against Travel Scams

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Computer Forensics, Electronic Data Recovery, Mobile Forensics, News, Security Program Development, Training

The FBI is tasked with investigating many categories of crimes including travel scams. As a result, they receive many tips that can be beneficial to the public when passed along. I can say with experience that the FBI has increased the process of alerting and educating the public about certain security and safety issues. This is most evident as it …

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Why Employees are Your Greatest Cyber Risk

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Computer Forensics, Fraud, Mobile Forensics, News, Theft, Training

A company will do everything it can to protect its network and data. They hire information security experts and purchase security software and hardware to protect from outside intrusions. Most are missing the largest risk to their data, the employee. A recent study finds that nearly two in five workers admitted to clicking on a link or opening an attachment …

Chris Peterson Presents at Tammy Lynn Center

Protus3 News, Training

On June 29, 2018, Christine Peterson, CPP, ISP, President of Protus3 presented “Security: It’s Everybody’s Job” to the entire Tammy Lynn Center employee team. Founded in 1969, Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities empowers families and enriches the lives of children and adults through education, community and support services. They provide hope and opportunities for individuals to learn, live and …

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 …

Enfuse 2018

Rusty Gilmore Attends Enfuse 2018

Protus3 News, Training

Rusty Gilmore attended Enfuse 2018, a training program provided by OpenText (formerly Guidance Software). This three-day training course included classes that were geared toward education and information for the public and private practitioner related to computer forensics. One of the key values at Protus3 is “Be Informed.” Knowledge is power, and we actively seek and apply it – to the …

Tim Bullock

Tim Bullock Attends AMAG Symmetry Custom Advanced Certification Class

Protus3 News, Security System Lifespan Management, Training

Tim Bullock attended the AMAG Symmetry Custom Advanced Certification Class the week of May 14 held at Wake County GSA. The instructor was Don Boling, Training and Education Manager. This course was designed to increase the student’s knowledge on the more advanced and integration features of the Symmetry Security Management System software and hardware products. This course includes various optional …

Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Workshop

Protus3 News, Training

Chuck Hurst and Chris Peterson attended an Active Shooter Workshop presented by the Department of Homeland Security at Fidelity Investments. Opening remarks were presented by Tom Ryan, Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments and Mike LaVita, Senior Security Manager at Fidelity Investments. Lisa Jemison, Director of Company & University Engagement for The Research Triangle Park, and Bob Mielish, Protective Security …

Dana Frentz Attends IAHSS 2018 AC&E

Protus3 News, Training

Dana Frentz attended the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition (AC&E) from April 15 to 18 in Chicago. IAHSS 50th Annual Conference & Exhibition (AC&E) is the largest exclusive gathering of healthcare security and safety leaders. The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals …

PPSB Approves New Training Classes

Protus3 News, Training

North Carolina Private Protective Services Board approved nine new courses as meeting the criteria for Continuing Education (CE) credit for licensees. Introduction to Social Media Searches (PPSB-17-284, two hours) Proactive Patrol Procedures & Techniques for Security Officers (PPSB-17-285, two hours) Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (PPSB-17-286, two hours) Handling Emergencies and Unusual Incidents (PPSB-17-287, two hours) Fraud in the Workplace …

ASIS International

Protus3 Hosts ASIS Chapter 119 Women in Security

Protus3 Fraud, News, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud, Training

The ASIS Chapter 119 Women in Security group held its third quarter meeting on August 8, 2017, at Protus3. Guest speaker for the meeting was Supervisory Special Agent Jessica Nye, the current Supervisor of the FBI Cyber Squad in Raleigh, NC. As the audience consisted of industrial security professionals, Ms. Nye’s presentation of Current Cyber Threats and Trends was both …