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Do You Feel Secure in Your Home

By | March 18th, 2016|News|

Protection of your home and family is paramount.  Chances are you may never fall victim to crime, but simple measures can be implemented to help insure your safety and minimize the opportunity for someone to violate you, your family, or your personal property.   Experiencing afternoon burglaries in your neighborhood? Do you know the crime demographics  of [...]

The Safe School Initiative

By | March 18th, 2016|News|

A Safe School study was conducted by the U.S. Secret Service. The study revealed that the earliest recorded incident was 1974. The study identified several incident and victim characteristics: Incident Characteristics: More than 1/2 the attacks occurred during the schools day Most of the attacks were carried out by currently enrolled students All of the [...]

Situational Awareness: Staying Safe in an Unsafe World

By | January 18th, 2016|News|

The recent terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California that left 14 dead and numerous innocent victims wounded has sparked fear in the hearts of Americans. We have become anxious and nervous about our safety and security. Gun shops are reporting record sales.  What measures can we take to help make us safe in an unsafe [...]

Violence in the Workplace / Active Shooter

By | October 18th, 2015|News|

Workplace Violence There was a time when the term "Active Shooter" was rare enough that it would shock and motivate even the most passive among us to ask the difficult question "What if?" Unfortunately, with the increased frequency of these horrific events, many don’t even make the evening news. Interestingly enough, the Bureau of Labor [...]

Cyber Security While Traveling

By | September 18th, 2015|News|

While traveling abroad you should practice good cyber protocols to keep your electronic transmissions at a minimum risk.   Consider traveling with a clean electronic device. In other words, travel with a secondary device with little of no proprietary information embedded on the device.  If you take your primary device, all personal files and sensitive information [...]

Targeted Violence is not an event, It is a Process

By | August 18th, 2015|News|

Ten people were shot with 9 killed on June 17, 2015, when 21-year-old Dylann Roof returned to the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston and perpetrated the massacre. Initial investigatory information revealed that Roof’s Facebook page had photos of himself wearing a jacket with emblems associated with white supremacists, Roof reportedly had told [...]

Intellectual Property Theft

By | March 18th, 2014|News|

A bipartisan group studying intellectual property theft has set the cost to American business at $300 billion dollar loss costing 1.2 million jobs in America. Who is the number one culprit? China. National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander likens Chinese cyber-espionage as “the greatest transfer of wealth in history.” What are the cyber thieves after? [...]

Transnational Thieves Take $45M

By | July 23rd, 2013|News|

The U.S. Secret Service Cyber Crime Division is investigating the theft of $45 million by raiding ATM machines after acquiring account information from two credit card processing companies that handle Visa, and MasterCard pre paid debit cards. The cyber hacking thieves were able to raise the withdrawal limits on debit accounts issued by RakBank in [...]