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Perimeter Security

Every security program must be an integrated whole and each element must grow out of the specific needs dictated by the circumstances affecting the facility to be protected. Nevertheless, the first and basic defense is still the outer perimeter of the facility. Planning this defense is neither difficult nor complicated, but it is the product of common sense. Whereas the …

Research Triangle Park

RMA Completes Security Assessment of RTP

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 …

Jerry Blanchard

Jerry Blanchard Attends Paradigm 2013

Jerry Blanchard was invited to attend Paradigm 2013, a specifier technology symposium held by Lenel. Paradigm, Lenel’s annual consultant symposium, is a unique experience that is educational, interactive, and fun! Through presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on training sessions consultants become familiar with Lenel’s latest technologies and learn what’s coming next. In addition, roundtable discussions will provide an opportunity to offer feedback …

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Terminating an Employee and Company Data

Having to terminate an employee is never easy. To make the process even more difficult, consider the recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Courion which stated that 19% of employees age 18 to 34 would take company data with them if they knew they were about to be fired. Read the full story here. Depending on the …

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Security in the Office – A Checklist

How is your security? The following checklist illustrates the necessary aspects of security that must be addressed for a secure environment. Comply with and support your company’s safety and security program and regulations, and insist that others do the same. Protect wallets, keys, purses, and other personal valuables on the job. This especially includes smartphones and tablets. Challenge strangers in …

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RMA Attends NCACLEA Summer Conference

RMA was pleased to be able to support the North Carolina Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators as a vendor at their 40th Anniversary Summer Conference. The conference was a three-day event held in Charlotte, NC, on July 10-12. At the luncheon on July 11, campus law enforcement leaders and organization members who had retired in 2012-2013 were recognized. One …

Research Triangle Park

Security Assessment of RTP

Risk Management Associates, Inc. will be conducting 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 needs to conduct a security assessment that will provide the stakeholders with …

Emily Liner

Emily Liner Joins IFMA Committee

Emily Liner has joined the Communications Committee of the Greater Triangle Chapter of IFMA. As part of her responsibilities, Emily wrote the summary for the June meeting. The Communications Committee (a.k.a Publicity Committee) has evolved over the years since the chapter’s revitalization in the late 1990’s. At that time the Chapter President was also the one person publicity committee. The …

Lone Star College

Lessons from Lone Star College System

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 Awarded Project for RockTenn

RMA has been awarded a project to audit the security staffing requirements of the Fernandina Beach Facility and the Seminole Mill Facility. This audit will develop findings and recommendations for staffing needs at each facility. RockTenn is one of North America’s leading producers of corrugated and consumer packaging and recycling solutions. Based in Norcross, Ga., RockTenn employs approximately 26,000 people …