in Building Operating Management and FacilitiesNet chose to write articles addressing the emerging use of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (i.e. Robots) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (i.e. Drones) for their September releases, and they interviewed our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, for his research and take on the subject. Please read further using their online posting:
Safeguards Consulting was happy to support our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, with his volunteer support of the industry in Denver the week of July 10th, 2017. Mark was the program lead for the ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council's 'Facility Security Design' course. The course was a huge success with a large variety of large companies in attendance, advancing their security skill-set. Congratulations to the professionals in attendance!
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LinkedIn Social Media on the Event:
Safeguards Consulting is proud to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, was fortunate to be selected by the ASIS Presentation Committee to give three (3) presentations at the 2017 Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas, USA. The three presentations are:
Presentation# 4212/4312 - Monday, September 25, 2017, 2:00 PM
Facility Security Design from Conception to Completion
Presentation# 6104 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:00 AM
Drone Use and Defense By Enterprise Security Management
Presentation# 6212 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 2:15 PM
100 CPTED Examples in 1 Hour
Safeguards Consulting is proud to share that its Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber and his collaborators, Jason Cansler and Nathan Ruff, gave a presentation on Drones and the impact to security organizations on April 5th, 2017 to a standing room only audience at ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada. The presentation, "Drones - Friends or Foes to the Security Industry", introduced the security practitioner to Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) technologies, legal boundaries, threats to organizations, and use as tools by security departments.
The presentation was part of a new focus area at ISC West, called the Unmanned Security Expo, which received great attendance and interest at the large conference. Mark Schreiber appreciated the opportunity to kick off this event and educate security professionals on the limitations and benefits of this disruptive technology. Please feel free to contact us if you are pursuing drone operations and/or drone countermeasures at your organization.
To learn more about the UAS/Drone industry, consider joining the UAS Coalition:
On March 6th, 2017, Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting gave a presentation on Cyber Security and Security Convergence as ASIS International Faculty for the 'APCI' Asset Protections Course 'APCI' in Boston. Mark Schreiber, who has presented this course before for ASIS, became a full faculty member and gave an updated presentation to the audience of security professionals. Mark educated the students on the role of IT/Information Security, Identity Management, Data Breaches, Digital Forensics, InfoSec Policies, InfoSec Awareness & Training, IT Risks, and the importance of Security Convergence. The program was well received and of practical use to the attendees. Thank you to the program manager, Ed McDonough for his planning efforts and the opportunity for Mark Schreiber to share his passion for Security Convergence. Learn more about the APC program at the ASIS website: https://www.asisonline.org/Education-Events/Education-Programs/Classroom/Pages/APC32017.aspx?utm_source=Real%20Magnet&utm_medium=Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org&utm_content=2017%2D01%2D06%20Q1%20Education&utm_campaign=Classroom%20Programs
From October 24th through 25th, 2016, Mark Schreiber was one of the featured instructors for ASIS International's " Security Documents & Project Management Process" training workshop in Providence, Rhode Island. As the Chairperson of the ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council, Mark Schreiber presented on the complete construction process, project management principles and all engineering and construction documents related to the implementation of physical security systems. Many thanks to Becky Mangan and the rest of the ASIS International staff for making this event a success. More information can be found on the ASIS International website:
Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting is excited to represent the company and ASIS International at the upcoming Facility Security Design educational program being held on November 3-4 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The first time an ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council program will be offered outside of North America, making this a historic event.
Safeguards Consulting is proud to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, was fortunate to be selected by the ASIS Presentation Committee to give three (3) presentations at the 2016 Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando. The three presentations are:
Presentation# 3212 - Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 1:45 PM
Drones: Friends or Foes to the Security Industry?
Presentation# 4106 - Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 11:00 AM
Applying CPTED Principles to the Facility Design Process
Presentation# 4205 - Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 1:45 PM
Standardizing Physical Security Assessments for Utilities
Mark Schreiber was interviewed by Martha Entwistle of Security Systems News on March 25th, 2016. Mark was interviewed for SSN's 'Specifically Speaking' column and had the opportunity to discuss our custom approach to physical security consulting and design.
Please feel free to share and/or contact us if we can expand further upon our approach to the industry and our clients:
To support the understanding and acquisition of knowledge regarding UAS/UAV/Drone technology, Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting and Jason Cansler of Under the Sun Imaging gave a presentation to the Western SC Chapter of ASIS International on March 18th, 2016. Jason Cansler educated the group of security professionals on Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technologies, operations, and legal implications. Mark Schreiber addressed the impact of UAS as threat, and as a tool for security organizations. There is a great deal of innovation in UAS/Drone system development, and mitigation technologies (i.e. drone detection/intervention), and the presentation gave insight on current and near future applications. The team hopes to also give this presentation at the ASIS Annual Seminar in September 2016.
On March 10th, Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting was asked to be one of the faculty instructors for the ASIS International Assets Protection Course: Principles of Security (APC 1) in Indianapolis, IN. Mark educated the students on the role of IT/Information Security, Identity Management, Data Breaches, Digital Forensics, InfoSec Policies, InfoSec Awareness & Training, IT Risks, and the importance of Security Convergence. The program went very well, with great questions and interest from the students. Definitely a worthwhile program. Thank you to the program manager, Ed McDonough and to Tim McCreight for this opportunity for Mark Schreiber to share his passion for Security Convergence. Learn more about the APC program at the ASIS website:
Safeguards Consulting was proud to be a supporting vendor at the 2016 IACLEA/NACSA Regional Conference March 7-9, 2016 in Greenville, SC on the Furman University campus. The conference was a great success with experts sharing their knowledge and skills to the group, and it was well attended by Campus Safety professionals from across the nation. We were glad to support the event and look forward to future opportunities to support NACSA, IACLEA, and the community.
From February 24th through 26th, 2016, Mark Schreiber was one of the featured instructors for ASIS International's "Facility Security Design" training workshop in Fort Worth, Texas. As the Chairperson of the ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council, Mark Schreiber presented on the many efforts of supporting the security systems design for a facility's capital construction project. Mark Schreiber covered the Design Process, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Control Room (i.e. SOC/GSOC) Design Considerations, Security Systems Integration designs, and Design Documents, Coordination & Systems Convergence. Specific focus was put on the principles of CPTED in their design applications, the expectations & value of the multitude of Detailed Security Design Documents, the complexities of planning and designing an optimal Security Control Room (a project unto itself), addressing complex security systems integrations and physical/cyber security convergence, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and the and the ultimate importance for Security Management to focus on the fundamental goals and requirements for their facilities to achieve success. The group was also extremely fortunate to take part in an incredible behind-the-scenes security tour of the BNSF railway facilities. Many thanks to BNSF and the ASIS staff. More information can be found on the ASIS International website:
On February 22nd, Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting had the honor of sharing the principles and applications of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) to the Upstate group of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SC ASLA). Applications of CPTED with natural barriers, land formation, and landscape elements and plantings were discussed. Please learn more about SC ASLA at their website:
As of January 2016, Safeguards Consulting is proud to continue supporting ASIS International in the new year. Mark Schreiber of Safeguards will continue his volunteer support of ASIS in 2016 through the following roles:
- Chairperson of ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council
- Chairperson of ASIS Western South Carolina Chapter (#97)
- Past-Chairperson of ASIS Critical Infrastructure Working Group
- Member of ASIS IT Security Council
On December 14th, 2015, Safeguards Consulting hosted their 2nd Annual Security Integrator forum for Integrators in the Southeast. The event provided the opportunity for knowledge share, professional discussions, and a presentation by Howard Belfor as the keynote speaker to the group. The event went well and the feedback provided indicated that it was great success and well worth all the attendees time.
We look forward to hosting the event again in 2016 with fresh content, new developments over the year, and a larger impact providing a higher standard of quality to the professional security community. If interested in attending the 2016 event, please contact us.
Mark Schreiber posted an article on LinkedIn encouraging and highlighting the benefits of Security Convergence within an organization. Please check it out and comment:
Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting had the privilege to speak to the South Carolina IAHSS group on October 30th, 2015. The statewide organization of professional healthcare security professionals requested Mark Schreiber to present on planning for improvements of an hospital's physical security program. The presentation, entitled "Evaluating the Best Physical Security Improvements for Your Company”, discussed the process of properly planning for improvements within an organization using a strategic approach, internal resources, external support and aligned with the construction industry. Mark Schreiber also shared some wisdom from his extensive experience to allow organizations to use their capital wisely and not jump into a project without having their homework done first (i.e. Risk Assessments, Functional Requirements, Program Analysis).
Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting gave educational presentations to the ASIS Chapter 82 in High Point, NC on October 7th ASIS Chapter 97 in Greenville, SC on October 9th. Mark Schreiber, as a recent judge for an international security conference, brought back his research on innovations in physical security technologies and developed a presentation highlighting the big trends and specific examples of the new technologies and how they will likely impact the industry. The innovations ranged from minor improvements to stable technologies, to truly disruptive technologies that will have great impact to security operations, but will be challenging to implement. Please feel free to contact Safeguards Consulting for more details.
We are proud to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, will be sharing knowledge at the ASIS International 2015 Annual Seminar. Mark will be supporting three separate presentations throughout the seminar in Anaheim, CA, USA. Please share the information and if attending, please introduce yourself to Mark in person. Mr. Schreiber's presentations:
Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - ASIS SAEC Pre-Seminar Session# 1509FACIL
A Risk Assessment Approach to Facility Security Design
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - ASIS SAEC Session# 3103
Security Architecture and Engineering, Part 2: Systems Design and Engineering
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm - ASIS Session# 3214
Using LEED and CPTED for Security Construction Projects