In October of 2018, Safeguards Consulting supported the CONSULT 2018 Conference with the attendance of their Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, who was also the Facilitator of a panel discussion on modern credentialing. The panel consisted of Garrett Guess of Heritage Medical, Scott Lindley of Farpointe Data, Dean Forchas of HID Global, and David Weinbach of LenelS2. The discussion covered the positives/negatives of physical credentials and mobile credentials, and the changing physical security environments of deploying them in a hybrid environment.
On October 16th, our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, delivered an presentation on UAS (Drone) and Counter-UAS (Counter-Drone) technologies for Security Management at the Southeast Security Expo. The Expo was a combination of Management focused presentations, Technology focused presentations, and solution exhibits. The event took place at the historic Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Safeguards Consulting was honored to have been requested to support the Greenville, South Carolina ISSA Chapter with a presentation on October 12th, 2018. The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is the “community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure”. At this meeting, our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, gave a presentation on Physical Security Engineering and Construction. This presentation covered the planning process for security management, the value of security convergence, the design process, construction documentation, and an overview of physical security technologies.
Infragard, a public-private outreach by the U.S. FBI, is a great platform for information sharing and education to address the ever-changing threat environment. Safeguards Consulting is proud to have supported the South Carolina Infragard group (SCIMA) with a drone presentation on September 20th, 2018 at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. Learn more about Infragard and the event with the following links:
Safeguards Consulting is proud to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, will be providing several educational presentations at the annual ASIS Conference, now called the Global Security Exchange (GSX), in Las Vegas the week of September 24th. Mark Schreiber is honored to have two educational sessions selected by the ASIS selection process, in addition to having been personally invited to speak at three sessions throughout the new floor presentations stages. Please use the following links to learn about each presentation, and let us know if any more information is needed:
Monday (Sep. 24) 2:15pm-3:30pm PT "How to Adapt Your Security Posture to the Infusion of Drones" Location: N209-210-211-212
Tuesday (Sep. 25) 10:30am-11:00am PT "Drones 101" Location: D3 Xperience
Tuesday (Sep. 25) 11:30am-12:00pm PT "CPTED Examples: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Location: Xperience Stage
Tuesday (Sep. 25) 3:00pm-3:30pm PT "Intelligent Systems and Solutions" (Panel) Location: X Stage
Wednesday (Sep. 26) 11:00am-12:15pm PT "How to Conduct a CPTED Facility Site Survey" Location: N238-240
Safeguards Consulting’s Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, supported the 2018 SecurityXchange event in Utah. During the week of August 13th, Mark Schreiber helped facilitate two ‘KnowledgeXchange’ sessions at the event; one focused on Critical Infrastructure (Process, Manufacturing, Utilities, etc.) and one focused on Cyber Security. Due to his background with Critical Infrastructure and leadership in the industry, Mark led the group in challenging discussions to find ideas and solutions for their respective organizations. Look for future events on the SecuirtyXchange website:
Safeguards Consulting is proud and honored to be supporting the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with the current research and testing projects for Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CUAS) technologies. With Safeguards Consulting as an advisor on the CUAS Market and Security Integrations, EPRI is undergoing testing of multiple CUAS solutions on the market to determine their operational capability for power utility applications. Please feel free to reach out to Safeguards Consulting if you are planning to implement CUAS at your facilities.
Mark Schreiber of Safeguards Consulting again delivered the 'Facility Security Design' workshop for ASIS International as part of their Security Architecture and Engineering Council in Chicago from July 9th-11th. The program was another great success building on the legacy of the Council's past efforts. Students even gave high marks to the ASIS Leadership, which was greatly appreciated. Look for another FSD program in 2019 and plan early to continue your education and be effective with construction projects and security design.
During the week of May 7th, Mark Schreiber helped deliver the ASIS Risk, Threat & Vulnerability Assessment classroom program in Providence, Rhode Island. The program focused on all factors of a formal security risk assessment program for commercial organizations. Mark Schreiber covered several sessions to provide experience on the practical applications of risk assessments and the implementation of assessment decisions into security improvement projects.
We are pleased to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, has been asked to speak at the 2018 AUVSI XPONENTIAL Conference in Denver, Colorado. Mark will educate the audience of UAS/Drone Companies and Pilots on the role of UAS in the Security Industry, informing them of corporate security operations and the practical value and challenges of Drone and Counter-Drone technologies. Mark will also introduce the value of ASIS International. Learn more about the presentation panel on the AUVSI Website:
We at Safeguards Consulting are excited to be support the April 25th ASIS International Webinar titled "Drones and Security" delivered by our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber:
Please share with all security professionals that may be interested, and let us know if you have drone security questions that we can answer.
Safeguards Consulting is proud to highlight that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, gave a presentation at the 2018 ISC West Conference on 'Drone Use and Defense by Security Organizations', which was identified as a "Can't Miss Presentation" by Security Sales & Integration trade publication:
We greatly appreciate the recognition and thank the many professionals who attended the presentation in Las Vegas.
Our submission to support the IAHSS Annual Conference was approved, and Mark Schreiber will be speaking on April 17th during this major conference for Healthcare Security Professionals. Mark will be covering Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design with his presentation "Practical CPTED Applications in a Healthcare Environment". The full conference program, including Mark's presentation, can be downloaded at the IAHSS website:
We are proud to share that our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, presented two separate UAS presentations at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas.
Our presentation titled 'Drone Use and Defense by Security Organizations' was accepted by SIA for the educational sessions on April 10th, 2018. The session focused on a risk-based approach to UAS applications, whether as a security asset to address known risks, or where a Drone is the risk itself to be mitigated.
Our introductory UAS presentation titled 'Drones: Friends or Foes' was also requested to be given at the Unmanned Security Expo to kickoff the series of UAS/UGV presentations in this section of the conference. The session covered the basic UAS technologies, legal limitations, and the security applications of UAS; whether as security tool or as a threat to be countered.
Many thanks go out to our partners, the UAS Coalition and Under the Sun Imaging for developing and delivering these presentations with Safeguards Consulting. Please feel free to contact us for more information on UAS and Counter-UAS technologies.
Safeguards Consulting was proud to support the ever important quest for improved school security by supporting a large school district with a presentation on 'Designing Physical Security into a School Facility'. On March 21st, 2018, Mark Schreiber delivered a closed presentation to the school district outlining the principles of risk mitigation and CPTED methodologies to the school district through the practical application of physical security technologies and commercial design methods.
Our Principal Consultant, Mark Schreiber, had the honor of instructing security professionals on the subject of Information Security for the ASIS International 'Assets Protection Course I' (APC1). The educational program took place in Orlando, Florida, USA over the week of March 12th, 2018. Mark introduced the attendees to the key roles of a commercial Information Security team, similarities of their operations to traditional/physical security teams, and the benefits of a converged security department. Please feel free to contact Safeguards Consulting to learn of the successes we have identified through a converged security organization.
On February 16th, 2018, Mark Schreiber delivered a presentation entitled "Physical Security Innovations & Promising Technologies for Campus Safety" to the South Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Campus Safety Administrators (NACSA). As a proud supporter of campus safety, we are happy to help their members increase their knowledge and protection of their campuses and students.
Learn more about NACSA at their website:
Safeguards Consulting is proud to support ASIS International through the volunteer work of our staff. Our staff member, Mark Schreiber, will serve again as an ASIS Council Vice President in 2018, and he attended the ASIS Volunteer Leadership Meetings in Washington DC the week of January 15th to support the advancement of the security industry and the roles that security technology subject matter experts (physical and cyber) will support to ASIS Membership. Please consider helping other professionals through your volunteer efforts so we can best protect all the organizations we support.
On November 17th, 2017, our Principal Consultant gave a presentation to the Western South Carolina Chapter of ASIS International on "New Physical Security Technologies and Innovations". The presentation covered physical security technological advances over the past year, and highlighted the ones with the most impact.
Safeguards Consulting was proud to support SIA and ISC East in New York City on November 15th, 2018 with a presentation on UAS/Drones by Mark Schreiber: