Uncage the Pencil

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Protect a diamond like a diamond and a pencil like a pencil. Too many times do we see the evaluation of risk to a particular item, place, person, or process over protected. This simple philosophy will save you time and money when mitigating risk. It will eliminate confusion as to what is really important to […]

Fly Right! Have a plan.

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Asset Protection, Consultation, Countermeasure, Drone, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response Plans, Loss Prevention, Loss Reduction, Physical Security, Project Management, Risk, Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation, Safety, Technology, Training, UAS, UAV, Video Surveillance

As many of you know, I entered the commercial UAV/UAS world (better known as drones) several months ago. The unfortunate thing is, the only media coverage that really is predominant are those incidents that shine some negative light on what can be and is a valuable tool in a variety of disciplines. This recent incident […]

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Services takes off

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Michael White CPP CRM has expanded his services to include UAV’s. UAVs provide an ideal platform for a range of security, risk mitigation, emergency disaster response and surveillance applications. Services can be modified to your specific requirments. All equipment is fitted with high definition video cameras with still photography capability, plus thermal infrared imaging systems […]

Where did he go? And how does he keep his energy up?

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I’ve been here listening and responding to your phone calls, emails, engagements, attending conferences, upgrading skills, delivering speeches, volunteering my time to passionate causes.  Staying energetic and informed. Are you still energetic and informed? All of those plans and procedures you created, are they still energetic and informed?  Are all of your colleagues that will […]

Is it necessary?

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    So how far can you get with the questions below?  Do you know if you need to add a Social Media Crisis Management Plan to your list of existing plans? You already have a set of crisis and emergency plans…you do don’t you?  Of course you do.  You wouldn’t operate your business without […]

You may be one of them…

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So another year has passed.  So what do we know?  Actually, who do we know? One thing I think we know for certain is that the title of “Newsmaker”, especially newsmaker of the year may not be the title you might be striving for or want bestowed upon you, at least not anymore. So for […]

Your Risk Resolution

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Let it be resolved that some of you will look back at this past year and know that you’ll be reviewing what worked, what didn’t work, what needs to be re-written or added and some of you won’t.  That some of  you will have a new risk assessment completed to confirm already identified risks and […]

What do you do as a profession?

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Now there’s a question I get asked a lot.  Reasonable question.  Honestly asked.  Pure curiosity.  Not always the easiest to answer. So how have I answered that question in the past?  I’ve tried the formal route: “I’m a consultant that specializes in Security Management, Risk Management and Emergency Management”  Usually followed by the next question […]

Impressionable Security Culture Maintenance

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Pretty hefty title to the article.  So what does it mean?  Let first start by tearing it apart. Impressionable and at the very least the root word Impression.  Impressionable means to be easily influenced.  Impression is often defined as or something like an effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence or end result of […]

Pay Attention

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So I’m fortunate enough to get to do some traveling with my work and get to see many an interesting place, work with incredibly passionate and hard working individuals for several large organizations and institutions. I’m also asked about the small organizations or even just some residential services.  So I put some thought into it […]