Helpful Security Consulting Services in Seattle

Security Consulting Services in Seattle | Premier Risk SolutionsIs your company designing a new security program or attempting to retrofit an existing system to a new facility in Seattle? Seeking security consulting services may be the best course of action. A private security service company will be able to help achieve all your goals, no matter how big or complicated. They can also supplement your in-house team in many ways. Consider some of the most common ways consulting services can help.

Site Selection

Security consulting services include site selection assistance for expanding or transitioning companies. To ensure the success of your corporate security program right out of the gate, it’s important to include the security department in the planning process.Read More

DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION NEED A SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC) or a Global Operations Center (GSOC) ?

Whether your business is global or local, at some point real-time security information and operations will be vital to the continuity of your business. Some larger companies have created a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) that may also include regional centers. Other firms create a Security Operations Center (SOC) that helps manage security and resources within a single state or region. For this article we will use the term SOC for simplicity, as not all companies are global in footprint.

This article will provide some insight into some of the considerations our clients have wrestled with, the GSOC/SOC benefits they seek, and some steps we use to design a SOC.… Read More

Are You Impacted By KRACK?

If you use WiFi, most likely you are vulnerable to KRACK. Cyber Security exerts have found a major vulnerability with the most common security protocol used by those setting up WiFi networks at homes, cafes and more – WPA-2.

Key Reinstallation AttaCK (KRACK) allows hackers to steal and possibly disrupt your data flows. They not only can steal your sensitive data, but they can also inject ransomware or destructive code.

While updating your router’s firmware and ensuring all of your applications are updated on all devices will help, you need to think seriously beyond that.

Examine tools that offer two-factor authentication for email programs, data communications and more.… Read More

5 Tech Takeaways ASIS International Seminar & Exhibits 2017

Top 5 Tech Takeaways from ASIS 2017

It is truly hard to believe that yet another annual ASIS International Seminar & Exhibits has just concluded. Dallas provided a convenient location to see, learn, and network. While my corporate security and vendor colleagues and I get a tad older each year, it was great to see the younger generation learning and working that exhibit floor.

I recall the days when the exhibits occupied a small room. Two or three companies produced the electronic security devices we knew and loved. Getting to all the exhibits was more than possible during our week at ASIS each year.… Read More