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Protecting the Grid from Active Shooters

  Originally published by Security Infowatch The facts are simple, straightforward, well-known, and unsettling. Gunfire and power utility substations are not friends. There are people in America with the means and motivation to disrupt local, regional and even national power distribution. In 2013, the Metcalf substation shooting highlighted the vulnerability of the nation’s electrical grid and became a case study regarding the expense of repairing and hardening of electrical system assets. Metcalf was an iconic event but multiple other shootings preceded it and have followed in Florida, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Vermont, and Arizona. The risks and impacts are…
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June 1, 2016
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Vector is the Future of Perimeter Detection

Terry Mayben Electronics Engineer Staff/Security Systems Integration at Lockheed Martin I don't usually go out of my way to "advertise" another company's products, but QTSI isn't just another company... I had the pleasure of working alongside Quantum Technology Sciences on an oceanic detection grid study a few years ago, and was very impressed with their professionalism, willingness to listen, and their efforts to provide us with the best solution possible. Today, I continue to be amazed by their forward thinking and innovative product lines. As a security integrator, I’m always looking for industry-bending solutions to access control and intrusion detection…
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February 25, 2016
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Trippe Becomes Interim Board Chair

Cocoa Beach, Fla. – February 24, 2016 – Quantum Technology Sciences, a perimeter intrusion detection solution provider, announces the board appointment and interim chairmanship of Stephen Trippe. Trippe assumes the chairmanship from Company Founder Freddie “Chick” Garcia who will remain as a director. Trippe, an energy industry veteran, made a career of successfully launching and selling entities in various industry segments including upstream oil and gas, midstream services, and energy marketing. Trippe was president and owner of Kimball/Trippe Energy Associates, a natural gas marketing company, which was sold to Dominion Energy, Inc. He also served as a partner in Saltwater…
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February 24, 2016
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Quantum Market Releases Gunshot Detection Feature

Now better perimeter security with gunshot detection added to pedestrian, vehicle and digging classifications. COCOA BEACH, Fla.--Quantum Technology Sciences, an intrusion detection and situational awareness solution provider, is releasing a real-time gunshot detection and classification capability for their Vector series seismic-acoustic technology platform. The concealed solution enhances critical asset situational awareness by providing real-time notification of gunshots fired from rifles, handguns, or shotguns of multiple calibers and gauges from distances up to 500 meters from the deployed sensors without needing line of sight. The technology will immediately report gunshots fired, date and time of activity. The gunshot alert information can be…
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November 17, 2015
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Quantum Partners with Centremis Security & Hosts Demo

Cocoa Beach, Fla. – November 4, 2015 – Quantum Technology Sciences, an intrusion detection and physical security solution provider, announces an expert system integrator partnership with Centremis Security, a holistic security services company. Quantum has enlisted Centremis to join its growing channel partner program. The Quantum Partner program selects integrators who are certified to sell, deploy and support the company’s products and solutions as a standalone technology, as a proprietary integrated solution offering or as a foundational element of a managed security solution. To launch the partnership, Quantum and Centremis will host a technology demonstration in Columbus, Texas on November…
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November 4, 2015
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Quantum Wins International Security Award for SADAR™

Anaheim, Calif. – September 28, 2015 – ASIS International, the preeminent organization for security professionals worldwide, honored Quantum Technology Sciences QA-100 with SADAR with a 2015 Accolades award for most innovative security product. The intrusion detection and movement monitoring solution was awarded for its ability to detect, classify and tracks multiple and diverse threats over significant distances without line-of-sight.   QA-100 with SADAR offers real-time actionable information that a potential threat exists long before a line-of-sight technology can, and tracks that threat’s movement even under cover of dense foliage, terrain, and darkness. Seismic-Acoustic Detection and Ranging is an industry first for:…
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September 28, 2015
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CEO to Speak at Technologies for Security & Compliance Summit

CEO Mark Tinker, PhD Invited to Present Seismic-Acoustic Solution for Perimeter Intrusion Detection Mark Tinker is CEO of Quantum Technology Sciences. A seismologist with tactical geophysics and security expertise, his background includes development of a security technology which significantly expands situational awareness for critical infrastructure. 4th Annual Technologies for Security and Compliance Summit set for August 5-6 at the  Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin. On Thursday, August 6, Dr. Mark Tinker, Quantum Technology Sciences CEO will present the company's new seismic-acoustic technology and it's role in physical security for critical infrastructure safety and operational efficiency. This summit serves…
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July 16, 2015
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Deterrence Drives Next Gen Grid Security

How to protect assets using awareness zone technologies  BY MARK TINKER, Quantum Technology Sciences Theft, destruction, disablement, vandalism, and terrorism: any of the aforementioned words receive the attention of organizations with susceptible critical assets. Physical security and its costs, benefits, and risks are becoming more important as each day passes. Important, not only from a safety and security point of view, but also from the perspective of its value to operations, strategy, and even the overall bottom line. INTRUSIONS Historically, physical security mainly described stopping intrusions such as by installing physical barriers around substations. Traditional sensors, if any, monitored critical…
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March 23, 2015
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Government Security News: New CIP standards provide a catalyst to unite security with operations in electrical utilities

As published in Government Security News By Mark A. Tinker, Ph.D. In late 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) outlined new rules, which take effect in 2016, requiring electrical utility companies to determine the key electric transmission stations and substations that could have large scale impact on the US electrical grid. Heading into 2015, those tasked with securing the national electrical grid must proactively enhance their security posture to address these critical infrastructure protection guidelines. However, large power corporations are starting to realize it is possible to capitalize upon compliance by leveraging security investments across other departments. Enhancing security…
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March 10, 2015
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Quantum Extends Manufacturing with Delta Group Electronics

November 6, 2014 – Cocoa Beach, Fla. – Quantum Technology Sciences, a provider of intrusion detection and movement monitoring solutions, announces an expansion of their manufacturing relationship with Delta Group Electronics. In July, Quantum selected Delta Group Electronics to provide EMS services in the production of the company’s ASIS International security award winning single channel seismic acoustic sensor system. Following the selection of the manufacturing company this summer, Quantum has continued research and development to expand the company’s security and surveillance product line. In February 2015, the company will release a multichannel version of their seismic acoustic intrusion detection sensor…
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November 7, 2014