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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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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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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