Integrated Security Design Package

Integrated Security Design Case Study Whether it’s a large-scale hospital project or a small office renovation, these projects typically utilize the services of architectural firms and other design professionals such as engineers, landscape architects and interior designers. Often by default, the security systems’ planning and design falls to the project engineer. Engineering firms typically employ registered professionals that address major building systems such as electrical, plumbing and HVAC and often don’t have the unique core competencies required to design and implement the most current security technologies. Engineering firms often approach… Continue reading

Newport on the Levee

Retail Security Consulting Case Study Newport on the Levee Newport on the Levee, located in Newport, Kentucky, is a mixed-use lifestyle center featuring retail, office and residential space. Newport on the Levee identified a need to assess and develop a plan to update or replace its aging security technologies. Approach: Newport on the Levee commissioned SRMC to conduct a viability study of existing legacy security system technologies with access control, closed-circuit TV (CCTV) and call for assistance. We also assessed the effectiveness of existing security technologies and recommended… Continue reading

Columbus, Ohio

Government Security Consulting Case Study Columbus, Ohio Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city in the U.S., has more than 787,000 residents and covers more than 210 square miles. Like most metropolitan areas, street crime concerns residents. In 2010, city leaders decided the use of public safety video cameras in select neighborhoods could help reduce crime and improve citizens’ perceptions of personal safety. Due to the complexity of the technologies and processes involved, the city’s Department of Public Safety contacted SRMC to support its acquisition and implementation efforts.  Approach:… Continue reading

The Motorists Insurance Group

Corporate Security Consulting Case Study The Motorists Insurance Group The Motorists Insurance Group is headquartered in downtown Columbus, Ohio, with offices throughout the Midwest. Motorists identified a need at its 20-story, multi-tenant corporate office building to develop a security strategy for upgrading and/or replacing its aging, failing security technologies. The company desired to implement a more contemporary platform with a centralized security control center, positioned to manage its headquarters and outlying facilities. Approach: SRMC partnered with Motorists and recommended a vulnerability study along with a review of the… Continue reading

The Right Alarm Systems

Healthcare Security Case Study The Right Alarm Systems One of the nation’s largest private healthcare organizations, with multiple hospital campuses and freestanding patient care and business office sites, was using an outdated intrusion detection system (IDS) at its remote facilities. Alarm systems were failing at freestanding office buildings and physician offices. These failures resulted in unreliable and false alarms. Administratively, centralized management of the remote systems was becoming overwhelming. With more than 100 remote sites, the healthcare organization wanted to ensure selection of a new alarm platform to… Continue reading

Harvard University

Educational Security Consulting Case Study Harvard University This internationally renowned university embarked on a multi-decade campus capital plan, recognizing that security and public safety planning was essential. Although the university police were well respected and competent, their focus was on response and service delivery rather than security and process assessment, long-term planning and technology implementation and integration. Approach: The SRMC team engaged key stakeholders throughout the university and community. Using our Holistic Security Program Management Model™, SRMC provided a security assessment of the facilities and created a security… Continue reading