The ATRiM Group

Arvida, Colorado / Toronto, Ontario

Protecting Critical Infrastructure with Science

The ATRiM Group is a team of internationally experienced experts in all aspects of critical infrastructure protection, vulnerability assessment and risk mitigation. Their specialty is anti-terrorism, crime risks, and internal threats.
ATRiM critical infrastructure protection software was among the first to provide real-time assessments of existing building and property infrastructures.

ATRiM brings expertise to clients in mitigating external threats with Site Assessment Analyses and 1st and 2nd Generation Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. To respond to internal threats in high-risk environments ATRiM provides clients with expertise and training in ID and other document fraud prevention, deception analysis, and emotional intelligence competency skills.

ATRiM has been helping clients lower risks and strengthen their organizational, corporate, or property protection from threats for three decades. ATRiM experts have helped clients such as the Sydney 2000 Olympic Committee, the Japan Urban Safety Research Institute, the U.S. Department of Justice, national security agencies in the U.S. and abroad, police departments, transportation agencies, corporate headquarters of Deloitte, Canada, and international aerospace manufacturing facilities in Seattle. 

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Goldmark Security Consulting

Toronto, Canada

 

 

Goldmark is a select team of independent security professionals and IAPSC members who believe that the best security strategy  for business success starts with an unbiased conversation and doing things right. Goldmark’s goal is to provide an unbiased security advise and cost-effective solutions to our client’s specific security needs; and addressing the technology and governance risks of IT, OT and Physical Security which are usually overlooked. Goldmark’s core values are to practice honesty, pursue excellence and foster education, up-to-date training, expertise and modern technology, to provide our clients with the best security advise and solutions to their current and future security needs.

Core services include Security Risk Assessment, Security Planning and Design and Converged Security Controls 

Goldmark has has worked on numerous large-scale projects across Canada and South America as a security advisor and subject matter expert, including the City of Toronto, Township of Centre Wellington, Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport (Toronto Ports Authority), New Quito International Airport, METROLINX Union Pearson Express, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Mohawk College, Humber College, TJX Canada, Calgary Flames, Edmonton International Airport, Ministry of Attorney General, grow-ups of marihuana for medical purposes (MMPR compliance), and the Toronto Catholic School Board.

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Vigilant Systems Group

Newport, New Hampshire

Critical Infrastructure Facility Protection – Insurance/Benefit Fraud – School Violence

Where ATRiM Group conducts terror and other crime risk assessment and other crime solution based in crime prevention science, we draw on the expertise of Vigilant Systems Group for solutions in four specific domains:

  • Situational Intelligence drawing on open source intelligence/social media monitoring tools
  • Rapid Response off-grid emergency communications solutions
  • Improved life safety with enhanced notification, communication and response
  • Community resilience technologies integrating critical communications, networks, and data

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 The MetaCenter

Vancouver, British Columbia

Advancing Ethical Practice in Investigative Interviewing

Applying the PEACE model, the MetaCenter trains regulatory, corporate, and security personnel across North America in investigative interviewing techniques. The Meta Center and other like-minded associates specialize in the role emotions play in nonverbal behavior. Cognizant of individual rights and corporate policies, MetaCentre teaches ethical and legally sound procedures.

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Center for Investigative Learning

United Kingdom

Effective Conversations and Ethical Investigative Interviewing

The effective conversations model is set against a backdrop of well publicized examples of unethical practice in interviewing and interrogation. United Kingdom police collaborated with academic specialists to develop a transparent, non-confrontational investigative interview model. This model, known as PEACE, is internationally recognized as a global benchmark for investigative interviewing. Effective in both informal and formal interactions, this approach is successfully implemented in many areas of business from sales and negotiations to recruitment, Human Resources, accounting and auditing and of course regulation and investigation.

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SafeGrowth®

Denver, Colorado

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Inspiring Health, Crime Free Neighborhoods

SafeGrowth® advocates do not represent any single institution or business. They come from many different organizations – non-profits, for-profit companies, government, non-government, police, and academia. The share a common vision and purpose.

Advocates create create safer, more vibrant, and livable neighborhoods. As a world-scale organization, they are applying SafeGrowth® in neighborhoods with remarkable results. They apply the SafeGrowth® method which emerged  as 2nd Generation Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, developed by criminologist Gregory Saville and educator Gerald Cleveland.

Each advocate is trained and certified. They work independently, work in their own organization and in teams on community projects.

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