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Physical Security Assessments with Vantage

Vantage News | January 15th, 2018

Vantage News recently sat with Chad Shade, Director of Security Consulting, to discuss physical security assessments: what they are, who needs them, and what to expect with a physical security assessment. ...
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New Hacking Threat Emerges

Vantage News | November 8th, 2017

Cathy Bates, Senior Consultant, is featured in Inside Higher Ed and gives her insight on software and hardware keylogging in higher education. As the pace of technology innovation continues to accelerate, there is a constant arms race on campus to protect students and faculty from new and different threats. ...
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Chad Shade Speaks About CPTED

Vantage News | October 14th, 2017

Chad Shade, Director of Security Consulting, has an extensive background in law enforcement and physical security.  He has certifications and training with the Department of Homeland Security, LA County Sheriff’s Department, and the National Institute of Crime Prevention (NICP). After recently completing the NICP ...
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Parke Rhoads

Parke Rhoads Joins Panel at Learning Spaces Collaboratory Webinars

Vantage News | October 5th, 2017

Learning spaces are evolving into collaborative hubs where discussion enhances education and creates engaged learners. At the Learning Spaces Collaboratory Webinars, a team of academics and architects facilitate discussions on the future of education and how to assist with planning learning spaces.  Join Parke ...
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Geoff Tritsch

Avaya Bankruptcy Update

Geoff Tritsch | September 29th, 2017

Avaya has taken next important steps in the bankruptcy process, according to an industry briefing by John Sullivan, CFA VP & Corporate Treasurer for Avaya.  Here are my (simplified) understandings of and musings on the most recent announcements: Avaya has reached agreement with the majority of “first lien debt ...
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Vantage Joins CSSA and CPOA

Vantage News | August 7th, 2017

As a values-based organization with an interest in keeping our communities safe, Vantage has a history of being involved in justice-related projects. With experience on ventures including the LAPD Police Training Center, Sacramento County Courthouse, and CDCR California Medical Facility, Vantage has continued our ...
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Vantage Hosts AIA|LA Healthcare Event at UCLA

Vantage News | July 26th, 2017

This past May, Vantage hosted an AIA|LA Healthcare event at the UCLA Edie and Lew Wasserman Building, the newly built science, research, and clinical complex on UCLA’s main campus in Westwood. Roozbeh Afzal, Principal, and Michael Dannenberg, Director of New and Emerging Technologies, along with Jim Crawford, ...
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Active Violence Incidents: Three Things to Know to be Prepared

Chad Shade | July 10th, 2017

With recent active violence events both nationally and internationally, Vantage Technology Consulting Group wants to ensure that our clients are aware of their response options should such an unfortunate event occur. Although the likelihood of an active violence incident is low, being prepared can be the ...
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EDUCAUSE Webinar: Cathy Bates Joins Panel Of Distinguished IT Leaders

Vantage News | July 5th, 2017

Join Cathy Bates, Senior Consultant at Vantage Technology Consulting Group, and other IT leaders in higher education on July 10th, 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm for an EDUCAUSE webinar presentation Alternative Credentialing in Higher Education. Learn how technology is enabling new models of credentialing and the impact on ...
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Vantage Welcomes New Senior Consultant Cathy Bates

Vantage News | June 29th, 2017

Vantage Technology Consulting Group is excited to announce that Cathy Bates is joining our firm as a Senior Consultant. Cathy has 30 years of experience in higher education with a strong focus on strategic planning, information security and initiatives that transform academic, administrative and research ...
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