Trofholz Launches New Website

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We are pleased to share the launch of our newly designed website! Trofholz hopes the website refresh will better allow you to interact with our site and learn about our company and services. The new logo and website design coincide with our areas of increased company focus: Physical Security, Information Security and related IT Services & Products. The purpose of this update is to pronounce our more strategic business focus, amplify our concentration of expertise, and most importantly, to provide ...

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Trofholz Supports the Mission of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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Eleven days after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was appointed as the first Director of the Office of Homeland Security in the White House. The office oversaw and coordinated a comprehensive national strategy to safeguard the country against terrorism and respond to any future attacks. With the passage of the Homeland Security Act by Congress in November 2002, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) formally came into being as a stand-alone, cabinet-level department to further ...

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How to Protect Against Phishing Scams

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Just as fishermen use false bait to catch their prey, criminals “fish” for information using similar tactics. Don’t fall victim to the allure of fake chum. For once you bite, there will be “no catch and release” under these circumstances.

Phishing is one of the most common cyber-crimes, claiming 80,000 victims every day. Even with solid network and information security, it can be easy for individuals to fall victim to phishing scams. The best way to guard against these scams is ...

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Maximizing the Benefits of Partnering with a Small Business with Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity Contracts

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For those who target the Federal Market Space, one key to success is the accumulation of Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicles and their proper promotion.  These are typically awarded to several companies who then compete for task orders issued against them. The benefit to the government is a reduction in cost, administrative effort, the ability to consolidate acquisitions, and distribution of solicitations to a known pool of contractors.

IDIQs may take a number of forms.  For example, the General Services ...

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Trofholz Aids in the Efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Many know the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “the Corps” for their long history of extensive engineering and construction projects dating back to 1775 when George Washington used engineers throughout the American Revolution to support the war effort.  Today, the Corps owns and operates more than 600 dams, maintains 12,000 miles of commercial inland navigation channels, 926 harbors, operates 24 percent of the U.S. hydropower capacity, and provides technical and construction support to more than 100 countries.

With all of this ...

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The Challenge of Securing Medical Facilities: Why an integrated security solution customized for the facility is the key

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Medical center security provides a unique challenge; facilities must balance safety requirements with patient comfort. In addition to keeping patients and staff safe, there is also the need to secure the expensive medical equipment and guarantee security of pharmaceuticals. At the risk of becoming ominous, many hospitals have shied away from aggressive security measures and have been hesitant to adopt new systems.

The key is to create an integrated security network that is unobtrusive to patients and visitors. Creating a resilient ...

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Data Privacy Day: Raising Awareness of Cybersecurity

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Today is Data Privacy Day, an international effort centered on respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Under the auspices of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a nonprofit dedicated to cybersecurity education and awareness. Data Privacy day has helped garner awareness of online security throughout the world. Below are some tips provided by the NCSA to help you stay safe online:

  • Get savvy about public Wi-Fi hotspots: Public Wi-Fi is not secure and leaves you vulnerable to criminals. Limit the type ...
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School Safety and Security: Is My Child Safe at School and What Can I Do to Help?

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With school now in session for most K-12th grades and colleges, parents must entrust the safety of their children into the hands of their teachers and school administrators. Once they have left home for college, walked out the door to make their own way to school, or are dropped off at their classroom door, a parent can be left feeling helpless.

I am a parent of four kids – with one that just started his first year in college, one starting ...

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Trofholz President Serving as Veteran Mentor

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Trofholz President, Yvonne Pire is eager to participate as a Veteran Mentor in the new Service to Suits program at Sierra College. The 2014 Leadership Rocklin Class, under the auspices of the Rocklin Chamber of Commerce, is coordinating a volunteer mentorship opportunity to assist some of our local Sierra College Veterans. The program was established in appreciation for those who served our country in the Armed Forces and in recognition of the challenges of transitioning to civilian life. The goal of ...

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Trofholz Technologies, Inc. Certified as a WBE by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

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Trofholz Technologies, Inc. received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Astra Women’s Business Alliance, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Astra Women’s Business Alliance is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business, the leadership, and a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

Corporations and ...

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