Why Piece of (i)?
Piece of (i) Security Solutions includes specialists from the United States National Security Laboratories with decades of both domestic and international experience protecting high value assets and facilities. Our staff has been involved for the last 40 years in high security system analysis and design activities, to include projects at national security facilities in the United States, Russia and former Soviet Union countries, South America, Asia, and the Middle East. We have experience protecting nuclear facilities, nuclear weapons storage sites, port facilities, airports, and critical energy infrastructure locations to include the largest oil and gas production and desalination complexes in the world.
Bringing You the Science in Security
We offer a unique set of services including physical protection system analysis and design, target and consequence analysis, physical protection system performance testing, site response force training, threat analysis, and crisis management training. We approach security looking at the elements of detection, delay and response, and solutions employing people, procedures and technology. We believe in Security through Science.
Design and Evaluation Process
Design and Evaluation Process Outline (DEPO) is a methodology developed by Sandia National Laboratory that is used in the design and evaluation of physical protection systems. The steps of the DEPO process are outlined in the figure. We use this process to design a solution for your facility and your budget.
Quantifiable Return on Investment
Though our advanced design and evaluation process we will quantify the return on investment of your security system. You will know your dollars are improving your security through a quantifiable increase in your probability of interruption.
Basil Steele – Vice President of Engineering
Basil Steele is the Vice President of Engineering for Piece of (i) Security Solutions. After 36 years of service, he retired from Sandia National Laboratories as the Deputy Director for the Weapon and Force Protection Center in December 2011. Basil Steele joined Sandia National Laboratories in June of 1975. He served as a manager for video assessment technology in the security systems area and in 1986 was promoted to department manager of the Intrusion Detection Systems Technology division, which included exterior sensors, interior sensors, video technology, image processing, and control and display systems. In 1996, he became Program Manager for the Department of Energy Security Program. His business areas included the Department of Energy’s security programs, private industry, and other federal agencies. Four years later in 2000, he was promoted to a Sr. Manager. In 2001 Basil became the Sr. Manager for the Department of Defense Weapons Security Program Office which included all DoD physical security projects and DP funded R&D. He was promoted to Deputy Director in 2011. He joined Piece of (i) Security Solutions in December 2012.
Basil graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas in Arlington in 1975, and received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1976. He became a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) in 1987. He was the Chairman of the ASIS Standing Committee on Physical Security, 1993 – 1996 and was elected a member of ASIS Board of Directors, 1996 – 2002.