Achieve Security Goals Through our Education and Guidance

All organizations face some degree of physical threat, whether from crime, natural disasters, technological incidents, or human error. We can help determine the right level of training, technology and  processes you need to mitigate these risks. 


Overall Solution to your Security Needs

Whatever you security posture or planning needs are,  Bay Area Risk has the expertise and scalability to address your organization’s needs.   Our Certified Security Professionals are available to assess, train and advise on your security matters. 


Who are we?

Bay Area Risk President Marianne Alvarez, is a co-founder of the ALICE Training Institute ( and has developed a Security Risk Assessment program that specializes in Violent Intruder Threat. Her years of experience in the Active Shooter Response sector have resulted in a Solution with unique strengths to meet today’s biggest concern. The Bay Area Risk National Team offers a depth of knowledge and experience with specialized capabilities in Physical Security Risk and Vulnerability Assessment, Active Shooter preparedness, response and resilience, Executive Protection, Cyber Security and Security Systems Integration. 



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Duty to Protect

California Supreme Court has determined public colleges in the state must warn and shield their students from potential violent acts. Experts say the ruling could have nationwide implications.

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Tennessee Governor Orders First-Ever School Safety Review

An assessment of the approximate 1,700 public schools was recommended by a school safety working group established by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam earlier this month.

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YouTube Shooting Puts a Focus on Workplace Security

The laid-back companies of Silicon Valley are known for corporate headquarters that resemble universities, where employees mingle with tourists taking selfies and collaborations take shape out on the quad.

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Workplace Violence: the forgotten insider threat

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Last updated: October 11, 2018 

Organizations are no stranger to insider threats. In fact, for those who have been around long before the Internet, workplace violence, (alongside spying) is a problem many businesses have seen before and sought to address.

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 "Working with Bay Area Risk was a great experience from start to finish. From establishing initial goals for the program to a thorough site visit, Marianne and Joe provided invaluable assistance. We feel much more prepared for an emergency in our building and look forward to future educational opportunities with Bay Area Risk. "

– Columbia Property Trust 

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