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RETA Security was founded in ...
RETA Security was founded in 1984 by Ron Timm, CPP.
ABC 33/40 Alabama's News Leader - U.S.: Nuke Plant Guards Cheated in Drill
Such cheating is "not uncommon at all," said Ronald Timm, president of RETA Security Inc. of Lemont, Ill., a consulting company that has worked with the Energy Department to analyze vulnerabilities at its plants.
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Ronald E. Timm, M.S.E.E., CPP
RONALD E. TIMM; M.S.E.E., CPP; is an electronic systems engineer, technical security consultant and educator with a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering . President of R. E. Timm & Associates he is associated with Bryant & Associates and has been involved in total facilities management for more than twenty years . His experience includes project manager and senior security engineer for security upgrades at numerous Department of Energy and Department of Defense facilities . As project manager Mr. Timm was responsible for conceiving and formulating problem definitions which result in scope of work, criteria, and requirements documents.
For DOE he
provided high-threat security system engineering , project management and vulnerability analysis.
fifteen years at Argonne National Laboratory Mr. Timm
served as Senior Project Manager and security engineer for a multimillion dollar security upgrade at the facility.
is a frequent speaker at national expositions, conferences, and seminars.
He is on the Editorial Advisory Council for Security Magazine, and is the author or co-author of over 30 security publications . Mr. Timm is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from the American Society for Industrial Security International.
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Ronald E. Timm; M.S.E.E, CPP (Honorary)
Unpaid Contributors: Ron ...
Unpaid Contributors: Ron Timm, RETA Security President, Security Analyst hired by DOE to analyze security at DOE weapons facilities.
The additional contributors to this report have requested anonymity for fear of retaliation for exposing security failures.
, and his corporation RETA Security, were experienced security analysts under contract to the DOE
Headquarters Office of Safeguards and Security.
sent a second letter to the new DOE
Secretary, Spencer Abraham, in January 2001 thinking the new administration would look into the ongoing security failures at nuclear facilities.
wrote, ". . . time has shown that the existing bureaucracy at DOE
have not adequately acted upon the issue of risk to the public other than in ineffective and reactive ways.
However, Secretary Abraham delegated the response to the letter to one of the office which Timm accused of covering up security problems, the Office of Independent Oversight.
is no longer working on Headquarters security issues at DOE
and has filed a whistleblower complaint. (Appendix LL)
Appendix KK: Letter from Glenn S. Podonsky, Director of Office of Independent Oversight to: Ronald E. Timm, President RETA Security, March 5, 2001.
Appendix LL: Letter from Ronald E. Timm, President RETA Security to: Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham, February 9, 2001.