Bluffton Security Assessments

Jim McGuffey


Welcome to Security assessments

Jim McGuffey is an Armored Car Expert and Security Consultant who specializes in the following areas:

1. Forensic expert in physical security cases.

2. Forensic expert in armored car cases.

3. Conducting Security Risk Assessments for organizations.

4. Customizing security programs to reduce costs, improve risk management and increase profits.

5. Customized security training.

Contact Information:

Jim McGuffey, M.A., CPP, PSP, CPI
Cell 215 460 7370


Visit Jim McGuffey’s Security Consultant Websites:


ASIS leader Jim McGuffey Interviewed for Church Security Meeting in Bluffton, SCRead More>>


ASIS International SpotLight:

Jim has been an ASIS International member since 1981 and serves on the ASIS Cultural Properties Council as Chair Houses of Worship and as Chair for the ASIS Savannah Low County Chapter.

Reopening Houses of Worship-COVID 19

ASIS leader Jim McGuffey Interviewed for Church Security Meeting in Bluffton, SC. Read More>>

Security for Houses of Worship

Jim McGuffey interviewed by ASIS International on Protective Strategies for Houses of Worship-July 2017 Click to Listen

 Jim McGuffey spoke at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2018 (formerly the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits) in Las Vegas on Monday, Sep 24th 3:45 PM His presentation will address, “Reducing Soft Target Risks”

Additional Webinars, Interviews, and Articles:

June 2020, Jim McGuffey interviewed on lessons learned in security and how he ended up in his current role.

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Jim conducts webinar for ASIS International–Emerging Threats and Protective Strategies for Houses of Worship-July 12, 2017

Speaking SpotLight:

Jim speaking at InfraGard Training Session in Charleston Feb 23, 2019 on Hostile Surveillance Detection for Houses of Worship.

Jim conducts a Hostile Surveillance Detection Webinar for ASIS International on November 19, 2019. Jim has conducted numerous webinars for international organization on the topics of Security Risk Assessment Process, Hostile Surveillance Detection as a Security Countermeasure for critical Infrastructure and soft targets and House of Worship Protection.

 Jim McGuffey spoke about “Reducing Soft Target Risks” at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2018 (formerly the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits) in Las Vegas on Monday, Sep 24th 3:45 PM.

 Jim was guest speaker at the Panama City, Panama ASIS International Chapter on June 27, 2018.

Jim discussed security strategies before 100 clergy and House of Worship security professionals at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in 
Fayetteville, NC.

How to secure museums – and the artworks and antiquities that are in them, or on their way to them from other museums, or held by dealers and collectors – was the subject of a gathering of the International Arts and Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF), in Gateshead. Read More


ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhitibs, Jim presenting on Strategies of Hardening Soft Targets for places of worship. Sept. 13, 2016.

Security expert and Bluffton resident, Jim McGuffey, teaches local church leaders how to prepare for the worst. McGuffey leads the free House of Worship Security Training workshop to area church leaders at the Bluffton Police Department.

Jim addressing security, law enforcement and museum managers from the U.K. and Europe at the International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum in Gateshead, England.

Jim speaks at SC InfraGard 2016 Winter Conference on the Security Risk Analysis Process.

Jim McGuffey and Bluffton Security Assessments provide security services such as Security Risk Analysis, Security Training, Expert Witness and  other security related matters.

Jim McGuffey resides in South Carolina and services Beaufort, Jaspar Counties in the Hilton Head area of South Carolina. They also provide security services nationally and internationally.

The articles contained on this website are written for general information purposes only and are not intended to be, and should not be used as, a primary source for making security decisions. The owner of this website may not agree with all of the content contained within the enclosed articles and it is the responsibility of the end users and viewers to evaluate and seek out additional guidance as deemed appropriate for application by local leadership.