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Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Chicago aviation police officers request guns instead of “run and hide” training.

Chamberlain Group, Inc. Acquires Antech Guardian Affiliates to Grow Product Offerings

The GTS line will support CGI's LiftMaster brand by diversifying the LiftMaster product offering, adding road spikes, traffic barriers and systems to its current line of Perimeter Access Solutions.

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Security researchers at Rapid7 have found vulnerabilities in Comcast’s Xfinity Home Security system.

Delta's HD300 Barrier Passes 1,000,000 Cycles Test

Phalanx Barrier Continuously Opened and Closed 24/7 for 14 Months

Hikvision Announces Integration with Control4 Smart Home Solutions

Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating system, adding to a robust suite of features by which users can control and automate lighting, music, security and energy throughout the home.

The electronic key is gaining wide acceptance in North America

It's A Revolution

Opening a door with anything other than a metal key was once unimaginable, but a growing number of openings are using an electronic key.

Authorities Predict What’s Next with Oregon Militia

Authorities Predict What's Next with Oregon Militia

Armed protesters refuse to leave federal building in Oregon.

Know before you go: NYE Times Square Security

Know before you go: NYE Times Square Security

In the midst of the terror events happening around the world, it isn’t a bad idea to have a plan when celebrating NYE in Times Square.



Theme Parks Install Metal Detectors to Protect from Soft Target Attack

Theme Parks Install Metal Detectors to Protect from Soft Target Attack

Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal have announced that they are adding additional security precautions.

Security Concerns over Homework Close County Schools

Security Concerns over Homework Close County Schools

Augusta County closed cancelled school due to security concerns following an Islamic worksheet controversy.

U.S. Revamps Homeland Security Alert System

U.S. Revamps Homeland Security Alert System

The Department of Homeland Security issued a new type of terror alert in December, warning Americans that self-radicalized suspects inspired by foreign extremists could strike without notice.

How Theaters Plan to Handle Security during ‘Star Wars’ Opening Weekend

How Theaters Plan to Handle Security during 'Star Wars' Opening Weekend

Recent shootings at theaters of popular movies have lead theater security professionals to crack down on movie goers in the midst of ‘Star Wars’ opening.

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

After evidence of attack in San Bernardino was found on social media, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking to boost security on social-networking sites.

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

All LAUSD schools were closed after an electronic threat risked the safety of students.

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

On the third anniversary of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, we take a look into the school being built on the site of the shooting.

HID Global to Supply U.S. Government with Permanent Resident Cards

HID Global wins contract to help redesign and continue manufacturing U.S. government’s Permanent Resident Card.

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

County employees are back at work after a shooting that killed 14 and wounded 21 of their coworkers.

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

The President of the United States calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the attack on San Bernardino.

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Officials review protocols and take steps in a new direction following recent events with mass shootings.

Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Committee afraid for the safety of the President after reporting United States Secret Service downfalls.

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

The Chapel Hill university warned students and staff to stay inside after reports of an armed and dangerous person.

UPDATE: San Bernardino Shooting Investigated as Act of Terrorism

UPDATE: San Bernardino Shooting Investigated as Act of Terrorism

FBI able to confirm they are now "investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism."

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

Minneapolis police put together a guide to recognizing an attack before it happens.

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports’ busiest travel days of the year are likely to become even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports this Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

We may have finally found a more efficient way of getting through airport security.

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia is on high security alert as world leaders fly in for the Asean and East Asia Summits.

Securitron and HES Preview Suite of Sustainable Products at Greenbuild 2015

At Greenbuild 2015, Securitron and HES are previewing innovations specifically designed to improve the efficiency of an access control solution.

Police Raid Paris Suburb in Search of Terror Suspects

Police Raid Paris Suburb in Search of Terror Suspects

At least 2 dead and 8 arrested in the raid of an apartment building in Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris.

Altronix Offers Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance

Altronix Offers Innovative Power and Transmission Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance, Access and Security Applications

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Officials make quick decision to evacuate stadium and cancel soccer match after threats of explosions.

Lenel and AlertEnterprise Announce Partnership to Sell PIAM Software

The Physical Identity and Access Management software will extend OnGuard into new directions.

Upscale Panama City Property Using ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

The property is using VingCard Visionline, Signature RFID locks and Elsafe Sentinel safes.

The NFL tightened security at all of its stadiums Nov.15, 2015, following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

NFL Tightens Security at Stadiums

"Following the events in Paris on Friday, we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, which have informed us that there are no known threats against NFL stadiums," the league said in a statement about the heightened security measures Nov. 15.

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany County Jail plan to make security upgrades worth over $200,000.

Metro Sales Group to Represent Sielox Solutions

Sielox Solutions partners with Metro Sales Group to serve as manufacturers' representative in the northeast.

Fort Bend County Texas Chooses 3xLOGIC to Unify Access Control

Fort Bend County installs infinias Intelli-M slated to scale up to 1500 doors at multiple locations.

Join the Team - Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Join the Team

Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Insuring Access - In the decade that First Service Insurance (FSI) has conducted business in Roseville, Calif., it has provided contractors with specialized property and casualty insurance products focused on general liability, workers compensation, business auto and bonding/surety.

Insuring Access

In the decade that First Service Insurance (FSI) has conducted business in Roseville, Calif., it has provided contractors with specialized property and casualty insurance products focused on general liability, workers compensation, business auto and bonding/surety.

Using an Iris for Time and Attendance - At the peak of El Salvador’s sugar harvesting and processing season, the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa mill in San Vicente becomes incredibly busy as hundreds of employees change shifts throughout the entire day, typically seven days a week.

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Using an Iris for Time and Attendance

At the peak of El Salvador’s sugar harvesting and processing season, the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa mill in San Vicente becomes incredibly busy as hundreds of employees change shifts throughout the entire day, typically seven days a week.

Getting Involved - Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Getting Involved

Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

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