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Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

German police have placed concrete barriers around the cathedral in order to boost security.

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

After an ambush shooting outside a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, lands a judge in the hospital, neighboring Belmont County is rethinking security standards.

New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

LA Metro to Test New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

Metro has teamed up with TSA and Evolv Technology to test a new weapon screening system.

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Three men were killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin dragstrip last Sunday night.

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Over the weekend protesters and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to violent clashes and a deadly vehicle attack.

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

Security forces in Wales are asking people to take a sip out of their water bottles to prove there is not acid in them.

Paris: Man Shot After Driving Car into Soldiers

Paris: Man Shot After Driving Car into Soldiers

Police have shot and wounded a man after a dramatic car chase following an attack on soldiers.

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

The act has since been named an “act of terrorism.”



Curbing the Violence

Curbing the Violence

Let me let you in on a troubling, not-so-little secret: violence in the workplace is continuing to escalate in medical facilities, despite the fact that national assault rates have been dropping in recent years.

We See You

We See You

The last major advancement in commercial perimeter security was the introduction of CCTV cameras.

Vehicle Crash in Los Angeles Injures Eight Pedestrians

Vehicle Crash in Los Angeles Injures Eight Pedestrians

Eight people were injured when a van hopped the curb and crashed into a group of people dining at a popular restaurant.

Israel Sees Push Back After Installing Security Measures at Religious Site

UPDATE: Israel Embassy Shooting in Jordan Deepens Uncertainties about Security at Temple Mount

Israel began implementing new security measures at entrances of one of the most holy sites in Jerusalem.

Security Cameras Shed Light On ‘Horrific’ Human-Smuggling Incident

Security Cameras Shed Light On 'Horrific' Human-Smuggling Incident

Surveillance cameras in a Walmart parking lot helped officials in their investigation into a human-smuggling case that left nine people dead.

Erie Insurance Arena Improves Security Measures

Erie Insurance Arena Improves Security Measures

Authorities at Erie Insurance Arena enhance security though metal detectors and other security measures to increase patron safety.

Security Robot Plunges Into Fountain

Security Robot Plunges Into Fountain

A security robot effectively ended its watch when it plunged itself into a fountain at a Washington D.C. office building.

U.S. Cities Add Security Measures to Protect from Vehicle Attacks

U.S. Cities Add Security Measures to Protect from Vehicle Attacks

Since 2014, terrorists have carried out 176 vehicle attacks resulting in the death of 173 people and injuries of 667.

NYPD Officer Dies in Unprovoked Attack

NYPD Officer Dies in Unprovoked Attack

The NYPD officer’s shooting in a command vehicle was “unprovoked,” authorities said.

Securing the Joint

Securing the Joint

Call it what you will, marijuana, cannabis, weed, Mary Jane or pot, it’s creating a whole new gold rush for entrepreneurs in an emerging industry, including security products and services.

Protecting Airports

Airports are the nation’s most highly secured public facilities. Since Sept. 11, 2001, the federal government has spent billions of dollars protecting airports and planes.

Security From Scratch

Security From Scratch

More than 750,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal every day. In addition to operating 24/7, and being one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, the terminal is a historic landmark with much of its structure more than 150 years old. These factors presented challenges for the installation of a new video monitoring and services network.

  • Approaching the Education Market with Milestone

    Milestone’s Laurie Dickson addresses Open Architecture, new equipment and the cost of entry and upgrading VMS systems over time. She also talks about how K-12 and Higher Education campuses differ in regard to surveillance system needs. Schools have certain guidelines they must follow to protect student identities, and Laurie addresses this question as well.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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