Facility Security


Cybersecurity Challenges

Cybersecurity Challenges

Healthcare institutions face a variety of cybersecurity challenges, and the threats continue to grow and evolve. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks because of the high value of healthcare data

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

A man defied security measures to kill his bedridden wife and himself, rattling hospital staff.

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The fall out from the Jacksonville shooting includes lawsuits, event cancellations and increased security for future gaming conventions.

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The esports industry calls for increased security following the death of two esports players at a tournament.

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two people were killed and several others were injured by a gunman at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Armed guards and metal detectors are chief among the new measures being taken to ensure the safety of patients.

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Even if guests put up a “Do Not Disturb” sign on their door, security will enter the room to perform the search.

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

The city is looking into adding plexiglass dividers between drivers and riders to cut down on assaults.



YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April

YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April's Shooting

YouTube intends to bulk up security at the company's headquarters after a shooting on campus that injured three people.

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

The move comes after several high profile homicides and other violent crimes on the BART system.

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

A North Carolina growing area for marijuana is getting increased security.

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

A city in central Arkansas is opening a police substation at a public school campus in response to recent school shootings.

Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Dozen Wounded

Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Dozen Wounded

An active shooter situation in Toronto left two people dead and a dozen more wounded over the weekend.

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

The Crimson Tide will be introducing metal detectors to football games starting in the fall.

Largest Hospital System in New York Arms Guards to Prevent Mass Casualty Attacks

Largest Hospital System in New York Arms Guards to Prevent Mass Casualty Attacks

Qualified security guars at North Shore University Hospitals will now be armed amid shooting incidents in New York.

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Office security is always important, but in the summer, it can get more lax.

Be Strong

Be Strong

Looking at examples of how municipalities or governments protect these assets can help businesses plan as well. Critical infrastructure for businesses often shares similar needs with municipalities: how do we best protect servers, structures and the people who live and work in private buildings?

Layering Facility Security

Layering Facility Security

Today’s facility operators must prepare for virtually any event from vandalism to a terrorist attack. With facilities ranging in size and use—from an emergency communications center to a multi-family apartment building—there’s no readily available one-size-fits-all security plan.

Key Considerations

Key Considerations

Having both specific and shared goals is what makes medical centers quite unique to security. Rarely are two buildings alike, yet they all have common needs, requirements and goals.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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    July / August 2022

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