Facility Security


Shooting at High School Leaves 1 Wounded

Shooting at High School Leaves 1 Wounded

A male student shot and wounded a female student in the cafeteria of Italy High School in Italy, Texas.

Behind the Scenes: Super Bowl Security

Behind the Scenes: Super Bowl Security

In just a few weeks, the Super Bowl will kick off after two years of planning the safety and security of the event.

Winter Olympics Security Scrutinized Less than a Month Before Games Start

Winter Olympics Security Scrutinized Less than a Month Before Games Start

The security of the Winter Olympics is analyzed just days before the Games kick off in Pyeongchang.

Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

An organized burglary of Paris' Ritz Hotel was disrupted by hotel security measures and the police on Wednesday night.

Security for Thousands of Austin Buildings Compromised Due to Stolen Master Key

Security for Thousands of Austin Buildings Compromised Due to Stolen Master Key

A master key that allows first responders easy and quick access to apartment complexes and commercial buildings was recently found in the possession of a burglary suspect.

NFPA to Fast-Track New Standard for Active Shooter Response

NFPA to Fast-Track New Standard for Active Shooter Response

The rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events, as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April 2018.

Florida Schools Receive Threatening Extortion Email

Florida Schools Receive Threatening Extortion Email

Last Tuesday, college and university presidents across Florida received a 1,250-word extortion email threatening violence.

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Stadium security has gotten a lot more complicated than apprehending seat jumpers, defusing confrontations and ejecting rowdy fans for imbibing one too many beers.



A Cultural Blending

A Cultural Blending

The concept of “securing security” emerged when physical security was being affected by cybersecurity attacks.

Malware Targets Industrial Safety Systems

Security firm FireEye disclosed Thursday the existence of a malware used to compromise industrial control systems and disable their safety systems to potentially cause physical damage.

2 Killed in Shooting at New Mexico High School

2 Killed in Shooting at New Mexico High School

Two students and the suspected shooter were killed in a shooting Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Aztec, N.M.

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

The request comes after the escape of a psychiatric patient from the facility in November.

Execution of Security Protocols Prevents Tragedy at Hospital

Execution of Security Protocols Prevents Tragedy at Hospital

The gunman was the only person injured and no shots were fired inside the hospital.

Festive Security

Festive Security

The 300,000 person Fremont Festival of the Arts, one of the largest street festivals west of the Mississippi River and toted as California’s premiere art, wine and music festival, is no small undertaking. The threat of an attack is a real possibility.

Real Time Crime Center Opens in New Orleans

Real Time Crime Center Opens in New Orleans

The center, which cost more than $5 million, is part of a citywide public safety plan.

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

No enterprise can eliminate 100% of its risk. Instead, the security objective must be to understand all risks and to effectively manage and mitigate them.

Shooting Spree in California Involves Elementary School

UPDATE: Gunman in California Shooting Spree Stopped by Lockdown Procedures

Tehama County Sheriff says five people are dead, including the gunman, following a shooting spree in California.

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

As instances of mass shootings increase, particularly at “soft targets,” the interest in bulletproof products increases, with one Florida school now offering bulletproof backpack panels.

Churches Around the Country Revaluate Security Following Church Massacre

Churches Around the Country Reevaluate Security Following Church Massacre

The mass shooting at a South Texas church during services Sunday has many churches across the country reevaluating their security.

26 Dead in South Texas Church Shooting

26 Dead in South Texas Church Shooting

The incident, which took place in a small community about 40 miles outside of San Antonio, has been called the largest mass shooting in Texas history.

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