School Security


Arming Campus Security: Is it a Good Idea?

Arming Campus Security: Is it a Good Idea?

In the wake of mass shootings, many schools are asking themselves this question.

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

In the week following the murder-suicide that happened on UCLA’s campus, safety officials have created a task force to deal with security issues.

2 Dead in UCLA Murder-Suicide

2 Dead in UCLA Murder-Suicide

Two people were killed at UCLA in a murder-suicide.

Honing In On Conversation

Honing In On Conversation

College and university, corporate, and hospital campuses are all understood to be safe environments. Inevitably, they become easy targets for social media abuse resulting in security threats, and open venues that encourage community gathering.

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Colorado school district continues to roll out cameras and hybrid NVRs en route to comprehensive PSIM system

UT Students Call for Increase in Security after Murder on Campus

UT Students Call for Increase in Security after Murder on Campus

The University of Texas’ student population is petitioning for more campus security following the murder of a freshman on campus.

Growing To New Heights

Growing To New Heights

Business is booming in higher education, and campuses all around the country are stepping up to the challenge to enhance security.

Unique Challenges

Unique Challenges

With almost 33,000 students and just under 5,000 academic and administrative staff, BYU takes its responsibility to provide a secure environment for students, staff and visitors very seriously.



Organizing a 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.

Holding an Open Door

A top tier university serving more than 40,000 students needed a cost effective way to improve the level of security at its non-card access controlled doors.

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Sensationalism drives increased risk of copycats

Smarter Surveillance

Smarter Surveillance

School surveillance continues to be one of the most important markets for video surveillance, And with good reason.

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

Citizen Schools mobilizes teams of educators and volunteers to lead real-world learning projects and provide academic support, helping students discover and achieve their dreams.

UMass

UMass to Review Campus Security after Firearms Incidents

Three separate incidents have been reported in the last five months.

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

A university in Tennessee is replacing old exterior doors and replacing them with door units centrally controlled by a locking system.

2 Students Fatally Shot at Arizona High School

UPDATE: 2 Students Fatally Shot at Arizona High School

A school shooting in Arizona ends with two fatally shot students.

Top Education Theft Recoveries of 2015

Top Education Theft Recoveries of 2015

Absolute Software Corporation has released their top four theft recoveries in 2015.

Data Breach: 63,000 Social Security Numbers Compromised at University

Data Breach: 63,000 Social Security Numbers Compromised at University

The University of Central Florida is investigating a data breach that left 63,000 Social Security numbers vulnerable.

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

At least 19 dead in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan.

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Schools across the northern states are reacting to threats of bombs and mass shootings.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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