Venue & Event Security


Delivering Big Wins

Delivering Big Wins

If we have learned anything from the past few years, it is that “the unknown” is one of the biggest challenges for stadiums and public venues.

Allied Universal Announces Acquisition of Elite Tactical Security in Las Vegas

Elite Tactical provides specialized security solutions to hospitality and entertainment clients throughout the Las Vegas area, including security and executive protection officers as well as explosives- and firearms-detection canine teams.

Securing Large Events

A highly integrated, data-driven approach to securing and managing major special events is driving cities to adopt innovative video technologies for safety and security.

Risk-based Approach to Festivals and Fairs

Risk-based Approach to Festivals and Fairs

The event security industry, which includes concerts, conventions, sporting and other special events, was one of the sectors hit hardest by the global pandemic, as events ground to a halt overnight, but the sector has come roaring back to life with lightning speed.

Stadium Security Goes High-tech With Elevated Standards, New Innovations

Stadium Security Goes High-tech With Elevated Standards, New Innovations

When it comes to physical security, the world around us has changed. First, society has changed, with more social unrest and violence occurring in the COVID-19 era, including a rise in fan misbehavior at sporting events. Second, stadiums have changed, with more high-tech amenities, luxuries and conveniences.

Slow You Down

Slow You Down

Protecting perimeters, buildings, property and people is no small responsibility, whether it is an embassy, a school, factory or farmers market. Knowing you have the right equipment in place to secure your facility and to prevent human tragedies brings a peace of mind that no amount of money can buy.

Agenda Announced for the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

Agenda Announced for the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security’s (NCS4) 12th Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition agenda is now available.

NFLPA Investigating Locker Room Security Cameras

The NFL Players Association is looking into a complaint filed by New York Jets players about the presence of security cameras in the locker room at their training facility in Florham Park, N.J., a source close to the union confirmed to ESPN.



Democratizing Access

Democratizing Access

The Dover International Speedway’s high-banked, one-mile concrete oval race track is known as “The Monster Mile”.

Supporting Security Services

Demonstrations, celebrations, festivals, and major sporting events - any large gathering of people - presents police and security services with a range of issues relating to public safety.

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

On so many levels, 9/11 drastically altered the event security landscape.

An Entertainment District

An Entertainment District

Remember classic stadiums like Wrigley Field, Chicago’s old baseball park, or Forbes Field, the old baseball and football park in Pittsburgh?

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Security Guard Killed in Dispute Over Face Mask Policy in Michigan

Calvin Munerlyn, a guard at a Family Dollar store in Flint, was killed after telling two customers to leave the store for refusing to follow a governor’s order to wear face coverings in public.

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ISC West Postpones Conference Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Show organizers are planning to hold one of the security industry’s largest conferences in July after several companies indicated they would not send employees to the show.

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Leverage the Cloud for Event Security

Technology advances have made security and access management more efficient.

“Joker” Premiere Presents Security Concerns For Theater Chains, Local Police

“Joker” Premiere Presents Security Concerns For Theater Chains, Local Police

Moviegoers and the families of victims of the Aurora theater shooting worry that someone could stage a copycat attack during opening weekend.

New Texas Gun Laws Expanding Rights to Carry Went Into Effect One Day After Odessa Shooting

New Texas Gun Laws Expanding Rights to Carry Went Into Effect One Day After Odessa Shooting

The laws allow Texans to carry guns into houses of worship unless explicitly banned and clear gunowners to carry firearms on their person for a full week after a natural disaster is declared.

Three People Shot Outside Main Gate of Minnesota State Fair Monday Night

Three People Shot Outside Main Gate of Minnesota State Fair Monday Night

The gunfire occurred shortly after a woman was struck by a car near the fairgrounds and police officers responded to St. Paul’s fifteenth homicide of 2019.

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

After shootings in El Paso, Texas and Southaven Mississippi, Walmart’s CEO says it will stop selling handguns completely and ask customers not to openly carry their firearms in stores.

Connecting Mass Notification

Connecting Mass Notification

The Internet of Things continues to grow, offering new possibilities for organizations to communicate messages and automate processes. This can be especially helpful when dealing with safety issues.

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  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    Perimeter Security Standards for Multi-Site Businesses

    When you run or own a business that has multiple locations, it is important to set clear perimeter security standards. By doing this, it allows you to assess and mitigate any potential threats or risks at each site or location efficiently and effectively. Read Now

  • ISC West 2024 is a Rousing Success

    The 2024 ISC West security tradeshow marked a pivotal moment in the industry, showcasing cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions to address evolving security challenges. Exhibitors left the event with a profound sense of satisfaction, as they witnessed a high level of engagement from attendees and forged valuable connections with potential clients and partners. Read Now

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  • Live From ISC West: Day 2

    What a great show ISC West 2024 has been so far. The second day on Thursday was as busy or even more hectic than the first. Remember to keep tabs on our Live From ISC West page for news and updates from the show floor at the Sands Expo, because there’s more news coming out than anyone could be expected to keep track of. Read Now

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  • A Unique Perspective on ISC West 2024

    Navigating a tradeshow post-knee surgery can be quite the endeavor, but utilizing an electric scooter adds an interesting twist to the experience. While it may initially feel like a limitation, it actually provides a unique perspective on traversing through the bustling crowds and expansive exhibition halls. Read Now

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New Products

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3

  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 3