At a time when terrorism and random violence against ordinary citizens are global concerns, the Little League World Series poses numerous and complex security challenges for several reasons.
- By Joe Kirmser
- Mar 01, 2012
Yonjo Quiroa, 28, of Comstock Park, Mich., was arrested Wed., Feb. 1, charged with criminal copyright infringement related to a website operation that illegally streamed live sporting event telecasts and pay-per-view events via Internet.
An art piece stolen from a French museum more than 30 years ago is finally on its way home to France.
One Arizona-based non-profit will soon be equipped with Brivo access control management systems within its facilities.
Bosch Security Systems recently demonstrated necessary security precautions to host trouble-free sports competitions at two major South American arenas.
A recent study sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that most respondents felt the evacuation of New Orleans residents to the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina was a “failure” and this opinion has shaped their willingness to accept shelter if offered in an emergency evacuation
SGL Arena in Augsburg, Germany—a 30,660 seat stadium that is home to the FC Augsburg football club—has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to ensure spectator safety, confirm regulatory compliance, and reduce liability costs. Vulnerable to the threat of football-related violence and disorderly conduct, the SGL Arena has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system as a strategic component of its security plan.
Dallas, Texas, considers itself a world-class city. Whatever the qualifications, the arts district in the city is certainly world class, and, therefore, the security must also meet high-caliber specifications.
- By Mary Wilbur
- Dec 01, 2011
This year’s EAA AirVenture 2011 in July drew close to 550,000 visitors during the seven-day event—members, fans and spectators who came to see daily aviation shows, aerobatics and pyrotechnics, as well as the opening day Fly-In Theater.
- By Rolland Trayte
- Dec 01, 2011
Small changes in pub and bar closing hours seem to affect the number of violent incidents.
Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, is seeking applicants for the 2012 “Mission 500 CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award” and “Humanitarian Awards."
Five percent of all gross profit made in the month of September will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund.
The world of professional sports is exciting and constantly evolving. The sheer volume of events, athletes and fans, though, makes it seemingly impossible to secure the environment.
- By Steve Gorski
- Sep 01, 2011
The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.
Featuring video surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire detection, critical communications and audio systems, the 53-feet long, double-expandable trailer features 1,000 square feet of product display space.
The week will feature three separate, interrelated events: Securing New Ground, Security 500 and ISC Solutions.
With more than 700,000 feet of cabling and 120,000 watts of power, the sound system features more than 200 Community WET and R-Series weather-resistant loudspeakers.
The company’s HD, thermal and thermal panoramic cameras went into service for 4th of July celebrations and will remain in operation through the year-long test period.
When the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits opens in Orlando on Sept. 19, there will be some exciting additions for security practitioners to note.
- By Raymond T O’Hara
- Jul 01, 2011
Henley-Putnam University, an institution specializing in strategic security and ASIS International, an organization for security professionals recently announced a strategic partnership. One of the steps in this partnership is a scholarship for ASIS members who pursue a degree in strategic security at Henley-Putnam University.