Venue & Event Security


Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City, Mo., is stepping up security for this week’s Big 12 Conference men’s basketball tournament

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

Safety officials from the Oswego area are collaborating to increase security for large-scale events

Phillies to Install Security Bollards at Citizens Park Bank

Phillies to Install Security Bollards at Citizens Park Bank

Phillies security director Sal DeAngelis said that two years ago, the team took notice of the way terrorists were using vehicles in their attacks. They realized that they needed to update the park’s security in response.

Over 40 Agencies Provide Security for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Over 40 Agencies Provide Security for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

A Joint Operations Center has been created for more efficient communication and security as fans defend on Atlanta for the annual Super Bowl game.

Homeland Security to Help with Super Bowl Security Despite Shutdown

Homeland Security to Help with Super Bowl Security Despite Shutdown

"The current lapse in government funding will have no effect on our commitment to assuring a safe and secure event," DHS press secretary Tyler Q. Houlton said.

Soaring Security Costs Shuts Down D.C.

Soaring Security Costs Shuts Down D.C.'s St. Patrick's Day Parade

Organizers of the Washington D.C. St. Patrick's Day Parade were forced to cancel the event due to rising security costs associated with vehicle attacks.

Inclement Weather Grounds NYPD Security Drones During NYE

Inclement Weather Grounds NYPD Security Drones During NYE

The New York Police Department was forced to cancel plans to use drones as part of its security protocol during the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebrations due to rain.

French Christmas Market Targeted in Shooting, Terror Level Raised

French Christmas Market Targeted in Shooting, Terror Level Raised

A Christmas Market in France was the scene of a shooting that left five dead and 10 injured last week.



Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Data security and privacy experts discuss the issues of facial recognition at Taylor Swift's May 18th concert.

Atlanta Prepares Super Bowl LIII Security Plans

Atlanta Prepares Super Bowl LIII Security Plans

According to Amy Patterson, vice president of operations and logistics for the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, those involved in Super Bowl preparations will work on contingency plans for everything from suspicious packages, protests and even mass casualty incidents.

New Security Measures for Berlin Christmas Market Following Attack in 2016

New Security Measures for Berlin Christmas Market Following Attack in 2016

The site of Berlin's devastating 2016 truck attach has now become a testing area for heavy security.

Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Security Costs Increasing

Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Security Costs Increasing

The city of Pasadena is prepared to spend up to $1.5 million—a 37 percent increase— for the Jan. 1 event as part of a new Pasadena Police Department plan to increase security in response to unspecified “global threats.”

Olympic Security Budget for 2026 Calgary Games Cut

Olympic Security Budget for 2026 Calgary Games Cut

The security plan for the 2026 Olympic Games is making critics wonder how much comprehensive security really costs.

12 People Dead, Including Sheriff

12 People Dead, Including Sheriff's Sergeant, in Thousand Oaks Shooting

Twelve people were killed and dozens more were injured in a shooting at a bar hosting college night.

Manchester United Reviewing Security Following Discovery of Toy Guns

Manchester United Reviewing Security Following Discovery of Toy Guns

“Carrying a children's miniature plastic toy gun into a stadium is clearly an irresponsible act. Fortunately, the actions of the pitch intruder at the Juventus game did not harm anyone,” a spokesperson for the team said.

Jewish Film Festival Increases Security

Jewish Film Festival Increases Security

"The reality in today's world is that we needed to figure out very quickly what we needed to do," said Mark Levine, board president for the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival.

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues across the country are reexamining and boosting their security procedures following a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat services Saturday morning.

Live From GSX: Wrap Up

Live From GSX: Wrap Up

Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

By their very nature, terrorist attacks are unpredictable and predicated on surprise. Staying one step ahead by identifying vulnerable areas, and securing them, is critical to staving off vehicular attacks.

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