Venue & Event Security


Minneapolis Police Department Gearing Up for NCAA Final Four

Minneapolis Police Department Gearing Up for NCAA Final Four

Police across the state of Minnesota are joining together to oversee security for the NCAA Tournament's Final Four games.

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Department plans to beef up downtown security following South by Southwest festival weekend that included five shootings, two crashes involving pedestrians and a suspicious death

Security Plans Underway for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

Security Plans Underway for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

Security plans have already begun for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which will take place in Milwaukee, Wis., on July 13-16, 2020.

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.

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Busy South Africa Building Integrates Custom Access Control System

    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

  • Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3