Venue & Event Security


TwitchCon Updates Security Following Jacksonville Esports Shooting

TwitchCon Updates Security Following Jacksonville Esports Shooting

The security update follows last month’s shooting at an esports video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.

Emmys Saw Unprecedented Security at 70th Awards Show

Emmys Saw Unprecedented Security at 70th Awards Show

This year’s awards show and related parties saw an increase and evolution in security, including the use of drones.

Bigger is Getting Better

Bigger is Getting Better

Security at the SMG/Moscone Center is handled similar to the security at a Tier 1 airport; however, clients who use the facility are required to provide their own inside security.

Seattle Sports Stadiums to Adopt Biometric Screening Platform

Seattle Sports Stadiums to Adopt Biometric Screening Platform

Seattle sporting venues to improve security with biometric platform.

Facial Recognition to be Used at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Facial Recognition to be Used at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

A test last year showed gate checks using the facial recognition was more than twice the pace of the conventional system using x-ray with visual siting by security guards.

Hikvision Drops ASIS' GSX Tradeshow

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza will be one of the country’s largest urban festivals to take place since the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino shooting, which left 58 people dead and is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Trusted Identities

Trusted Identities

As with all major sporting and entertainment events, the goal is for everyone using a ticket to have purchased it from the authorized ticketing entity and to have a seamless experience both when they pick it up and when they present it at the venue.



Bollards at the Benz

Bollards at the Benz

While the threat of terrorists planning to attack soft targets, such as stadiums, increases, stadium security professionals must look for the weak points throughout their facilities to determine where fanatics are most likely to assail.

Swinging For The Fence

Swinging For The Fence

With more than 120 permanent network cameras in place at Volunteer Stadium and Howard J. Lamade Stadium, Little League International works to add new technologies each year to keep the installation as secure as possible

Video Grand Slam

Video Grand Slam

The Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the hallmark of America’s greatest pastime and home to baseball’s oldest franchise, the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to new food and entertainment options, providing high-end visual technology was a large priority—delivering a bevy of video walls, projectors, interactive screens, and flat screens that would entertain fans in and out of their seats for the ultimate game day.

Stopping Tragedy in its Tracks

Event organizers have responded to past attacks by improving their security methods and adding more metal detectors, police and other security personnel. Despite these efforts, a would-be terrorist can still manage their way to the venue’s entrance and pose a mass casualty threat.

Penalty Free Security

Penalty Free Security

BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, and home to the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer club. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution.

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

New Jersey is beefing up security across the state, including a focus on the seaside area.

Phillies Build Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Plan for Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies are improving security around Citizen Bank Park with perimeter protection devices.

In Case You Missed It: ISC West 2018

Security Officials Prepare for Boston Marathon

Security Officials Prepare for Boston Marathon

Officials have been working on their security plan for the last six months, and have made adjustments in the wake of the Mandalay Bay shooting and vehicular attacks by terrorists in France.

Live From ISC West 2018 Preview

Don't miss one thing at ISC West this year!

San Antonio Boosts Security for NCAA Final Four

San Antonio Boosts Security for NCAA Final Four

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said his department has partnered with 12 other agencies to collect intelligence and keep the events and attendees safe.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

    View This Issue

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety