School Security


Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry.

ESA’s 2021 Youth Scholarship Program Launches, Applications and Online Donations Open

The Electronic Security Industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.

Talent, Inclusion, Mentorship and Education Program to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment

Talent, Inclusion, Mentorship and Education Program to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the SIA RISE Steering Committee are launching Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME) – a new mentorship program for early and mid-career professionals in the security industry.

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Schools In Focus: KSU’s New Multicultural Student Center

Ishita Banerjii, project architect at Hollis + Miller, discusses Kansas State University’s new multicultural student center. The building, dedicated to advance student diversity, features various gathering spaces like dance studios, huddle rooms, and a commercial kitchen.

NJELSA and Mission 500 Join Forces Again to Deliver Backpacks to Children in Need

NJELSA and Mission 500 Join Forces Again to Deliver Backpacks to Children in Need

Mission 500 and The New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association (NJELSA), teamed up for the second year in a row during the NJELSA Annual Symposium, held March 11-13 at Harrah’s Atlantic City for a School Backpack Building Event.

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Google Facing Lawsuit Over Collection of Facial Scans, Personal Data From Children

School districts are increasingly turning to Google for online classroom tools during the coronavirus pandemic, but the company has faced scrutiny for the data it collects on students.

Gun Manufacturer Could be Held Liable for Sandy Hook Shooting

Gun Manufacturer Could be Held Liable for Sandy Hook Shooting

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to shield a major arms manufacturer from potential liability in the 2012 school shooting that left 26 students and educators dead in Newtown, Connecticut.

Wyoming Surveys K-12 Principals

Wyoming State Superintendent Jillian Balow is making an effort to better understand how the state’s 48 school districts’ are protecting their students.



Video Systems Provide Security

In the past few years, tragic events have increased awareness for educational institutions across America. This recent spike has reminded educators and security officers alike that it is the responsibility of schools to ensure the safety of their students and employees and protect school property and equipment from theft or damage, encouraging them to invest in security systems.

The Access Solution

The Access Solution

Providing security, managing budgets, gaining efficiencies— these are just a few of the many objectives that facility managers have to balance at once.

A Winning Security Plan

A Winning Security Plan

In the world of sports, oftentimes there’s as much action in the stands as there is on the floor. That’s why the Milwaukee Bucks felt it was so important to design their new stadium with a network of security cameras to safeguard the welfare of players and fans alike.

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Sensitive Information of Over 1.4 Million Students 'Improperly Stored' by Maryland Government

A state audit found that the personal information of over 1 million students and more than 200,000 teachers was at risk of identity theft.

Security App Connects Law Enforcement Institutions to Reduce Response Times

Security App Connects Law Enforcement Institutions to Reduce Response Times

IN FORCE 911 allows staff to quickly launch an emergency alert and facilitates quick communication between victims and police.

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

One student is dead and eight others were injured after a shooting Tuesday at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. Two suspects are in custody.

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

The suspected shooter was taken into custody within minutes of the shooting.

The Impact of Technology

The Impact of Technology

Technology is everywhere in today’s classrooms and campuses. As the suite of technology solutions for campus security expands, so does the complexity for how to apply them in a fit-for-purpose way.

Addressing Heightened Threats

Addressing Heightened Threats

The attack on a Jewish institution comes amidst unprecedented year-over-year increases in anti-Semitic incidents and hate crimes directed against the Jewish community in North America.

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Students at three universities can now access their student ID cards on their iPhone.

An Eye on the Campus

An Eye on the Campus

Every day, tens of millions of parents entrust schools with their children’s safety and every day, those parents worry if that trust is misplaced. In addition to the frequent headlines about school shootings, children deal with other pressing issues at school, whether it’s bullying, drugs or harassment.

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

The red flag law looks to curb gun violence following a string of school shootings.

  • 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 - July August 2021

    July August 2021

    Featuring:

    • Tee Up the Security
    • Listen Clearly
    • Turning to the Cloud
    • COVID-19 The Final Push
    • Redefining Security

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