Venue & Event Security


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.

3 Tips for a Productive GSX

It is easy to get lost in the midst of a large trade show, here are three tips to ensure you are getting the most from your trip.

Live From GSX: Day 1

Never miss a thing with Security Today's Live From GSX social zone.

Live From GSX 2018 Preview

Security Today's Live From GSX Social Zone allows you to see news, updates and live views from the expo floor!

Top 10 Booths to Visit at GSX 2018

Top 10 Booths to Visit at GSX 2018

Allow Security Today to lead you to the top 10 booths at GSX this year.

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.

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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.

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