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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.

Live From GSX: Day 1

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

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