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Oklahoma Launches School Security Tip Line

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The Oklahoma School Security Institute launched a tip line for people to submit threats to schools across the state.


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Texas School District Arms Teachers and Posts Warning Signs

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The Argyle Independent School District in north Texas has started the 2014-15 school year with newly armed teachers.


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School Police Officers in Compton, CA Will Guard Campuses with Semi-Automatic Rifles

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School classrooms in Compton, California will be guarded with AR-15 semiautomatic rifles.


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Franklin County Schools Setting up Security Teams with Armed Volunteers

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Officials in northwest Alabama are getting ready to announce a one-of-a-kind school security program where volunteers are armed. 


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Georgia Schools Resist Arming Teachers Despite New Law

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Some Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option of arming teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer.


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Arizona to Spend $12M to Add 118 SROs to Schools

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 Arizona legislators have approved spending $12 million to place 118 school resource officers (SROs) in 32 districts statewide.  


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Study Says Most College and University Presidents Don't Want Guns on Campus

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An overwhelming majority of college and university presidents want to keep their campuses gun free, says a study from Ball State University.
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Report Says Schools Make Progress on Safety

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While large-scale and dramatic acts of school violence have drawn a public focus to safety concerns in U.S. schools, violent deaths at school remain statistically rare, says a government report.


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5 Steps to Boost K-12 School Security through Environmental Design

By Minu Youngkin
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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – better known as CPTED – is a multi-disciplinary approach to preventing crime through the thoughtful design of an environment.
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Florida House Votes to Arm Teachers

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The Florida House of Representatives approved a bill that would let teachers carry guns at school.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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