Articles Tagged with ''school security''

Massachusetts School to Debut 'Active Shooter' System

automated system to detect and track a gunman on campus.


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Bill Would Require New Schools to Have Security Systems

School districts planning new school buildings would have to include security measures in the designs, under legislation being considered in the Ohio House.


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1200 Weapons Taken from NYC Students Last School Year

1,200 firearms, knives, boxcutters, razors and other dangerous objects confiscated from NY city students in the 2013-14 school year,


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Study Examines Likelihood of Students Reporting a Weapon on Campus

A UT Dallas study shows certain factors affect a student’s willingness to report having seen a weapon at school. 


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Oklahoma Launches School Security Tip Line

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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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