Education: K-12

2011 Marks Rise in Victimization, Decrease in Gangs in Schools: Study

The 2012 Indicators of School Crime and Safety report also notes that 77 percent of students (age 12-18) reported having security cameras in their schools.


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Hackers Steal Identity Info of 72,000 at U of Delaware

A cyberattack on a University of Delaware computer system exposed more than 72,000 people to identity theft and could cost the school millions of dollars.


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Michigan Police, Lawmakers Look to Enforce School Safety Drill Protocols

Under proposed legislation, schools would have to report when and how their emergency safety drills are conducted.


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Arkansas School District Training Teachers and Staff as Armed Security Officers

One Arkansas school district is training 20 district employees and allowing them to carry concealed weapons on campus.


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Chicago Schools Security Chief Says New Schools Will Be Safe

The closing of 50 schools this August in Chicago has prompted comparisons to the violent death of Derrion Albert, with warnings that the new school boundary lines could bring similar tension. 


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New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic Buttons

Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on panic buttons to keep students safe in schools.


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Missouri Law Endorses NRA Gun Safety Courses for Children

The Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program is now an encouraged course for first-graders in the state of Missouri. 


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Police in West Aurora to Use School Surveillance Cameras in Training

New surveillance cameras in West Aurora, Ill., schools will enable first responders to get a more solid picture of an incident before arriving at the scene. 


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Atlanta Police to Patrol Atlanta schools

This coming school year every middle school and high school in Atlanta, will have an Atlanta Police Department officer patrolling its campus.


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Illinois Governor Signs School Safety Drill Bill

School districts in Illinois will now be required to conduct safety drills to prepare for a possible shooting under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law.


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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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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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