Education: K-12

Franklin County Schools Setting up Security Teams with Armed Volunteers

July 30, 2014

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

June 30, 2014

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

June 28, 2014

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


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New Jersey School District to Hire Armed Guards

June 24, 2014

With the nearest police presence eight miles away, the Wantage Township's school board has unanimously voted to hire two retired state troopers to guard the rural high school. 


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

June 14, 2014
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

June 10, 2014

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

May 27, 2014
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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Ohio Governor Proposed School Security Grants, Fines

May 22, 2014

Under a package of school safety initiatives proposed by Ohio Governor John Kasich, state schools could see additional grant money for security upgrades and face penalties for failing to submit safety plans.


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Judges Reaffirm: Shooting Victims Can Sue School District

May 22, 2014

Chance Jackson and Brandon Kent, two victims of a school shooting in Martinsville, Indiana, can sue the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville for not doing enough to prevent the March 25, 2011, shooting.


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Chicago Public Schools to Pay Police $13 Million for Security

May 13, 2014
The Chicago Police Department would receive $13 million annually in compensation for the 152 full-time police officers currently assigned to the Chicago Public School District’s 106 high schools, under an agreement introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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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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Security Magazine

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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