Education: K-12

Security Firm Offers Schools Free Trained Security Dogs in Grant Program

May 13, 2014
A San Antonio dog training firm is providing trained dogs free of charge to help improve safety in local school districts, according to KENS 5.
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Texas’ Capital School District Sought Better Video Management System for 3,000+ Camera System

May 13, 2014
Known for its music scene and for being proud to be “weird,” Austin is more than just the capital city of Texas. It’s also home to the 38th largest school system in the United States. Encompassing 230-square miles, Austin Independent School District has 86,000 students and more than 11,000 employees across 124 campuses.
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Expanded Use of IDs Benefits Students and Districts Alike

May 13, 2014
The Painesville School District needed to integrate a secure ID system that could meet the culturally diverse, lower-income needs of its 2,800 students and 400 faculty members.
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White Paper: How to Identify Weaknesses in School Security, Active Shooter Protocols

May 13, 2014
Napco Security Technologies’ School Security/S.A.V.I. White Paper brings together findings from a variety of general and school security experts from across the U.S. in an objective way, devoid of brands and sales pitches.
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Webinar Review: The Active Shooter within a K-12 Campus Setting: Law Enforcement and Campus Administrator Response Dynamics

May 13, 2014
From 1971-2012, there have been more than 120 school shootings, and 279 people have lost their lives in those shootings, including students, administrators, teachers and staff. K-12 schools accounted for 82 of those school shootings.
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Florida House Votes to Arm Teachers

April 29, 2014

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


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Indiana Lawmakers OK Guns in School Parking Lots

April 14, 2014

Indiana lawmakers approved a controversial bill to allow guns in parked cars on school property.


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Florida Senate Approves Bill Banning Biometrics in Schools

April 13, 2014

A proposal seeking to prevent school systems from collecting students' biometric data has won the support of the Florida Senate.


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Panel Approves Bill to Allow Guns in Florida Schools

April 7, 2014

A Florida House committee has approved a bill that would allow trained officials to carry weapons in schools.


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Dallas County Schools Add Thumbprint Scanners, Cameras to New Buses

April 3, 2014

High-tech security features on Dallas County Schools’ newest buses will include thumbprint readers to keep track of riders and “pedophile cameras” to keep them safe.


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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

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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