Education: K-12

Ohio Governor Proposed School Security Grants, Fines

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

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

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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Illinois Set Aside $25 Million for School Security

Despite major cutbacks throughout the state’s education system, $25 million has been set aside for school security improvements, according to KMOV.
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Security Firm Offers Schools Free Trained Security Dogs in Grant Program

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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