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Security Officers to be Present at Lafayette Parish School Board Meetings

A security officer could become a regular presence at Lafayette Parish School Board meetings.


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Nebraska Bill Aims to Set State School Security Standards

A bill in Nebraska would set school security standards for the state. Currently, it’s up to each school district to decide security standards, but state Sen. Rick Kolowski wants someone to help implement those measures, saying “To have someone at the state level that can give assistance to districts when they have questions or collect information from districts so we know where we stand.”


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Concern for Children’s Safety at School Climbs to 25%

Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school

Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school, and that concern is up from 2009-2011, according to Gallup’s annual Crime poll, conducted Oct. 3-6, 2013.


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Chardon, Ohio Families Sue School District over Lack of Security

The families of students who were shot and killed in the cafeteria of their high school sued the school district on the shooting's second anniversary.
 


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Chicago Schools Not Reporting Serious Crime to State Database

Less than one-third of the Chicago area's 2,124 elementary, middle, and high schools do not report any incidents to a School Incident Reporting System.

 


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Rhode Island Unveils School Safety Plans

RI Governor Chafee has released a school safety plan.


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5 Steps for Successful Lockdown Procedures

Access control is the most critical aspect of any organization’s safety strategy. It’s the way that an organization manages credentials and the access and egress of staff and visitors on a daily basis.
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Maine Bill Would Ban BB Guns in Schools

Fake guns on school grounds would be prohibited in Maine under a bill proposed by legislators.


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Study: Drug Testing in Schools Not Effective as a Deterrent

Many schools employ drug testing to deter illegal substance use by students, but new research from Counsel and Heal has revealed that these checks fail to dissuade teens from trying drugs, Fox News reports.


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Suspect in Custody after N.M. School Shooting

A suspected school shooter is in custody after opening fire at a middle school and critically injuring at least two teenagers in Roswell, N.M. The victims, a 14-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, are both in critical condition, hospital officials report.


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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 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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