Education: K-12

Father Arrested After Challenging School Security

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An East Haven, Ct. man who has filmed what he says are security gaps in security at a middle school has been arrested. 


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House Approves Bill Making Public Schools Check Employee Records

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Under a new bill, public schools would be barred from employing teachers and other workers convicted of sexual offenses against children or other violent crimes.


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Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline Not Being Fed by High Schools

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While U.S. government officials find the current pipeline for cybersecurity talent to be lacking, 82 percent of U.S. millennials say no high school teacher or guidance counselor ever mentioned to them the idea of a career in cybersecurity.


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Copper Theft Causes UC Berkeley Outage

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A power outage and explosion at the University of California at Berkeley was connected to a theft of copper wiring.


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Obama Administration to Allocate Funds for Armed Police in Schools

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The Obama administration plans to spend millions of dollars to place armed police officers in school across the U.S. in a move advocated by the National Rifle Association in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shooting last year, according to Fox News.


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Pasadena School District Reduces Police Presence on Campus

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Pasadena officials have agreed to handle all but the most serious offenses with school-based disciplinary actions rather than citations and arrests.


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28 States Failing to Meet Disaster Preparedness for Children: Aid Group

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Most states don’t require four basic safety plans to protect children in schools and child care from disasters, according to aid group Save the Children.


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Georgia School Considering Keeping Police Rifles in School Office

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A school system in northern Georgia is considering a proposal that would allow district police to store rifles in school offices in case they’re needed to defend students in a school shooting, Fox News reports.


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How to Assess Surveillance in K-12 Schools

Start the conversation with administrators and parents about how surveillance can boost safety, district efficiency and investigation success.
By Claire Meyer
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On December 14, 2012, 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., were killed, sparking a media storm and a nationwide conversation about the amount of security in U.S. schools.


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Shooting Suspect in Custody at Atlanta-Area School

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 A suspect was taken into custody Tuesday moments after police responded to a call of shots being fired at an Atlanta-area 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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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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