Education: K-12

House Approves Bill Making Public Schools Check Employee Records

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

 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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Iron Gate to be Installed at Sandy Hook School

The concrete barriers and orange traffic cones blocking the driveway of the elementary school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators will soon be replaced by a black iron gate that officials hope will improve the property’s image and keep out gawkers.


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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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