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Education: K-12

New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic Buttons

Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on panic buttons to keep students safe in schools.

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Missouri Law Endorses NRA Gun Safety Courses for Children

The Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program is now an encouraged course for first-graders in the state of Missouri. 

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Police in West Aurora to Use School Surveillance Cameras in Training

New surveillance cameras in West Aurora, Ill., schools will enable first responders to get a more solid picture of an incident before arriving at the scene. 

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Atlanta Police to Patrol Atlanta schools

This coming school year every middle school and high school in Atlanta, will have an Atlanta Police Department officer patrolling its campus.

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Illinois Governor Signs School Safety Drill Bill

School districts in Illinois will now be required to conduct safety drills to prepare for a possible shooting under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law.

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How Mass Notification Protects Schools and Reduces Stress in K-12

The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
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Chicago Mayor Wants School Safety Zones

Under a proposed "school safety zone" ordinance, anyone caught with a weapon near a Chicago school could face a $1,000 to $5,000 fine and mandatory 30 days in jail.

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Chicago to Hire 600 for Safe Passage School Program

Prior to the closure of dozens of schools, the city will hire several hundred new Safe Passage workers to shuttle students to their new schools.

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Vancouver Reviews School Access Control after Newtown

Locking all exterior doors, even excepting the main entrance, is a bad move from a first responder standpoint, says the Vancouver report.

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Parents Can Be Ticketed and Fined for Bullying in One Wisconsin Town

A Wisconsin town is allowing police officers to ticket an alleged bully's parents for a municipal code violation, which could come with a fine of more than $100.

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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.


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

Security Magazine 2014 September cover

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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Travel & the Ebola Risk

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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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