Education:University

Using Smartphone-Based Access Control to Keep Students Happy

 Vanderbilt University has earned many distinctions, including Princeton Review’s top ranking for colleges with the happiest students. The school’s latest endeavor is taking the plunge and going mobile with access control.  


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New Jersey Looks at 'Yes Means Yes' College Policy

A new proposal in New Jersey makes it the latest state moving to require college campuses to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults.


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Report says Apple iPhone 6 Could Replace the Campus ID Card

Apple's iPhone 6 could become the new campus card at many colleges and universities, according to one campus card industry business consultant.


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John Dailey: Life Happens Here

 And Duke’s security team assures it. “Thinking about the higher education and healthcare facilities at Duke, it is amazing what occurs on a given day. Students learn something that will change their life. Another person’s life will be saved at the hospital. A researcher will make a discovery that changes quality of life for others. There may be a wedding in the chapel. There is a high likelihood Duke will compete for or win a national sports championship. And we have celebrity speakers and lecturers visiting frequently. This is a very rewarding, exciting and dynamic environment,” Chief Dailey explains.  


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College Finds Security Awareness Success with Creativity, Videos

Training videos can be both effective and fun if you have some imagination and are open to a different approach. The safety and security video that Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois, recently developed proves that point. 


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Iowa State Adjusts Crime Alert Warning Strategies

 Iowa State University has changed the way it alerts students about crime after internal auditors found the school did not meet Clery Act requirements.


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California Passes 'Yes-Means-Yes' Campus Sexual Assault Bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


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CSUN Launches New Anti-Hazing Policy

Cal State Northridge officials announced new policies requiring fraternities, sororities and other campus groups to submit plans in advance about membership recruitment and initiation activities to prevent hazing. 


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Research Says Nation's Top Colleges and Universities are at High Risk for Security Breaches

 A new report reveals that as a sector, the nation's top schools are at even greater risk for security breaches than retail and healthcare.  


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William & Mary Names New Police Chief

 “Deb” Cheesebro has been named the new police chief at William & Mary College. 


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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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