Montana Gov. Bullock vetoes bill allowing guns on campus

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Montana Governor Steve Bullock turned back a bill that would have allowed college students to keep guns on campus.

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Universities Request Drone-Flying Permits

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34 colleges and universities applied for drone permits in 2012, mostly for academic purposes, but privacy activists are concerned. 

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Controlling Credentials, Identity and Access on Campus

By Ajay Jain
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While conventional credentials such as visitor passes and access devices enable physical access, the underlying issue is to verify, validate and track the individuals holding these credentials. The ability to effectively manage identities campus-wide improves security to best protect people, property and assets.
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New Penn Panel to Study Alcohol and Drug Use on Campus

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In response to the national issues of drug and alcohol abuse on college campuses, the University of Pennsylvania has formed a new commission on student safety, alcohol and campus life. 

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Three Wounded in Houston-area College Shooting

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Three people were wounded in a shooting at the Lone Star College System campus about 20 miles north of downtown Houston.

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Rethinking Mass Notification: Not Just for Security

By Edward Miller
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In today’s era of budget cuts, education leaders are looking for ways to leverage existing resources to meet institution-wide goals, as opposed to buying new, expensive tools that may or may not work as intended.
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Whitepaper: Assessing Emergency Response Times on Campus

By Josh Sookman
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This whitepaper from Guardly Safe Campus compares the swiftness of incident response efforts by university campus security between new smartphone applications and existing methods of reporting.

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New UDM Student ID Policy Sparks Debate on Campus

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While some students are calling the new ID badge policy a threat against their rights, university officials are sticking with their policy of requiring students and faculty to wear their badges at all times.

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UNC Charlotte Students Call for More Security

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Students at UNC Charlotte have started a petition asking school administration to increase security on campus.

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University of Illinois Requiring Background Checks to Work with Minors

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Under new policies, employees in the UI system will undergo background checks before they can work with minors, especially at 4-H meetings, music or sports camps.

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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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In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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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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