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Clery Act Fines Increased to $35K Per Violation

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The maximum fine for any violation of the Jeanne Clery Act has increased from $27,500 to $35,000.


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Change to Yale Security Challenged

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The labor union representing the Yale Police Department, condemned new administrative policy on police and security deployment, which they said jeopardizes student safety.


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Phone Towers Enhance Community College’s Safety and Communication

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Virginia Western Community College Chief of Police, Craig Harris, is always looking for ways to improve safety and security on campus. Like many educational institutions around the country, Harris thought it was essential to retool his campus’s public safety plans after the tragic events at Virginia Tech.
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Megapixel Camera Technology Yields Safer Campus Environment

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The University of Miami, a private research university with more than 15,000 students in Coral Gables, Florida, had maintained a video surveillance system for a number of years, but many disparate systems made it difficult for campus police to monitor and investigate incidents.
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Security Booths Blend in with Campus Architecture

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Portable steel security buildings and security booths from Par-Kut International provide part time or permanent shelter for parking lot surveillance, ticket sale booths or entry checkpoints at stadiums and arenas.
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Technology at Work - Campus April 2011

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A series of articles about security technology at work on college and university campuses.
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Seek to Develop an ‘Empowering Partnership’

By Lance Holloway
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Over the past decade, I have had the opportunity to lead Stanley Convergent Security Solutions’ Software Solutions Group (SSG); a team of Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and security product certified professional support engineers with an amazing level of expertise in security system design, installation and support. 


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Securing the ‘Community’

An open environment, challenges with funding and many constituents to please: campus security directors and integrators share their challenges with securing these “communities within a community.”
By Diane Ritchey and Laura Stepanek
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They say that these are the “greatest years” of someone’s life. The college years, the time to figure out a career, make friends and use the valuable time and experiences as the launching pad in which one can continue those “great” years in their 20s, 30s and beyond.


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Security & SDM Campus News April 2011

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These news articles contains information on security issues and solutions on college campuses.
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The old adage “good fences make for good neighbors” holds true for businesses, as fences can play a strong role in a company’s security policies.

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By Cindy Dubin
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The old adage “good fences make for good neighbors” holds true for businesses, as fences can play a strong role in a company’s security policies. So, it is not surprising that the nonresidential fencing market is projected to provide some of the best opportunities for growth, accounting for one-third of the forecast increases. Installations at institutional buildings will spur growth in the market as demographic trends drive the construction of new health care and educational facilities.


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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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