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Judges Reaffirm: Shooting Victims Can Sue School District

Chance Jackson and Brandon Kent, two victims of a school shooting in Martinsville, Indiana, can sue the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville for not doing enough to prevent the March 25, 2011, shooting.


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School Bomb Plot Foiled in Minnesota

Law enforcement authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, say they have thwarted a 17-year-old’s plan to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school during lunch, kill the resource officer on campus and then shoot students.


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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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Michigan Police, Lawmakers Look to Enforce School Safety Drill Protocols

Under proposed legislation, schools would have to report when and how their emergency safety drills are conducted.


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Texas School Safety Training Act Would Provide Active-Shooter Response Training

Teachers with a Concealed Handgun License could receive voluntary training on how to respond to an active shooter, including accuracy with a firearm under duress.

The Act is now awaiting a signature from Gov. Perry before teachers with their CHL can receive active shooter response training, including marksmanship under duress.


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Newspaper Criticized for Posting Map of Iowa School Security

An interactive map that pinpoints which Iowa schools do or do not have adequate security forces has drawn the ire of much of the community. 


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Colombian Designer Creates Bulletproof Clothing for Kids

The "Armani" of bulletproof clothing has created a new line specifically for U.S. and Canadian schoolchildren, ages 8 to 14. 


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Kid-Friendly Body Armor Backpack Sales Skyrocket

Backpacks with carbon nanotube armor plating have gone viral this week after the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday.


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At Least One Dead after School Shooting in Wyoming

At least one is dead and one wounded after a shooting at Casper College, a community college in Wyoming's second-largest city. 


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Mass. Schools Consider Training to Confront Active Shooters

Active Shooter Protocols in Education Settings

Two schools in Canton, Mass., are adopting a program that trains students and staff on how to make rapid decisions under pressure in a Columbine-like incident, including determining whether and how to attack an intruder.


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EVENTS

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The Active Shooter within a K-12 Campus Setting-Law Enforcement and Campus Administrator Response Dynamics

4/28/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This 45-minute presentation will provide a brief overview of the School Shooter historical perspective, safe school plans, law enforcement and school site response dynamics and challenges.

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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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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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