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Indiana Lawmakers OK Guns in School Parking Lots

April 14, 2014

Indiana lawmakers approved a controversial bill to allow guns in parked cars on school property.


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Florida Senate Approves Bill Banning Biometrics in Schools

April 13, 2014

A proposal seeking to prevent school systems from collecting students' biometric data has won the support of the Florida Senate.


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Panel Approves Bill to Allow Guns in Florida Schools

April 7, 2014

A Florida House committee has approved a bill that would allow trained officials to carry weapons in schools.


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Dallas County Schools Add Thumbprint Scanners, Cameras to New Buses

April 3, 2014

High-tech security features on Dallas County Schools’ newest buses will include thumbprint readers to keep track of riders and “pedophile cameras” to keep them safe.


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Delaware Bill Would Require School Emergency Alarms

March 26, 2014

A Delaware state House committee is considering a bill that requires emergency alarm systems in all Delaware schools.


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Security Officers to be Present at Lafayette Parish School Board Meetings

March 20, 2014

A security officer could become a regular presence at Lafayette Parish School Board meetings.


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Nebraska Bill Aims to Set State School Security Standards

March 18, 2014

A bill in Nebraska would set school security standards for the state. Currently, it’s up to each school district to decide security standards, but state Sen. Rick Kolowski wants someone to help implement those measures, saying “To have someone at the state level that can give assistance to districts when they have questions or collect information from districts so we know where we stand.”


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Concern for Children’s Safety at School Climbs to 25%

Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school
March 1, 2014

Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school, and that concern is up from 2009-2011, according to Gallup’s annual Crime poll, conducted Oct. 3-6, 2013.


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Chardon, Ohio Families Sue School District over Lack of Security

February 28, 2014

The families of students who were shot and killed in the cafeteria of their high school sued the school district on the shooting's second anniversary.
 


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Chicago Schools Not Reporting Serious Crime to State Database

February 27, 2014

Less than one-third of the Chicago area's 2,124 elementary, middle, and high schools do not report any incidents to a School Incident Reporting System.

 


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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.

Podcasts

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

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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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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