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U-Md. Reports Cyber Breach of 300,000 Records

February 20, 2014

More than 300,000 personal records for faculty, staff and students who have received identification cards at the University of Maryland were compromised in a cybersecurity breach this week, according to school officials.


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University of Minnesota to Spend $4.1 Million on Security

February 17, 2014

The  University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will invest $4.1 million into school security.


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HID Global Improves Classroom Attendance While Increasing Security and Safety

February 7, 2014
Dayton Public Schools (DPS) covers about 53 square miles in Dayton, Ohio. The school system is comprised of 30 school buildings and special centers with approximately 15,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school.
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UCF Protects Campus with Integrated and Redundant Mass Notification System

February 7, 2014
In order to provide a safe and secure campus community, the University of Central Florida (UCF), located in Orlando, wanted to equip itself with the latest in emergency communication systems.
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Rockhurst University is a Fast Learner on Access Control

February 7, 2014
Rockhurst University is a 100-year-old comprehensive university, located in central Kansas City, Mo. The security of more than 3,000 Rockhurst students, faculty and staff is the responsibility of the university’s 24 Security Department personnel, who utilize RS2’s Access It!® Universal access control software in a system that has gradually been expanded over the past few years.
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Longstanding Southern CA Community College Had No Video Surveillance

February 7, 2014
Located in beautiful Mission Viejo, California, Saddleback College offers more than 300 associate’s degrees as well as academic and occupational certificates from 190 programs.
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Webinar Review: Combatting Security Challenges of an Urban University

February 7, 2014
In the January 30 webinar, “Combatting Security Challenges of an Urban University,” Maureen Rush, University of Pennsylvania vice president for public safety and superintendent of Penn Police, discussed how the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) used security to overcome negative perception.
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Better Guarding Programs with a Team Approach

What does it take to build a solid security program for a major university?
February 1, 2014

For Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, it’s a neighborhood initiative program that looks beyond traditional campus security and that integrates university special police officers with AlliedBarton security officers. The result: recognition in the Higher Education sector in the 2013 Security 500 report.


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White House Taking Action to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

January 23, 2014

The White House is taking new actions to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, as President Barack Obama announced a new task force to help educational institutions prevent and respond to sexual violence as well as beef up the ability of federal agencies to hold schools accountable if they aren’t addressing problems.


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Northwestern University Launches CERT Program

January 15, 2014

Northwestern University police are creating a Community Emergency Response Team program to train volunteers in emergency preparedness in an effort to enhance campus safety and security.


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EVENTS

Combatting Security Challenges of an Urban University

1/30/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Attendees of this webinar will learn about the framework for building Penn’s neighborhood initiative program, how to build and gain support from the community “beyond university walls” and unique ways to partner with local law enforcement.

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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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THE MAGAZINE

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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