The Phoenix Suns Arena will install 26 X-ray inspection systems, adding a new layer of protection to attendees against potential threats such as weapons and explosives. It also will help intercept other prohibited items, and reduce hands-on searches.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) will host the 2020 National Sports Safety and Security Conference virtually October 12-14, 2020. Read on to learn about the speakers and panels.
NCS4 is planning its 2020 National Sports Safety and Security Conference for October 12-14, 2020. The virtual event is themed around "The Way Forward" and will include a number of panels and discussions around COVID-19, venue and event management and returning to play and operations safely.
The non-profit International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection and consultancy and training firm Trident Manor Limited entered a strategic partnership to deliver specialized cultural property protection learning programs, as well as increase mutual support for the protection of cultural heritage globally.
Missouri House Senate could amend the state's House Bill 324 to include a ban on using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) near stadiums, such as the venues for the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the University of Missouri's football stadium.
Federal, state and local agencies spent months preparing for the 2019 Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, game planning for the multitude of incidents that could threaten the safety and security of fans attending the game, as well as individuals and businesses that congregated in areas around the stadium.
Event security has evolved well beyond the standard uniformed officers, access control, and incident response. Today’s event security professionals are strategists who use intelligence driven risk-based models to mitigate threats by identifying and addressing gaps and vulnerabilities.
A new $4.73 million U.S. Department of Defense grant will enable the University of Southern Mississippi and the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) to identify gaps in security for sports and entertainment events, review and test innovations provided by the DoD, and potentially commercialize them for use at venues around the U.S.
Smart city leaders are rightfully concerned about cybersecurity. Securing smart digital cities with millions of IOT devices from rogue actors with easy access to Internet connections anywhere in the world requires constant vigilant effort. Unfortunately, away from all the headlines of cybersecurity lies a new, but equally concerning threat: rogue actors with easy access to inexpensive drones that can violate individual privacy, menace citizenry in public spaces, and deliver contraband or even lethal payloads.