Technology Resource for Security Police & Administrators
April 2013 Issue
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Today’s CIOs are demanding seamless and holistic solutions to identity and access management challenges. Learn how a single authentication solution across an organization can help your campus comply with regulations and achieve many other benefits.
New requirements for total coverage, remote alarm indication, audible and visible notification, mass notification systems, and evacuation messages are among the many changes in store for the latest version of NFPA 72.
Find out what’s going on in the realm of managed/hosted cloud-based alternatives, HSPD-12/FIPS-201 federal government compliance and near-field communications.
How to look good, sound good, and do good on the witness stand.
Data centers offer numerous security challenges. From initial risk assessment to implementing solutions to ongoing maintenance, find out how to cover all the bases to effectively keep these critical areas out of harm’s way.
Hurricane Sandy has shown that backup power is critical to the continued operation of hospitals during an emergency. Testing and proper location will ensure your generators will work when you need them.
Complying with the myriad regulatory requirements of numerous agencies can help to ensure the security and future of your healthcare organization.
From providing information on disabilities and how they will impact the school bus ride to offering tips for proper wheelchair securing and evacuations, these individuals can greatly assist in safely transporting special-needs students. In the new school year, they should be involved in planning and training sessions.
Protecting the perimeter of a facility, building or other potential target lies at the forefront of a comprehensive, layered security plan. When properly designed and deployed, video and its advanced technologies is one of the most effective means to deter such breaches.
Learn these techniques to help your hospital handle the challenging task of tracking campus guests.
Visitor management software allows K-12 campuses to screen for sex offenders, monitor child custody, track hours worked by volunteers and staff, monitor students who leave school grounds for field trips and provide data on who comes and goes from campus facilities.
Video analytics has been both one of the most exciting and maligned technologies applied to security applications. Find out why its promise of automatically detecting events and generating alerts based on surveillance images is no longer fraught with shortcomings.
Congratulations to Saratoga Hospital Director of Public Safety John DiNovo for winning the Campus Safety Director of the Year, Healthcare award. By documenting the services provided by his officers, he was able to upgrade his institution’s security technology, revamp his department and improve security in his hospital’s emergency room.
The BAM Chase Team, a weather group in Indiana that collects weather data and posts its forecasts and outlooks via social media, tracked more than 20 notable storms last year with the help of several IQeye megapixel cameras, an on-board server and OnSSI’s Ocularis video management software (VMS).
Since deploying a thermal imaging camera system at its football stadium in June, California State University, Fresno, officials have apprehended several trespassers in 10 intrusion incidents.
University, school and hospital protection professionals want technologies that will help them better manage visitors and reach them during emergencies.
When door hardware brands vary across facilities, patented key control systems can reduce the risk of security breaches and enhance key control.
Incorporating CPTED concepts into new construction and renovation, developing relationships with local first responders as well as training security and clinical staff are just some of the ways firearm attacks can be thwarted.
Expanding your discipline policies to cover both the classroom and transportation, providing crisis intervention training to staff and sharing relevant student information with the right personnel will help minimize student violence on the bus and on campus.
The following principles by the U.S. Department of Education's Restraint and Seclusion Resource Document provides campus safety officials with tips on how to handle situations when the need for restraint and/or seclusion arises.
May 9, 2013
The University of Arizona Men Against Sexual Assault
May 14, 2013
Harlem Shake Enable IT Solutions-Style
May 15, 2013
Harlem Shake (FLIR thermal style)
June 6, 2013
K9s on Campus
June 5, 2013
IAHSS 2013 Award Winners
May 30, 2013
Emergency Drills at University Of Maryland, College Park