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Read: How Good Are Americans at Social Distancing? It Depends

How Good Are Americans at Social Distancing? It Depends

Here’s how different parts of the nation are reacting to COVID-19 and the social distancing protocols being implemented by the states.

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Read: Mobile Device Theft on the Rise at Schools, Universities

Mobile Device Theft on the Rise at Schools, Universities

Common robbery at schools has increased by 10.51%, making schools and universities the second most frequent place mobile devices are stolen.

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Read: Physical Access Control in Higher Ed

Physical Access Control in Higher Ed

How to choose a secure and user friendly access control system that aligns with student expectations

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Read: Oregon State University to Start Own Police Force

Oregon State University to Start Own Police Force

The Corvallis campus currently contracts with the Oregon State Police for law enforcement services, which will end June 30.

Read: NYC Schools Ban Zoom Use Over Security, Privacy Issues

NYC Schools Ban Zoom Use Over Security, Privacy Issues

Teachers are being encouraged to switch from Zoom to Microsoft Teams for their online courses.

Read: Dept. of Ed. Issues New Clery Act Guidance Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Dept. of Ed. Issues New Clery Act Guidance Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The new guidance covers emergency notification requirements for the essential employees and small number of students who remain on college campuses.

Read: IAHSS Issues Draft Guidance for Alternate Care Site Medical Surge Capacity

IAHSS Issues Draft Guidance for Alternate Care Site Medical Surge Capacity

This draft document from the IAHSS is available for anyone to use as they consider opening surge sites.

Read: Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice University is located directly adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world.

Read: ABLOY BEAT Now Offers Mobile Digital Key, Bluetooth Padlock

ABLOY BEAT Now Offers Mobile Digital Key, Bluetooth Padlock

The digital BEAT key connects to the physical Bluetooth padlock using ABLOY OS software, removing the need to cut physical keys.

Read: Top 10 Stories from March: Coronavirus Concerns, Clery Act Critiques

Top 10 Stories from March: Coronavirus Concerns, Clery Act Critiques

Campus Safety’s most popular March stories include how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting campuses and a former police commissioner’s criticism of the Clery Act.

Read: FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

The agency also says school closings due to COVID-19 and children’s increased online presence pose an increased risk for child exploitation.

Read: 28 UT Austin Spring Breakers Test Positive for COVID-19

28 UT Austin Spring Breakers Test Positive for COVID-19

The students were part of a group of 70 who chartered an airplane to Mexico despite the CDC’s advisory to avoid non-essential international travel.

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