Enabling Safer More Secure College Campuses with Cloud Technologies
This Free IDC white paper looks at how college and university public safety and law enforcement agencies are successfully employing new technologies.
This IDC white paper looks at how college and university public safety and law enforcement agencies are successfully employing new technologies such as mobile; social media; GPS and mapping tools; sound, video, and other monitoring tools; databases and data mining; and other tools to increase their reach and improve campus safety in a cost-effective manner.
To understand the shift that is happening and why colleges and universities are turning more and more to technology to support public safety and law enforcement efforts, one must understand that the change has been spurred forward not only by the availability of the technologies but also by a shift in the nature of the culture of a college campus and a number of high-profile events.
Different colleges and universities have different types of solutions in place to provide safety and security on campus. Some colleges contract with local law enforcement agencies, whereas others have their own certified law enforcement agency. Some employ campus security officers and depend on local law enforcement for more significant incidents, whereas others employ a mix.
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