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Read: Responding to Homecoming Safety Issues with Alternative Data

Responding to Homecoming Safety Issues with Alternative Data

Security professionals are increasingly turning to alternative data sources to help improve their understanding of the threat landscape.

Read: 3 Potential Mass Shootings Prevented by Authorities, Tips from Public

3 Potential Mass Shootings Prevented by Authorities, Tips from Public

Three men — from Connecticut, Florida and Ohio — were arrested after being reported to police for threatening a mass shooting.

Read: Rekor Has the Solution for Early Warning Threat Detection in Schools

Rekor Has the Solution for Early Warning Threat Detection in Schools

FIRSTSight uses a combination of 24/7 social media security monitoring and a team of analysts to identify potential threats and alert school officials.

Read: More Campuses Plan on Investing in Emergency Notification

More Campuses Plan on Investing in Emergency Notification

CS’ latest survey finds that overall demand for emergency notification solutions has increased to 57%, compared to 51% in 2017

Read: Hampton University Fires 9 Officers for Involvement in Racist ‘Meme War’

Hampton University Fires 9 Officers for Involvement in Racist ‘Meme War’

The university discovered nine officers were involved in an inappropriate meme exchange via a group chat.

Read: 3x as Many Girls Report Being Cyberbullied Than Boys

3x as Many Girls Report Being Cyberbullied Than Boys

Twenty-one percent of girls in middle and high schools reported being bullied online or over texts while less than 7% of boys reported being cyberbullied.

Read: Is TikTok Really More Dangerous Than Other Social Media Apps?

Is TikTok Really More Dangerous Than Other Social Media Apps?

TikTok was fined $5.7 million for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), but you may be surprised by other companies that have also been fined.

Read: Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

In the month after the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” started streaming, the suicide rate for youths 10 to 17 increased by nearly a third, the study found.

Read: USC Student’s Murder Sparks Rideshare Safety Campaign

USC Student’s Murder Sparks Rideshare Safety Campaign

#WhatsMyName is trending in Twitter after USC president sent a letter urging students to pose that question to their driver before entering the vehicle.

Read: Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

An SRO was alerted that the teen posted on his Snapchat that if he couldn’t smoke his Juul he would shoot up Talawanda High School.

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