Terrorism

Read: Can Campuses Stop School ‘Swatting’ Threats?

Can Campuses Stop School ‘Swatting’ Threats?

Swatting incidents continue to plague our schools, but combining threat assessment strategies with security technology can help stem the tide.

Read: Survey: Glass Doors and Windows Pose Significant Security Vulnerabilities on Campus

Survey: Glass Doors and Windows Pose Significant Security Vulnerabilities on Campus

According to Campus Safety’s latest survey, 43% of participants say their glass doors and windows are the security systems most likely to fail during an unauthorized intrusion.

Read: More Than 1,200 Girls Possibly Poisoned at Iranian Schools

More Than 1,200 Girls Possibly Poisoned at Iranian Schools

The students described smelling weird odors before falling ill. Iranian officials now say the poisonings could be chemical or biological.

Read: Domestic Terrorism Incidents Increase 357% Over 8 Years

Domestic Terrorism Incidents Increase 357% Over 8 Years

The FBI’s number of open domestic terrorism-related cases grew from 1,981 in 2013 to 9,049 in 2021.

Read: Teens Vie for Top Spot in Homeland Security’s Targeted Violence Prevention Competition

Teens Vie for Top Spot in Homeland Security’s Targeted Violence Prevention Competition

Sponsored by Homeland Security, three high school teams headed to D.C. to present their anti-violence initiatives in the Invent2Prevent competition.

Read: N.C. Power Substation Sabotage Affecting Schools, Hospital

N.C. Power Substation Sabotage Affecting Schools, Hospital

The North Carolina power outage has prompted the closing of schools. A hospital also had to switch to a backup generator.

Read: FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

However, other threats against HBCUs, other colleges, more than 100 high schools, and two junior high schools are still being investigated.

Read: Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Campus Safety’s latest survey finds that K-12 schools are way ahead of institutions of higher education in conducting security site assessments and maintaining door locks.

Read: Northeastern University Package Explosion Was a Hoax, Employee Facing Federal Charges

Northeastern University Package Explosion Was a Hoax, Employee Facing Federal Charges

The package, described as a Pelican case, contained a note that criticized Mark Zuckerberg and developers of virtual reality technology.

Read: Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Partner with DHS’ “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to raise awareness of signs of suspicious activity on your campus.

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