Access Control


Hundreds of Security Cameras to be Installed on FAMU Campus

Hundreds of Security Cameras to be Installed on FAMU Campus

Over the next year, Florida A&M University students will see several safety improvements around the campus, including hundreds of new cameras and pedestrian enhancements.

Florida Man Enters a High School with a Weapon to

Florida Man Enters a High School with a Weapon to 'Test School Security'

A Florida man was arrested after he entered into a high school with a pocket knife attempting to test the school's security measures.



Unannounced School Safety Drill Causes Panic Among Students, Parents

Unannounced School Safety Drill Causes Panic Among Students, Parents

Parents and students were shocked after the Beaufort County School District's safety chief officer dressed as an intruder in an unannounced school safety drill.

Notre Dame to Use Metal Detectors for Athletic Games, Big Events

Notre Dame to Use Metal Detectors for Athletic Games, Big Events

Along with adhering to a clear bag policy, football fans going to Notre Dame's football stadium will have to go through metal detectors.

Intelligent Campuses Require An Advanced Security Strategy

Intelligent Campuses Require An Advanced Security Strategy

Although you may immediately think of educational facilities when someone says the word “campus,” these environments can also be found across a host of other vertical markets, including healthcare, government and business enterprises.

Savannah State University Works to Prevent Violent Crimes

Savannah State University Works to Prevent Violent Crimes

New security measures at Savannah State University are expected to enhance safety for students.

Massachusetts School Student Allegedly Brought Gun to Campus, Security Conversations to Follow

Massachusetts School Student Allegedly Brought Gun to Campus, Security Conversations to Follow

After a summer school student allegedly brought a gun to campus in July, school officials are meeting to discuss a comprehensive security approach as well as school safety assessments.

Cloud Storage for Campus Environments, Advantages and Risks

Cloud Storage for Campus Environments, Advantages and Risks

Cloud storage and backup providers have expanded their reach from businesses and individuals to campuses around the world.

Driving Intelligent Campus Transformation with Video Content Analysis

One leading university, based in the United States, has embraced technology as a way of addressing its extensive needs.

Making Security Inclusive

Making Security Inclusive

Imagine a crisis hits right where you are: a natural disaster, active shooting, gas leak or other emergency that puts you at risk for harm.

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  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • Unlocking Peace of Mind

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown Read Now

  • Emerging Campus Access Control Solutions

    Emerging solutions in campus access control can mean different things. Usually, we expect the topic to focus on the very latest in door security products and solutions that have just been recently released or are about to be launched. After all, staying up on improvements to keep campuses safer is critical. Plus, it’s always interesting and exciting to learn what’s new and how innovations are going to better protect lives and assets and help the industry be even more successful. Read Now

  • Here’s How Instructional Audio Can Play a Key Role in School Safety

    Ensuring the safety of students and employees is critical in today’s educational environment. While the threat of a school shooting is in the back of everyone’s mind, the truth is there are many possible scenarios that could crop up at any time in classrooms, hallways, and other school spaces—from fights or altercations to a sick child or staff member who requires emergency attention. Read Now

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