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North Carolina District Hardens Entrance Security

North Carolina District Hardens Entrance Security

Jones Elementary School now has a locked entryway that serves as a secure room for visitors to campus looking to be buzzed into the school. The entryway is locked off from the school itself.

Illinois School District to Upgrade Campus Entrances

Illinois School District to Upgrade Campus Entrances

“By doing the security upgrades, we are just limiting access to anyone unless they really truly need to come into the building," Pikeland School District Superintendent Paula Hawley said.



Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

The Raptor system is operated by the school’s security monitor and checks visitor’s state-issued IDs against national sex offender databases.

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

Walking around college campuses and universities it is commonplace to see students walking to and from classes, studying in the library, and now playing Fortnite in the student center with their free time.

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Most people are at a loss when trying to relate to the horrors and fear associated with a school or workplace shooting.

How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

As the job market grows increasingly competitive for top talent, and as new tech allows more freedom and flexibility for employees, many businesses have implemented highly flexible work hours and additional remote worker benefits to stay competitive in the market.

Auburn University Secures Athletic Facilities with Iris Scanners

Auburn University Secures Athletic Facilities with Iris Scanners

The iris data is handled entirely by IT staff at Auburn, said Jeff Kohler, a product development director at Princeton Identity, who provides the iris reading technology. Instead of storing the data on the iris readers, it’s encrypted and stored on Auburn’s network “with all of the Auburn security aspects,” Kohler said.

Pennsylvania High School Adds Secure Vestibule with Bullet-Resistant Glass

Pennsylvania High School Adds Secure Vestibule with Bullet-Resistant Glass

After a visitor enters through the front door, they step into the vestibule, which contains a security camera and a staff member seated in a small enclosure behind bullet-resistant glass.

Florida District Schools Implement Closed-Access Control on Campuses

Florida District Schools Implement Closed-Access Control on Campuses

"The purpose, of course, is to secure the facility, but also to provide a consistent, systemic way to validate anyone who has business on campus," Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick told the Pensacola News Journal.

Oklahoma Elementary Schools Install Buzzer Systems at Entrances

Oklahoma Elementary Schools Install Buzzer Systems at Entrances

"[The buzzer system] allows us to see and talk to whoever wants to enter the building, if we need to see an ID they can hold up an ID we can take a picture of that," Campus Police Chief Samuel Brown said.

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