Physical Security


Business Owners Rest Easy

For decades, overnight security problems have been a major source of stress for business owners. Lone security guards, static surveillance cameras and outdated alarm systems are some examples of ineffective security solutions companies have used to combat property crimes like trespassing, theft and vandalism. However, a newer security solution called remote guarding is now giving business owners the peace of mind they deserve when thinking about their overnight security concerns.

LenelS2 Launches “On the Safe Side” School Safety Program

Physical security solutions provider LenelS2 recently announced the launch of a new program that will assist families, schools, and communities in having productive conversations about school security. The company partnered with actor Chad Michael Murray and National PTA to create “On the Safe Side,” a series of resources intended to spur conversations about physical security and safety in schools.



Tulsa Public Schools Adopts Metrasens Advanced Detection Technology

Tulsa Public Schools in Tulsa, Okla., recently announced that it has adopted Metrasens’ advanced detection technology across its district, according to a news release. The installation is part of the district’s 2023–24 academic year safety initiative to update and enhance safety and security measures on its campuses.

Smart Cards and ID Cards Go Sustainable as Part of Security Industry’s Overall Push into Environmental Stewardship

Smart cards and ID Cards have become ubiquitous and will likely remain a fixture in the access-control landscape even as mobile IDs reach their tipping point. The convenience of mobile IDs continues to make them an increasingly attractive option, but the physical card will still be required in many applications. This is why their transition to more sustainable card materials is a key element of the security industry’s broader focus on environmental stewardship.

Defending the Campus Perimeter with Audio

Whether it’s an airport or a college campus, perimeter security breaches are not rare. It’s difficult to protect large areas of an airport. Yet, those facilities are secured with large fences.

Flexibility and Capability: The Two Cornerstones for Successful Remote Monitoring

While there are many factors to consider when selecting a security system, when it comes to remote monitoring, the decisions fall into two categories: flexibility and capability.

Better Together

Physical security software and hardware have come a long way in recent years. Yet while systems like access control, intrusion monitoring, and video management are powerful tools, it’s how we use them that matters.

Creating Safer Classrooms with Lockdown & Emergency Response Systems

Creating Safer Classrooms with Lockdown & Emergency Response Systems

Schools in the United States use a variety of emergency response systems, including lockdown procedures, fire alarms, and evacuation plans.

Five Reasons to Choose CPVC for School Fire Sprinkler Systems

Five Reasons to Choose CPVC for School Fire Sprinkler Systems

From kindergarten through university, fire sprinkler systems play an important role in keeping students and staff safe in the event of a fire. Fire sprinklers are critical to protecting people and property because they prevent a fire from spreading before fire crews arrive.

End-to-End or Multi-Vendor Solutions? For Campuses, There are Benefits to Each.

End-to-End or Multi-Vendor Solutions? For Campuses, There are Benefits to Each.

As campuses prioritize security upgrades, many are looking to replace standalone technologies with systems that work together as a cohesive solution. While investigating options, decision-makers will ultimately reach a fork in the road.

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  • Buffalo Public School District Modernizes Security With New Cameras NVRs

    i-PRO Co., Ltd. (formerly Panasonic Security), a provider of professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, recently announced that the Buffalo Public School District (BPSD) has modernized its security footprint with i-PRO multi-sensor and 360° fisheye network cameras, and i-PRO NV300 network video recorders (NVR). The BPSD serves 28,000 K-12 students out of 70 facilities in western New York. Read Now

  • Lessons Learned from Past School Shootings

    Two experts are working together and collaborating on new ways school campuses can develop a proactive and comprehensive security plan. For three consecutive years, the U.S has had a record-high number of school shootings resulting in a repetitive cycle of grievances, anger, and frustration. The U.S. had 344 school shootings in 2023 which surpassed the record-breaking number of 308 school shootings in 2022 as reported by K-12 School Shooting Database. Read Now

  • Mother of Michigan School Shooter Found Guilty on Four Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter

    The mother of the teenager who killed four students in an Oxford, Michigan school has been found guilty of four counts of involuntary manslaughter because of the shooting. That’s according to a report from CNN. Read Now

  • Utah State Legislature Funds Gun Detection Technology and Incident Management System in All Public K-12 Schools

    ZeroEyes, the creators of the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, and AEGIX Global, a Utah-based provider of industry-leading critical incident management services, recently announced that the Utah State Board of Education has approved a contract to provide the joint solution for all Utah public K-12 schools, including charter schools. Read Now

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