Physical Security


NC State University Upgrades Security with New Turnstiles

Renovation to the D. H. Hill Library includes Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles to curtail unauthorized entry with improved efficiency

Zyter ThermalAlert Cameras Go Live at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and Clinics

Zyter has deployed five ThermalAlert imaging cameras in a stand-alone configuration, divided among the three facilities.



A Healthy Dose

Vaping has grown in epidemic proportions over the past few years with schools across the country looking for effective ways to mitigate the situation quickly.

Making the Grade

Today’s college and university campuses are more like small cities than closed communities. Spread over large areas, these campuses serve tens of thousands of students, most of whom live off-campus.

Experts Weigh In: How to Reopen Schools Safely

Experts Weigh In: How to Reopen Schools Safely

Children will be in the first wave of people to come out of stay-home orders put in place to respond to coronavirus.

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Pioneering Integration Services

The Nemours Children’s Health System is a national resource focused on providing pediatric medical care, research, education, prevention, and advocacy.

Hardening Security

Hospitals are where people go to seek treatment, recover and address critical injuries.

Allied Universal Helps Schools and Universities Prep for Academic Year

As educational leaders continue the challenging conversation about what the new normal will look like for students across the nation,

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Will School Closures Help Prevent Spread of Coronavirus? CDC Guidelines Say It’s Unlikely

Education officials say they are confused by competing guidance coming from the CDC and The White House, some of which states that temporary school closures will do little to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Douglas County, Site of STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting, Approves Millions in School Safety Funding

County commissioners are putting the funding toward physical security improvements and some mental health programming.

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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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