Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2023

March / April 2023

  • PASS GUIDELINES PROVIDE ADVICE ON SAFELY SECURING K-12 SCHOOLS
  • RISK MANAGEMENT STARTS WITH KEYS
  • WHAT. CAN MACHINE AND DEEP LEARNING DO FOR CAMPUS SECURITY?
  • END-TO-END OR MULTI-VENDOR SOLUTIONS?


Cover Story

PASS Guidelines Provide Advice on Safely Securing K–12 Schools

PASS Guidelines Provide Advice on Safely Securing K–12 Schools

By Ron Baer

As security professionals, we have an immense responsibility to protect people, places, and things across many different sectors. This responsibility feels especially crucial in K–12 schools. Fortifying them against emerging threats while still maintaining a nurturing learning environment is complex, challenging, and ever-evolving.


Features

What Can Machine and Deep Learning Do for Campus Security?

What Can Machine and Deep Learning Do for Campus Security?

By Amy Bolin

While we’re a long way away from true artificial intelligence (AI), thankfully, that hasn’t stopped the relentless marketing and hype about it in all areas of technology that see the promise of AI to make things faster, better, and smarter.


Lessons Learned: How to Improve Facility Security with the Right Emergency Response System

Lessons Learned: How to Improve Facility Security with the Right Emergency Response System

By Monique Merhige

Facility security has many facets, from protecting employees, assets, students, and visitors to avoiding cybersecurity threats and safeguarding institutional data.


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.

By Alex Walthers

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.


Risk Management Starts with Keys

Risk Management Starts with Keys

By Dirk Welch

Campus safety is currently at the forefront of discussion within the security industry. With repeated, widely publicized incidents, it’s a topic that’s garnered calls for change across the nation and sparked ongoing debate.


This Has to Stop

By Matt Jones

I was in fifth grade in April 1999, when the Columbine shooting happened. I didn’t watch the news much, and the infinite information faucet of 24-hour news cycles and social media didn’t exist yet.


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