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Survey: Campuses Struggling to Manage Their Guests With Access Control Systems

University, school and hospital protection professionals want technologies that will help them better manage visitors and reach them during emergencies.


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The ASIS Foundation will donate $42,000 to Spencer Technology Academy (STA) after designating the institution as the winner of its 2013 School Security Funding Competition. September 17, 2013

The University of Kentucky is investing $5 million to renovate decades-old standalone legacy systems. A unified security management platform serves as the linchpin, tying together video  surveillance, access control credentials and emergency call stations into a centralized security system. Find out how the integrator is leading a highly coordinated project to make it all happen. By Rodney Bosch · September 08, 2013

What are the associate vice president for campus safety and security for the University of Texas at Austin's security concerns? September 01, 2013

Recent tragedies at educational institutions, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, will drive the market for school security system integration in the United States to increase by more than 80% from 2012 to 2017, according to research analyst IHS. July 16, 2013

The Electronic Security Guidelines for Schools will serve as a resource for school officials seeking to add electronic security systems to their security programs. June 18, 2013

A years-old video surveillance installation at Newtown High School in Connecticut provides a blueprint for working in today’s education market. Key factors in servicing your own community’s schools need to involve demonstrated cost-savings and positive behavior modification. June 02, 2013

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on Friday that $5 million is being made immediately available to municipalities in the first round of school security funding under the Competitive Grant Program — a component of the Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety Act signed on April 4, 2013. May 27, 2013

As school security continues to be a strong topic throughout the nation, Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale has donated access control equipment to the Kids in Distress (KID) Preschool. May 23, 2013

After a fire marshal placed the sports arena at Northwestern State University of Louisiana under fire watch, administrators took quick action to resolve the issue. A local fire systems provider came up with a temporary fix prior to renovating the facility with an advanced fire alarm and emergency communications system.  April 30, 2013

The tragic events in Newtown, Conn., in December reminded all of us that the safety of our schools and our children is of paramount concern. The Security Industry Association (SIA) has been on the forefront of this issue, working with the industry, state and federal governments, and school administrators to ensure the safety of our children and teachers. March 31, 2013




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