A Michigan-based Catholic school is providing a beacon of light amid the dark shadow that continues to loom over educational institutions a year after the Sandy Hook massacre. A unique video surveillance and lockdown solution has been introduced that directly alerts the local police command center for faster, potentially lifesaving response time.
By Scott Goldfine · December 01, 2013
Napco Security Technologies of Amityville, N.Y., releases the school access control vulnerability index (SAVI), an informative evaluation tool created utilizing input from dozens of security experts in numerous fields/disciplines, according to the company.
SSI Staff · November 19, 2013
STANLEY Security has started a $500,000 grant program to help schools nationwide enhance security on campus.
September 18, 2013
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
To help teachers identify if a classroom door is locked without opening the door, Von Duprin of Carmel, Ind., an Ingersoll Rand company, releases a new visual status indicator option for its 98/99 Series Rim exit devices.
SSI Staff · June 23, 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