Access Control


A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

Walking around college campuses and universities it is commonplace to see students walking to and from classes, studying in the library, and now playing Fortnite in the student center with their free time.

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Most people are at a loss when trying to relate to the horrors and fear associated with a school or workplace shooting.



How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

As the job market grows increasingly competitive for top talent, and as new tech allows more freedom and flexibility for employees, many businesses have implemented highly flexible work hours and additional remote worker benefits to stay competitive in the market.

Auburn University Secures Athletic Facilities with Iris Scanners

Auburn University Secures Athletic Facilities with Iris Scanners

The iris data is handled entirely by IT staff at Auburn, said Jeff Kohler, a product development director at Princeton Identity, who provides the iris reading technology. Instead of storing the data on the iris readers, it’s encrypted and stored on Auburn’s network “with all of the Auburn security aspects,” Kohler said.

Pennsylvania High School Adds Secure Vestibule with Bullet-Resistant Glass

Pennsylvania High School Adds Secure Vestibule with Bullet-Resistant Glass

After a visitor enters through the front door, they step into the vestibule, which contains a security camera and a staff member seated in a small enclosure behind bullet-resistant glass.

Florida District Schools Implement Closed-Access Control on Campuses

Florida District Schools Implement Closed-Access Control on Campuses

"The purpose, of course, is to secure the facility, but also to provide a consistent, systemic way to validate anyone who has business on campus," Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick told the Pensacola News Journal.

Oklahoma Elementary Schools Install Buzzer Systems at Entrances

Oklahoma Elementary Schools Install Buzzer Systems at Entrances

"[The buzzer system] allows us to see and talk to whoever wants to enter the building, if we need to see an ID they can hold up an ID we can take a picture of that," Campus Police Chief Samuel Brown said.

Duke Increasing Security After Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

Duke Increasing Security After Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

Duke University is increasing security measures on its Central Campus after a student reported being raped in an on-campus housing common room in December, reports the Duke Chronicle.

Florida School District Adds Closed Access Control System

Florida School District Adds Closed Access Control System

The Santa Rosa County School District is adding “closed access control” systems to its campuses in an effort to prevent people from entering a school without permission.

In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

We've collected the top Campus Security & Life Safety stories published in our print issues this year.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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