Facility Security


The Promise of Technology

The Promise of Technology

Many campuses, corporations and retirement homes competitively differentiate their offerings around service and safety.

A Learning Environment

A Learning Environment

As we embark on a new decade, it’s important to assess the changing landscape in the life safety and access control industry.



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Following 2018 Shooting, Kentucky School District Receives $620,000 Grant For Security Improvements

Marshall County High School, the site of a shooting that killed two students in 2018, has since received hundreds of thousands in grants for security systems and mental health therapists.

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Kentucky Legislature Budgets Nearly $40 Million For School Safety Measures

Although the state budget is slim in funding allocations, the approved one-year budget would give districts millions in funds for facilities upgrades and mental health counselors.

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School Districts Can Now Apply For Department of Justice’s 2020 School Security Grants

Deadlines for the school security improvement funding are fast approaching, with districts needing to submit materials by mid to late April.

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As Hospitals, Nursing Homes Battle Coronavirus, Security Companies Offer Assistance With Cybersecurity Attacks

Ransomware attacks tend to spike in spring and summer months, creating a “near-perfect storm” for hackers to disrupt patient care.

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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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Does ‘Deep Cleaning’ Schools Help Prevent Coronavirus Spread? Experts Debate

While schools want to take action to keep students and staff safe from contracting COVID-19, public health officials say there is very little evidence that the virus is spread through contaminated surfaces.

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Debate Governors Proposal to Severely Cut School Safety Grant Program

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed cutting available school security grant funding from $60 million to $15 million, a move that has earned criticism from Republicans.

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UCLA Abandons Plans To Use Facial Recognition On Campus After Students Voice Concerns

The university publicly disclosed that it was considering adding facial recognition software to its security operations, but backed away from the proposal after students and faculty voiced their opposition.

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