Physical Security


Protecting Digital Data

Protecting Digital Data

While the debate regarding the opening of many schools continues, it looks as if distance learning and school administration will continue to some degree.

Student Reportedly Stabs Teacher at Russian High School

A 17-year-old tenth grade student reportedly attacked a physics teacher with a knife in the Russian city of Berezniki, east of Moscow. Authorities were conducting what they called an attempted murder investigation as of Friday morning.



Webinar to Discuss Future-Proofing K–12 Security Plans

Campus Security & Life Safety will host a webinar at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, called “Future-Proofing your K-12 Electronic Security Roadmap: A Guide to Planning with Confidence and Avoiding a Train Wreck.”

What Campuses Need

Among the advanced security technologies available to address a campus’ needs are body-worn cameras, video with analytics, and touch-less access control solutions. Here’s how they benefit a college or university campus.

Open that Platform

With 35 buildings and numerous residence halls to manage, Missouri S&T sought to automate various systems through a centralized access control platform.

Northwestern Conducts External Review on Role of University Police

Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., will consider restructuring the duties of the Department of Safety and Security, including the University Police, after receiving the results of an external review of the department.

State Center Community College District Selects Security Management System

The State Center Community College District (SCCCD), based in Fresno, Calif., has selected AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System to provide its security needs across all of its campuses.

Utah Senate Trims Student Input from Campus Safety Bill

Last week, the Utah Senate passed a bill aiming to improve campus safety at colleges around the state. However, a provision for a student-led commission that would have helped provide input and recommendations to lawmakers was removed from the bill before its approval.

Montana Law to Require State Colleges, Universities to Permit Campus Carry

On Thursday, Feb. 18, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill into law expanding the rights of law-abiding gun owners in the state. House Bill 102 allows the concealed carry of firearms for self-protection without requiring written authorization from the government (that is, a concealed-carry license). Most relevantly, the new law dictates that the Montana University System adopt the looser restrictions by June 1.

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