Risk Management


N.M. School Board Suspended for Resisting Mask Guidelines

The New Mexico Public Education Department has suspended an entire five-person school board after its members voted to ignore statewide mask guidelines.

At the Ready

At the Ready

An important area of emergency preparedness for campus settings involves appropriate procedures for both internal and external hazardous materials incidents.

University data security

Three Steps to University Data Protection

Universities need to understand that different forms of stored personally identifiable information (PII) need different security tactics to best secure the data. Every effective university PII protection effort needs to address three critical requirements: data discovery, access governance and risk mitigation.

AlertMedia Mobile App

AlertMedia Mobile App Launches New Features to Protect Hybrid Workforce

Emergency communications provider AlertMedia recently announced the release of mobile app features designed to keep workers safe wherever they are in the world. As offices reopen, business travel resumes, and offices experiment with hybrid work environments, the app can help keep dispersed workers connected and informed about threats to safety and security anywhere around the globe.

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.

Preparing Your Campus

Creating a safe and secure learning environment has always been a top priority for campus security professionals and administrators, but it becomes more and more complex with the constantly changing landscape.

E-Ciagrette use

Vaping Detection Methods Sought to Curb Youth Nicotine Use

Youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, has risen significantly in recent years, even as rates of other types of nicotine use by youth have fallen. The lack of proven nicotine-use cessation options for youth makes prevention critically important. Detection is a central part of prevention, since youth tend to hide vape use from parents, teachers, and other adults. Promising new vaping detection technology being developed may hold the key for reducing youth e-cigarette use rates in schools.

Department of Homeland Security

As Pandemic Wanes, DHS Warns of Potential Extremist Attacks

On Friday, May 14, the Department of Homeland Security released a National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin suggesting that as pandemic-related restrictions begin to ease, violent extremist groups may take the opportunity to strike.



Robots Provide Security Assistance at Pima Community College

On the campuses of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., a new security force has been out on patrol, learning the ropes before students return to campus full time. An egg-shaped security robot on wheels has been placed into service to act as a mobile security camera, emergency call box, first-alarm-raiser, and more.

Turn Up the Heat

Turn Up the Heat

With cold weather on the horizon, the likelihood of accidents caused by slick conditions will be increasing, creating yet another safety concern for schools to manage during the pandemic.

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