Incident Response


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Arizona District Cancels Days of Classes Due To Ransomware Attack

While other districts have decided to pay out fines to hackers, the Flagstaff Unified School District says it is not planning to pay the ransom.

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Alabama High School Heightens Security Following Shooting at Football Game

Several new safety measures such as metal detectors, a clear plastic bag policy and strict entry and exit rules have now been put in place.

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NY School District Cancels School After Cybersecurity Threat

The school district delayed its first day of school as a precaution.

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Cal State Fullerton Increases Security Measures After Stabbing Death of Former Administrator

As students moved on campus this week, university police increased the number of officers on patrol and canceled a week of planned promotional events.

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Florida Lawmaker Introduces “Alyssa’s Law” To Require Panic Alarms in Public Schools

The bill, a version of which was already signed into law in New Jersey, would require Florida public schools to install silent panic alarms in each building.

Massachusetts School Student Allegedly Brought Gun to Campus, Security Conversations to Follow

Massachusetts School Student Allegedly Brought Gun to Campus, Security Conversations to Follow

After a summer school student allegedly brought a gun to campus in July, school officials are meeting to discuss a comprehensive security approach as well as school safety assessments.

Las Vegas Encourages Partnerships, Communication to Combat School Violence

Las Vegas Encourages Partnerships, Communication to Combat School Violence

Clark County police are teaming up with the Las Vegas police to combat school violence, and weapons in schools. They also encourage parents to stay aware of their students’ digital presence.

Wisconsin Author, Professor Releases Book that Challenges School Safety Initiatives

Wisconsin Author Releases Book That Challenges School Safety Initiatives

David P. Perrodin’s new book, “School of Errors: Rethinking School Safety in America,” offers a new perspective on school safety, advocating for teaching students to have curiosity and awareness instead of fear.



North Carolina Schools Proactively Prepare, Test School Safety Plans

North Carolina Schools Proactively Prepare, Test School Safety Plans

Educators, administrators, first responders and law enforcement officials all recently met at Atkins High School to discuss, plan and test their school safety plans.

Control Room Considerations for the Campus Environment

Control Room Considerations for the Campus Environment

Whether it’s called a command center, dispatch control, security monitoring room or security operations center (SOC), each campus needs a dedicated space where security officials and dispatchers can convene in an effort to effectively respond to incidents as they arise.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019

    Featuring:

    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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