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The standard campus entry policy at the front desk did not deter him.
With so much of today’s technology relying more and more on the Internet of Things, it does not make sense for schools—or any organization— to invest in a system that can’t connect and integrate with various systems and technologies.
This time the alarm did sound, but it was not connected to the local fire department. In fact, not only did the building have no direct connection to fire department, it also had no automatic fire alarm at all.
With three hospitals, 15 clinics and 45 buildings, CHA was running about 500 software licenses for access control, and had run out of expansion possibilities.
About four years ago, the campus suffered a rash of car break-ins that unnerved faculty and students. In the wake of the crimes, school administrators decided to install a network of video surveillance cameras to augment its security program.
HighCom Security Services, an Oakland, Calif.-based integrator, oversaw the security upgrades, beginning with a complete risk assessment. The first addition was a facilitywide security camera system.
Bullying is not new; however with social media it has become more prevalent. The growth in bullying is making it much more paramount for colleges to be more vigilant in this fight.