For those of you who follow this industry, you know this is a remarkable feat. I sat down with Mark Reid, Director of Safety and Security and Cheryl Michaels, Associate Director, at SPU who also founded Educational Safety LLC, a security consulting firm.
Much like cities, campuses are embracing sophisticated artificial intelligence and datadriven solutions to understand, mitigate and solve security and operational challenges.
Keeping students and staff safe while they’re at school is critically important for public, private, and charter school leaders—and controlling who has access to the building is a fundamental element of any school safety plan.
Safe and nurturing environments are necessary for today’s learners. It is an unfortunate reality that today’s educators are worried about how safe their school environments are.
Life is unexpected and even the most perfectly laid plans and strategies go awry no matter how hard you try to plan for all scenarios.
With the recent media hype about low frequency card readers being easily hacked, schools are now being encouraged to upgrade their low-frequency card readers to higher frequency 13.56 MHz (also known as smart card technology) which are far more difficult to hack.
Many organizations maintain regular technology refresh schedules where old equipment is replaced on a set schedule, usually every three to five years.
Make no mistake, mass notification solutions are a critical necessity no matter what size your campus is.
This year, Campus Security & Life Safety will be expanding their successful campus security summits to four new cities: Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and Long Beach, Calif.
One of the most pervasive features of any facility, but especially campus environments such as universities and colleges, is constant change.
With the ever-present risks of crises and emergency situations on university campuses, the A&MSA Police Department began looking for ways to increase efficiency when it came to campus security.