Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2020

March April 2020

  • VIDEO DEPLOYMENT
  • OVERHAULING ACCESS CONTROL
  • A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
  • HOW TO LEVERAGE AI
  • CREATING SCHOOL CYBER RULES


Cover Story

School district’s bus security system serves as first line of defense for student safety and incident investigation

Video Deployment

By Barbara Rizzatti

After several years of dealing with an older, failing analog video system on its buses, the district needed to update the fleet.


Features

Taking Access Control

Taking Access Control

By Monique Merhige

In the Spring of 2016, Oakwood University Church security personnel conducted a comprehensive security assessment of the campus and submitted its recommendations to the church’s senior pastor, Dr. Carlton Byrd.


Enabling Students To Learn Safely

Enabling Students To Learn Safely

By William Sako

Schools continue to search for integrated and universal solutions to meet their communications challenges.


A Vital Role

A Vital Role

By Wayne Dorris

From a campus security management standpoint, the safety and security of students, staff, faculty and visitors should be top of mind for administrators and security staff alike.


Overhauling Access Control

Overhauling Access Control

By Jason Friedberg

When universities create a safe learning environment, next-generation leaders can thrive.


EDITOR'S COMMENTARY

Security From a Higher Power

By Ralph C. Jensen

It is my hope that campus violence and shootings aren’t becoming so mainstream news that we forget or dismiss how divisive and tragic a shooting will be seen. A shooting or untimely death of any kind is proportionately tragic.


The Promise of Technology

The Promise of Technology

By Paul Rux

Many campuses, corporations and retirement homes competitively differentiate their offerings around service and safety.


How Integrated Systems Benefit Campuses

How Integrated Systems Benefit Campuses

By Kim Rahfaldt

Campus security requires a delicate balance of securing critical components such as patients, students, intellectual property or pharmaceuticals, yet provides an open and welcoming environment to its numerous and diverse visitors.


Creating School Cyber Rules

Creating School Cyber Rules

By Nicolas Poggi

Campus IT managers are responsible for managing their school’s tech stack.


Can a Public Entrance also be Secure?

Can a Public Entrance also be Secure?

When considering security at a main entrance it is worth mentioning the impact and liability from crime.


A Learning Environment

A Learning Environment

By Lori R. Brown

As we embark on a new decade, it’s important to assess the changing landscape in the life safety and access control industry.


The Worst Lesson

The Worst Lesson

By Michael Mayes

The attack on Panama-Buena Vista Union is just the latest in an academic year that has seen a spike in ransomware attacks across the United States.


Digital Edition