A regular video surveillance camera system might not be enough during an active shooting. Brian Armes and Guy Bliesner, co-founders of Educators Eyes, weigh on the top three features security cameras need to be equipped with to stay ahead of the bad guys.
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Emergency notification expert Jamie Underwood covers 4 key tips when picking a notification system for your college, including integration, notification coverage, alerting and notifying, and code compliance
Learn the definitive differences between video management systems (VMS) and physical security information management (PSIM) systems.
When considering security methods, campuses must be familiar with the code requirements that are in place to protect students, staff members and other occupants. The major codes colleges need to focus on entail life safety, fire protection, electrified hardware, and more. Even though they are lengthy, these codes are put in place to impact the devices used to secure doors. An understanding of the codes will help to ensure the selection of code-compliant security methods.
EKU designs school safety infographic to shed light on school shootings and promote a safe learning environment for all schools.
The Campus Safety National Forum will be held on June 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Washington, D.C. It’s one of three events being offered by Campus Safety Magazine this year.
Protecting on-campus residences is no easy task and requires the training of staff and students, appropriate policies and procedures, and the deployment of technology. Some specific wayscolleges can address your dorm security issues include finding creative ways to educate students to recognize and report other students of concern, establishing a security program that is predicated on prevention versus police response after an incident, assuring that appropriate protective and emergency planning services are provided by departments outside of residence life control and providing protection to students who likely value convenience and openness versus security and control.
Even though he works in the K-12 space, Chris Wynn shares his expertise on security systems, and how they can benefit college campuses. In a Q&A with HigherEdTD, Wynn talks about his law enforcement background, the types of security systems schools can have, access control tips, who should be involved in selecting security systems and suggestions on how to pick the security system that best fits a school’s needs.
HigherEdTD goes over the April content runup on campus safety and security, and announces its trip to the annual ACUTA conference.
Fire/life-safety professionals report rising awareness — and confidence in — wireless fire detection systems.