A K-12 security pro and former police officer explains why “Run, Hide, Fight” may not be the best plan in an active shooter situation.
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Learn about the new step Boston Public Schools are taking to end bullying and other incidents on school buses.
With mass notification technology on the rise, colleges have new ways to use their communication tools beyond typical crisis functions.
West Virginia University (WVU) uses digital signage for emergency notifications on campus. Their digital signage is a combination of Samsung displays and other vendors. X20 media provides the content management platform WVU uses to both manage and create its digital signage content. The displays are placed in high traffic areas like dorms, meeting spaces and dining halls and are tied to e2campus which the university uses for emergency text alerts allowing campus police to trigger the signage via SMS. Alerts are also sent to the WVU homepage as well as the campus TV network.
Learn how to use digital signage effectively in an emergency situation.
Using AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification Software, Texas A&M has the ability to integrate its mass notification systems and alert staff and students across 11 platforms. Most alerts can be sent out in minutes.
Higher ed emergency management professionals share the tricks they use to attract followers to their emergency management social media pages. These tips helped University of Georgia increase its Facebook “likes” by more than 478 percent.
Inovonics and Mercury partner for joint security venture that allows Mercury and its OEM partners to incorporate Inovonics mobile duress system within its access control platform.
The NY, NJ, CT, PA Regional Catastrophic Planning Team explain the emergency manager’s role and job functions in this graphic video.
For any person involved in designing or procuring and effective mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) system, the following video tutorial is worth watching. Lencore, an audio, soundmasking and MNEC solutions manufacturer, taps into the fact that there remains a large learning curve when it comes to this all-too-critical category.