09/26/2007 - Broward County in Florida tells how an electronic visitor management system helps its schools keep out sex offenders and others who might endanger students.
Case Study: Access Control
09/25/2007 - A historic New York university installs modern access control in new dorms.
Legal Report: School Security
09/24/2007 - A bill (A.B. 2809) pending before the California Assembly would require the state superintendent of schools to provide funds to school districts to promote school safety and reduce school violence. The bill would also require that the state department of education develop policies to prevent bullying and promote conflict resolution. The department would then make these policies available to individual schools.
Industry News: Academic \ Educational Programs
09/24/2007 - Mira Mesa High School of San Diego, California, wins the ASIS School Funding Competition
Schools: Access Control
09/20/2007 - Security is anything but Spartan at Michigan State University. Find out how its police department originally set out to protect its campus from fire and ended up installing a large access control system.
Case Study: Fire Safety
09/19/2007 - A New Hampshire school updates its maintenance andinspection of fire extinguishers.
Legal Report: School Security
09/18/2007 - A bill (H.B. 1218) before the Missouri House of Representatives would prohibit bullying in schools. The bill would also require that school districts adopt policies against harrassment, intimidation, and bullying.
Legal Report: Legislation
09/18/2007 - A bill (H.R. 4460) introduced by Rep. Vito Fossella (R-NY) would establish a grant program for campuses to install professional fire alarm detection systems or other fire detection and prevention technologies.
Beyond Print: School Security
09/14/2007 - Schools are not doing enough to protect students from sex crimes or to ensure that they are accurately reported when they occur.
Technofile: Risk Management
09/07/2007 - The survey was conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) for ASIS International, the Information Systems Security Association, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Daily Headline : Risk Management
09/06/2007 - On August 29, 2007, the Virginia Tech Review Panel released a large report investigating the massacre at the university that claimed 33 lives, including the shooter. Throughout, the panel made recommendations on how Virginia Tech and other universities could rectify security gaps to minimize the likelihood something like this could happen again.
To make it easier for security practitioners to read the recommendations, Security Management compiled them in one convenient place. To view the recommendations, click here.
Daily Headline : School Security
08/31/2007 - University and college campuses would be wise to review and implement when possible panel's myriad recommendations.
Daily Headline : Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
08/30/2007 - University police had mutual aid agreements with other law enforcement agencies and trained and practiced active shooter response plans with local police.