Physical Security


An Essential Access

The past two school years have presented many challenges with virtual classrooms, hybrid programs, and increased hygiene measures being implemented in K-12 and higher learning educational facilities.

The Importance of Visibility

The Importance of Visibility

Let’s face it - the technology environment of a typical campus brings with it a unique set of situations and challenges that even the most seasoned technology manager may not fully appreciate.



Extending the Perimeter

Extending the Perimeter

When the National Center for Education Statistics surveyed schools about security in 2018, it found that most public schools in the United States – 95 percent – reported that they controlled access to buildings during school hours.

Survey Results Rank Safety, Security as Top Priorities for Education Facilities

According to the results of a new survey from Honeywell Building Technologies, 93% of schools reported an emergency incident due to an infrastructure malfunction within the last year.

Protecting Digital Data

Protecting Digital Data

While the debate regarding the opening of many schools continues, it looks as if distance learning and school administration will continue to some degree.

Student Reportedly Stabs Teacher at Russian High School

A 17-year-old tenth grade student reportedly attacked a physics teacher with a knife in the Russian city of Berezniki, east of Moscow. Authorities were conducting what they called an attempted murder investigation as of Friday morning.

Webinar to Discuss Future-Proofing K–12 Security Plans

Campus Security & Life Safety will host a webinar at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, called “Future-Proofing your K-12 Electronic Security Roadmap: A Guide to Planning with Confidence and Avoiding a Train Wreck.”

Open that Platform

With 35 buildings and numerous residence halls to manage, Missouri S&T sought to automate various systems through a centralized access control platform.

What Campuses Need

Among the advanced security technologies available to address a campus’ needs are body-worn cameras, video with analytics, and touch-less access control solutions. Here’s how they benefit a college or university campus.

Northwestern Conducts External Review on Role of University Police

Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., will consider restructuring the duties of the Department of Safety and Security, including the University Police, after receiving the results of an external review of the department.

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