School Security

The School Security category is a collection of news, analysis, and other information relevant to security professionals who work in or provide services to the K-12 and Higher Education markets. It covers issues pertaining to security management as well as security technology deployments in school environments.

Podcast Recap: The anatomy of an innovative security program

Feb. 19, 2024
Mark Freedman discusses the impact geopolitical risk has on private sector businesses, the steps security leaders must take to identify and mitigate both global and domestic threats...
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Security Executives

Judge refuses to drop civil case against deputy, others in Parkland school shooting

Jan. 16, 2024
Circuit Judge Carol Lisa Phillips said plaintiffs have enough legal reason to accuse former Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Scot Peterson and former campus monitors Andrew Medina and...
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Perimeter Security

School superintendent address security concerns after Iowa shooting

Jan. 16, 2024
Administrators at Newton Community School District have received numerous phone calls from parents asking about security measures in all buildings.
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Industry News

Perry High School shooter ID’d as 17-year-old student Dylan Butler

Jan. 5, 2024
Butler reportedly shot six people in the incident, killing one sixth-grade student, before turning the gun on himself.
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Access & Identity

Physical security: top predictions, trends for 2024

Jan. 5, 2024
With complex risks looming nearly everywhere the security industry will have to perform brilliantly in 2024 to prevent widespread chaos and loss of life.
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School Security

Several shot at Iowa high school, suspect dead

Jan. 4, 2024
The first reports of a possible active shooter at Perry High School started flooding in on Thursday around 7:40 a.m. local time, according to authorities.
KCCI-Des Moines

‘Multiple victims’ in Iowa active shooter incident

Police received a notification at 7:37 a.m. about the shooting and officers arrived 7 minutes later.
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Consumerization of AI-Enabled Fraud: Impact on Cybercrime

Dec. 27, 2023
The crux of modern cybersecurity challenges lies in combating AI-architected attacks with equally potent AI-powered cybersecurity solutions.
School Security

Vulnerabilities in Edulog Portal revealed K-12 student location data

Dec. 13, 2023
These flaws allowed access to potentially sensitive information involving K-12 students.
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Security Executives

Quick action saved ‘bloodbath’ at UNLV

Dec. 12, 2023
As families and students work to heal from last week’s mass shooting at UNLV’s campus, public safety officials recently recounted what lessons were learned after the massacre ...
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Security Executives

The Haunting of Our Colleges

Dec. 8, 2023
Our universities and colleges are haunted. The are haunted by the ghosts of critical thinking, tolerance, debate, reason and diversity of opinion. Ghosts are dead and I can make...
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Industry News

Suspect dead, multiple victims after mass shooting at UNLV

Dec. 6, 2023
Las Vegas authorities said there is no longer a threat but did not provide details about the number of victims or their conditions.