Secured Cities

The Secured Cities category is a collection of news, analysis, and other information relevant to security professionals who work in or provide services to the Safe and Secured Cities market. It covers issues pertaining to security and communications technology deployments within cities as well as the challenges faced by government leaders in managing these systems.

Secured Cities

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The biometrics industry needs much work to be seen as a mainstream market application.
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Views of multiple police cars parked at Norcross High School on Thursday, October 27, 2022. The school has increased police presence after a student was fatally shot near the campus.

3 ways to prevent school shootings, based on research

March 4, 2023
While much of the public discussion on preventing school shootings focuses on whether and how to limit people’s access to firearms, other important strategies are in play
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A group of students walking on the Michigan State University campus near the library on the first day of classes since the shooting on Feb. 20, 2023, in East Lansing, Michigan.

Michigan State beefs up security with classroom door locks, other measures after shooting

March 3, 2023
The measures include extending the period that buildings will require key card access, and more cameras in addition to the 2,000 security cameras already installed
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If you have not migrated to the cloud yet, you should consider doing so to simplify your data storage and drop IT costs and access innovation services like AI applications and data analytic dashboards.
Security Executives

Cybersecurity doesn't always take a village

March 1, 2023
Three strategies to bolster your organization’s security with few resources
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While the transition to the cloud has been ongoing for most organizations, modernizing your SOC architecture to protect your organization is more critical than ever.
Security Executives

Small shifts to modernize your security begin with systems upgrades

Feb. 28, 2023
It is crucial for security teams to re-architect core security operating infrastructure and prioritize SOC modernization
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The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol meets the criteria for a terrorist act, yet no insurrectionists have been charged with terrorism.
Security Executives

N.J. homeland security report says homegrown extremists, white supremacists pose biggest threat

Feb. 27, 2023
The NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness report does not warn of any specific pending hazard but focuses on the risks posed by hatred and political violence