Dark Reading

21 January 2019

SecurityMagazine.com

21 January 2019

  • Florida-based Company Protects Government Buildings with Window Film
    With school bomb threats, terrorist attacks, and other violent acts reported worldwide, government officials are making improvements to the security of their facilities. In fact, fragment retention and blast mitigation strategies are high on the priority list.
  • Simplify Connected Campus Security
    Colleges and Universities take matters of campus security very seriously. Every campus has a significant number of blue light/emergency phones located around the school property. Some of these phone locations also include security cameras that allow the caller to be seen by someone at the response center. As new technology becomes available and security gets more scrutiny, many schools are updating their systems. This can include the installation of VoIP security phones as well as IP cameras.
  • George Mason University: Migrating to Smart “One Card” Student ID
    George Mason University needed to address today’s increasing security challenges, but also recognized that with any new technology deployment on campus, they had an opportunity to lay a foundation that would help the university meet the needs and the expectations of a very technology-savvy generation of students.
  • Every $1 Spent on Natural Disaster Preparedness is $11 in Return

    Communities that act now to protect themselves from future hazards like earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and wildfires can save themselves as much as $11 for every $1 that they initially invest, according to new research.

  • Allianz Risk Barometer: Cyber is a Core Concern for Businesses in 2019

    In the wake of mega data breaches and privacy scandals, major IT outages and the introduction of tighter data protection rules in the European Union and other countries, cyber risk is now a core concern for businesses in 2019 and beyond.

  • How to Choose a Trusted Vendor
    Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) face unique challenges when choosing a security solution. While large businesses enjoy entire departments devoted to addressing the many facets of security – video surveillance cameras, video management, access control, network infrastructure – SMBs have limited resources to help them select and maintain a security solution.
  • How to Improve School Security with Limited Budget
    As many school districts face limited funding, it can be difficult to see past budget restraints when trying to address security issues. By identifying areas of improvement, school officials can develop a security plan and act on it in order to better protect their environment without breaking the bank.

ThreatPost

21 January 2019