ADT and Clery Center recently conducted a survey to gauge the comfort level of college students as they return to campus. About 82% of respondents reported feeling concerned about their personal safety on campus.
Security measures like access control and keycards focus on making sure that only people who belong in the building can get in. However, the unfortunate truth is that most active shooters in schools are people who do belong there.
Necessity is the mother of invention, especially when it comes to battling COVID-19. We have tried common-sense practices like frequent hand washing, masking, and social distancing. Yet the scourge is still among us
- By Paul Baratta, Bruce Canal
Finding the right security solution for, let’s say, multi-tenant housing, requires significant consideration. There is a variety of factors to think through, such as which doors need to be secured?
Many of us have experienced it. The dark greenish-gray sky and the strange stillness that happens just as ominous storm clouds gather.
Ensuring community safety has always been a top priority at UCalgary. The security team works around the clock to secure its many campuses and keep everyone safe.
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.
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.
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.
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.