Risk Management


How the Village Christian School Solved Campus Safety Risk

How the Village Christian School Solved Campus Safety Risk

Reaching the right balance for campus safety requires the deft mix of addressing parental concerns, letting kids be kids, and protecting people and property through surveillance, information and fast response. Both have to be affordable and available 24/7/365.

Secur Deploys Private Security App Across Texas

A new private security app is becoming available to individuals and small businesses in Texas. The app, Secur, can help users summon and deploy private protection officers on demand as needed.

Why Any Well-Executed Campus Emergency Plan Must Leverage Public Address

Why Any Well-Executed Campus Emergency Plan Must Leverage Public Address

The complexity and frequency of school safety threats has steadily increased over the last decade—and not only in the ways we’ve come to expect.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure Sites from Opposition Attacks

Protecting Critical Infrastructure Sites from Opposition Attacks

It doesn’t matter how desperately the infrastructure may be needed, how carefully designed the facility is (with safety, safe operation and environmental safeguards at the forefront) or the positive economic impact it stands to deliver to the community.

Minnesota Schools Implement Bullet-Resistant Products from SafeWood Designs

K–12 districts in Minnesota are reviewing products from SafeWood Designs, which manufactures bullet-resistant products—including doors, wall panels, hardware systems, furniture, and even whiteboards—for schools.

How “Safeguarding” Can Address Student Well-Being and Help Prevent Harm

How “Safeguarding” Can Address Student Well-Being and Help Prevent Harm

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives overnight.

Reducing the Risk of Cyberattacks on Public-Sector Security Systems

Reducing the Risk of Cyberattacks on Public-Sector Security Systems

Recent statistics highlight the rise of cyberattacks in the public sector. In its latest Internet Crime Report, the FBI stated that they received nearly 2,500 ransomware complaints in 2020.

University of Kentucky Installs Salient’s CompleteView VMS

The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., recently announced a partnership with Salient Systems to deploy a new video management system, CompleteView VMS. A press release notes that the solution ties together more than 3,000 cameras into a central location to improve video monitoring and situational awareness around campus.



Managing Dynamic Risk: How Your Campus Can Achieve Organizational Resilience in 2022

Managing Dynamic Risk: How Your Campus Can Achieve Organizational Resilience in 2022

Hospitals, universities and other campus-based organizations are feeling the impact of multiple, simultaneous threats. In addition to the pandemic, they’re also contending with extreme weather, civil unrest and a rise in the number of active assailants—just to name a few challenges.

Boise State University Adopts New Cybersecurity Platform

Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, recently announced that one of its institutes has adopted a new cybersecurity platform.

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