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  • Need for security mass notification in higher education
    Deadly violence on university campuses is an unfortunate reality. Less than one month into 2014, 3 reported incidents of gun violence were reported in the U.S. — 2 of the incidents lead to 2 deaths. However, deadly attacks are not limited to gun violence — a stabbing attack in 2013 left 14 injured a
    Editor / Provider: Eifeh Strom | Updated: 2 / 19 / 2014
  • K-12 schools worldwide vamp up security
    Schools are meant to provide a safe haven for young minds to grow and learn. Hence, they often consist of bright and open spaces with large windows so as to create an environment that encourages learning. In light of the unfortunate Sandy Hook incident in December 2012, however, the very openness me
    Editor / Provider: a&s International, Alyssa Fann | Updated: 6 / 13 / 2013
  • Campus Networks Power IP Uptake
    Higher-education IP backbones enable integration among systems. They bring clear benefits to end users and integrators. However, IP requires careful planning as well. In this second of three articles, a&s highlights the benefits of unlimited bandwidth and related challenges.
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 1 / 30 / 2012
  • Education Heightens Security Awareness
    Colleges and universities grant the freedom of advanced learning and the pursuit of knowledge. More open spaces and a more dynamic population make campus safety a complex task. As the global economic downturn continues, colleges are experiencing budget shortfalls. Despite funding challenges, higher
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 1 / 30 / 2012
  • Network Connections Build Safety in Growing Cities
    As more people move to cities, the need to protect citizens increases. Dennis Charlebois, Director of Safety and Security Solutions at Cisco Systems, discusses how smart networked communities can ensure the safety of people and assets. Today, every community in the world faces ever-increasing th
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Cisco Systems | Updated: 5 / 26 / 2011
  • Securing Campuses Through Team Effort
    Colleges and universities offer advanced learning in an open environment. This openness welcomes students and faculty, but can also introduce risks.
    Editor / Provider: By a&s International | Updated: 8 / 10 / 2010
  • 2007: Security Industry Sees Continued Growth
    The electronic security industry has been enjoying strong growth over the past few years. A&S takes an inside look at industry developments in 2007.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 12 / 12 / 2007