In the wake of the tragic elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, law enforcement, school officials, and security professionals across the country are asking questions about preparedness in local schools. As scrutiny of the handling of the school shooting at Robb Elementary School ramps up, physical security experts are trying to understand what may have gone wrong and how school districts can act more effectively in the future. Training, integration, and enforcement (T.I.E.) are three key areas that contribute to the overall effectiveness of a school’s security posture. In this article, we will share how school districts can address each area without compromising their commitment to educational excellence and safety.
My name is Maddie Cortez and I am Texas-born-and-raised, fourth year student at the University of Texas at San Antonio. This summer I was vetted into a program named Students + Startups, which granted me my first professional job as a marketing intern at 3Sixty Integrated.
The era of smart buildings is here. Buildings with autonomous functionality to control lighting, climate, access control, fire detection, and video surveillance are labeled smart because of their high energy efficiencies and integrated systems. Yet, while these features rightfully get a lot of praise and attention, people tend to overlook all the subsequent security concerns.
Creating a corporate physical security strategy is no small task, nor should it be taken lightly. Corporate physical security is your enterprise’s first line of defense for all potential threats, even cyber ones. With today’s electronic security trends enabling a higher level of security for organizations, the good news is there are a variety of physical security solutions available to combat a range of threats.
Today’s access control systems (ACS) are used for much more than granting or denying access based on cardholder rights. The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet Protocol (IP) based devices and their seamless connection to the internet has increased physical security capabilities and their role in large-scale security system deployments.
Video analytics have come a long way since their inception. Modern advancements in AI, machine learning, and software have expanded use cases for video analytics to meet the needs of organizations across all industries. From business intelligence to risk mitigation and ROI generation, the uses for video analytics continue to grow. Here are our top five use cases for video analytics today.
Amidst the pandemic, the QSR (quick-service restaurant) space underwent a shift in services. Rather than completely revamping their business models, QSRs began to reinvent their existing operations in order to offer safer, faster, and more efficient services. QSRs need to meet consumers — who crave convenience, consistency, and quality — where they are at.
From supply chain issues to pivots in operational strategy, the electronic security industry saw a myriad of new trends in 2021. As many organizations remained focused on operational recovery, new challenges continued to impact the way decision makers purchased and planned their electronic security technology.
If 2021 was the year of COVID-driven security solutions, 2022 will be all about addressing the “new normal.” While we are not out of the woods yet, organizations that make use of technologies with multiple applications will be the ones to find electronic security success.
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