Security education

Mark Rowley To Discuss National Security At World Counter Terror Congress During SCTX 2018

A week after announcing his retirement following four years leading the UK’s fight against terrorism, Metropolitan Police’s Assistant Commissioner, Mark Rowley has confirmed he will share his vast experience with delegates attending the World Counter Terror Congress, during Security & Counter Terror Expo from 6-7 March 2018. As Britain's most senior anti-terror police officer, Rowley has served in the police for over three decades and is credited for working alongside intelligen...

Code Blue Corporation Partners With Clery Center For National Campus Safety Awareness Month

Student safety remains a top priority at campuses around the United States, which is why Code Blue Corporation is proud to renew its partnership with the Clery Center as a sponsor for Jeanne Clery Act Training events and during National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM). The Clery Center regularly hosts Clery Act training around the country, providing its members with exclusive services, expertise, resources and customized campus assessments. Additionally, the Clery Center partners with col...

Connected Technologies’ Connect ONE Facilitates Integrated Security Management

Connected Technologies, LLC is the creator of the Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform, which integrates security, access control, mobile credential access, video and critical environmental monitoring in a single solution. Connect ONE interfaces with the complete line of Bosch Security, DMP, Elk Products and Honeywell Turbo controls and provides an easy way to add managed services through its cloud offering. The company provides numerous free, value-added services to its dealer...

Security Network Appoints Zachary Stall As Online Education Specialist

PSA has announced the addition of Zachary Stall as the Online Education Specialist. This new role will be responsible for building, updating, and managing all online education content at PSAEducation.com and supporting ongoing education programs from PSA. Stall comes to PSA with over ten years in the educational field with a varied background of classroom instruction, administrative, and coaching positions in elementary and middle schools. Most recently, Stall transitioned from his role as Prin...

SIA To Host Networking Engagements For Security Professionals At ISC West 2018

More than 30,000 security professionals will gather for ISC West, sponsored exclusively by the Security Industry Association (SIA), in Las Vegas between April 10-13. While attending ISC West at Sands Expo, conferees will visit more than 1,000 exhibitors and participate in roughly 80 sessions produced by SIA Education@ISC. SIA also will host a variety of networking engagements, mostly exclusive to SIA members. SIA members can register for these networking opportunities free of charge. Complimen...

NFPA processes provisional public safety standard to prevent active shooter events

A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April 2018. As part of the standards process, NFPA 3000 will be open for input until February 23, 2018. This marks only the second time in NFPA’s 121-year history that pro...

Round Table Discussions

How Do Customers Under-utilize Their Video Security Systems?

Video systems today offer more capabilities than ever. Consequently, the systems can be used in new ways. For a variety of reasons, however, many customers don’t take full advantage of the capabilities of their video systems and therefore are leaving value on the table. Education and training are tools to alleviate the situation, but the first step is to identify the new ways that video can be used. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How do customers under-utilize their vi...

How Do You Measure Return On Investment (ROI) In The Security Market?

Measuring return on investment (ROI) has long presented a challenge to the security marketplace. Investment in security is often viewed as a necessary cost whose benefits cannot be measured. For example, how do you measure the value of an event that doesn’t happen (i.e., that has been prevented)? The difficulty of measuring ROI doesn’t diminish customers’ appetite for it, however. Today’s choosy customers are driven more than ever by the bottom line and expect any and all...

Does The Political Climate Affect Spending On Security Systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...