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Do Metal Detectors Make Sense for School Districts?

During the 2013-2014 school year, National Center for Education statistics show that 75% of public schools used security cameras for monitoring, 68% required faculty and staff to wear picture IDs, and 24% used drug-sniffing dogs to conduct random searches. But only 4% …
AccessControlEvolves

Access Control Evolves to Meet the Needs of Different Verticals

Schools, hospitals, commercial centers, and government facilities share a common need for physical security with managed access to protect people, assets,¬†and premises. These locations¬†typically have site-specific needs relating to access control. The evolution of networked systems has opened up powerful new capabilities …
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10 Steps for Planning Your School’s Security

Creating a safe learning environment doesn’t happen without proper planning. To help ensure the safety of students, faculty, administrators, and visitors to schools, Tyco put together a list of 10 essential steps to guide the process. How many of these have you …
WhyWireless

Why Wireless Access Control Works

Security technology pros like wireless access control and locks for many reasons. Wireless systems let them achieve wired system benefits without the cost of hardwired systems. Installing wireless typically is faster than implementing a traditional hardwired solution. When wanting to retrofit older …