School Security
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Security Spotlight

  • When the School Network Is Shared

    Securely sharing a network with the town where your district is located doesn't have to be a major undertaking. Chelmsford Public Schools in Massachusetts shows that all it takes is the right tools and the right attitude.More

School Security News & Issues

  • Kentucky School Safety Report Calls for Student Identifier

    An annual report on student safety in Kentucky schools has recommended adoption of a unique identifier in order to connect disciplinary actions to a particular student and to evaluate the effectiveness of programs targeted at repeat offenders.More
  • Frederick County PS Centralizes Video Management

    Frederick County Public Schools in Frederick, MD has implemented a new centralized video management application to oversee video surveillance in its 63 schools. The system uses GE Security Nav, a console for managing video views and recordings.More
  • Sony Introduces High-Def IP Cameras

    Sony has introduced four models of high definition IP cameras for surveillance purposes. All support H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG compression and stream high-def video at 30 frames per second in 1,280 x 720 resolution. To obtain clear images without motion blur in settings with low light, the cameras use "excellent dynamic noise reduction" (XDNR).More
  • Axis Intros Surveillance Gear for Extreme Conditions

    Axis Communications has created thermal network cameras that allow for the capture of video even in dark areas. The company has also launched a new set of devices for use in mobile environments, such as buses, and released a camera specifically for use in rugged climate conditions.More
  • Fujitsu, IBM Team for Palm Scan Identification Technology

    Fujitsu Frontech North America and IBM have announced a new security solution that integrates palm biometric technology from Fujitsu with IBM's enterprise single sign-on solution. The resulting product reads and recognizes the veins in a user's palm to verify identities.More
  • StorNext 4.0 Expands De-Duplication, Adds Distributed Data Mover

    Quantum is releasing a new version of its StorNext data management software. Version 4.0 features changes in de-duplication and replication, as well as a new distributed data tiering function.More