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Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals

July 13, 2018

Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals Our last post examined the high incidence of workplace violence in the healthcare and educational sectors. Since healthcare professionals work with a large, shifting population prone to a high rate of volatility, and educators often fall prey to students’ acts of violence, both are at a… Read More »

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Should You Be Worried About Workplace Violence?

June 20, 2018

Part of a series for National Safety Month Did you know that almost two million people were victims of workplace violence in the past year? That’s more than one in four workers each year, to the tune of over $121 billion in lost revenue. According to OSHA, homicide, the most drastic, is the third leading… Read More »

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IST's "Security of Security" Event | Integrated Security Technologies

Last Chance to Join IST’s “Security of Security” Event

April 25, 2018

Last Chance to Join IST’s “Security of Security” Event More than ever, there needs to be an organizational mindset that places importance on cybersecurity as much as physical security. Modern security systems are cyber-physical systems, inheriting both the power and pitfalls of the digital world.   With increased interconnectivity, there are more threat opportunities and… Read More »

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IST's "Security of Security" Event | Integrated Security Technologies

IST’s “Security of Security” Event

April 20, 2018

Integrated Security Technologies’ Spring 2018 Education Series Presents our “Security of Security” Event May 1 (Richmond, VA) and May 3 (Herndon, VA) Security has been greatly influenced by the changes in our daily technology capabilities. In many ways, our interconnected world benefits the security industry—making our security systems smarter, more powerful, more cost-effective and easier… Read More »

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Review Your School Security System | Integrated Security Technologies

Review Your School Security System

April 5, 2018

Now’s the Time to Review Your School Security System We’ve reached a grisly tipping point in the fight against school shootings in this country. February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL unleashed a national outcry. Led by the very students that survived this too-often seen tragedy, awakened activists throughout the U.S.… Read More »

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Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 | Integrated Security Technologies

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018

April 4, 2018

Consolidated Appropriations Act Releases $25 Million to fund school safety now and $33 million annually starting next year On March 23, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which includes legislation that restarts the DOJ’s school safety grants program. The federal government has not issued grants for facility security since fiscal… Read More »

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Cybersecurity Risk Management Meets Physical Security

March 22, 2018

Cybersecurity Risk Management Meets Physical Security A Closer Look at 2018 Trends: Who’s Responsible When Cybersecurity Risk Management Meets Physical Security? Cyber threats reached an all-time high in 2017 according to Trend Micro’sTM 2017 Security Roundup. In this brave new world, cybersecurity and physical security are becoming synonymous.   Increasingly, industries ranging from nuclear power… Read More »

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Security Providers’ Changing Roles | Integrated Security Technologies

Security Providers’ Changing Role

March 8, 2018

  Security Providers’ Changing Role A Closer Look at 2018 Security Trends:  How are the Roles of Security Providers Changing? One of the biggest trends in 2018 security is change. Nowhere is this more evident than in the market itself, where companies ranging from industries that wouldn’t ordinarily handle security, like Comcast and Amazon, to… Read More »

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Mobile Device Security | Integrated Security Technologies

Mobile Device Security and Cloud Security

February 22, 2018

Mobile Device Security and Cloud Security A Closer Look at 2018 Security Trends: How Can the Use of Mobile Devices and the Cloud Increase Our Security? As consumers and businesses embrace the cloud and its promise of even greater mobility, the future seems bright.   The cloud has been integrated with physical security, enabling more… Read More »

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Leveraging Smart Data for Our Security | Integrated Security Technologies

Leveraging Smart Data for Security

February 7, 2018

Leveraging Smart Data for Security A Closer Look at 2018 Security Trends: How do we leverage smart data for our security? In the last 60 seconds, our worldwide community sent 156 million emails, ran 3.8 million Google searches and uploaded 400 hours of video onto YouTube. This glut of data hijacks serious storage space and… Read More »

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