At schools across the country, the summer months are often the time when upgrades, maintenance and new installation projects are carried out. Over these few months, schools are adding to or upgrading their video surveillance and security systems, improving network infrastructure, and even adding to the number of outdoor light poles, among other security improvement projects. But are the protecting the equipment as well?
We have all heard the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Security and fire prevention professionals across the country can attest to this as they routinely see losses in the tens of thousands of dollars that could have been prevented with the installation of a surge protection device. Fire alarm and other life safety and security system failures often are the result of power surges caused by events such as lightning strikes on unprotected systems. Schools, businesses, hotels and many other businesses are subject to a large number of lightning strikes and —without proper protection— these strikes can wreak havoc with daily operations and budgets.
Icon Labs, a leading provider of embedded networking and security technology, announced the availability of Floodgate Anti-Tamper, an application and data protection solution that protects real-time operating systems (RTOS) and embedded Linux devices from malicious or accidental changes to firmware, configuration information, and static data.
While the Internet has redefined how individuals and organizations access and share information globally, it also has made them more susceptible to theft of classified and confidential digital information. Most business development and activity occurs online, making information easier to steal and transfer anonymously.
As we are getting closer to the back to school season for many of our children it is time to face a few possible changes in their school routine. Bullying prevention leads to security cameras on campuses in some countries. Could this be a possibility in our North American schools as well? A recent article […]