Education sector


Keeping a watchful ‘AI’ on school safety

Examining the security challenges faced by US schools, and how AI-based video can support in creating a secure environment for staff and students. Read More

The Video Surveillance Report 2022

Download the 2022 Video Surveillance Report exploring trends in AI, software, cyber security and challenges ahead for video surveillance & CCTV. Read More

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 7 – Analysing school shootings, violence & threat prevention through behavioural psychology

Marisa Randazzo discusses her research into school shootings and violence prevention measures through the lens of behavioural psychology. Read More

Pennsylvania schools expand use of AI-based gun detection platform across entire district

PENNCREST School District has announced it is expanding its use of an AI-based gun detection video analytics platform across its district. Read More

How technology is being implemented in UK schools to improve security

How ambitious can those tasked with securing facilities, staff and students be about implementing security measures? IFSEC Global reports. Read More

Preventing the next cyber attack incident at your local school

Highlighting growing cyber challenges faced by schools and exploring what security teams can do to prepare for and combat the threats. Read More

What can be done to better fire safety in schools?

In June, the FIA held an exclusive seminar at Informa’s Blackfriars HQ regarding fire safety in schools. IFSEC Global reports on the event. Read More

Campus gun threat – what’s the right response?

Darren Chalmers-Stevens reflects on the firearms challenge facing universities and colleges in the United States. Read More

Record attendance at AUCSO 2022 Conference as programme focuses on evolving security risks

Held at the University of Leeds, the 36th Annual AUCSO Conference focused on evolving risks and the topical aspects impacting on security. Read More

Protecting educational campuses with a converged security operation

How can educational facilities be better secured and protected by a converged security centre operation? Read More

Top trends in the university security sector

What are the trending threats and challenges members are tackling in the university security industry at the moment? We find out from AUCSO. Read More

Security lessons across the pond: What US and British universities are teaching each other

We explore the key similarities and differences in security challenges across the pond for the higher education sector. Read More

University of St Andrews looks to energy-efficient access control solution to meet sustainability goals

We find out how Aperio access control devices supported the University of St Andrews' sustainability goals. Read More

Leading university security professionals recognised at AUCSO Annual Awards 2022

The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) has announced the winners of its Annual Awards. Read More

University of Glasgow – How its award-winning security team are tackling diversity, hate crime and gender-based violence

IFSEC Global catches up with the team to discuss their recent Security Manager of the Year Award win at the SFE Awards. Read More

“We’ve got the right people, we’ve got the right technology, now, let’s put them together and look after our students” – Collaborative campus safety in Manchester

IFSEC Global speaks to professionals at CriticalArc and Salford University about how the SafeZone app is being recieved and future plans for expansion. Read More



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