Education sector


Cyber threats disrupt return of education

As if the return of the academic year wasn’t already disrupted enough from the COVID-19 pandemic, reports indicate that a number of UK institutions have also been subject to cyber-attacks during the summer. Read More

Petition launched as research finds risk of fire at schools double that of other buildings

According to new research from insurer, Zurich Municipal, schools in England are “nearly twice as likely” to suffer from a fire as other types of commercial buildings. Read More

Integrated access control a priority for higher education institutions, according to report

According to a recent survey undertaken by Genetec and HID Global, higher education institutions are set to embrace new access control technology to improve the experiences of students and staff. Read More

Imperial College’s security team on the front line: securing education in a pandemic

IFSEC Global talks to Terry Branch, Head of Security at Imperial College London, about his team’s work over the last five months. Read More

How drug detection dogs are supporting the education sector

How drug detection dogs can be a useful method of providing a high profile deterrent of drug misuse in educational institutions. Read More

Newman University improves security with surveillance upgrade

Newman University has overhauled its dated suite of security cameras with a more robust solution from IDIS to prepare for expansion and better protect its students and staff. Read More

How security teams are leading the fightback at universities

In a time of historic challenges for the higher education sector, leading security managers are showing the way forward. Glenn Farrant, co-founder and CEO of CriticalArc, explains. Read More

Security ops challenged as universities respond to COVID-19

Security and safety teams at universities are adapting rapidly to the new risks posed by COVID-19 and its impact. We find out how teams are responding, with CriticalArc’s SafeZone said to be proving its worth. Read More

Access control upgrade at Luminy campus

Assa Abloy explains how its Aperio access control solution has improved security at the Luminy campus in France. Read More

Spotlight on university security

We look at how a commercial and an academic venture are tackling the security challenges faced by university students in the UK. Read More

Supporting student access management with SMARTair software

SMARTair has provided an efficient solution to help manage the security of newly built student accomodation in Nantes, France. Read More

Transforming security on Teesside – a team on a mission

We find out how the use of approachable, well-trained staff and the use of technology has had a dramatic impact at Teeside University. Read More

University College London joins student security and safety initiative

UCL is announced as the latest Founder Member of ProtectED, a company aiming to raise standards in student safety and security. Read More

Aperio the “perfect access control solution” for The Camp

As a provider of future-oriented business education, The Camp sought an access control solution as forward-thinking as their courses. Assa Abloy’s Aperio turned out to be the perfect match. Read More

Prosecution: School security guard sentenced for using forged licence

On 17th January, Oladeji Christopher Owolabi was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court for two counts of fraud and one count of possessing documents with an improper purpose Read More

‘Making it easy for university security teams’: CriticalArc’s SafeZone

As CriticalArc’s Safezone system continues to be adopted by university institutions, as well as winning a Security & Fire Excellence award in November, we find out what it’s all about. Read More



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