Education sector


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

Abloy UK announces course dates for new Foundations CPD course 2022

Abloy UK has revealed the dates of its Academy Foundations and Foundations Plus CPD courses for 2022. Read More

Manchester universities collaborate with CriticalArc’s Safezone to develop unified city-wide safety and security initiative

Three Manchester universities have pioneered the UK’s first city-wide safety and response initiative using CriticalArc’s, SafeZone. Read More

“82% of schools and colleges plan to adapt existing video monitoring systems to keep ‘COVID safe”, report finds

An education sector study finds that 82% of CCTV and video monitoring systems will be extended to help keep schools and colleges ‘COVID Safe’. Read More

How wireless access control is bolstering security in the education sector

How wireless access control is supporting the education sector improve management processes and bolster security. Read More

“The loss of a school can be avoided with a sprinkler system” – Jonathan O’Neill responds to new proposals for schools

Jonathan O’Neill offers his thoughts on the recently published proposals regarding fire safety in schools. Read More



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