Education sector


Eagle Eye Networks announces $1m Drako School Grant for cloud video surveillance in 2020

The Drako School Grant help schools stretch security dollars to improve deterrence, detection, and response to incidents through cloud-managed video surveillance installations. Read More

Sprinklers absent from Holiday Inn and London schools when fires broke out

Neither the Holiday Inn devastated by fire last week nor any London educational establishments that suffered fires this year had […] Read More

Why universities are adopting technology to tackle sexual assault and sexual harassment

More than a third of Australian universities have adopted a ground-breaking safety, security and emergency management solution, writes Darren Chalmers-Stevens, MD, EMEA, CriticalArc. Read More

Sprinklers in schools: Government accused of a “callous disregard” for pupil safety

School Minister Nick Gibb has revealed that only 105 out of 673 new schools opened before February have been built with sprinklers installed. Read More

Traka to showcase key management innovations to university campus market

Traka is presenting its latest key and asset management systems at a forthcoming conference dedicated to making university campuses safer […] Read More

From Strasbourg to Malaysia: Safeguarding students remotely through emergency response management

How cloud-based geolocation technology is transforming control room capabilities around the world, with Strasbourg-based students located and instructed to stay in their secure building within 20 minutes of news breaking that terrorists were firing shots at the city's Christmas markets. Read More

AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras can secure schools more proactively, comprehensively and cost-effectively

Improving security and reducing security expenditure needn't be mutually exclusive goals, write Simon Reed, VP of sales, EMEA and Asia, Oncam. Used in concert AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras make staff and students safer without straining the budget. Read More

SMARTair® is improving student life across Europe – and this is just the start

Students at a prestigious Madrid university now open doors with smart MIFARE RFID cards, while Escutcheons monitor and ease access without expensive wired door locks. "Generation Z students expect convenience, not a mechanical solution used in Ancient Egypt,” said Felix Moran of ASSA ABLOY. Read More

GDPR, data security and the education sector

Peter Houlis of 2020Vision Systems considers the implications of the GDPR, coming into force from 25 May, for the education sector, in relation to storing, managing and deleting personal data and issues around CCTV surveillance. Read More

Wake-up call on IP camera passwords as UK school CCTV streamed on Russian website

Video footage from more than 500 cameras in UK schools, homes and businesses is being streamed on a freely accessible website. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has urged IP camera users and installers to immediately set strong access passwords. Read More



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