Protecting Our Future: Increasing School Safety

As the song says, ”the children are our future” and it is our responsibility to protect our future in every way possible. As parents, we insist our children wear seat belts in cars, wear helmets when they ride their bikes, and look both ways before crossing roads.  We teach them to not talk to strangers,…

The Beginning of a Beautiful Partnership

When it came to opening its new facility in time for the first day of school, Knowledge Academies knew who to call for help and MCC Nashville answered the challenge eagerly. At MCC we are adaptive, and it took flexibility to accommodate the school’s schedule for a project that involved many facets.  “MCC Nashville moved…

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Securing Your Business With CCTV Surveillance Cameras

As a business owner, you have spent countless hours building and growing your business. Now that you have established yourself in the market, it is time to think about securing your investment. Imagine all that hard work, not too mention money, disappearing with one security breach or accident because your building was not secured properly.…

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3 Types of Security That AV Systems Encounter In Higher Education

Source: 3 Types of Security that AV Systems Encounter in Higher Education | HARMAN Professional Solutions Insights

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There’s a wide range of meanings that can be ascribed to the word “security” in higher education. From IT Security to physical security to safety and emergency response, many disciplines fall under the term “security”. Schools typically address these issues in an overall operations security policy, which dictates the overall security posture of the organization. The operational security policy covers a variety of assets, including physical assets like chairs, intellectual assets like data, as well as actual people on campus. School officials use the estimated risk they expect people and property to face to determine the appropriate amount of effort required to keep assets (and people) safe. Audio/video professionals need to be aware of the operational security policy of the institution, as systems designs often must address many of these concepts.