Archive for September, 2012

28 Sep 2012

Drill tests emergency preparedness – YouTube

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A pretty interesting video on some drill test emergency preparedness run throughs. When was the last time you enacted one at your facility?

28 Sep 2012

When Bright Young Minds Can’t Afford College Quote

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When the best young minds can’t afford college there is surely something wrong with the system. How can we expect to stay ahead of the pack if we can’t stretch out our skills based lead? Where do you stand in this debate? Is it even an issue? Please leave a comment so we can get [...]

27 Sep 2012

The Aim Of A College Education Quote

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The aim of a college education is probably a little more than this but we thought it might raise a smile for all your campus security staff. Please share with your fellow team members if you recognize the grain of truth in this. If you would like to use this image on your blog simply [...]

25 Sep 2012

Dorm Room Security Essentials: Hidden Closet Dorm Safe

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Security on the college campus is the responsibility of the security officer and also the individual student. This video displays a dorm safe that is able to provide a level of security for boarding school and college student’s valuables and important documents. Although, not totally secure as seen in the video, a cover that is [...]

20 Sep 2012

A Bigger and Better ID Market is Coming

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Experts have recently concluded that the government, healthcare and citizen ID market will reach an expected end user market value in excess of $86 million between the years 2012 and 2017. The bulk of this revenue will be generated through the issuing of “contactless” cards, including national ID cards and e-passports, which totaled cumulative shipments [...]

19 Sep 2012

Iris Imaging for Identification – A Good Idea?

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  Biometric cards that are produced for federal contractors and employees may be updated to include iris scanning in addition to fingerprinting for increased safety measures. A revised draft of Special Publication 800-76-2 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now includes a section that would entail the use of iris scanning as [...]

18 Sep 2012

PoliticsPA: Department of State To Release Voter ID Card | | Republican Party of Pennsylvania | PAGOP.org

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Just read this on Pagop.org. As a response to increased convolution and frequent abuse, Department of State plans to release new voter ID cards. Valid for 10 years, the new voter ID cards have the potential to fortify the system with increased efficiency, while it addresses the most frequent voter concerns regarding the state of [...]

18 Sep 2012

QR code use continues to rise in Q2 2012 – QR Code Press

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Interesting article posted on Qrcodepress.com. NeoMedia says that global mobile scannable barcodes, known as QR codes, have taken the world by storm. While the primary users are iPhone and Android, increasing numbers of users of other other mobile devices such as Windows Phone have bumped up the use code by 119% in over 193 countries. [...]

18 Sep 2012

KYSS – Keep Your Stuff Safe!

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How many times have you been in a public place, maybe a coffee shop or bistro, and had to get up either to get another drink or use the restroom. The grand question in that situation is what do I do with my laptop, purse, etc. Well no longer fear! The KYSS (Keep Your Stuff [...]

17 Sep 2012

How a great-great-granny could settle the voter ID issue | Constitution Daily

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Interesting article here on the blog.constitutioncenter.org. The ssue of voter ID cards continues to be a real concern ahead of the fall election. It prevents a lot of eligible voters from cast their opinion. The lawmaker are stating that these laws will prevent fraud in the election. While others opposing argue that low income groups [...]