Potential Shooter Stopped Cold

AUBURN, IN — A potentially tragic event was averted when an Isotec Safety Entrance, recently installed at the Dekalb County Courthouse, stopped a man with a gun trying to enter the building. The man, yet to be identified, was denied access by Isotec’s Safety Entrance when it detected a concealed weapon on his person. As designed, the security vestibule’s automated security functions denied the man access into the courthouse. After being detected with a weapon, the man brandished, what was Read More

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Has Terrorism Won?

MERCER [County PA] – On the morning that single-point entry and security screening arrived at the Mercer County Courthouse, county Commissioner Matt McConnell made a grim assessment of the action. “The terrorists won,’’ he said. Source: Mercer Harold – Michael Roknick & Eric Poole The public’s access to their courthouses may only be the first adverse consequence on the slippery slope caused by fear of armed attacks, the rising security costs and relentless pressure to control or reduce budgets. We Read More

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Empower Student Vigilance

“If You See Something, Say Something”  is the security mantra broadcast to fans attending sporting events, rock concerts and for students at schools. Schools have the ability to make it easier for everyone to see something by using the inherent resources they have on campus. Kids notice everything.  Requiring the backpacks and bags that students wear to school to be transparent sends a strong message that schools and local communities are taking every step to empower students to say something if they Read More

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The Hack & Jack

Modern-day bank robbers no longer need to enter banks for cash. Robbers have made hacking into and manually robbing ATMs a global, scalable enterprise. Foreign crooks are literally recruiting candidates and training them on how to rob hacked ATMs. We’re naming this methodology the “Hack & Jack”; whereby hackers override bank instructions, and contracted street thieves do the taking. ATM theft and fraud cost the banking industry billions of dollars annually, and guess who pays for that? US Secret Service Read More

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Facial Recognition, An Essential Layer

  Facial Recognition technologies’ rapid proliferation speaks volumes to their value and effectiveness. Schools of all grades may benefit from the technology. Atrocities in schools are so hard to prevent because they happen so infrequently, and appear to be random. However, there is data throughout any school campus, which can provide actionable information that can be used to increase safety and security in schools. Facial Recognition is one of many available technologies that can give schools the upper hand in Read More

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Your Ultimate Eyewitness

Facial recognition augmented with Artificial Intelligence (AI) will become one of the most assured ways of transforming the data all around us into a helpful tool Continue reading

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ELBC Technologies; a Security “No Brainer”

If you ever saw someone sneaking into a movie through a theatre’s exit while the audience was leaving, you witnessed a crime/theft via an exit lane breach. That might not seem important; after all, it’s only a movie. Think again. More money is lost annually by movie theatres from people sneaking into movies than by all the bank robberies committed in the U.S. Now, take the same act, but change the venue to a courthouse, a strategic site or a Read More

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Cyber Security & Infrastructure Security Agency

Keeping our clients from harm’s way is the overarching mission that drives everything we do. As part of that mission, we’re broadcasting information related to services from the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS offers services that can increase the safety and security for courthouses and municipal infrastructures. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, (CISA), an agency within the DHS, provides site assessment services via the Protective Security Advisor (PSA) Program. The protective security advisors at CISA provide detailed reports Read More

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How to Rob a Bank

Clay Tumey claims he has robbed more banks than he can count, and he never used a gun. He did however carry a concealed hammer strapped to his leg. After serving 4 years in prison Clay is sharing information we can draw from. After serving his time, Clay held a number of Q&A sessions as part of his repentance and paid full restitution to the banks he robbed. The Q&A is informative. On Cameras Q: Did you know the placement Read More

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Technology Breakthrough for Weapons Detection

Artificial Intelligence is now available for X-ray machines. Continue reading

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