School safety experts weigh-in on lockdown solutions

    Increasingly, schools world-wide are “locking down” in response to personal safety threats. Threats ranging from medical emergencies, irate parents, and gangs in the community, to more serious active assailant threats. Threats from individuals who use weapons – guns, knives, explosives, acids, and even vehicles – to inflict deadly physical force on others. Sadly, their targets […]

      When public-private becomes a reality in Smart Cities

      Strength lies in unity, as the saying goes. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a Smart City to have integrated public and private safety and security systems, with public entities and private stakeholders no longer working in silos. Globally this is starting to take off, with some very successful use cases proving the importance […]

        Global consumer perspectives on ATM safety

        The automatic-teller machine – more commonly known as the ATM (or, depending where you live, cash-point, hole-in-the-wall, Bankomat, pankkiautomaatti or flappentap) – celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Even in a world which we’re told is becoming ever-more cashless, the ATM still plays a central role in consumers’ lives across the globe, not only in […]

          Safety in schools: the foundation for learning

          The core objective of any school is obvious: to provide a safe, secure, positive environment in which to enhance children’s learning. Children, teachers, and parents must all feel confident that they are studying, working, and entrusting their loved ones to an establishment that has the infrastructure and technology needed to deliver on this goal. And […]