Peer Insights: How Harvard Handles Emergency Prep, Response

Peer Insights: How Harvard Handles Emergency Prep, Response

It’s always helpful to peek into how our peers manage security concerns, emergency preparedness and response — particularly an organization that’s known for progressive, cream-of-the-crop practices, like Harvard. Last month, Harvard University published its Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, fulfilling a Clery Act requirement for schools receiving federal funding. The reports outline…

Campus Safety: Emergency Notification Survey by Schools, Healthcare Facilities

Campus Safety: Emergency Notification Survey by Schools, Healthcare Facilities

Just a few days ago, Campus Safety released the results of its 2017 Emergency Notification Survey. Respondents included more than 1,000 security professionals from the healthcare and education realms, sharing challenges and successes they’ve experienced with mass notifications. Just over half of respondents (51%) are planning or considering the purchase of notification solutions in the…