Preparing for a post-pandemic world: A practical guide to balancing school safety and security
Schools are getting guidance and advice on safety from many sources, but some recommendations are conflicting. How do you balance safety with security? Does your security plan prepare for civil disturbances? These plans and new requirements have associated costs. Where can you get funding? We’ll cover all this and more during our expert panel discussion with our panelists:
- Paul Timm, Vice President of Facility Engineering Associates
- Dr. Paula Love, known as the Funding Doctor
- Guy Grace, Chairman of the Advisory Committee for Partner Alliance for Safer Schools, former Director of Security and Emergency Planning for Littleton Public Schools
This webinar will be especially beneficial for school superintendents, school administrators, chief information officers, directors of IT, directors of facilities, and heads of security, so please share this webinar information with anyone who would benefit from attending.
This week, here’s what our national trainers have scheduled for Webinar Wednesday (all times are EDT):
- 10:00am – 11:00am: Code Changes Affecting Classrooms
- 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Electrified Hardware for Access Control Systems and Security
- 2:00pm – 3:00pm: Hurricane Hardware Product Testing and Compliance
- 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Basic Hardware: Keying, Locks, and Exit Devices
OSDP – What You Need to Know about Open Supervised Device Protocol
Weigand or clock and data have been installed and used for decades and fall short when it comes to security and ease of reader management. One of the trending terms being used around the security industry lately is OSDP. It’s especially important for manufacturers, but it really affects all security professionals. So, what is it and why is it important? In this session, you will learn the benefits of OSDP and the reasons why it should be considered as the preferred communication protocol moving forward. Understand how to evaluate your current access control system and identify a path to move to OSDP.
Presented by Brian Marris, Product Manager