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Morning Security Brief: New Law Arms Teachers, DHS Must Turn Over Documents, and School Searches E-mails

- South Dakota becomes the first state to pass a law to arm school teachers, the government must release documents on the safety of airport scanners, and administrators at Harvard search the e-mail accounts of employees to uncover who leaked information to the press.

NRA Releases Video on Its School Security Effort

- The NRA is pushing its own approach to school security through its National School Shield initiative. Critics say the program would "weaponize" schools and may not be feasible or effective.

The Administration's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

- President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced 23 executive actions on gun control, including one that would require law enforcement to trace all guns recovered in criminal investigations.

Morning Security Brief: Teachers Seek Firearms Training, Los Alamos Replacing Chinese Computer Parts, One Goh Unfit for Trial

- More than 600 teachers applied for a firearms training course. Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory in New Mexico is replacing Chinese-made components in its computer system over security fears. Oikos University shooter One Goh is diagnosed with schizophrenia. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Newspaper Hires Armed Guards, Schools Increase Security, Active-Shooter Video Training, and More

- The paper that published gun-owner information has hired armed security officers. Schools are increasing police presence. Alabama has released an active-shooter incident training video. A hacked server at Penn State may have given up personal information on former students.

The Evolution of School Security

- To ignore past history will only encourage school administrators to repeat the same mistakes all over again.

The Evolution of School Security

- To ignore past history will only encourage school administrators to repeat the same mistakes all over again. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

FULL VIDEO: NRA Calls for Armed Guards in Schools

- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre blamed video games and the media for the nation's violence and called for schools to revamp their security programs by adding armed guards.

Case Study

- The Clear Creek Independent School District installed a remote monitoring system to ensure fire safety at its 49 sites, which are spread over 103 miles.

Case Study

- The Clear Creek Independent School District installed a remote monitoring system to ensure fire safety at its 49 sites, which are spread over 103 miles.

Black Swans and the Challenge of Mitigating the Unknown

- School shootings are uncommon and unpredictable. As such, they might be classified as “Black Swans”, events which are random yet produce extreme impacts. It is perhaps more productive to focus on what is known about such attacks and direct mitigation measures accordingly.

Black Swans and the Challenge of Mitigating the Unknown

- School shootings are uncommon and unpredictable. As such, they might be classified as “Black Swans”, events which are random yet produce extreme impacts. It is perhaps more productive to focus on what is known about such attacks and direct mitigation measures accordingly. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Morning Security Brief: Newtown Funerals Begin, Afghanistan Kidnappings, and More

- Six adults and 20 children were killed in Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. The first two funerals are scheduled for this morning as schools around the country reassess their security plans.
 




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