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The personalized badges allowed entry to selected areas of the facility. Only players and select staff were allowed access to the dormitory areas. The access control system tapped into the video system, presenting a live video feed and the cardholder’s database photo for easy identification by security guards.</p><p>Idesco provided its XXL 2.0 ID card printer for the event. The oversized ID badge printer printed more than 700 ID badges so security staff could visually identify members of the media.​</p><h4>PARTNERSHIPS AND DEALS</h4><p>Texas Health Huguley Hospital is using access control from 3xLOGIC and planning to expand the system to cover 170 doors and 1,800 users.</p><p>Appiphany Technologies provided anti-counterfeit device units for the Major League Sports Association’s licensed apparel vendors.</p><p>ASSA ABLOY announced the integration of its Aperio wireless lock technology with all editions of Tyco Security Products Kantech EntraPass Security Software 7.0. </p><p>Avigilon Corporation announced that its video surveillance cameras, network video recorders, and video management software helped monitor the 2016 Summer Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.</p><p>The Cliff Lodge and Spa at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah replaced its former double sliding door entrance with a Boon Edam Duotour automatic revolving door. </p><p>Digi Security Systems partnered with Axis Communications to offer customers a wider range of video security camera products across all industries and applications.</p><p>DirectView Security was chosen by Accumulators, Inc., to install a surveillance and security system for a new manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas.</p><p>Dortronics Systems Inc. appointed two new sales organizations: Repworks for the New England territory and Campion Sales for Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.</p><p>Flashpoint integrated its Flashpoint Business Risk Intelligence with IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis to leverage data, tools, and expertise for a safe view of the risks emanating from the Dark Web.</p><p>GIACT Systems and Emailage Corp. formed a business partnership that will enhance fraud and payment risk management solutions.</p><p>International SOS and Everbridge announced a strategic partnership to deliver critical information to employees and mobile workforces.</p><p>ID Solutions selected the Kantech hattrix cloud-based access control service to remotely manage its multistate network of properties. The hattrix service allows ID Solutions to outsource security system support and maintenance to its systems integrator, California Commercial Security.</p><p>LaaSer Critical Communications formed a strategic alliance with West to improve location determination and call routing for the 911 ecosystem.</p><p>Safety technology company NaviGate Prepared partnered with Clever to make it simpler for schools to use its school safety application.</p><p>BT Skyrise, a developer of IT solutions for smart cities, chose Nedap vehicle identification and detection systems to improve parking. The new Parkanizer platform was introduced in the Polish city Piekary Slaskie.</p><p>Designed and built by North American Video, a surveillance system upgrade puts the LCO Casino, Lodge, and Convention Center on the path to an IP system.</p><p>Nuctech security scanners were used to protect the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Summer Olympics.</p><p>Ocularis 5 from OnSSI is now compatible with Pelco Optera Multi Sensor panoramic cameras. </p><p>Open Options announced an integration with Allegion’s Schlage NDE series wireless locks with ENGAGE technology.</p><p>PSA Security Network and Welbeck Secure entered into a partnership to distribute Welbeck’s network connection and management solutions for the security industry.</p><p>RADA Electronic Industries will provide its CHR-based RPS-10 radar system to Artis LLC. for integration with its Iron Curtain close-in active protection system.</p><p>React Mobile announced that Seat­tle University implemented the React Dispatch Console to help security professionals quickly identify incidents, shorten response times, and document events. </p><p>The Boston Globe renewed its use of the In Case of Crisis mobile app from RockDove Solutions.</p><p>SecurityScorecard is collaborating with Columbia University’s Data Science Institute on various data science and machine learning projects to build breach prediction models.</p><p>Securus Technologies expanded the terms of its marketing agreement with Corrisoft, LLC, and can now offer Corrisoft’s smartphone-based offender monitoring solution to its customers.</p><p>TradeMaster announced an integration partnership with reporting and records management software company Emergency Reporting.  </p><p>ZKAccess received Lenel factory certification and has joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.​</p><h4>GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS</h4><p>Hamilton School District in Hamilton, Montana, installed the 3xLOGIC Intelli-M Access browser-based access control management solution at all of the district’s buildings.</p><p>ChemImage Sensor Systems announced that it will design, fabricate, and test sensors designed to detect and locate chemical warfare agents for the U.S. Army.</p><p>Franklin County Public Schools in Virginia will implement the COPsync911 threat-alert system. </p><p>EF Johnson Technologies, Inc., signed a contract with Erie County, Pennsylvania, to upgrade and manage its radio network.</p><p>Uttar Pradesh Police in India selected an integrated suite of public safety software from Hexagon Safety & Infra­structure to enhance call handling, officer dispatching, and agencywide reporting in India’s most populous state. </p><p>McMurdo, Inc., was awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard to supply personal locator beacons to enhance crew safety in the event of emergencies.</p><p>South East Water, based in Melbourne, Australia, upgraded its monitoring systems with a video surveillance platform from Milestone Systems and network cameras from Axis Communications.</p><p>NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., announced that Paoli Community School System in Indiana selected NAPCO’s ArchiTech Series Locks to be installed in its schools. </p><p>Newtown Public School District in Connecticut implemented a cloud-based school safety system from NaviGate Prepared.</p><p>The Procurement Office of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior signed an agreement with Rohde & Schwarz for 300 R&S QPS200 security scanners to be used everywhere that the German Federal Police Force performs security checks.</p><p>Shelby Township, Michigan, implemented PowerPhone’s Total Response solution for 911 call handling. </p><p>The Safariland Group provided equipment to the New York City Police Department to protect law enforcement personnel from ballistic threats.</p><p>Siklu was selected to provide a wireless connectivity solution for a citywide surveillance system in downtown Fort Myers,  Florida.</p><p>USmax Corporation was awarded General Services Administration Schedule 84 listing to provide services in security systems integration and design services and law enforcement/security training.</p><p>Utility, Inc., announced that the Clayton County Police Department of Georgia will deploy its BodyWorn body cameras, as well as Rocket IoT-X devices for in-car communication. </p><p>The Mato Grosso State Court of Justice in Brazil is conducting a pilot program using a Vision-Box portable solution to improve personal identification processes in criminal hearings. </p><p>Witt O’Brien’s is working with the Texas Department of State Health Services to develop preparedness plans to mitigate risks associated with high-consequence infectious diseases.​</p><h4>AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS</h4><p>Open Connector video event management software and event-driven intelligence tool from Arteco is a recipient of this year’s Campus Safety magazine BEST Award in the category of video surveillance solutions.</p><p>The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs named Dallmeier one of Bayerns Best 50 for the third consecutive year.</p><p>Delta Scientific announced that its HD2055 barrier met the criteria of the U.S. Department of State for continuous operations of 1 million cycles. </p><p>Elbit Systems of America, LLC, won the Most Notable Border Security Program Award from Government Security News for the Integrated Fixed Tower deployment to the U.S. Border Patrol. </p><p>Galaxy Control Systems received approval from the American Institute of Architects as a provider of education classes under the organization’s continuing education system.</p><p>GET Group North America received FIPS 201 Certification for its CP500 Identification Card Printer.</p><p>HALTER (Horse and Livestock Team Emergency Response), a Sonoma County, California–based grassroots initiative, is a recipient of the 2016 Federal Emergency Management Administration Individual and Community Preparedness Award in the awareness to action category.</p><p>Medeco Security Locks won a Cam­pus Safety BEST Award. Its Medeco XT Data Analytics was recognized in the access control and identity management category. </p><p>SignalSense was a Gold Winner in the security software—innovations category in the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards. SignalSense was also named the Silver Medalist in the Puget Sound Business Journal list of Washington’s Best Workplaces in the category of businesses with 10 to 49 employees. </p><p>Tyco Security Products announced that its C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform was honored as the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016 winner in the access control (software) category by Benchmark Magazine in the United Kingdom.</p><p>The newest security keypad and smart card readers from XAC Automation Corporation successfully passed the PCI-PTS 4.1 certification requirements.​</p><h4>ANNOUNCEMENTS</h4><p>Canada’s railways released a promotional video about TRANSCAER—the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response initiative—led by the Chemistry Industry Associa­tion of Canada and the Railway Association of Canada to inform communities about the products being transported through their area and provide free training to emergency responders on how to handle a transportation incident involving dangerous goods. </p><p>CoventBridge Group Ltd., the firm created by the merger of GlobalOptions and ICS Merrill, acquired R-ISC Investigation & Surveillance Company Ltd.</p><p>Eagle Eye Networks awarded $1.25 million in Drako Cloud Security Grants to schools throughout the United States, providing a camera system at no cost for one year.</p><p>Flir Systems, Inc., acquired Armasight, Inc., a developer of precision sporting and military optics products.</p><p>Hikvision Canada Inc., launched a new website at www.hikvision.ca.</p><p>IoT solutions company home2net GmbH introduced its new brand name h2n to reflect its increased focus on industrial customers. </p><p>IBM Security announced the formation of IBM X-Force Red, a group of security professionals and ethical hackers whose goal is to help businesses discover vulnerabilities in their computer networks, hardware, and software applications before cybercriminals do. </p><p>Mars Petcare and Whistle are donating Whistle GPS Pet Trackers for all K-9 officers in the Greenwood Police Department, Fort Smith Police Department, and Sebastian County Sherriff’s Department in Arkansas.</p><p>Midwest Alarm Services has acquired Electric Specialties Company of Omaha, Nebraska.</p><p>Nestlé opened the Nestlé Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio, which is designed to improve the verification of food safety and quality standards and provide support for the implementation and maintenance of food safety programs. </p><p>ONVIF release Profile Q, the specification that features quick and easy discovery, set-up, and configuration of ONVIF-conformant devices.</p><p>Princeton Identity Inc., formerly a line of business of SRI International marketed under the SRI Identity brand, launched operation as an independent company.</p><p>Tyco signed a definitive agreement to sell its security business in South Africa, which operates locally under the ADT brand, to Fidelity Security Group.</p>

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Also, concealed weapons permits usually do not allow you to conceal carry into an establishment that sells alcohol, or sells more alcohol than it does food.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">So it was a venue that I thought, from an attacker’s point of view, is a target-rich environment with very little protection.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;"><em>(Editor’s note: The off-duty police officer who was hired as security for Pulse nightclub was carrying a firearm.)</em></span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;"><strong>Gates: As more details about the attack emerged, what did you as a security consultant begin thinking about?</strong></span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Doss: I started thinking about what should a nightclub do? 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And then you start building your plan to mitigate those risks.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;"><strong>Gates: With that said, what are some plans a nightclub could put in place to mitigate the risk of an active shooter?</strong></span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Doss: In this case, with an active shooter, did they compartmentalize? Oscar Newman in his book called it defensible space. What that is, is taking the environment and breaking it down into more manageable areas so you can secure those areas and not focus on the macro environment where you’re trying to secure the entire facility at one time. You break it down into more manageable zones.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">In this case, maybe they could have put a vestibule in and had it secured so that when you go through the checkpoint, you don’t get into the main hall until you’ve been let in through a secondary checkpoint. 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The person was acting erratically; the person was not acting like</span><span style="line-height:1.5em;"> a normal person should act.’</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">It’s no different in the Orlando case. People are now coming out saying, ‘Yes, we think he was mentally ill. Yes, he had issues and we knew something bad was going to happen.’</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Usually someone is aware of the indicator, someone knows something is very wrong, and the question is, what do we do with that information? How do we get that information? Sometimes it’s as simple as sitting down with the person and saying, ‘Is everything OK? I know you’re under stress, you’re going through this, and this, and this. What can I do to help you?’</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">And it may just be being a friend to these individuals. I think of it from this perspective—there are victims on both sides of the shooter. 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And if we can intercept and intervene prior to someone buying a gun and starting to shoot, that’s when we win.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;"><strong>Gates: Would it have made a difference if patrons in Pulse were armed?</strong></span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Doss: I’ll be the first to tell you that even if everybody in that club was carrying a gun, and pulled out a concealed weapon, you’d have just as many shot and killed. You would have people missing, people shooting erratically, and when alcohol is involved, you now have people who probably can’t see their sights.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">I have friends that will be like, ‘Hey, carry a gun and fire back. That’s the answer.’ And I respond, ‘I’m fairly highly trained at shooting a weapon. And I would not want to have to pull my weapon out in a crowd and make that shot while people are running by me and knocking me around.’</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Then, if you miss or the bullet penetrates through the person, now you’ve injured or killed an innocent person. It’s not as simple as ‘Give everyone a gun and fire back.’ It’s much more complicated, and very few people are capable of shooting under that type of stress accurately and effectively.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">I’m not anti-gun. I’m just stating that that’s not the simple answer when it comes to active shooter—that everyone should be armed. It can work in some cases, but in many cases it will probably be worse than some other options.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;"><strong>Gates: What are some additional areas of security at Pulse that as a security professional, you’d want to know more about following this incident?</strong></span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Doss: My question will be for the security officer on duty, was he trained on active shooter? If he was trained, on what type of protocols? What did he learn?</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">From a security consultant perspective and a subject matter expert perspective, I’m interested in how your people are trained. And then, did they do what they were trained to do? And was that the right thing to do?</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Those are the questions that I think will be bouncing around as everything is analyzed, because this is a pretty impactful event. You have 103 people that have been either wounded or killed. Out of 300 people, that’s one-third of the people in the place. That’s a huge percentage. So I think this is, unfortunately, a lesson that every business is going to have to start taking seriously.</span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">And many do not. I’m out there—I wrote a book on active shooter. I’m out there​ preaching it, and I sit there and still see businesses that don’t invest in building a plan. They still don’t invest in training and awareness. They still don’t invest in training their people when it comes to active shooter or any act of violence.</span><br></p><p>  ​</p>GP0|#cd529cb2-129a-4422-a2d3-73680b0014d8;L0|#0cd529cb2-129a-4422-a2d3-73680b0014d8|Physical Security;GTSet|#8accba12-4830-47cd-9299-2b34a4344465