Cybersecurity lessons for campus security

(June 6th, 2016) There are some lessons from cybersecurity that can be used to improve on-campus physical security, writes John Vallasenor in the wake of the recent murder/suicide on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Among them are:

  • “Create a mechanism for disseminating critically important alerts, and don’t clutter it with less important messages.’’
  • “Have the ability to control access points.’’
  • “Before an emergency arises, fully test emergency responses to find gaps.’’