Dad and son holding hands at the lake

Why You Need A Family Emergency Plan

General Security

Having a family emergency plan will also help your kids cope under pressure, and ensure that critical supplies like extra water, blankets, food, and backup power sources are there when you need them.


Secret service agent watching seated crowd

Campaign Trail Security: Protecting The Candidates

General Security

The 2012 presidential election came with a security bill of $113 million dollars. This year’s election security will cost more than $200 million. That’s not taking into consideration any private security detail employed by the candidates themselves.


data center servers with lights on

Physical Security Features that Protect Data Centers

General Security

IT professionals tend to focus on non-physical security features like cryptographic keys and digital certificates. But physical security features are equally important. The first line of defense in protecting software and data is concrete, steel and bulletproof glass.


Clark Energy Utility Office Bullet Resistant Barrier

Ideal Bullet Proof Barrier Systems for Utility Offices

General Security, Municipal Buildings

Every day, between 5,500 and 7,600 Americans are victims of workplace violence. Among the workers most at-risk according to OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) are those who interact directly with the public, handle cash or other payments, have to resolve complaints and disputes arising from overdue utility bills, or carry out enforcement duties (like cutting off a delinquent …


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More Police Stations Offering Locations for Safe Internet Trades

General Security

While summer garage sales are alive and well, many people prefer the convenience of selling their outgrown baby strollers and old gym equipment in online marketplaces. Every day, thousands buy, sell and trade via sites like Craig’sList, Facebook, eBay, EPage, and ClassifiedsGiant. Most of the time, it’s uneventful. However, there is a darker side of internet shopping that tells of the danger of …


City Police Station in Canberra

Intro to Bullet Resistant Barriers for Government Projects

Bullet Proof Glass, General Security, Municipal Buildings

Today, almost all “bullet proof glass” is made from solid or layered plastics (usually acrylic for lower-level installation, and layers of laminated polycarbonate and glass for situations requiring protection from blasts or higher calibers). Although some care has to be shown in cleaning these plastics, the advantages offered by modern thermoplastics—which transmit light better than comparable bullet-resistant glass products, are highly durable, and cost much less to fabricate and install—make it a clear winner for almost all government installation.