Businesses are looking at safety procedures and training including corporate active shooter training to be more prepared for an incident.

5-Minute Safety Topic: Corporate Active Shooter Training

Corporate

Corporate offices are among the locations most susceptible to gun violence—and least prepared to respond effectively. In America, violent crime has steadily declined since the 1990s. But the workplace has proven to be an anomaly: Workplace shootings are on the rise. Today, the bulk of American active shooters attack places of …


The five most common types of bulletproof glass are traditional laminated glass, insulated ballistic glass, acrylic, polycarbonate and glass-clad polycarbonate.

The 5 Types of Bulletproof Glass Used Today

Bulletproof Products

As Total Security Solutions CEO Jim Richards explains, “There are many different ballistic glass products out there, all of them are fit for different applications—and most people call all of them ‘bulletproof glass,‘ no matter what they are.” Specifically, there are five types of bulletproof glass commonly sold today. You …


school security windows

Easy-Care, Durable School Security Windows

Bulletproof Products, Education

Total Security Solutions market segment leader Rick Reid recently received these photos from a school in Florida, showing the condition of their security windows.             What happened to these windows? Most people assume that this glass is decades old and deeply scratched. Maybe someone gouged …


School Building door with heavy duty barricade lock

The Dangers of School Door Barricades

Education

Door barricades are an attractive solution: For just a few thousand dollars a school can outfit every single classroom with a door barricade that’s easy to activate and renders the room virtually impenetrable. They can be installed quickly, without disrupting school activities. And most importantly in many communities—where armed guards …


new smartphone apps can simplify access control and reduce costs associated with more traditional card reader technologies and their popularity is growing fast.

Can Smartphone Access Control Apps Improve Security?

Security News

We use our smartphones to shop, pay bills, start our cars, turn up the AC – you name it. So why not use smartphones for access control in the workplace? Like it or not, smartphones are pervasive in American culture. A Pew Research report showed 81% of Americans now own a smartphone, …