Modern cameras ensure physical security
Of course, cybersecurity isn’t the only type of security that many districts have to worry about. As many school districts make less use of their facilities, security challenges can also arise in physical locations.
This is where surveillance camera systems come in, many of which are much easier to manage than in the past.
Ron Watson, the district technology director for the New Milford Public School District in New Jersey, stated during a meeting Tuesday that his district had implemented a solution to modernize the use of surveillance cameras on campus that would make it easier to spot security issues in the field Track the passage of time. As Watson explained, older solutions, such as the district’s previous network video recording solution, required a lot of manual labor.
“To share the video, someone would have to come into my office or go to another end user who has the software installed, sit at this desk and scrub the video …