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The Dual Nature of AI: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes?

The Dual Nature of AI: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes?

On this episode of the Secured Podcast, hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive from ASAP Security Services delved into the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in enhancing security measures. Despite concerns, AI has revolutionized security protocols by enabling proactive responses to potential threats. Highlighting recent AI advancements such as Google Gemini and updated versions…

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Education & EdTech
AI Revolution in School Safety: How Video Analytics Enhances Security and Peace of Mind

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the field of security, particularly in the realm of video analytics. Kevin Davis, J.D., CPP, Assistant Director of Public Safety, highlights the significant impact AI-driven video analytics is having on school safety and security. As schools face increasing security challenges and often have limited resources, AI-driven video analytics serve as…

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Protecting Schools in 2024: Cybersecurity, Technology, and Readiness

In the rapidly evolving landscape of school security, 2024 has brought forth new challenges and opportunities. With the alarming statistic of eight school shootings recorded in January alone, educational institutions are grappling with a pressing concern: How can they adapt to safeguard sensitive data and digital infrastructure in this digital age? As technology continues…

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Education & EdTech
The Empty Mandate and Unfunded Promises of House Bill 3

Hosted by Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, and co-hosted by Mike Monsive, CEO of ASAP Security, this episode peels back the layers of recent legislative actions in the realm of school security. Beyond the headlines and mandates, the hosts scrutinize the fine print, emphasizing the necessity of holistic planning and real funding. Key…

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Education & EdTech
How School Security Bidding Falls Short

In this episode of SecurED, Mike Monsive, CEO of ASAP Security, and Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, take a deep dive into the flaws in the legislative process and the repercussions these flaws have on school security. The Flawed Process: Monsive begins by highlighting the fundamental flaws in the legislative process, particularly in…

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Education & EdTech
Are School Boards Informed Enough to Make Security Choices

In a shocking turn of events, a recent school security contract decision has left many scratching their heads. The core question here is clear: Did the school board prioritize the right factors in their selection process? Diving into this perplexing scenario, Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive provide eye-opening insights. Mike Matranga brings up a pivotal…

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Secure Schools Begin with Empowered & Trained Staff

In a recent segment of SecurED, hosted by Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, and featuring Marshall Caplan, Senior Security Consultant at M6 Global Defense, the conversation delves extensively into the vital subject of school security. This engaging discussion centers on the reevaluation of priorities within the realm of school safety and security,…

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Retail Marketing Gamification Experts Talk
Retail Marketing Gamification is the Battleground for Customer Loyalty and Attention. How Do Retailers Win?
May 17, 2024

Retail marketing is undergoing a transformation driven by the experience economy, pushing brands to innovate with engaging and interactive customer experiences. Gamification is at the forefront of this movement, offering a dynamic way to enhance customer loyalty and drive revenue. As brands explore unique loyalty programs, immersive on-site marketing, and in-store pop-up experiences, the question…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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The Financial Puzzle of SRO Staffing and Training
September 18, 2023

In a climate where school safety is a paramount concern, the latest episode of “SecurED” dives deep into the intricate web of challenges facing educational institutions. As the nation grapples with ensuring the security of its schools, this discussion couldn’t be more timely. The stakes are high, and the need for innovative solutions has never…

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As Ransomware Attacks Rise, How Should K-12 Schools Evaluate Network Security?
July 21, 2023

Chris Caruso, COO and CTO of M6 Global Defense, sheds light on the significance of network security in schools, considering the alarming rise in ransomware attacks targeting K-12 institutions nationwide. Protecting the network is crucial, and implementing key security measures doesn’t have to be expensive. Chris emphasizes the importance of authentication as the first…

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Protecting the Future: Ensuring Safety Through Security Solutions
June 28, 2023

In this timely episode of the SecurED Podcast, host Mike Matranga from M6 Global Defense engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Tracy “TK” Keele an independent consultant with M6 Global Defense and former chief of police for Clear Lake Shores. As recent tragic events highlight the need for improved safety measures in K-12 schools, the…

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Examining City Budgets and the Ripple Effect of Officer Shortages
June 20, 2023

Join Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive in this insightful segment from an upcoming episode of SecurED, as they engage in a discussion about the financial constraints that law enforcement agencies face, the impact of defunding calls, and the pressing need for support. They delve into the challenges of recruitment, respect, and resources while Mike Monsive,…

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Educating Administrators on Textbook vs Real World Security
May 26, 2023

The SecurED podcast sets out to talk about all things security and privacy. Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive will discuss current events, legislation, and guide you through your critical security procedures. On this episode, Mike Matranga sits down with Mike Montsive to delve into topics such as integrating technology for a cohesive plan, training staff…

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How Raptor Visitor Management Helped During Hurricane Ian, And Other Safety Solutions
November 30, 2022

The importance of a visitor management system in school safety may not be immediately associated with weather emergencies. However, when Hurricane Ian struck Florida in September 2022, it was the Raptor Visitor Management system that Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) relied upon for safety, accountability, and peace of mind. The district’s school buildings were used…

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From Manual to Digital: Raptor’s Role in Revolutionizing School Safety
May 20, 2022

The importance of maintaining a secure learning environment in schools has gained significant traction across the country. To this effect, institutions have started to leverage innovative technology-centered approaches to safeguard their students and ensure a productive academic atmosphere. A crucial aspect of this involves having concrete emergency preparedness measures, such as structured drills and…

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What Safety Challenges Are There for Schools Reopening this Fall?
June 16, 2021

As in-person schooling returns, what should the top priorities be for facility managers? What are the new safety challenges facing schools? After all, school safety priorities, strategies and challenges have changed. To address these, School Safety Today host Daniel Litwin spoke with Paul Timm, VP of Facility Engineering Associates. Timm has years of experience in…

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3 Pillars of Online School Communities
October 24, 2019

By Ali Arsan Back when I built my first school website, the standout feature was an alumni directory. Technology has improved enough since the ‘90s that no one is going to get excited about a tool that simply helps students find classmates anywhere in the world to share a cup of coffee with. But that…

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