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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Thu, 2016-06-09 07:00 AM
BLUE BELL, PA June 8, 2016 Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that the National Weather Service has extended its agreement to deliver real-time radar data to boost its weather forecasting...
Wed, 2016-06-08 06:21 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe first week of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season saw a couple of storms form, but the damage caused by the two tropical storms has been...
Tue, 2016-05-31 07:47 AM
 CHARLESTON, SC May 27, 2016 AT&T is committed to keeping its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season - before, during and after storms - and has one of the industry's...
Fri, 2016-05-27 02:59 AM

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released a guide for police leaders, Preparing for the Unimaginable, to help police departments prepare for mass casualty events and support...
Tue, 2016-05-24 07:00 AM

Vivid Learning Systems

PASCO, WA, May 23, 2016To help address growing concern over the rise of active shooter events across the nation, today Vivid Learning Systems launched a free, online training experience for active...
Tue, 2016-05-24 07:00 AM

PSEG Long Island

UNIONDALE, NY, May 20, 2016In preparation for what the National Weather Service has forecasted to be a potentially busy hurricane season, PSEG Long Island hosted its annual hurricane preparedness...
Tue, 2016-05-24 07:00 AM

Albireo Energy, LLC

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2016Building automation, energy services and life safety solutions provider Albireo Energy, LLC ("Albireo Energy") today announced it has been authorized to provide UL-listed...
Mon, 2016-05-23 06:00 AM

Squaremouth

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 19, 2016With speculation that terrorism is to blame, the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 serves as another cause of uncertainty among travelers. Unfortunately for...
Fri, 2016-04-08 03:59 PM

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By Steve Bittenbender Two people are dead after a shooting took place Friday morning at a military installation in San Antonio.The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office reported in a statement that it...
Thu, 2016-04-07 11:27 PM
By Steve BittenbenderAt Thursday’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing, the panel’s top two members called on the government to provide funding for systems that would alert...
Wed, 2016-04-06 08:03 PM
By Steve BittenbenderIf the United States and its allies are to be successful in stopping further Islamic State terror attacks, then the countries must understand that the new wave of terrorist...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, learned that drunk driving fatalities continued to top 10,000.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at Colorado State University predicted the 2014 hurricane season would see three storms making landfall, and one will be a Category 3 or higher.
 

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed...

Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the compreh...

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