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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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Fri, 2017-03-24 01:50 PM
NEW YORK March 22, 2017 Carbyne, exclusive distributors of Reporty technologies, announced their official launch into the U.S. market today. As a multinational company providing emergency calling...
Wed, 2017-03-22 04:32 PM

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HOUSTON March 21, 2017 Bristow U.S. LLC  today announced that it has been awarded a contract with Shell Offshore, Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), for medevac and search and rescue (...
Tue, 2017-03-21 04:19 PM

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WASHINGTON, March 20, 2017 The IEEE Boston Section has since shortly after 9/11 sought to improve the security of our nation. Section leaders have continuously stressed to homeland security officials...
Thu, 2017-03-16 01:50 PM

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NEW YORK March 14, 2017 \RapidSOS today announced that Rear Admiral (ret.) David G. Simpson, former Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, is...
Mon, 2017-03-13 10:31 AM

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LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, MD March 10, 2017 On March 9th, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) filed the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, and Rep. Tom Reed (R- New York) and Rep. Jim...
Fri, 2017-03-10 08:37 AM
ATLANTA March 9, 2017 Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA) President Eric Brown announced today that Crystal Glacier Water, Inc. will contribute $36,000 to become the principal sponsor of...
Fri, 2017-03-10 08:19 AM
PORTLAND, OR March 9, 2017 The Zika virus attacks tissues in the nervous system, male and female reproductive and urinary tracts, muscles, joints and lymph nodes, and persists for at least 35 days,...
Thu, 2017-03-09 05:03 AM

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ST. LOUIS March 7, 2017 CrisisGo, a safety management and emergency communications system provider, announces the introduction of its application suite to the K-12 private schools market. The company...
Wed, 2017-03-08 10:45 AM

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DALLAS, March 6, 2017 Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has leased a Leonardo AW169 to HeliKorea to accelerate its...
Tue, 2017-03-07 07:06 AM

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HUNTSVILLE, AL March 6, 2017 The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Consolidated Emergency Response System (CERS) program received Initial Operational Capability (IOC) certification, declaring Hexagon's...
Tue, 2017-03-07 06:58 AM

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NASHVILLE March 3, 2017 Herring Technology is pleased to announce that it has become an official dealer for Shooter Detection Systems (SDS) to bring the company’s industry-leading Guardian Indoor...
Mon, 2017-03-06 12:46 PM

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CHICAGO March 6, 2017 Hearing and speech-impaired members of the community, or those in a position where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 have another option to call for help in an emergency – Text...

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In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water. The Water Research...
When newspapers, popular magazines, and cable news channels run stories on public safety security and video surveillance, their knee-jerk reaction is too often a clever reference to “Big Brother” and...
In a letter sent to the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Annette...
With an alleged ringleader now in U.S. custody, investigative scrutiny here on Capitol Hill is zooming in tighter on the September 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that...
By Chuck BrooksPublic/private partnerships are critical to the success of government operations that provide essential services and benefits. Such partnerships can help agencies reduce costs,...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
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 comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...