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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, 2017-03-02 12:55 AM
MCLEANSBORO, IL Feb. 28, 2017 STC, Inc. has been issued a U.S. patent for its EMTRAC Rail Worker Notification system that notifies railway maintenance workers of approaching trains, as well as...
Wed, 2017-03-01 04:30 PM

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MIAMI Feb. 24, 2017 History was made at the Port of Miami this past Saturday, February 18 as a fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used...
Tue, 2017-02-28 01:48 AM

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HOUSTON Feb. 26, 2017 IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm with services for corporate event security, is proud to announce a short but important analysis of security...
Tue, 2017-02-28 01:32 AM
LOS ANGELES Feb. 27, 2017 A February 13 article in the Los Angeles Daily News reports on a fire that damaged a bungalow at Napa Street Elementary School in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of...
Thu, 2017-02-23 07:27 AM

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BURLINGTON, MA Feb. 21, 2017 Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVBG), a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses...
Thu, 2017-02-23 07:05 AM

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SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2017 Americans reported a home fire every 86 seconds in 2015, according to the National Fire Protection Association. But despite the clear safety risks and financial costs of home...
Mon, 2017-02-20 05:56 PM
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware presents its latest innovations at WEST 2017 on Feb. 21-23 at the San Diego...
Thu, 2017-02-16 06:51 AM
ATLANTA Feb. 15, 2017 IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, today introduced new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved...
Thu, 2017-02-16 06:44 AM
EFFINGHAM, IL Feb. 15, 2017 D.A.L. Enterprises, Inc. protects homes and other structures from wildfire threats with their Structural Barrier Shield. The Barrier Shields are reusable and can be...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:28 AM
NEW YORK Feb. 14, 2017 Plan B Marine today announced the leasing of additional slips at Chelsea Pier in support of the maritime evacuation service it provides from Manhattan. "There's been a spike...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:20 AM

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TAMPA Feb. 14, 2017 Venuetize LLC today announced it has acquired the assets of Prepared Response, Inc., the leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the United...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:04 AM

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SACRAMENTO, CA Feb. 14, 2017 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved both recent gubernatorial requests for...

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By Ann Coss and Ronald Bearse Over the last couple of weeks, we have done our part to share with GSN’s readers our belief that one of the best things that can be done to make our nation more...
By Ann Coss and Ronald BearseSince the attacks of 9-11, our nation has spent hundreds of billions of dollars on strengthening its homeland security and domestic disaster response and recovery...
By Esther Ndichu and Dale Herzog  Meteorologists sometimes can predict disasters with a high degree of certainty days, if not weeks, before they make landfall. Other times, however, the public is...
The security industry has a long history of protecting and saving lives, as well as a list of heroic achievements. Now, one more can be added to the list. Mission 500, a non-profit organization...
When an earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, Japanese nuclear safety experts were quick to call for potassium iodide to be rushed to people in...

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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...