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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, 2017-04-20 09:08 AM
TIRAT CARMEL, Israel April 19, 2017 MeMed Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), a branch of the US Department of Defense (DoD). The...
Thu, 2017-04-20 09:01 AM

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WOODBRIDGE, VA April 17, 2017 MAG Aerospace (MAG) has acquired Discovery Air Fire Services Inc. (DAFS), formerly a subsidiary of Canada-based specialty aviation provider, Discovery Air Inc. This...
Fri, 2017-04-14 04:19 PM
April 10, 2017 Today FLIR announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First...
Thu, 2017-04-13 02:44 PM

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SILVER SPRING, MD April 11, 2017 In the wake of a tragic shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Monday, the Security Industry Association (SIA) pressed for wide adoption of school security...
Thu, 2017-04-13 02:40 PM
Rome April 10, 2017 Leonardo has provided an advanced communications network for the G7 summit in Taormina, allowing for the effective coordination of security operations. Security forces protecting...
Wed, 2017-04-12 01:53 PM
According to a report in the UK's Sunday Telegraph, Britain’s airports and nuclear power stations have been told to tighten their defences against terrorist attacks in the face of increased threats...
Wed, 2017-04-12 01:06 PM

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SAN DIEGO, CA April 11, 2017 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced two additions to the...
Wed, 2017-04-12 12:56 PM
NEW YORK April 11, 2017 Cities of Service is proud to announce the launch of its new Impact Volunteering grant program, Prepared Together. Made possible with generous support from the Walmart...
Wed, 2017-04-12 12:47 PM

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BURLINGTON, MA April 10, 2017 Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and...
Fri, 2017-04-07 04:18 PM
MCLEANSBORO, IL April 5, 2017 STC, Inc., manufacturer of the EMTRAC signal-priority system, has integrated Galileo satellite navigation with EMTRAC equipment installed in transit and emergency...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:46 PM

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DALLAS March 30, 2017 AT&T* has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America's police, firefighters and...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:37 PM
HOUSTON April 3, 2017 SignalBooster.com has announced that it is accepting pre-orders of Guardian3 QR, the new highly intuitive public safety band signal booster with built-in remote monitoring not...

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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...
Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same...
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (...
Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according...
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions...

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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...
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