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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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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...
Wed, 2017-02-15 06:56 AM

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FRAMINGHAM, MA Feb. 14, 2017 Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Mon, 2017-02-13 10:00 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsNearly 200,000 Californians received an emergency evacuation order Sunday evening as a spillway connected to a dam in the northern part of the...
Mon, 2017-02-13 09:52 AM
ROWLEY, MA Feb. 13, 2017 Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the world leader in gunshot detection technology, will showcase The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection at ISC WEST at the Sands Expo in...
Thu, 2017-02-09 07:17 AM

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LOS ANGELES Feb. 7, 2017 CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced today its selection by...
Thu, 2017-02-09 06:57 AM

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WASHINGTON Feb. 8, 2017 Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the...
Wed, 2017-02-08 05:48 AM
BREA, CA Feb. 7, 2017 There were 476 Mass Shootings in 2016 alone! Further, there were more than 150,000 plus gun violence incidents or deaths from 2013-2016, and already 40 mass shootings this year!...
Tue, 2017-02-07 03:57 AM

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WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., today released the Safety and Security Quick Guides, an online platform to educate...
Tue, 2017-02-07 03:48 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TerrorMate is the world's first encrypted terrorism alert app with mobile to mobile encrypted instant messaging, terror alert and attack geo location...
Tue, 2017-02-07 03:42 AM

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WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus) announced today that it has fully integrated Obsidian, A Cadmus Company, into its operations. As a result of the integration, Cadmus has...
Tue, 2017-02-07 03:35 AM

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WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 America's Public Television Stations (APTS) applaud Houston Public Media and Houston public safety offices which worked together during yesterday's Super Bowl to ensure...
Mon, 2017-02-06 06:57 AM

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FRAMINGHAM, MA Feb. 1, 2017 Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives, today announced several 2016 key milestones that...

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The disastrous results of the Boston Marathon bombings are testimony to the ineffectiveness of current security systems to predict and help avert devastating attacks. Although Boston’s security...
The Boston Marathon incident is an unfortunate, tragic reminder that, as citizens, we must always remain aware, alert and diligent! Individuals must hone a “sixth sense” that helps them detect,...
The cost of healthcare in the U.S. continues to soar year after year. The problem is not a result of idleness or the lack of technology, but of not addressing the core problem of patient identity.The...
When a disaster strikes, the pre-existing relationships between government and the private sector must be leveraged to launch an effective response and recovery effort. The objective for community...
 Whenever a crisis requires a large evacuation, effective communication becomes vital to the success of any response operation. All too often, emergency situations create obstacles to communication...

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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...