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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, 2017-01-18 12:45 AM

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today launched the “Stop! Trains Can’t” ad targeting young male motorists and encouraging them to act cautiously at railroad crossings. The...
Tue, 2017-01-17 01:52 AM

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HOUSTON Jan. 13, 2017 LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, announced a donation of $100,000 to fund specialized emergency training for six...
Fri, 2017-01-13 09:21 AM
YEHUD, Israel Jan. 12, 2017 Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) today announced it has recently won a series of projects, amounting to over $5.5 million.The projects include the upgrade and...
Fri, 2017-01-13 09:17 AM
Jan. 12, 2017 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, announced the installation of a new emergency Public Address (PA) System at the Ohio River Bridge...
Fri, 2017-01-13 08:56 AM

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ATLANTA Jan. 12, 2017 LaaSer Critical Communications (http://laaser911.com/) announces that its proprietary caller location determination technology has received a second United States patent (US...
Wed, 2017-01-11 05:48 AM

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LONDON Jan. 10, 2017 CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced it has won a new three year, £5 million, contract with England's Environment Agency to design, deliver and run England's new Future Flood...
Tue, 2017-01-10 07:23 AM

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ROWLEY, MA Jan. 9, 2017 Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the world leader in gunshot detection technology, today announced that a major international airport in the United States has selected the...
Mon, 2017-01-09 07:06 AM
WASHINGTON Jan. 7, 2017 Passengers should be able to count on TSA and local and state law enforcement authorities to protect them. The principal lessons from Lockerbie, 9/11 attacks, and the Brussels...
Mon, 2017-01-09 06:51 AM
DUBAI Jan. 6, 2017 The Directorate General of Civil Defence, Dubai, has announced an agreement with Avaya to transform its communications capabilities and increase user satisfaction with the...
Mon, 2017-01-09 06:47 AM

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WASHINGTON Jan. 5, 2017 Clements Worldwide, a leading international insurance provider for individuals and enterprises operating overseas, announced the launch of new, high-limit Emergency Evacuation...
Thu, 2017-01-05 05:58 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA commuter railroad train failed to stop properly at a Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday morning’s commute, injuring more than 100 passengers....
Thu, 2017-01-05 05:51 AM

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WASHINGTON Jan. 4, 2017 2016 marks the safest year ever for American miners. Together, coal mines and metal/non-metal mines last year recorded the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U...

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Most people who are involved in emergency management are aware of the four primary phases of emergency management: prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Recovery includes short-...
The frantic phone calls arrived on the leading edge of Hurricane Irene’s assault on the East Coast. “We are out of flares and need to re-stock fast.” “Can we drive to you and pick them up at your...
When natural disasters strike or catastrophic man-made events occur, existing infrastructure is often disrupted or compromised; power and communications frequently fail and personal contact can...
With new emphasis being placed on data protection due to the broken state of backup – as well as budget cuts -- there needs to be an increased focus on data reliability and recoverability while...
A good disaster recovery plan includes all of the processes, policies and procedures necessary for your company to continue operating its critical technology systems after a disaster. The “classic”...

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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...