TripAdvisor, one of the most popular travel websites in the world, is accused of deleting customer reviews that raised red flags about potential dangers.

TripAdvisor Deleted Reviews Warning Of Rape, Assault (Learn More, Video)

By Camila Domonoske, NPR More than a dozen tourists say that TripAdvisor, a popular travel review site, deleted their attempts to post descriptions of rapes, assaults and unexpected blackouts they experienced at...
When it Comes to Cyberattacks, Half Protected is Half Not (Image courtesy of Centrify)

Gartner Suggests Global Demand for Cloud-Based Security to Grow (More)

With the massive shift to the cloud, it’s no surprise that cloud-based security services will be worth almost $9 billion in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
“We’re just a few days away from the New York City marathon … we’ve enhanced security for this also. It’s going to be a very safe event,” NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gomez said.

NYC Marathon Next Challenge for NYPD Days After Attack (Multi-Video)

By Daniella Silva, NBC News Officials promised a huge police presence to protect the New York City marathon, which will take place Sunday, just days after the deadliest terrorist attack in the city...
IMPORTANT: First Responders don’t have to change providers just because their state opts-in to FirstNet

Key Issues Surrounding Concerns with FirstNet (Learn More, Videos)

In the letter below, Don Brittingham, Vice President of Public Safety Policy for Verizon, outlines some of the key issues surrounding their concerns with FirstNet, including: That the Middle Class Tax...
LRAD's highly intelligible, long range voice and warning siren broadcasts establish large safety zones, determine intent, safely change behavior, resolve uncertain situations and save lives on both sides of the Long Range Acoustic Device®.

LRAD to Outfit US Marine Corps & US Army with Acoustic Hailing Devices

LRAD Corporation, Two-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System, and a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, has received acoustic hailing devices (AHD) orders for...
S&T, through its National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) and Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency (HSARPA), inserted relevant technologies into the exercise to assess their capabilities to improve first responders’ preparedness and response to a large-scale, urban, critical incident.

Grand Central First Responders for Critical Incident Test New Tech

New York City emergency responders held a critical incident training exercise early Sunday morning at Grand Central Terminal, and tested out some new technologies provided by the Department of Homeland Security...
Pattern of denial, spin and half-measures, followed by reluctant cooperation in face of regulation

Congressional Hearings on Misuse of Social Media Platforms (Videos)

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released the following statement in advance of tech companies’ upcoming hearings before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:  Internet and social media companies have a troubling...
NIST modeling tool to help advance cellular emergency communications (Image courtesy of NIST)

NIST Modeling Tool: Clear Talk for First Responders (Learn More, Video)

For first responders, such as firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians, a successful outcome to a mission—and perhaps the difference between life and death for them and those they are...
When it comes to search and rescue (SAR) missions, every minute can mean the difference between life and death. For the men and women coordinating rescue operations, situational awareness is vitally important to SAR helicopter crews. New capabilities are now becoming available to greatly improve distress alerts, communications and crew safety for mission success.

McMurdo Presents: Future of Combat Search & Rescue at SAFE Symposium

Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, has announced that industry leaders Mark Cianciolo, VP Americas, and Dr. Gaurav Bajpai, Senior Scientist, will participate in two presentations on...
IMPORTANT: First Responders don’t have to change providers just because their state opts-in to FirstNet

First Responders Don’t Have to Change Providers for FirstNet

By Don Brittingham, Vice President, Public Safety Policy, Verizon There is always a lot of buzz when a new state announces their decision to “opt-in” to FirstNet. However, first responders must understand they...