DISA Offers Teleconferencing to DOD Employees Worldwide at No Cost

By Jo Bordeau, DISA Strategic Communication and Public Affairs The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Defense Collaboration Services (DCS) now has an integrated teleconferencing capability available to DOD employees worldwide at no...
The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System is certified by US and UK Government authorities and trusted by customers in K-12 schools, colleges and universities, Fortune 1000 corporations, public venues, and state and federal government agencies, and other private and public venues across the globe.

SDS & Mutualink Partner for Rapid Response in Active Shooter Incidents

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a former 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, and Mutualink, have joined forces in a new technology integration between SDS's Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System and Mutualink's...
The biggest benefit of building a mass notification ecosystem is that it can be done without needing to make a huge investment in new technology. Let 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program competitor show you how build a mass notification ecosystem, with many tools your organization probably already has in place.

Know the Benefits of Building a Mass Notification Ecosystem

By Pat Scheckel, Executive Vice President of Product Management at Singlewire Software Defining a Mass Notification Ecosystem In any organization, there are devices and systems in place to help keep people safe and...

The Cognitive Science Behind Cybersecurity

Guest Editorial by Margaret Cunningham, Principal Research Scientist, Forcepoint Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, and machine learning are among the most discussed technologies in the cybersecurity realm, but what do these solutions really...
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ASC Sounds Alarm of Relying Exclusively on Mobile Device Alerts

American Signal Corporation (ASC), a Milwaukee-based company that develops a variety of sirens and emergency alert systems, and Two-Time Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is sounding the alarm...
Facebook removed 1.5M videos in the first 24 hrs of the attack globally, of which over 1.2M were blocked at upload, revealing how quickly such provocative, graphic content circulates online & the challenges facing social media orgs as they try to stamp them out. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Facebook Removes 1.5M Videos of New Zealand Terror Attack

March 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – CBS News As New Zealand reels from a terrorist attack against two mosques in Christchurch, Facebook announced it deleted 1.5 million videos of the shootings in the first...
Establish or hone your inclement weather plan to avoid employee frustration and hazardous situations. A well-devised inclement weather plan can also save your business from potential consequences that vary from low employee morale to injuries and lawsuits.

3 Ways to Assess Your Severe Weather Risk. Are You Ready?

The United States recently experienced a once-in-a-lifetime weather event, when temperatures dropped drastically to record lows. The National Weather Service in Chicago predicted it would be the chilliest Arctic outbreak since records...
Mark43 and Carbyne are working together to launch the first entirely cloud-based incident response system in the U.S., bringing unprecedented flexibility to public safety processes. (Courtesy of Mark43)

Carbyne & Mark43 Entirely Cloud-Based Dispatch Solution

Carbyne, creators of an advanced NG911 ecosystem, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is partnering with Mark43, to build a fully integrated Computer Aided Dispatch...

Active Shooters Rank Top Threat, But Most Firms Lack Safety Measures

Over three quarters of organizations list an active shooter situation as their top safety threat, according to Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications, and a Two Time...
A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a service that lets you access the web safely and privately by routing your connection through a server and hiding your online actions. (Courtesy of YouTube)

What Are the Most Secure VPN Proto-cols & Why? (Learn More, See Video)

By Howard Dawson, Writer & Tech Enthusiast Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are vital applications for those who want to keep their Web browsing data private. They allow for safe surfing of the internet and to...