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...
9-1-1 call takers are uniquely trained to gather information and dispatch resources. Bypassing this critical step places innocent people and first responders in harm's way. Any school safety solution must place a voice call to 9-1-1, and allow the men and women who take those calls to use their training and expertise to manage the response process. (Courtesy of Rave Mobile Safety)

How Self-Dispatch Can Slow Down Emergency Response & Create Additional Safety Risks

By Sean Lauziere, MPA Emergency professionals are trained and prepared to deal with every unexpected situation imaginable. 9-1-1 serves as the incident command during times of emergency. They dispatch resources to the scene...
Whether you are protecting entire districts, school campuses, or individual school buildings, Metis Secure delivers emergency notification, communications, and management systems to help staff and authorities, and save lives. (Courtesy of Metis Secure)

Is Your Facility Protected with Best in Class Emerg Help Stations?

In-building and outdoor emergency notification beacons are being installed at schools across the nation. WHY? Because revolutionary new emergency help stations in an emergency, can save lives by speeding response. That is why...
The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released final guidance on mobile device security to help organizations secure mobile devices and prevent data breaches.

NIST Guide to ‘Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Builds’ Now Live

NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-4 Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Builds, is now final. If sensitive data is stored on a poorly secured mobile device that is lost or stolen, an attacker...
This project represents a huge step forward in realizing our mission to connect the world by enabling access to high-speed Internet in the hardest-to-reach places. For the cost of a cell tower that connects just one location, Viasat can bring Wi-Fi access to hundreds of rural towns across the country. (Courtesy of Viasat)

Viasat & Facebook Expanding Internet Connectivity to Rural Mexico (Video)

Viasat Inc., a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, and Facebook are working together to accelerate the deployment of affordable, high-speed, high-quality internet to communities that lack reliable internet or have no connectivity at...
Growing Gaps in Protections Against Short-Lived, Yet Dangerous Phishing Threats on the Web

95% of IT Pros Underestimate Phishing Attack Risks, SlashNext

SlashNext, a leader in real-time phishing site detection for businesses, and a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Phishing Defense Solutions, has released new survey results suggesting a dangerous...
Verizon spent $97M, vastly increasing capabilities of prioritization and pre-emption for public safety professionals, but also to enhance customers and fans viewing experience to ensure whether selfies, snap streams, calls, txts and all the things people do with their devices today, that they will be able to do all those things without interruptions, and further add to their enjoyment of the game, according to Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of New York & Boston and former chief of LAPD

Bratton on Verizon’s $97M Ramp Up to Secure Super Bowl LIII (See Videos)

Tammy Waitt, American Security Today's editorial director caught up Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of New York & Boston and former chief of LAPD, for an exclusive interview last week, to outline...
Everbridge to Provide Mobile Alerts for One of the World’s Most-Watched Sporting Events

Atlanta Deploys Everbridge for Super Bowl, Register Today for Critical Alerts (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Everbridge, Double Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Mass Notification System-Application and Best Risk, Crisis Management System, has been chosen by the City of Atlanta for deployment during this...