A report from Princeton Survey Research Associates International shows that two thirds of U.S. adults feel they would be prepared if an emergency or disaster struck their community today, including 20 percent who say they would be very prepared.
The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation requiring DHS to form a social media working group that would provide guidance and preparedness for social media use during times of national crisis.
Washington state has flunked its disaster preparedness test. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians’ State-by-State Report Card, Washington state received an overall grade of “D+” and an “F” in disaster preparedness.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the formation of three commissions charged with undertaking a comprehensive review and making specific recommendations to overhaul and improve New York State’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities.
Private industries need to join the fight against terrorist ideologies, says Financial Integrity Network Chairman Juan Zarate. Read how in the July edition of Security magazine. This issue also includes guidance about CSO compensation and salary, banking security, emergency notifications and more.