In an effort to enable public safety-focused entities to tap social media analytics in emergency response, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Text Retrieval Conference, or TREC, Incident Streams project intends to gain access to Twitter’s Enterprise-Level application programming interface, or API.
CISA released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to fund up to two demonstration projects that address the National Emergency Communications Plan and identify innovative solutions to improve the delivery of rural medical communications.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched a new public safety emergency communications website to host resources created by SAFECOM, the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC), and the Federal Partnership for Interoperable Communications (FPIC).
As coronavirus cases continue to emerge in cities across the country, it’s the responsibility of local officials to continuously address the evolving situation with the public. When communicating with the public about pressing emergencies, such as the coronavirus, here’s what public safety officials need to accomplish with their messaging.
Alyssa’s Law, the Florida bill that requires all schools to have panic alarms is headed to Governor Ron DeSantis’ desk after the Florida Legislature passed the bill earlier this week, says a news report.
Driven by the increase in work place and school violence, the omni-present threat of terrorism and the large number of natural disasters, the last decade saw vast improvements in emergency communication and safety technology.
A new pact among public-safety organizations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe will accelerate innovation in the three-digit emergency-communications systems that serve almost 1 billion citizens.
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.