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.
47% of emergency decision-makers said severe and extreme weather events are their leading concern when it comes to emergency communications and response, outpacing other events such as active shooters (23%), cybersecurity attacks (13%), IT outages (10%) and workplace violence (6%).
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and enterprise security's response. How has the pandemic changed business continuity plans, and what lessons have been learned? Also this month, we profile Chris Hallenbeck, CISO at Tanium, his view on metrics and information security. In addition, security experts discuss video analytics, how to make AI work within your cyber strategy and more.