Verizon announced that it will make its First Responder Advisory Council, a coalition of the nation’s most respected public safety leaders, available to current and prospective Verizon public safety agency customers through a series of upcoming events and meetings
To help agencies understand and effectively manage encryption keys, SAFECOM and the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC), in collaboration with the Federal Partnership for Interoperable Communications (FPIC), developed the Encryption Key Management Fact Sheet. Public safety organizations can leverage the Fact Sheet's information and familiarize themselves with the many aspects of encryption key management.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf announced changes to the FY2019 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant program that would allow more firefighting organizations to take advantage of the grants.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) are ramping up efforts to track how some of the cutting-edge technologies they've funded have been deployed to support colleagues in government, academia, the national labs,and our industry stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19.
Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga introduced the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations (HEROES) Act of 2020 that will provide a four month federal income tax holiday for medical professionals and first responders, in counties with at least one positive COVID-19 patient.
After being exposed to countless traumatic events, first responders often struggle with PTSD and mental health disorders. Beyond extending workers compensation benefits, what more can we do to help first responders?
This month in Security magazine, we examine how physical security leaders are being propelled into a unique position of revenue preservers and risk managers for their businesses. In addition, we profile Scott Ashworth, Director of Security for Atlanta United. Also, security leaders discuss how to develop cybersecurity careers, election security, data protection strategies, measuring and reporting security operations maturity and more!