Mar 05, 2012 -NASA says hackers have had full control of its systems. Tornado death toll reaches 39. Houston authorities crash their surveillance drone in the exact way the GAO warned about in 2008. And more.
Jan 31, 2012 -The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Disaster Information Research Center has published a list of recommended smartphone apps and mobile optimized Web sites to put disaster information at the fingertips of both first responders and the public.
Jan 06, 2012 -FedEx fined for shipping "security sensitive" items to sanctioned companies. The number of pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia has increased,but the number of successful hijackings has fallen, says a new report. An Australian police commissioner stands by his decision to lock residents out of a flooded town after a major disaster. And more.
Dec 15, 2011 -New York is testing its cell phone notification emergency alert system today. An investigation finds that private sellers are willing to sell to buyers who say they can't pass a background check. Malware forces a hospital to close for three days. And more.
Nov 21, 2011 -Things didn’t go exactly as planned with FEMA’s emergency alert test earlier this month, but despite its shortcomings--including some of the public not getting any alerts at all--FEMA, the FCC, and NOAA agree the test was a success.