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New Report Examines Resiliency of U.S. Transportation Systems

- A new report from a prominent bipartisan think tank questions the resiliency of the U.S. transportation system and the global supply chain if a major terrorist attack occurred.

Transitioning Technologies For Use By First Responders

- The commercialization of technologies to help first responders was discussed at a House hearing today by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate First Responders Division Director.

Building Evacuations

- Find out how Hall of the States Building Security Director Anthony Meadows handles emergency evacuation procedures in the May digital edition.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

- An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.

ASIS International Releases Organizational Resilience Maturity Model ANSI Standard

- ASIS International today released its Organizational Resilience Maturity Model American National Standard.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

- An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  

Facility Emergency Management

- The Emergency Film Group (EFG) has released another training video in its excellent series.

Don't Touch that Dial: Considerations When Using Satphones in Conflict Zones

- Small World News, an Oregon-based nonprofit, has created a training guide for safe use of satellite phones in conflict areas.

States Continue Cleanup After Tornado Outbreak

- Several states have deployed National Guard troops to assist in security and cleanup after last week's tornado outbreak.

Morning Security Brief: NASA Breaches, Tornado Death Toll, Domestic Drone Crash, and More

- 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.

PBS Pushes Next-Gen Emergency Alerts

- A new program will allow broadcasters to send emergency alerts directly to smartphones and other mobile devices.

Supply Chains

- A new law (formerly S.B. 657) in California requires that companies doing business in the state disclose their efforts to eradicate slave labor and human trafficking from their supply chains.

Emergency Alerts

- New technology is helping implement a 2006 executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to develop a next-generation public alert system. See the original directive.
 




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