May 27, 2010 -The lack of a uniform product testing program for emergency communications equipment means first responders could buy radios they believe are interoperable but fail to deliver during a disaster, a government official told Congress today.
Apr 30, 2010 -The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is having a hard-time maintaining its network of expensive high-tech tsunami detection buoys, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released Wednesday.
Feb 17, 2010 -Facebook page is protected speech, lessons from a mock cyberdisaster, the push to hold software companies accountable for flaws, the problem with PDFs, going digital with pandemic information tracking, and deadly bomb scanner hoax saga continues.
Feb 10, 2010 -A 3.8-magnitude earthquake that struck 40 miles northwest of Chicago today surprised many who don't associate quakes with the Midwest. But as Joseph Straw wrote in a March 2008 Security Management article, "earthquakes in the Midwest pose a greater danger than earthquakes in the West because of soil types and building code."