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2014-02-19 23:00:07

Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as the most at risk of fire danger. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes. In a recent survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), people correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group. Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as...

2014-02-19 12:33:23

SLC Poised to Reduce Street Crime with Nearly 600 Surveillance Cameras Mapped on CommunityCam SALT LAKE CITY and PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VideoSurveillance.com, a virtual security integrator, today announced the expansion of its CommunityCam initiative to Salt Lake City. CommunityCam is a free crowdsourced security camera map that creates consumer benefit in the network of privately placed cameras. The goal of CommunityCam is to provide local citizens and law...

2014-02-19 12:28:49

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of the Kanishka Project Contribution Program, a multi-year investment in terrorism-focused research funded by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC) is launching a bilingual website for communities to utilize to help them prepare for and mitigate a terrorist attack or mass victimization event in Canada. TerrorVictimResponse.ca encourages communities to develop a comprehensive response plan which...

2014-02-19 12:21:32

Company also to showcase innovative capabilities in advanced threat detection, big data analytics, continuous monitoring, secure mobile communications and critical infrastructure protection FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Papay, vice president and chief information security officer (CISO), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), will be among a panel of industry-leading CISOs who will discuss the complexities of deploying information security within a...

2014-02-18 23:29:40

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Cybersecurity Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs, offered at UMBC’s Rockville campus at The Universities at Shady Grove. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 UMBC-Shady Grove’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 2,...

2014-02-18 23:23:17

The leading home security review site, SecuritySystemReviews.com, has completed its 2014 rankings for the best security system companies in the country and have released the list for homeowners to use while researching home security systems. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It doesn't make any sense for consumers to go blindly into a deal with any security system company without properly or even cursory research beforehand. The Internet has a wealth of information...

2014-02-18 16:30:09

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aveshka, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ms. Sharie Bourbeau, formerly of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD), will be joining the firm as Vice President, Program Development effective April 1, 2014. Girish K. Jindia, President and CEO of Aveshka, Inc. stated, "Sharie's demonstrated leadership in supporting a diverse range of national security issues enables Aveshka to provide thought leadership...

2014-02-18 16:30:07

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aveshka, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Weis to Senior Vice President, leading the Federal Civilian Business Unit. Mr. Weis joined Aveshka in March, 2012 with the acquisition of Civitas Group's Government Services Practice. Girish K. Jindia, President and CEO said, "Andy's understanding of what is necessary to protect the homeland is instrumental in providing valuable insight into solving our customer's national...

2014-02-18 08:38:23

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection software for businesses and government, today announced its support for the White House's "Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity," developed under the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) guidance in cooperation with other agencies and the private sector. Input provided by Encryptics during the Framework's development phase is...

2014-02-18 08:21:07

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced that The Honorable Jayson P. Ahern, former Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection, was appointed to the company's Advisory Board, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/LA42594LOGO) Ahern, is a Principal with The Chertoff Group, providing strategic...