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Everbridge Focuses On Active Shooter Preparedness By Listing Out Best Practices And Recommendations

In most cases, active shooter incidents are predatory in nature, involving planning and preparation, as they are not impulsive. They often begin with a personal grievance, real or imagined, and are the endpoint of a smoldering crisis, rather than a sudden crisis, in which the perpetrator simply snaps. COVID-19 pandemic effects It is difficult to imagine a better example of a smoldering crisis than the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The catastrophic event has now taken the lives of more than 3 mill...

Everbridge Explains The Benefits Of Deploying A Successful EMNS In Government And Federal Spaces

Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, it became increasingly clear that having a system in place to manage critical events is crucial to maintaining safety and success across the private sector, however the same holds true for governments and federal spaces. As we experience an increase in active shooter situations, terrorist attacks, severe weather conditions, IT outages, and cyber-attack incidents, an agency’s ability to act quickly and appropriately is vital. Successful deployme...

Everbridge Gives 9 Tips To Know About Operational Resilience During A Critical Event

2020: A year that will most certainly never be forgotten. While challenging, we can all agree that with challenge oftentimes comes growth. While it’s true that organizations and individuals alike experienced truly unprecedented times, many people wonder: What is the takeaway from all that? Is it important to have a plan for operational resilience in times of chaos, or simply be willing to adapt and adjust as one goes? The answer: both. About Operational Resilience  1. Critical even...

Everbridge Explains Physical Security Information Management (PSIM)

Physical security information management (PSIM) is a category of software that is designed to integrate multiple unconnected security applications, enable automation of workflows and processes, and provide control over devices through a unified user experience. Enables proactive problem solving  It can operate as a platform dedicated to physical security or as part of a broader Critical Event Management (CEM) capability. It collects and correlates events from existing disparate security...

Security Officials Share Their Views On Keeping Alert Fatigue At Bay By Planning Strategic Notification During Crisis

The inauguration of the U.S. president always requires vast preparation and a large security presence. The ceremony is one of a few American traditions that is designated as a National Special Security Event by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and overseen by the U.S. Secret Service. Traditionally it’s a peaceful transition of power from one presidential administration to the next, but the inauguration of Joe Biden on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building as the 46th president was...

Everbridge Protects Siemens’ Workforce And Operations Against Critical Events

Everbridge Inc., the global provider in critical event management (CEM), announced that Siemens, one of the world’s producers of energy efficient technologies and #62 on the 2020 Forbes Global 2000, will adopt the Everbridge CEM Platform to help protect Siemens’ workforce and operations against critical events of all kinds, from the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest to sudden economic changes and more. The two companies have also formed a technology alliance in which Siemens wi...

Everbridge, Inc. Unveils Critical Event Management (CEM) For IoT Supported By Technology Acquisitions

Everbridge, Inc., the globally renowned company in critical event management (CEM), has announced that the company has unveiled new CEM capabilities across the Internet of Things (IoT) for corporate, government and healthcare organizations to protect their people, assets, operations, supply chain and brand from critical events such as coronavirus (COVID-19). Everbridge CEM platform Everbridge’s industry renowned CEM platform will feature a new IoT extension module that will also leverage...

GSX 2019: Everbridge Partners With RiskBand To Deliver Workplace Security

Everbridge, Inc., a pioneer in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced a partnership with RiskBand, a provider of wearable, live-monitored safety devices for organizations and their workers. The alliance is part of Everbridge’s strategy to reach the broadest set of workers, including those that may not always have ready access to a cellphone, such as a hospitality employee, in-home healthcare provider,...

Everbridge Acquires NC4 To Create Threat Assessment And Incident Communications And Management Platform

Everbridge, Inc., the global provider of critical event management (CEM) and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced the acquisition of NC4, a global provider of threat intelligence solutions that empower businesses, government organizations, and communities to assess and disseminate risk data and information to manage and mitigate the impact of critical events. The combination of NC4’s real-time threat intelligence and analyst te...

Everbridge Launches Crisis Management Solution To Accelerate Critical Event Response And Recovery Times

Everbridge, Inc., the global provider of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced the launch of its Crisis Management solution, a new software application designed to help organizations dynamically manage the lifecycle of a critical event and accelerate response and recovery times. Crisis Management, which is fully integrated with the Everbridge Critical Event Management (CEM) suite, centralizes incident res...

Everbridge Launches Next Generation Of Its Critical Event Management (CEM) Platform

Everbridge, Inc., a provider in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced the next generation of its Critical Event Management (CEM) Platform. Unveiling a single, turnkey operating environment for managing critical events, Everbridge customers can now leverage the company’s powerful visualization and orchestration capabilities built natively into its market-leading CEM platform. Everbridge’s next...

How To Move From Crisis Response To Crisis Management

Governments and corporations face crisis events every day. An active shooter terrorizes a campus. A cyber extortionist holds a city for ransom. A hurricane washes away a key manufacturing facility. Not all critical events rise to the level of these catastrophic emergencies, but a late or inadequate response to even a minor incident can put people, operations and reputations at risk. Effective Response Plan In 2015, for example, the City of Boston experienced several record-breaking snowstorms...

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Everbridge Secures FedRAMP Authorization From U.S. Government

Everbridge, Inc., global supplier in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has announced that it has achieved a FedRAMP Agency Authorization for its Everbridge Suite solution. FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Federal Risk And A...

Top 10: What Were Security Professionals Reading About In 2017?

Our most popular articles in 2017 reflected changing trends in the U.S. security market, from deep learning to protection of mobile workers, from building automation to robotics. Again in 2017, the most read articles tended to be those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they click.   Let&rsq...

Why Your Business Needs A Holistic Approach To Managing Critical Events

In today’s world, businesses face a growing threat landscape. Looking back on just the past few months, there have been increased incidents of workplace violence (e.g. the recent New York city hospital shooting), terrorist activities (e.g. London Bridge attack, Manchester attack), and cyberattacks (e.g. Petya and WannaCry). While critical events have become more frequent, more complex, and costly to businesses, organizations’ emergency communications systems, plans and processes have...

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Everbridge Public Warning System Selected As Peru’s Disaster Alert And Early Warning Emergency Messaging System

Everbridge, Inc., globally renowned provider of critical event management solutions, has announced that it has been selected by Peru’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) to power the nation’s Sistema de Mensajería de Alerta Temprana de Emergencia (Sismate), Peru’s Early Warning Emergency Messaging System. The news marks the completion of contract negotiations with the MTC that Everbridge had initially disclosed in September, without naming the country....

Everbridge’s Solution Deployed To Power Emergency Alerts For Metropolitan Nashville And Davidson County

Everbridge, Inc., the global pioneer in critical event management software that helps keep people safe and businesses running, announced that its mass notification solution will be used to power alerts for Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee in times of emergency. The Metro Emergency Alert & Notification System (MEANS) will deliver safety instructions via cell phone, landline, and SMS for localized emergencies such as flooding, public health emergencies or active shooter situations. &l...

Everbridge Wins Contract To Support Deployment Of Australia’s Nation-Wide Early Warning System

Everbridge, Inc., the global pioneer in critical event management, announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia’s next-generation national early warning system. In combination with Australia’s major telecommunications companies, the Everbridge Public Warning solution will be used to power Emergency Alert in Australia, providing population-wide alerting to help reach the country’s over 25 million residents and approximately 9 m...