International Security Expo is returning to Olympia London, in London, United Kingdom, in September 2021, with a range of pavilions and zones, each dedicated to a particular field of security, in order to help visitors navigate the show with ease. One of the zones, the Disaster & Resilience Zone, will combine the latest innovations in crisis management with a comprehensive education program. International Security Expo 2021 Attendees will be able to network face-to-face with the zone’s exhibitors and discover their globally renowned products Attendees will be able to network face-to-face with the zone’s exhibitors and discover their globally renowned products, in order to help businesses remain resilient, during a crisis, as well as the solutions to recover and the tools to rebuild. This will be complemented by the Disaster and Resilience Conference, sponsored by Everbridge, where a series of sessions hosted by industry leaders will cover the full disaster management process. Disaster & Resilience Zone Within the Disaster & Resilience Zone, a range of exhibitors will showcase their innovative products, such as HIPPO Multipower, which manufactures amphibious all-terrain vehicles for military, fire, rescue and disaster relief operations. Global provider of solutions for hospital, first response, and emergency medicine personnel, PerSys Medical, will also be present. Visitors will be able to learn more about its products, some of which focus on hemorrhage control, intraosseous and vascular access, hypothermia treatment, and airway management. While Equivital will showcase its protective solutions for those in the military, first responders, and industrial occupations, such as its eqWave device that helps ensure social distancing is adhered to in the workplace. End-to-end disaster response and resilience solutions Everbridge, a globally renowned company in critical event management (CEM) solutions will showcase its end-to-end disaster response and resilience solutions, on the show floor and in the Product Innovation Theater. Everbridge is also known for its CEM solutions for both government entities, as well as a private enterprise, including Risk Center for monitoring threats and analyzing and responding to risk, Public Warning for country-wide or geo-located population alerting, and Control Center for physical security information management (PSIM). Best practise guidelines and international standards For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has tested resilience planning and operations to the full Additionally, SafeHaven Trauma Center, which specializes in crisis, disaster and trauma-responsive mental health care, will also be present at the event, in order to help organizations meet best practise guidelines and international standards, so as to ensure the psychological well-being of its personnel. For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has tested resilience planning and operations to the full, but other crises, such as climate change and natural disasters, continue to remain a threat. The Disaster & Resilience Conference will see international experts tackle market-nominated topics, across 14 different sessions, over two days. Responding to physical, cyber, or public safety threats The conference sponsor, Everbridge, will be present on both days, beginning with an expert panel on day one, which will be hosted by Everbridge’s Chief Security Officer, Tracy Reinhold. Tracy Reinhold will be joined by Kevin Knappett, who is from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), to talk about UK Alerts (the first national public warning system), plus a panel of industry security experts, who will share best practise examples for responding to physical, cyber, or public safety threats, and other major incidents. “This past year has proved the need for an integrated approach to disaster response and resilience,” said Javier Colado, Senior Vice President, International at Everbridge, adding “Everbridge has been keeping people safe and businesses running around the world for almost 20 years. This is our fourth year supporting the International Security Expo and we look forward to sharing our expertise and experience as sponsors of the Disaster and Resilience Conference.” Integrated technology use in manage security risks Visitors will also get the opportunity to hear industry expert speakers, such as Hugh Farquhar, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Watchkeeper International, who will talk about the increase in frequency and severity of natural disasters and violent incidents, and how to use integrated technology to manage these security risks. Other important sessions that should not be missed, include ‘Delivering enhanced security and resilience through green projects - the UK MoD approach’ set to be delivered by Richard Nugee, the Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Lead at UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD). Security, sustainability and environmental protection link Attendees can also join the likes of Peter Shergold, Director of Operations at Public Health England The session will dissect the link between security, sustainability and environmental protection, and explain the UK Ministry of Defence's first strategy linked to the UK Government's COP26 (26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties) priorities. Attendees can also join the likes of Peter Shergold, Director of Operations at Public Health England, as well as Totti Karpela, Director at Peace of Mind Limited and Joani Green, Senior Incident Response Consultant and Team Lead at F-Secure. Each expert will dive into preparation, resilient capabilities, and responding to their respective topics. Focus on Disaster & Resilience on a global scale International Security Expo, Event Director, Rachael Shattock said, “The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has demonstrated that a focus on Disaster & Resilience on a global scale is more relevant than ever. Rachael Shattock adds, “Consequently, we are likely to witness increased investment in solutions that mitigate the impact of unprecedented events in the future, such as new pandemics. International Security Expo aims to help the industry to move forward and stay one step ahead by allowing organizations to learn about the latest solutions in disaster and crisis security through an impressive exhibitor line-up and conference program.”
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 will share domain know-how, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to enhance Everbridge capabilities. Corporate security and incident monitoring and assessment “We are very excited about our shared vision of combining Everbridge’s Critical Event Management portfolio with our own capabilities in the field of data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence into one end-to-end platform to keep people safe and operations running,” said Marco Mille, Chief Security Officer, Siemens. “Corporate security executives’ ability to ensure business resilience globally, through fast and bespoke response strategies based on comprehensive and pro-active incident monitoring and assessment, will be a key success factor in the coming years.” Everbridge will enhance Siemens’ capabilities to rapidly pinpoint threats and automate response to avoid costly impact Over 5,000 businesses, governments, and healthcare organizations currently rely on Everbridge’s CEM Platform to assess threats, monitor the wellbeing of their workforces, rapidly communicate warnings, protect supply chains, and accelerate the analysis of their operational response. With its holistic approach to critical events, Everbridge will enhance Siemens’ capabilities to rapidly pinpoint threats and automate response to avoid costly impact- whether it’s the ongoing pandemic, cyberattacks, an IT outage, severe weather, workplace violence, or any number of critical events that impact life safety, business assets, supply chain or brand. AI and machine learning with Siemens alliance “With critical events such as COVID-19 on the rise, we are proud to form an alliance with such a forward-thinking global brand like Siemens,” said Javier Colado, Senior Vice President, International at Everbridge. “We are excited to work with Siemens to roll out CEM as part of our recent launch of the platform in Europe and to also collaborate in the areas of AI and machine learning to continue to advance our capabilities.” To date, the Everbridge platform has delivered over 600 million communications specific to coronavirus As the global provider in critical event management and public warning, Everbridge and its platform reach over 550 million people across the world while serving Fortune 500 companies as well as cities, states, and entire countries. “Given Siemens role as a technology provider, their alliance with Everbridge represents a significant milestone in the continued adoption of our CEM platform in the DACH region,” said Andreas Junck, GM of Everbridge DACH Region. Real-time risk intelligence based on 22,000 data sources In response to COVID-19, Everbridge quickly launched a coronavirus data feed which supplements its existing real-time risk intelligence based on 22,000 data sources across 175 countries. To date, the Everbridge platform has delivered over 600 million communications specific to coronavirus, and launched its COVID-19 Shield™ rapid deployment software templates to protect people and maintain operations amid the pandemic. More recently, Everbridge introduced its COVID-19 “Return to Work” and Contact Tracing solutions to help customers manage the process of bringing back their people to offices and other public places, while mitigating the threat of coronavirus. Everbridge recently launched its award-winning software platform in Europe, demonstrating the power and breadth of CEM during a virtual executive summit. The summit featured C-level speakers from Siemens, Accenture, Syniverse, Finastra and Control Risks.