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Six pressing predictions for crisis communication in 2015

Agencies should consider these six steps to help keep their employees safe and informed during emergencies, says Aviv Siegel, the CTO and co-founder of AtHoc, in a new commentary for Federal News Radio.

Tags: Aviv Siegel , AtHoc, Inc. , information sharing , workforce , technology , cybersecurity

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 04:17am EST

Power outages pull broadband communications oversight to forefront

A former FCC official is calling for more accountability of emergency communication systems in the wake of the 911 failures during a June storm that pummeled the Washington metro area.

Tags: Jamie Barnett , FCC , 911 , broadband , technology , oversight , derecho

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 11:28am EDT

Obama assigns new responsibilities for keeping government connected in case of emergency

In an executive order issued Friday, President Barack Obama laid out an all-hands-on-deck approach to developing policies for preserving government communications in the event of a national disaster or emergency. The order creates the Executive Committee on National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications or NS/EP communications to be staffed with high-ranking officials from eight agencies and departments

Tags: DoD , DHS , OSTP , Barack Obama , National Communications System

Friday - 07/06/2012, 09:20pm EDT

Back-up communications during a crisis

Tony Bardo
Assistant VP for Government Solutions
Hughes Network Systems
April 21st, 2009

Tags: tech , contracting , Hughes

Tuesday - 04/21/2009, 11:59am EDT

How to be Better Prepared

Tags: technology , contracting , Hughes , Tony Bardo

Tuesday - 04/21/2009, 09:37am EDT