Wisconsin, Minnesota National Guard units take part in Vigilant Guard exercise

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 7:59pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Members of the Wisconsin National Guard's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives (CBRNE) unit teamed up with Minnesota National Guard members in a emergency response exercise this past week.
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TP-271 approved for expedited review process

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:02pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track designations to Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s TP-271 antibiotic candidate, the company announced Thursday.
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Securonix, Cloudera to partner in providing behavior-based threat detection

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 @ 3:14pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Securonix has formed a partnership with Cloudera Connect in order to provide threat detection program that is based around user behavior, the company announced on Thursday.
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Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre beefs up response

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Report

NATO organization marks 15th year with promise to improve response to CBRN threats.
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Morpho Detection lands contract with Manchester Airports Group

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:18pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Morpho Detection has been awarded a contract with U.K. airport operator Manchester Airports Group PLC (MAG) to supply 44 units of their Itemiser 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD), it announced Thursday.
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DHS secretary issues statement on R&D activities

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:05pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson released a statement regarding the unification of research and development efforts and activity, explaining that integrated product teams (IPTs) have been established to coordinate research and development activity across the department and prioritize activity.
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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control seeks program manager

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 8:53pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced an opening for a regional health preparedness director.
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Survey indicates physician's overestimate Ebola assessment ability

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 8:07pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Massachusetts General Hospital said its recent survey found that a majority of U.S. physicians report confidence in their assessment capabilities regarding Ebola virus detection, but only approximately 50 to 70 percent of respondents gave answers that fit U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
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Ernst & Young, Los Almos lab teaming up to develop cybersecurity tools

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 7:20pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Ernst and Young (EY) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) said Aug. 25 that they have agreed to form a partnership to develop behavioral cybersecurity measures.
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Cubic Global Defense delivers training system to Ukrainian army

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:22am by BioPrepWatch Report

Cubic Global Defense (CGD) has delivered $1.7 million worth of specialized training systems to the Ukrainian army, the company announced on Wednesday.
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University of Nevada at Reno seeks organizational resilience manager

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 @ 6:24pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The University of Nevada (UNV) at Reno announced Thursday they have an opening for a manager of organizational resilience.
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