Delaware, Trinidad and Tobago train for disasters

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Delaware and its state partner, Trinidad and Tobago, recently spent three days sharing ideas, best practices and challenges related to disaster and emergency response.
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FBI hosts attack preparedness training in New Jersey

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The FBI's Newark, N.J., field office hosted a training simulation of an attack on a public venue on Sunday.
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Dutch CBRNE leaders visit Hotzone Solutions

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Various Dutch CBRNE branches were guests of Hotzone Solutions on April 1 at its Hotzone Solutions Training Facility and the International CBRNE Institute in Belgium.
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CBP seeks to hire 2,000 additional officers

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced last week that it is accepting applications nationwide to fill 2,000 additional officer positions at sea, air and land ports throughout the U.S.
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Battelle's biodetection system emerged after Gulf War

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Matthew Shaw
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North Texas town adopts 911 text system

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Call takers began training on a new 911 texting system in Richardson, Texas, last week.
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House subcommittee holds hearing to assess Russian biological threats

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 4:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Amy Smithson
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Homeland Security funds cybersecurity risk management strategy

Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) recently funded development for a cybersecurity risk management strategy that can be used to decrease wireless emergency alert (WEA) vulnerabilities to cyberattack and to manage risk despite changing threats.
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Pfenex hires new chief financial officer

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Paul Wagner
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Researchers validate air sampling techniques to battle bioterrorism

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Garza
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Multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise begins in Pennsylvania

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

State and federal authorities began a weeklong emergency preparedness exercise in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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Delaware adds CodeRED high-speed notification system

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency recently contracted with Emergency Communications Network to licenses its CodeRED high-speed notification solution.
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Ban says resolution 1540 must be a global commitment

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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FBI hosts mall attack training exercise in Conn.

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

State, local and federal authorities participated in a simulated attack scenario in Connecticut on Sunday.
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FEMA announces start of 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards application period

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced the start of the 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards application period with a final deadline of May 30.
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PositiveID to collaborate with NASA on biological detection

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation, a biological detection system developer, recently announced it signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA's Ames Research Center to collaborate on testing PositiveID's Firefly Dx detection system.
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Thuh Company releases latest response verification system

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thuh Company, a digital technology design company, announced the release on Thursday of its latest version of FIREQ-RVS, a firefighter response verification system meant to complement existing paging and 911 dispatch systems.
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Swalwell calls for enhanced airport perimeter security

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Eric Swalwell
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Current Partnering publishes "Anthrax Partnering 2009-2014" report

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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U.N. Security Council suggests stronger CBRN measures

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Security Council urged stronger measures on Wednesday to keep CBRN weapons away from terrorists through full implementation of resolution 1540.
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