APCO backs FCC move toward greater wireless transparency

Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response APCO, the public safety communications association, issued a press statement on September 26 supporting the Federal Communications Commission’s recent moves to expand transparency when a disaster strikes the wireless communications infrastructure. Read More…. View full post on The Cyber Wars

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FEMA looking toward recovery operations as Sandy moves ashore

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response Image Caption:  FEMA’s Craig Fugate As Hurricane Sandy moved closer to its New Jersey landfall, federal emergency management administrators are moving past the preparation stages for the storm and looking to support recovery efforts by states in the coming days. Federal Emergency Management Agency…

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AUVSI Talks FAA Progress Toward UAS Integration

Federal, state, and local government agencies need an FAA Certificate of Waiver or Authorization before flying unmanned aircraft systems. In March, the FAA created an office to oversee the process. read more View full post on Security Management News & Analysis View full post on National Cyber Security

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Report: Detroit police making progress toward reforms

By Robert Snell The Detroit News DETROIT — Detroit police have complied with 83 percent of federal court orders relating to use of force and inmate treatment, the department's federal monitor said in a new progress report Thursday. The report, filed in federal court, shows continued improvement after nine years…

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Homs, Syria, Spirals Down Toward Civil War

Across the political spectrum, residents of Homs, Syria, speak of a recent shift, from a largely peaceful uprising to a struggle that has made the city violent, fearful and determined. View full post on cellphone security – Yahoo! News Search Results View full post on National Cyber Security

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