Fairfield communities use mobile phone app to help fight crime

People in Fairfield are taking action to keep their families out of danger. When they use their cellphones, they’re doing much more than texting. Neighborhood watch-groups are turning-to ‘technology’ to fight crime. You’ve heard it before, “there’s an app for that!” People living Fairfield’s Fair Oaks, Glen Oaks, Forest Hills…

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White House acts to help communities prepare for impacts of climate change

Lorrie Barclay Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection President Obama has put forward a comprehensive plan to invest in America’s infrastructure in order to create jobs, provide certainty to states and communities, support American businesses, and grow America’s economy, the White House has announced. Read More…. For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com,…

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NIST launches workshops to improve disaster resilience of communities

Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), of Gaithersburg, MD, will host the first of six workshops devoted to developing a comprehensive, community-based disaster resilience framework, a national initiative carried out under President’s Obama’s View full post on The Cyber Wars

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New mobile app CityConnect lets police connect directly to communities

Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders PublicEngines, a provider of cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence and increase community engagement for law enforcement and governments, unveiled its CityConnect mobile application last month.  CityConnect is the first fully-integrated mobile application that allows agencies to inform, connect and engage with their…

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