Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

drone

A new Chinese drone known as the ‘Mavic 2 Enterprise’ drone now features swappable search and rescue accessories. The drone was upgraded specifically to...
FirstNet

Five public safety apps have been added by FirstNet (First Responders Network Authority) to its public communications platform. FirstNet is an independent authority within the...
Drone industry

Last Monday, October 15, iHLS’s AUS&R conference hosted a plethora of startups, organizations and individuals from the industry of Unmanned Systems. A unique addition...

While firefighters battle with flames on a daily basis, they also face dangers in the form of toxic smoke and darkness, which can slow...

Cyberattacks have become a potent threat to US organizations and infrastructure. There is also a renewed concern over the possibility of Russian-sponsored meddling in...
cyber resiliency

The U.S. military’s weapons systems today are reliant on complex software and interconnectivity with a host of components, sensors and computer systems. The highly...
nuclear inspection

Autonomous UASs will fly inside ruined nuclear power stations to conduct inspections. A team led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in the US is...
big data

What is the connection between big data technologies and business disaster recovery procedures? Disaster recovery and business continuity technologies have come a long way...
cyberattacks

What were the major trends in the global cyberspace during 2017? According to a report by Clear Sky Cyber Security, the main attacks were...

Subway systems are complex with many moving parts and miles of tunnels. A new project focuses on cleaning up a subway system after the...
cyber

Is an extensive cyber attack expected again? The Ukrainian cyber security firm, ISSP, recently announced that it may have detected a new computer virus...
disaster areas

Following large fires, hurricanes or earthquakes, first responder teams in disaster areas sometimes have to refrain from entering unstable structures, due to the danger...
drone

The US Air National Guard has deployed medium-altitude drones to help airlift and search-and-rescue units find victims in the hurricane disaster-stricken areas. The Guard...
disaster response

Disaster response under conditions of lack of conventional communication or internet networking, requires more traditional solutions.   A citywide communications exercise was recently held by...
Critical Transportation Infrastructure

Protecting critical infrastructure isn’t just about preventing malicious attacks, but also mitigating the damage of natural disasters. Transportation infrastructure such as subway tunnels are...
rapid DNA identification

A rapid DNA identification technology developed by the US Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has recently been used to...
first responders

Hurricane Matthew was one of the first operational uses of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) HURREVAC-eXtended (HV-X)...
drones

A new network will allow pilots of drones to fly farther distances, even outside their line of sight, which is currently against FAA rules....
safe city solutions

Technological solutions by themselves are useful, but their real value is found when they complement one another. A wide array of homeland security technologies...

A new report projects that the world service robotics market would reach $34,672.8 million by 2022. Professional service robots segment, which includes robots used...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are used for almost everything nowadays. These flying machines are used by the business and private sectors, as well as...

Twenty two year old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, has been ordered to pay more than $101 million in reparations to his victims....

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