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Applications

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Google decided to temporarily disable live traffic data on its Maps app in Ukraine following reports that people around the world were using the...

In emergencies, first responders and safety agencies need to be able to share precise real-time information. A new video link feature provides drone operators...
biometric

US crime-tracking app Citizen is now launching its own emergency response service, promising access to agents who can call 911 or keep tabs on...
cybersecurity

Remote work has become prevalent globally due to the COVID-19. While saving workers hours in traffic jams and enabling business continuity during lockdowns, remote...
Photo illust US Marine Corps

The UK has successfully developed combat cloud capabilities. The combat cloud designed to network all future aircraft and other platforms is now ready to...

The second generation of a security app transforms a smartphone or tablet into a video surveillance camera, which becomes a part of an existing...

With the world of security constantly changing and hackers adapting to those changes, nothing is perfect in terms of security. While two-factor authentication is...
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A new counter-unmanned aircraft (C-UAS) platform informs security teams of unwanted drone activity and empowers authorized operators to protect their airspace. Citadel Defense teamed with...
FirstNet

As the COVID-19 pandemic started, private industries and tech sectors around the world developed smartphone-based solutions to automate the manual contact tracing process. While...

Facebook’s WhatsApp platform has begun alerting its 2 billion users to an update of its privacy policy, now reserving the right to share data...
photo illus. smartphone by PIXABAY

The use of COVID-19 contact tracing apps around the world have raised questions of user privacy since the first were launched last year. A recent...
ai cyber security

UAS is widely recognized as a strategy and a technology assisting public safety operations. However, public safety represents one of the most challenging use...
barricade hostage

During a hostage crisis, one of the first objectives of the crisis negotiator is to control the communications in and out of the location...

The vast majority of tweets associated with an emergency with a hashtag are wishes of support and discussion about the event. However, on a...

Prospect: Routine flights without isolation - within six months Following the increase in COVID-19 contamination in Israel and the huge number of citizens that were...
location data

Smartphone tracking data is never completely secure. This is the conclusion that can be drawn from the recent investigation in the US. Members of...

A new smartphone shortcut will record interaction with the police. Amid the widespread protests and anger over police brutality in the US, an iPhone...
info sharing

When a crisis hits, timing is everything. Therefore accurate information is critical to a commander’s situational awareness. This is true also in the civilian...

The growing need for crisis-response technology brings about innovative solutions. Artificial intelligence technology that works similarly to Siri or Alexa will help police officers...

The long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the COVID-19 was released by Apple and Google. The...
mobile security

Mobile security has become a top government priority in the US, especially since vulnerabilities and exploits may compromise devices used by frontline workers, such...
wearable tech

Wearable technology will track social distancing among employees returning to work in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 inside the workplace. According to...