Emergency Preparedness

north carolina florence rebuilding
September 21, 2018

Weather-related disasters have become all too common. The destruction is horrific and the rebuilding costs are astronomical - not to mention the pain and sadness related to the loss of lives. Last year, weather-related disaster costs exceeded $306 billion.

politics of crime fighting software
August 02, 2018

Call it machine learningArtificial Intelligence, or simply computational intelligence: countries are rushing to apply new technologies to combat crimes, but how they do so — and even what counts as crime — varies among them, and says much about their... read more

May 03, 2018 | Richard Zak

As a member of the fire service, I know the pressure fire departments are under to do more in less time with fewer resources. So, it’s exciting to see how our partners are developing new solutions to help save first responders time and empower them in their life saving mission.

urban sensors improve resilience
February 15, 2018

Silicon Valley pitches for smart cities and military descriptions of future battle environments are awfully similar. That's not entirely coincidental.

Image by André Gustavo Stumpf on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
April 13, 2017

A multi-billion-dollar investment is about to be made in public safety infrastructure throughout the United States and every community in America will be impacted. A contract valued at $6.5 billion for the first five years of its 25-year term has been awarded to U.S.

October 20, 2016

The health care industry is a prime target for innovation, and improvements are being made in a wide range of areas.  There are new payment models, disease management programs, flexible care models and technology-driven cost reductions.

October 13, 2016

Defining what “resilience” means isn’t too difficult. Broadly, resilience encompasses preparedness, sustainability, equitability and adaptability in the face of challenges. Determining why a city needs to be resilient is, likewise, rather easy.

September 27, 2016

When reporting on cities, coverage is limited by scope. Sometimes this is practical, but also justified. Most of the areas that Smart & Resilient Cities focuses on are in the West, and even then primarily in North America.

What The New York And New Jersey Bombings Taught Us About Urban Security
September 20, 2016

On Saturday afternoon, I was flying back to the United States after attending the 2016 Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities.

August 24, 2015

Welcome to Secured Cities!  


The One Event Built to Keep Your City Safe

If you can only attend one event this year, Secured Cities is your MUST ATTEND event that offers real solutions for a real world.


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