Body Worn Cameras and Digital Evidence Management (HSFA White Paper)

  BODY WORN CAMERAS AND DIGITAL EVIDENCE MANAGEMENT PUBLIC SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS A PLAN TO LEVERAGE INDUSTRY TO ESTABLISH A CONTINUITY OF EFFORT FOR DIGITAL EVIDENCE MANAGEMENT ACROSS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT Excerpt: “…body worn cameras are fast becoming standard-issue equipment. Several bureaus within a number of federal departments have recently been Read More …

Winter Storm: Deadly blizzard buries much of East Coast

Winter Storm 2016 Winter Storm (CNN): Cities scrambled Sunday to dig themselves out from the snow and ice of a massive blizzard that clobbered the East Coast, but officials warned residents to remain vigilant even as the storm heads into the Atlantic Ocean. Perhaps New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put it Read More …

HSFA White Paper (Cybersecurity): Continuous Security Delivery Platforms Identified As Best Method for Expedient Vulnerability Identification and Threat Remediation

CYBERSECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAINTAINING A SECURE HOMELAND Continuous Security Delivery Platforms Identified As Best Method for Expedient Vulnerability Identification and Threat Remediation   Excerpt: Globally, businesses and governments rely on digital processes, data and systems for all daily activities. The transmission of data and broader accessibility via cloud and mobile Read More …

Cybersecurity: Vulnerability Identification and Remediation

Cybersecurity Cyber threats continue to be a growing, global problem.  In order to ensure our economic prosperity, safeguard personal privacy, and protect our critical infrastructure, we need to address cybersecurity and understand that it is a major threat to our nation. Critical infrastructure provides energy, water, transportation, financial services, and other Read More …

Energy Security: “Securing the Bulk Electric System”

Cybersecurity / Energy Security “Securing the Bulk Electric System” by Patrick Brown Excerpt:  Although a physical attack on the bulk electric system is always possible, the scope of the operation necessary to make a large scale impact falls outside the capabilities of the most likely attackers; it would simply be Read More …

Digital Evidence Management, Technology and Policies

Digital Evidence Management is a subject HSFA believes should be at the forefront of our nation’s current public safety dialogue.  In the upcoming weeks, HSFA will publish a white paper on the dynamics of modern digital evidence management with focus and recommendations on the technology and the policies that govern Read More …

Volunteerism: the President’s Volunteer Service Awards 2015

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” – President Barack Obama VOLUNTEERISM Read More …

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Emergency Preparedness Saves Lives Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans are eager to make preparedness a part of their daily lives. The following checklist will help you take the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family, and your neighbors in the event of a future terrorist attack Read More …