NC4’s E Team® solution proves instrumental in successful emergency preparedness simulation, Operation Gotham Shield
EL SEGUNDO, CA – June 13, 2017 – In a joint exercise, the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, together with local law enforcement agencies, took part in a simulation exercise to test emergency preparedness in the event of a large-scale threat. NC4’s E Team® solution was at the forefront of this exercise, providing comprehensive, real-time situational awareness to assist emergency responders.
Agencies are increasingly turning to technology to communicate more effectively during disasters and to ensure the safety and protection of citizens. The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has an existing relationship with NC4® and activated the E Team software during the Operation Gotham Shield exercise.
“It is important for agencies to run simulations and exercises to help better prepare for and prevent threats. E Team helps us capture, analyze, and disseminate data and information rapidly and accurately to all impacted organizations. This information, and the ability to communicate quickly with other government agencies helps give our emergency and first responders greater situational awareness, which ultimately results in more lives saved,” said Laura Connolly, Public Information Officer at New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management.
With large scale threats, like the one simulated in operation Gotham Shield, it’s imperative for local and federal agencies and organizations to communicate and share information in real-time with accuracy. Leveraging strong technological solutions creates efficiencies that help government and law enforcement agencies work smarter. E Team is the leading emergency management solution with proven, real world experience to enable communication and collaboration among jurisdictions preparing for and responding to emergencies.
NC4 delivers safety and security solutions for both business and government organizations. We revolutionize how organizations and communities collect, manage, share and disseminate information to reduce cyber threats, fight crime, mitigate risks, and manage incidents. NC4 also provides cyber threat sharing solutions both through secure collaboration services and recently (via Soltra Edge), through automated, structured, and standardized (STIX/TAXII) mechanisms.
NC4 solutions are used by private sector companies involved in financial services, high-tech, insurance, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, as well as other industries. In the public sector, NC4 solutions are used by federal, state and local agencies in homeland security, emergency management, and law enforcement disciplines.
NC4 takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to safety and security by providing: cyber threat exchanges that drive the development of a sharing culture and circles of trust; global security and travel intelligence, analysis, traveler tracking, and relevant real time threat alerting to mitigate enterprise risks and a common operating picture for fighting crime and managing emergencies.
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