Nixle in Action: Campus Safety @ UC Berkeley

Communicating effectively with large populations can be a difficult task. Whether it be a large city, a small town, or a college campus, during emergencies it is essential to have a reliable and quick system of communication in place.   UC Berkeley recently launched Nixle to aid in campus safety and keep the community informed. […]

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The Importance of Location-Aware Employee Safety in Business Continuity Planning

Keep Employees Safe at Home and Abroad with Location Data from Physical Security Systems    Globalization is constantly bringing our world closer together, and as companies grow and join the global economy, employees find themselves traveling around the world to conduct their business. This leaves companies with a tough task – how can business continuity […]

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To Communicate or Not, That is the Question…

In the wake of the tragic events in Brussels on the 22 of March 2016, I had a number of conversations with business continuity, resiliency and security managers regarding the actions they took immediately following the ISIS attacks. I found the responses interesting and varied and a number of key learning threads emerged. Many faced challenges […]

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The True Cost of IT System Downtime

In the modern business world, there is no room for error from an IT perspective. Realistically, how much work could you accomplish today without a high-speed internet connection or access to the files your company keeps stored in data centers? Every minute of system downtime caused by an IT incident could have a devastating effect […]

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Headed to ISC West? We are too!

ISC West is right around the corner and Everbridge is excited to meet you! ISC West is the leading physical security event that attracts over 29,000 industry professionals and we are excited for the opportunity to network and introduce attendees to our new product that offers location-based alerting for incident response and employee safety – […]

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How To Make Your Smartphone HIPAA Compliant

HipaaBridge – a Secure Messaging Solution that Keeps your Healthcare Team HIPAA Compliant!   “A recent survey of almost 3,800 physicians estimates 83% of physicians own at least one mobile device and about one in four doctors are “super mobile” users who leverage both smartphones and tablet computers in their medical practices.” [1]     If you are […]

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Crisis Communication in the Media Spotlight

A crisis can occur at any time, anywhere. Every year, dozens of organizations find themselves in the news for the wrong reasons, whether it be because of a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or a scandal. Ensuring your staff is trained in crisis communication before an incident occurs could save your company and its image when […]

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Understanding HIPAA Compliance During Medical Emergencies

When a medical emergency occurs, caring for the patient’s immediate physical well-being is the top priority for all of the medical professionals involved. That being said, it is equally crucial to maintain the patient’s privacy and the security of his or her medical records during this chaotic time. That means understanding and adhering to HIPAA compliance, especially during […]

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Active Shooter Training and Communication Resources for Healthcare

Active shooter incidents have become an increasingly significant threat in healthcare and hospital environments.  According to a study conducted by the FBI titled Workplace Violence: Issues in Response, healthcare employees experience the largest number of Type 2 active shooter assaults (assaults on an employee by a customer, patient, or someone else receiving a service). [1] […]

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Nixle in Action: Scam Season

As the inevitable tax season is approaching, there are some who see this as an opportunity for crime. The IRS has compiled a list of the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams, which includes scams where people impersonate the IRS and insist that someone owes them money. These scammers are frequently persistent and aggressive. They often have […]

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Conversations at HIMSS 2016: Telemedicine App Trends

The Everbridge Team has been “all systems go” at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference over the last couple of days.  The conference has been full of entertaining keynotes, intellectual round table discussions and more!   One particular topic that has come up quite frequently in conversation is telemedicine – more specifically, trends […]

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Webinar Slides: The Zika Virus – An Emergency Management Panel

In the face of this sudden and impactful health emergency, Everbridge has put together an expert panel to address emergency management and preparedness best practices for Zika. Panelists: Moderator: Ranya Habash, MD., Chief Medical Officer at Everbridge Paola Lichtenberger, Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Director of the University […]

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Nixle Demo Webinar: Q&A Highlights

Nixle’s most recent demo webinar featured tips on how to increase your social media presence using Nixle as well as advice for building your resident subscriber base. At the end of the webinar, Brian Yim answered participants’ questions and gave more insight to some topics. If you missed the webinar, check out the recap of […]

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Webinar Slides: Active Shooter Preparedness and Response in Healthcare

In this webinar, Active Shooter Preparedness and Response in Healthcare, Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal, Behavioral Science Applications, will explore numerous topics to better prepare hospitals and healthcare organizations for an active shooter emergency, such as: The evolving threat posed by active shooters The special concerns associated with healthcare and hospital settings Recommendations […]

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Webinar Slides: Active Shooter Preparedness and Response for Higher Education and Government

In this webinar, Active Shooter Preparedness and Response, Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal, Behavioral Science Applications, will explore numerous topics to better prepare higher education and government organizations for an active shooter emergency, such as: The evolving threat posed by active shooters The special concerns associated with campus and community settings Recommendations for […]

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Everbridge Wins 2015 IoT Excellence Award!

We’re excited to share that Everbridge has received a 2015 IoT Excellence Award presented by TMC and Crossfire Media!  This is a significant achievement for the Everbridge team as it reflects our commitment to excellence in providing a Critical Communications for IoT solution that enables customers to extend traditional device-to-device communication to people, when required for action […]

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Webinar Slides: Super Bowl 50 Recap: Managing a Major Event with a Notification Solution

Join us for an exclusive webinar, Super Bowl 50 Recap: Managing a Major Event with a Notification Solution. In this recap, Jim Gatta, Director of Community Engagement and Scott Benoit, Sr. Director of Product Management for Everbridge will discuss how the Bay Area leveraged their notification system before, during and after the event.   Register […]

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Active Shooter Training: Protect Your Employees with an Emergency Response Plan

Unfortunately in today’s world, active shooter preparation is becoming an essential emergency response practice for organizations of all shapes and sizes.  In fact, between the years 2000 to 2013, “the FBI identified 160 active shooter incidents and 1,043 casualties – an average of 6.4 incidents occurred in the first seven years, and 16.4 occurring in […]

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Webinar Slides: Building your Social Media Presence and Resident Subscriber Base with Nixle

Residents have an appetite for information that affects their daily lives from traffic, construction or road closures to community events such as festivals or parades. For law enforcement, it is important to be able to communicate information surrounding these types of events because it helps grab the attention of their residents, which in turn will […]

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4 Ways Renown Health Protects their Staff and Optimizes Processes with Everbridge

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are constantly striving to improve logistics, save time and create a safe environment. Patient safety and improved care team collaboration are on the top of every hospital’s list of priorities. Within a healthcare setting, faster, efficient communication leads to better patient outcomes and improved business processes. Whether you’re sending emergency alerts, communicating […]

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Nixle in Action: Winter Storm #Jonas

Across the East Coast and Midwest, harsh weather has affected near 85 million people, stopped flights and forced many residents to stay inside.   Winter Storm Jonas was one of the biggest storms to hit the East Coast as a result of the anticipated El Nino season. Because of the intensity of Jonas, ten states […]

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HIPAA Compliance Can Increase Revenue

If you are a managed service provider (MSP) and you are not helping your clients learn about and comply with HIPAA, you may be missing out on a very profitable trend. Recently, many MSP’s have been using HIPAA assessments to gain business and engage their prospects more efficiently and thoroughly. The fact is, many of […]

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Winter Storm Messaging: Informing the Public Before, During and After Jonas

Observations from the National Capital Region   Emergency managers and public information officers across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast proactively informed their communities as Winter Storm Jonas covered many areas with record-setting snowfall. In the National Capital Region, where eighteen counties, cities, and the District of Columbia are using Everbridge’s mass notification platform, the highest recorded snowfall was 34.2 inches […]

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Community Engagement Week | Feb 29th to March 4th

    What is Community Engagement Week? Community Engagement Week is 5 days focused on bringing awareness to the importance of community engagement for law enforcement agencies. This is critical because effective community engagement mobilizes public safety resources, promotes a shared vision and serves as a catalyst for changing policies, programs and practices. When done […]

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