Policy & Practice

By Marvin Marin and Andrew Paulette With the dramatic rise in internet access and use over the past decade, it is easier than ever for companies to reach an audience…

The nation’s second-largest public school system, Los Angeles Unified School District, shut down on Tuesday after receiving what was deemed a “credible threat” of violence via email. New York schools,…

By Josh Hunter and Marvin Marin Wheels that squeak may get some oil, but wheels that squeak too much get removed Baselining and tuning security systems is part of the…

Gregg Bowser, Ph.D. and lead risk analyst for state and local programs at Haystax Technology, recently co-wrote a piece on hurricane evacuations, “Stay or Go? Examining Decision Making and Behavior…

The November 8, 2015 “Into Dangerous Hands” segment on 60 Minutes, detailing lapses in the U.S. security clearance process, has drawn strong reactions on social media over the past week,…

Date: Tuesday, Nov 3rd 2015 Time: 2PM EST (Eastern Standard Time) The US is home to more than 130,000 schools serving approximately 55 million K-12 students, and another 4,500-plus colleges…

Like much of the country, at Haystax we’re still reeling over last week’s shooting at Umpqua Community College. We too felt that sense of helplessness as we watched events unfold…

It is almost staggering when you stop to consider the number of agencies involved in public safety today. Simply having a streamlined way to allow access to information and coordination…

The number of cases of threats on school campuses across the United States is on the rise. According to the United States Department of Education, there were 37 communities across…