ebola

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  Is the United States on the verge of a pandemic? Ebola, smallpox, and pneumonic plague are just a few of the deadly viruses which have garnered national headlines in the past month. Fears that the Ebola virus will reach America prompted the federal government to deploy bio kits to National Guard units in all… Read more »


sun beaming down

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Where were you on July 24, 2014? It was a summer Tuesday. Maybe you were at work, or enjoying the beach, or just at home, engaged in your regular routine. Chances are, though, that you were blissfully unaware that a solar flare just nearly missed the Earth. Had circumstances been just a bit different; if… Read more »


cyber attack

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  The shrill beep streaming over the radio or interrupting a television program designed to warn millions of Americans that an emergency has just occurred may be extremely vulnerable to cyber attack. The United States Emergency Alert System (EAS) has “critical vulnerabilities” according to a recent review by IOActive, a security firm. The ability of… Read more »