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1 day 7 hours
Author: ahegel
“Fake news” is being used this year in a two-day exercise on protecting the power grid, called GridEx, said officials with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, the host group for the federal and utility industry.
3 weeks 3 days
Author: ahegel

Social media and other emerging information environment technologies are playing an increasingly essential role in our ability to anticipate, understand and respond to natural disasters, terrorist attacks, civil and political unrest, criminal activities, cyber events, national security incidents and military campaigns. These technologies provide an unprecedented level of situational awareness and open-source intelligence.

1 month 1 week
Author: ahegel
Wanting to learn more about the role of Social media during the Petya/NotPetya cyber-attack, Nusura’s team of cyber and social media subject matter experts used SimulationDeck to build a time-lapsed simulation of the information environment.
4 months 1 week
Author: ahegel

 

We're Hiring Emergency Planners (NYC And Chicago)

Nusura is now accepting applications for emergency planners for full-time, temporary assignments in New York City and Chicago. Nusura is a subcontractor on a FEMA Planning and Technical Assistance Support (PTAS) contract, and will be making a conditional hire contingent on Nusura receiving a task order for the project. Additional details about the positions and requisite skills/experience follow.

4 months 1 week
Author: ahegel

SimulationDeck helps hospitals comply with new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

Getting Emergency Ready: Hospitals across the US are conditioned to prepare for the worst case scenario, but complying with new emergency communications requirements is putting health care providers to the test. SimulationDeck is helping strengthen their readiness during an emergency. Read the article at hfmmagazine.com

4 months 1 week
Author: ahegel

 

Training and Exercise Planner (SimulationDeck Specialist)

Nusura is now accepting applications for a full-time, salaried staff placement with US Army Installation Management Command at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. Nusura will be making a conditional hire contingent on Nusura receiving a task order for the project. The Position is expected to begin in 1 August, 2017. This position requires a current DOD security clearance of Secret or above.

5 months 1 week
Author: MarkAmann

We’re Hiring a Marketing & Communications Manager

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6 months 2 weeks
Author: MarkAmann
The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) hosted a regional full-scale exercise to test elements of a newly developed Concept of Operations (ConOps) for High Consequence Diseases (HCD). Exercise planners hoped to engage 16 participating health departments/districts as well as the Connecticut Virtual Operations Support Team (CT VOST) in practicing the new ConOps to coordinate Ebola-related response and information management activities. The CRCOG needed a way to add realism and mimic the high-stakes, high-profile environment of an Ebola outbreak.
7 months 6 days
Author: MarkAmann
United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) hosted Integrated Advance 2017 (IA17) to exercise strategic communications and public affairs coordination at the federal, state and local government levels during a mass migration operation. Exercise planners also hoped to evaluate the ability of participants to gather and exchange data, knowledge and information in a way that enabled timely and informed decision making.
7 months 1 week
Author: MarkAmann
EMERGENCY RESPONDERS IN northern Texas watch as an imaginary crisis takes over their social media feeds. A mass shooting has broken out at a music festival, they learn, and a terrorist organization is taking credit. The shooters livestreamed the entire grisly scene, and news outlets are already picking up the story. Word of the tragedy spreads like a virus online, riddled with misinformation and panicked confusion. But they know these social media posts might also offer potential clues as to where the perpetrators might be hiding out and which victims might need help where.

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