Emergency Management

Eric Larson, Florida’s top cyber cop, says even hyper vigilance can’t completely protect the state’s critical data networks from a daily barrage of illegal probes.

Airport workers are not prepared for another emergency like January's shooting in Fort Lauderdale. That was the message from airport workers, government leaders, and representatives from the service workers' union SEIU 32BJ who gathered at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Thursday to launch a campaign for more training.

40 more wildland firefighters from Florida are now heading to the western part of the U.S. to help deal with one of the worst wildlife seasons in American history. That’s on top of the 41 sent last month.

Seminole County is rolling out an app that acts as a panic button for school employees in an emergency.

With a tap of the app, an alert can be sent simultaneously to 911 and school employees. Maps of schools can be loaded into the app that sync with GPS allowing first responders to pinpoint where the call came from.

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We're nearly two months into the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, and if you’ve lived in South Florida for any length of time, you’ve probably become accustomed to hearing advice from friends and family on how to prepare. Unfortunately, along with the good advice, some popular misconceptions are carried over from one hurricane season to another.

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