TITLE

Communication is Key

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2007, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problems in mass notification system at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) in Anchorage, Alaska. It shows that insufficient communication system of the university causes major problem on the campus police in connecting with key staff members and notifying faculty and students during emergency. Moreover, the UAA's Police Department implemented 3n's InstaCom system which allows campus law enforcement to communicate rapidly during emergency and routine campus issues.
ACCESSION #
26233487

 

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