Getting the Word Out

Zalud, Bill
April 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p64
Trade Publication
The article discusses the significance of mass notification systems for emergency management in the U.S. It is noted that mass notification systems have different response mechanisms that allow enterprises and institutions to improve communications often during emergencies. It is designed to help people get accurate and useful information through different types of communication.


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