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Understanding Cyber Security Threats

Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses In 2017, cyber-attacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000. Businesses of all sizes, in all industries face a growing range of cyber security threats. 60% of businesses say attacks are becoming more severe and more sophisticated. Companies must understand the barrage of threats coming from attackers to […]

Workplace Violence: A Look Beyond the Numbers

Sadly, all you need to do is turn on the nightly news to see yet another instance of workplace violence. While it’s easy to push aside news of these incidents with the justification, “It can’t/won’t happen here,” the fact is that workplace violence can and does happen to unsuspecting organizations—and often for no immediately discernable […]

One Call Now Grant Helps Congregation Stay Connected and Rebuild After Fire

This past spring One Call Now was honored to award our Communities of Faith Grant to B’nai Adath Kol Beth Yisrael Synagogue of Brooklyn, New York. The synagogue was looking for help in engaging their members after a fire destroyed their facility on November 14, 2017. The congregation was committed to rebuilding after the fire, […]

Environmental Toxin Awareness after Natural Disasters

In the face of a changing climate, extreme weather events are increasingly likely to occur. Hurricanes may be more frequent and more intense, while other parts of the world suffer from a drying climate and heightened risk of wildfires. Natural disasters themselves are often the primary concern, but what about the aftermath? Dealing with the […]

Is Your School Ready? Rancho Tehama Elementary School Was

It is every parent, teacher and school administrator’s worst nightmare: an active shooter is loose in the halls of your school. Are you 100 percent certain that everyone will know what to do, how to react and keep children and teachers safe in the event of an emergency of this magnitude? A school in California […]

10 Things All Emergency Evacuation Plans Should Do

The initial moments surrounding an emergency event are crucial. After all, if your facility is deemed unsafe, would you rather spend your limited time trying to figure out how to react when the clock is ticking down, or would you rather immediately commence with a predetermined evacuation plan? While this may seem on the surface like […]

Is Your K-12 School Sending Calls Illegally?

A child doesn’t report to school in the morning but wasn’t called in as absent. You don’t have a home number, and you lack explicit consent to call the the parent’s mobile phone to check in. While in most cases the scenario above is likely the result of an oversight, in rare cases the absence […]

Dorothy’s Got Nothing On You This Tornado Season

Early tornado reports are whirling in now that spring has finally arrived, and it’s not looking pretty. In fact, as of last month, the country’s preliminary tornado reports showed numbers well above average, according to The Weather Channel. Here’s a closer look at the data to date, along with the reason for the rise in this […]

Shots Ring Out in Your K-12 School…Do You Know What to Do?

You’re sitting in your office at school when you hear a loud noise outside in the hallway. It sounds like gunfire. Before you can even rise from your chair or pick up the phone, you hear another shot. Then another. Next, you hear screaming and footsteps outside your door. What do you do? Unfortunately, this real-life […]

The Power of One Call Now: How it Works

Take a minute to view our new video explaining the power of One Call Now. Pass it on to others who could benefit from an effective, inexpensive group communication solution. One Call Now – How It Works from One Call Now on Vimeo. To learn more, check out our article, One Call Now, How it […]