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Microsoft for Public Safety & National Security

Seeking modern solutions to manage prison healthcare spending

10 September 2014 | Richard Zak, Industry Solutions Manager – Justice & Public Safety, Microsoft State & Local Government
With healthcare costs skyrocketing, correctional agencies need a holistic view to deliver the right services to offenders and better utilize limited resources

Bringing the data culture to public safety

28 August 2014 | Sanjay Jacob, Global Head, Cloud & Enterprise, Worldwide Public Sector
New York City and Sao Paulo use intelligent data solutions to improve the safety of their citizens

Managing global risk using enterprise risk visualization

26 August 2014 | Brian Tuskan, Senior Global Security Director of Technology & Investigations, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Global Security utilizes visualization for situational awareness and risk mitigation

Making Big Data not only accessible, but usable

01 August 2014 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
The combination of mobility, Big Data and broadband access promises to be a powerful tool, allowing public safety organizations to be more responsive and predictive. The challenge is making these elements work together to empower the end user.

Digital policing evolves in a new era of cyber crime

24 June 2014 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
The WICLEIM2014 conference addresses law enforcement challenges in the 21st century

Cloud services provide a disaster response solution for communities in need

20 June 2014 | Tony Surma , Chief Technical Officer, Microsoft Disaster Response
Reliable cloud platforms offer new and better ways to access information when disaster strikes

Microsoft Social Listening delivers more for open source intelligence

12 June 2014 | Ayrianne Davis, Applications Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Social media channels can deliver a wealth of actionable open source intelligence for public safety agencies, including better situational awareness for effective response and proactive planning.

Making mobility a productivity tool

20 May 2014 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite leverages the cloud to provide efficient mobile device management across a variety of platforms

Opportunities abound in the new public sector landscape

13 May 2014 | Jamie Wylly, General Manager, Public Safety and National Security, Worldwide Public Sector
Defense and public safety markets have seen dramatic change in the past two years – and challenged industry to find new ways to put the customer’s mission first

Achieving resilience against modern cyberthreats

09 May 2014 | Reto Haeni, Chief Security Officer and Advisor for Western Europe, Microsoft
As sophisticated and targeted attacks threaten a wealth of digital resources, organizations require a holistic and proactive cyber strategy

Laying a sound foundation for cybersecurity

24 April 2014 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
Cyber threats continue to advance, but public sector organizations can’t forget the basics

How the private sector supports the fight against human trafficking

15 April 2014 | Evan Diamond, Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Enterprise Strategy Services
The private sector can take measures to help combat the exploitation of vulnerable populations

Time is up for Windows XP

08 April 2014 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
Support for Windows XP is coming to an end on April 8, and agencies must act now to protect their data

As XP Service Ends, A New Era Begins

01 April 2014 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
With the end of support for XP rapidly approaching, governments have new opportunities to create secure, flexible, and productive workforces

Taking a multimedia approach to law enforcement and safety

27 March 2014 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Communication drives crime investigation across mobile, TV and web devices

Citizens helping citizens

24 March 2014 | Tony Surma , Chief Technical Officer, Microsoft Disaster Response
Innovative technology enables those in need to assist themselves and others during an emergency

South Africa pilots police stations of the future

18 March 2014 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
New technology helps law enforcement officers collect and analyze information for better situational awareness in rapidly growing cities.

Advanced technology supports the fight against human trafficking

13 March 2014 | Evan Diamond, Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Enterprise Strategy Services
Global initiatives bring together technology, tools, and research to help combat the exploitation of vulnerable populations

“Know Your Police Station” delivers citizen-based law enforcement power to Delhi

28 January 2014 | A. T. Ball, Managing Director, Asia, Public Safety and National Security
A cloud-based mobile app taps into local communities for real-time updates on neighborhood threats

Building a virtual neighborhood watch

17 December 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Emerging technology tools are making collaboration between citizens and law enforcement easier than ever before

Mobile policing transforms public safety at the frontline

10 December 2013 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
New cloud-based back-end solutions emerge to enable effective police operations on duty

Devices deliver more for situational awareness and connectivity

05 December 2013 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
In the office, in theater and in the field, mobile technologies are critical for public safety and national defense

Intelligence and analysis delivers big results for law enforcement

27 November 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Public safety and justice agencies need robust tools to harvest, mine, and use the data that can help keep communities safe

London transit turns to enterprise IT for faster, safer, and more reliable service

15 November 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how one of the world’s busiest public transportation systems found high volume value in modernized technology

Reimagining CRM tools for the agencies of the future

31 October 2013 | Ayrianne Davis, Applications Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
At November’s Convergence EMEA conference, we’ll showcase the new features that make Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 the must-have tool for productive government agencies

Battling transnational organized crime, at home and abroad

23 October 2013 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
Governments are drawing on new resources to combat the growing threat from international criminal networks

The social enterprise breaks down silos across borders and boundaries

26 September 2013 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
Tools like SharePoint, Lync, and Yammer prove that location is nothing when it comes to enabling public sector collaboration and knowledge management

Mobility and cloud power 21st century emergency response

20 September 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Learn how emerging technology tools are revolutionizing emergency response collaboration for first responders around the world

A More Competitive Africa, Built on Mobile Technology

17 September 2013 | Robert Hayes, Senior Fellow, Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments
Learn how mobile technologies are driving an economic transformation across Africa

Spanish Ministry of Justice Completes Citizenship Backlog with Microsoft SQL Server

27 August 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Innovative e-government solution helps better serve a population in need

e-Justice, powered by Big Data

20 August 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
How emerging case management applications are unlocking the power of data to help justice organizations improve public safety amid significant budget challenges

Defending public safety and national defense with the touch of a finger

13 August 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
A host of Windows 8 apps put information, tools and new resources at your fingertips for a variety of needs, from law enforcement to crisis response.

Secure UC now and then: The changing landscape and unique challenges of a modern technology

30 May 2013 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
We sat down with Industry veteran Tom Guthrie, president and CEO of leading secure communications provider Twisted Pair, to discuss the how secure unified communications in the public sector has changed – and where it’s headed.

Command and Control Systems Support Lifesaving Citizen Services in Sweden

30 April 2013 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
How the Swedish County Ambulance Service embraced new collaborative technology for faster incident response and safer communities

Can you hear me now? Police organizations take steps toward a “conversation society”

17 April 2013 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
How law enforcement agencies are transforming command and control for improved domain awareness and safer citizens

Debunking the myth of law enforcement data and embracing “Consumerization of IT”

12 April 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Chief Constable Simon Parr explains how BYOD opens new doors for efficiency and productivity in the public sector.

The future of public sector technology: A look inside the Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments

02 April 2013 | Robert Hayes, Senior Fellow, Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments
Learn more about the emerging trends and issues that will shape the future of international public safety and national security agencies

New software is secure software: The risk of holding on to Windows XP

22 March 2013 | Mark Whittington, General Manager, Worldwide Public Safety and National Security
Why upgrading is a necessity for your productivity, efficiency, IT management and security

Mining social media for law enforcement intelligence

14 March 2013 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
Open source data can provide incredible insights for law enforcement officials with the right tools for information management

New solutions support planning, relief, and recovery in the face of natural disasters

07 March 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how technology supported three very different efforts to strengthen and rebuild global communities

Modern cities demand modern public safety solutions

27 February 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Cities, towns and communities around the world are turning to technology to keep citizens safe, explains Dr. Andrew Hawkins

Live from IDEX: Situational awareness is the key to public safety and national security

20 February 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Global Security Operations Centers support a common operational picture that’s critical to national defense

Live from IDEX: Groundbreaking technology that’s changing national defense

15 February 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
A peek into the technology and partner solutions on display this year at IDEX 2013

Three tech necessities for global defense in 2013

12 February 2013 | Mark Whittington, General Manager, Worldwide Public Safety and National Security
Out of the evolving demands, three trends have emerged as critical for mission success in the coming year

The revolution will be optimized: technology for the next generation of public safety and national defence

08 February 2013 | Wayne Phillips, Industry Lead, Public Safety and National Security business, Microsoft EMEA
Windows 8 redefines security, mobility and productivity on land, at sea and in the air.

Information – The Lifeblood of Policing

25 January 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Law enforcement agencies turn to on-premise, cloud-based and mobile solutions to drive enhanced intelligence and accelerated investigation-led lifecycles

“Locking up” the digital generation

22 January 2013 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
Correctional facilities leverage technology to drive transformation for a new generation

Turning to mobile technology when disaster strikes

17 January 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
New app helps citizens connect, donate and volunteer

67 counties, 1 platform: Improving citizen safety through better collaboration and productivity

16 January 2013 | Ayrianne Davis, Applications Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Unified Case Management and Dynamics CRM reform a statewide criminal justice system

Highlights from the Year in Public Safety and National Security – Part 2

09 January 2013 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Celebrating the first anniversary of On Safety and Defense with our favorite moments from the past year

Business continuity proves critical to small businesses affected by Sandy

19 December 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
How two companies weathered the superstorm with help from automated disaster recovery technology

It’s your desktop, in your pocket

11 December 2012 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
The Next Phase in Mobility Offers Freedom from Our Devices

The evolution of policing in a caring society

29 November 2012 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Emerging technology meets the modern day police force to maximize resources and improve information sharing

Highlights from the Year in Public Safety and National Security – Part 1

21 November 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Our pick for five top public safety and national security events and trends in 2012.

Safeguarding Citizens from All Walks of Life

15 November 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
A new white paper on modern technology solutions for integrated safety and justice

The future of integrated justice

08 November 2012 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
New technologies for judicial organizations open the door for improved collaboration, efficiency and public service.

PhotoDNA Launches in Taiwan

06 November 2012 | Hope Ong, Senior Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Taiwan
Learn how Taiwan became the first Asian country to join Internet service providers (ISP) in the fight against online child exploitation.

Cyber Security Awareness all year long

31 October 2012 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Some thoughts on National Cyber Security Awareness Month for international agencies.

Thailand uses big data to fight human trafficking

23 October 2012 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
Learn how Thailand’s Department of Special Investigations (DSI) uses big data analysis to fight human trafficking and other crimes.

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit tackles internet crime

11 October 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit is transforming the fight against cyber crime. Read some of the highlights and top headlines from last year.

Safety and security at a port of entry

10 October 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Chicago O’Hare Airport is the focus of this video presentation about the development of a comprehensive safety and security system that helped the airport gain efficiencies while meeting security requirements.

Cloud, cyber, Windows 8 and more

08 October 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
ISU EMEA kicks off in Rome on October 9. Find out what Microsoft executives will be talking about at this week’s event.

Emergency mass communications: The next generation

20 September 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how unified communications vehicles can help enable more timely, bidirectional communications in the field during man-made and natural events and disasters.

Improving citizen safety with streamlined processes

14 September 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Microsoft solutions empower disaster response, child protection, and criminal justice agencies worldwide. Watch this video to see how we're creating real impact for better public safety and justice.

Corporate citizenship: Disaster and humanitarian response

23 August 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Microsoft is helping communities respond and recover from natural disasters.

How big is big data – and what can we do with it?

17 August 2012 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
Read this summary of the Microsoft brief on big data solutions that can help national security organizations produce actionable insights from structured and unstructured data.

Two innovative technology solutions that use social media to improve citizen safety

08 August 2012 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Find out how citizen outreach programs can help government better serve communities.

And the 2012 Public Safety & National Security Partner of the Year is…

01 August 2012 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Find out who was presented with the award at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

Protecting domestic violence victims through technology: Dynamics CRM supports the Generalitat of Catalonia, Spain

26 July 2012 | Ayrianne Davis, Applications Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn more from this case study demonstrating how technology is having real impact on improved citizen safety.

Greetings from WPC 2012

11 July 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out what's happening at this annual gathering of Microsoft global partners.

Cyber safety perspectives from Microsoft on Government

02 July 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit is helping governments and international organizations investigate and stop cybercrime worldwide.

The Best Blogs in National Defense

25 June 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Defence IQ announces its 2012 blogging awards recipients.

Microsoft team awards grants to help combat human trafficking through technology

19 June 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Microsoft Research and the Digital Crimes Unit are supporting innovation to combat online child exploitation.

UN Global Pulse, HunchWorks leverage big data analytics to help populations in extreme poverty

14 June 2012 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
Find out how big data is helping some of the world’s most underprivileged populations.

Five Twitter feeds you should be following

11 June 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out which Twitter feeds we are following lately for analysis and commentary on issues of national security and public safety.

Innovative public safety solution launches in India and Southeast Asia

05 June 2012 | Guy Ron, National Security & Public Safety Industry Manager, Asia Region
Find out how to use technology to create actionable intelligence with fusion centers.

Promoting partnership and innovation at WPC 2012

31 May 2012 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Find out what’s on the agenda at this year’s annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

Sharing the responsibility for a secure critical infrastructure

30 May 2012 | Lori Woehler , Senior Director, WWPS Security
Learn how to incorporate security into the application development lifecycle to help in defend your critical infrastructure assets.

Is Public Sector CRM the key to better, safer societies?

10 May 2012 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Find out what experts had to say about CRM at the Enhanced Citizen Engagement Workshop in Malaysia.

Technology in support of safer democracy

03 May 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out what was said about the relationship between open government and public safety at the OGP annual meeting.

European leaders discuss the future of cyber safety

01 May 2012 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out what industry experts will discuss at an upcoming forum on cybersecurity and digital crimes.

Public safety demands secure collaboration

26 April 2012 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out about new security updates to improve public safety collaboration.

Cloud and mobility: The key technologies to disaster recovery

17 April 2012 | Claire Bonilla , Senior Director Microsoft Disaster Response
Find out how some nations have maintained communication and collaboration capabilities during times of crisis.

Supporting global law enforcement in the fight against online child sexual exploitation

03 April 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Microsoft solutions are empowering law enforcement to rescue victims and prosecute child abusers.

2012 Worldwide Public Safety Symposium hits new attendance, media coverage, and social media records

23 March 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out what happened at this annual gathering of public safety and national security thought leaders and practitioners.

Taming big data to improve national security

15 March 2012 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
Find out how we’re incorporating big data capability and compatibility into national security solutions to help governments protect themselves and their communities.

The right information at the right time

14 March 2012 | Mark Whittington, General Manager, Worldwide Public Safety and National Security
Find out what steps you can take to get the right information into the hands of those who can help protect your company, or your nation.

Digital Crimes and Public Safety

13 March 2012 | Bill Harmon, Associate General Counsel, Digital Crimes Unit
Find out how we are working through partnerships and legal and technical breakthroughs to turn the tables on cybercrime.

Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia Police Department turns to Windows Phone App for citizen communications

06 March 2012 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
See how this innovative police department is deploying the latest technology to support citizen safety.

World Economic Forum explores emerging cybersecurity challenges, solutions

01 March 2012 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out what the experts had to say about cybersecurity in Davos last month.

Empowering public safety through mobile technology

21 February 2012 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Find out how some countries are using mobile technology to transform national security.

Social media presents challenges, opportunities for public safety

08 February 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how social media is helping law enforcement agencies collect crime-related information from citizens in real-time, while offering another critical channel for distributing public safety alerts.

In Latin America’s public safety landscape, technology is "the" tool

02 February 2012 | Jorge López , Industry Manager, Public Safety and National Security, Microsoft Latin America
Find out how these countries are using technology to address public safety and national security challenges.

Tracking extremist chatter online: Connecting the dots

27 January 2012 | D.A. Harris, Director, Business Development, Worldwide Defense
Find out how intelligence technologies enable national security leaders to monitor and respond to rogue online activity.

Fourth Worldwide Public Safety Symposium slated for March 13-15 in the U.S.

24 January 2012 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Learn more about this event, dedicated to helping public safety professionals leverage technology to improve disaster response efforts.

Seeing the big picture: Before and after a disaster

20 January 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Using geospatial technology to respond effectively to natural disasters.

Nations turn to technology to bolster disaster preparedness and response

17 January 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how lessons learned in 2011 are changing the way countries apply emerging technologies to execute disaster recovery plans.

Digitizing the crime scene

06 January 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how technologies once reserved for fictional hit TV shows like NCIS and CSI are making their way into actual investigations, revolutionizing law enforcement’s ability to collect and analyze essential crime scene data.

Fighting crime with technology: The Microsoft Digital Crime Unit is on the case

28 December 2011 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit is helping law enforcement and public security agencies worldwide.

Catching criminals with Kinect

21 December 2011 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how Kinect is changing the game in Public Safety and National Security.