Digital policing evolves in a new era of cyber crime

2014-06-24 | 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

2014-06-20 | 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

2014-06-12 | 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.

The specter of cyberwar puts new demands on defenders

2014-06-06 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
A new combat domain that cuts across military, civilian, and private sectors demands a new type of warrior and puts a premium on collaboration

Unified Access Control at Microsoft

2014-06-03 | Brian Tuskan, Senior Global Security Director of Technology & Investigations, Microsoft Corporation
The convergence of IT and physical security practices leads to enhanced operational efficiency for Microsoft Global Security

Making mobility a productivity tool

2014-05-20 | 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

2014-05-13 | 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

2014-05-09 | 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

Giving industry a seat at the cybersecurity table

2014-04-29 | D.A. Harris, Director, Business Development, Worldwide Defense
Cybersecurity crosses public and private sector boundaries, but industry is often held at a distance in preventative planning for cyber threats – here’s why we need to work together

Laying a sound foundation for cybersecurity

2014-04-24 | 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

Leveraging technology as a force multiplier for security

2014-04-17 | Brian Tuskan, Senior Global Security Director of Technology & Investigations, Microsoft Corporation
Incident management technology supports fast, collaborative information sharing for better-connected law enforcement agencies

How the private sector supports the fight against human trafficking

2014-04-15 | 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

2014-04-08 | 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

New cyber advancements stand tall against sophisticated threats

2014-04-03 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
Raising awareness and fighting back on the changing threat landscape

As XP Service Ends, A New Era Begins

2014-04-01 | 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

2014-03-27 | 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

2014-03-24 | Tony Surma , Chief Technical Officer, Microsoft Disaster Response
Innovative technology enables those in need to assist themselves and others during an emergency

Technology modernization is critical for effective global defense

2014-03-24 | D.A. Harris, Director, Business Development, Worldwide Defense
With new threats constantly emerging in land, sea, air, and cyberspace, global defense agencies must ensure their systems are agile and efficient

South Africa pilots police stations of the future

2014-03-18 | 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

2014-03-13 | Evan Diamond, Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Enterprise Strategy Services
Global initiatives bring together technology, tools, and research to help combat the exploitation of vulnerable populations

Microsoft’s Global Security Operations Centers & Situational Awareness

2014-02-18 | Brian Tuskan, Senior Global Security Director of Technology & Investigations, Microsoft Corporation
How Microsoft Global Security is leveraging Windows Azure based simulation technology for immersive situational awareness.

Dutch Public Prosecution Service Deploys Mobile Applications to Improve Productivity

2014-02-06 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Touch-enabled devices allow access to legal data in court, at home, or on the road for real-time collaboration

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

2014-01-28 | 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

2013-12-17 | 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

2013-12-10 | 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

2013-12-05 | 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

2013-11-27 | 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

2013-11-15 | 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

2013-10-31 | 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

2013-10-23 | 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

2013-09-26 | 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

2013-09-20 | 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

2013-09-17 | Robert Hayes, Senior Fellow, Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments
Learn how mobile technologies are driving an economic transformation across Africa

Collaboration rules at the 2013 Worldwide Partner Conference

2013-09-10 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Learn more about how our Partner of the Year award winner Eurostep is changing the face of supply chain management

Spanish Ministry of Justice Completes Citizenship Backlog with Microsoft SQL Server

2013-08-27 | 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

2013-08-20 | 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

2013-08-13 | 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.

A prosperous future for cities relies on public safety

2013-08-08 | Sergio Ortega Cruz, Worldwide Industry Solution Manager, Public Safety and National Security
The world’s urban population is on the rise. Learn more about the critical ways technology can support the public safety initiatives that are critical to ensuring a healthy global society.

Looking into the crystal ball: What’s next for secure UC?

2013-06-25 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
We conclude our Q&A series with Tom Guthrie with a discussion on the burgeoning UC marketplace, major trends shaping the industry landscape, and what’s next for Twisted Pair.

Secure UC supports some of the world’s most sensitive and dangerous missions

2013-06-12 | Mahesh Punyamurthula , Worldwide Industry Technology Strategist
We continue our conversation with Tom Guthrie, president and CEO of Twisted Pair, to discuss how unified communications supports covert missions and the unique requirements of international organizations.

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

2013-05-30 | 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.

Microsoft Takes Botnet Threat Intelligence Program to the Cloud; Provides Near Real-Time Data

2013-05-28 | TJ Campana, Director of Security, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit
Protecting people is at the forefront of the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit’s fight against cybercrime. When we launched the Project MARS (Microsoft Active Response for Security) program in 2010 to proactively combat botnets, we knew that cleaning the...

Command and Control Systems Support Lifesaving Citizen Services in Sweden

2013-04-30 | 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”

2013-04-17 | 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”

2013-04-12 | 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.

Mobile platforms, collaboration, cyber crime, cyber security, social media, big data, and tight budgets

2013-04-05 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Senior executives gathered at the Worldwide Forum and Advisory Council to discuss the future of public safety technology. Learn more about the hot topics that captured the discussion.

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

2013-04-02 | 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

2013-03-22 | 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

2013-03-14 | 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

2013-03-07 | 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

2013-02-27 | 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

2013-02-20 | 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

2013-02-15 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
A peek into the technology and partner solutions on display this year at IDEX 2013

Defense needs in the Middle East are rapidly evolving

2013-02-14 | D.A. Harris, Director, Business Development, Worldwide Defense
Leaders gather this month in Abu Dhabi to discuss the latest land, sea and air technology at IDEX 2013

Three tech necessities for global defense in 2013

2013-02-12 | 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

2013-02-08 | 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

2013-01-25 | 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

2013-01-22 | 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

2013-01-17 | 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

2013-01-16 | Ayrianne Davis, Applications Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Unified Case Management and Dynamics CRM reform a statewide criminal justice system

Mission-driven technology platforms bring better resources for military operations

2013-01-10 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
See how national defense and public safety organizations are meeting critical requirements through customized technology solutions

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

2013-01-09 | 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

2012-12-19 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
How two companies weathered the superstorm with help from automated disaster recovery technology

Santa Claus is coming to town!

2012-12-18 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Microsoft teams up with NORAD to support an old holiday tradition in a brand new way

It’s your desktop, in your pocket

2012-12-11 | Marco Manuello, Windows and Device Strategy lead for Worldwide Public Sector
The Next Phase in Mobility Offers Freedom from Our Devices

Redefining defense logistics for a new era

2012-12-06 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Defense organizations look to cross-domain collaboration, supply chain interoperability, and standardization among PLM processes to drive efficiencies in an age of austerity.

The evolution of policing in a caring society

2012-11-29 | 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

2012-11-21 | 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

2012-11-15 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
A new white paper on modern technology solutions for integrated safety and justice

It’s a Windows 8 World: What the New OS Means for Public Safety and National Defense Organizations

2012-11-13 | Mark Whittington, General Manager, Worldwide Public Safety and National Security
New operating system delivers improved data security, increased mobility and unprecedented flexibility for a more productive workforce at home, at the office and anywhere around the world.

The future of integrated justice

2012-11-08 | 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

2012-11-06 | 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

2012-10-31 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Some thoughts on National Cyber Security Awareness Month for international agencies.

Jumpstart your Windows 8 experience

2012-10-30 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
News, resources and tools to help public sector agencies start learning about the groundbreaking new Windows 8 operating system.

Thailand uses big data to fight human trafficking

2012-10-23 | 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

2012-10-11 | 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

2012-10-10 | 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

2012-10-08 | 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.

Real impact for better national security

2012-09-27 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Microsoft is collaborating with partners and military organizations around the world to provide innovative technology solutions that increase efficiencies and productivity in military and defense, and ultimately help protect global citizens’ safety.

Emergency mass communications: The next generation

2012-09-20 | 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

2012-09-14 | 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.

For Microsoft Global Security the Cloud changes everything

2012-09-04 | Mike Howard, Chief Security Officer (CSO)
Find out how Microsoft Global Security is leveraging the Cloud to increase productivity while ensuring the safety of Microsoft employees.

Corporate citizenship: Disaster and humanitarian response

2012-08-23 | 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?

2012-08-17 | 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

2012-08-08 | 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…

2012-08-01 | 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

2012-07-26 | 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

2012-07-11 | 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

2012-07-02 | 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

2012-06-25 | 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

2012-06-19 | 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

2012-06-14 | 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

2012-06-11 | 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

2012-06-05 | 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

2012-05-31 | 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

2012-05-30 | 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?

2012-05-10 | 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.

Portugal joins nations coordinating to fight cyber crime

2012-05-09 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out how Microsoft is helping the Portugal government defense against national cyber crime.

Technology in support of safer democracy

2012-05-03 | 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

2012-05-01 | 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

2012-04-26 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out about new security updates to improve public safety collaboration.

Cloud doesn’t have to be scary – Even in national security

2012-04-24 | D.A. Harris, Director, Business Development, Worldwide Defense
Find out how private clouds enable you to you reap the cost-savings and efficiency benefits of cloud computing without sacrificing security.

Emerging national approaches to cybersecurity

2012-04-19 | Lori Woehler , Senior Director, WWPS Security
Find out how to shape an integrated cybersecurity strategy.

Cloud and mobility: The key technologies to disaster recovery

2012-04-17 | Claire Bonilla , Senior Director Microsoft Disaster Response
Find out how some nations have maintained communication and collaboration capabilities during times of crisis.

Social media’s role in emergency response

2012-04-10 | Dan Bourgoin, Senior Director, Public Safety and National Security Partners
Find out how public safety agencies are leveraging social media tools to keep citizens informed.

Public safety leaders to discuss international event management and more at Brazil’s LAAD Security Conference

2012-04-05 | Jorge López , Industry Manager, Public Safety and National Security, Microsoft Latin America
Find out about the creative technology solutions Microsoft and our national security partners will be talking about at this public safety conference.

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

2012-04-03 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Microsoft solutions are empowering law enforcement to rescue victims and prosecute child abusers.

Using supply chain management to bolster cost efficiency

2012-03-29 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out about an upcoming event where you can meet with peers to learn how they are saving money with minimum risk exposure.

Why transparency in the cloud matters

2012-03-27 | Kellie Ann Chainier, Director of Office Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how to assess cloud providers’ privacy practices to ensure the highest standards in data protection.

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

2012-03-23 | 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

2012-03-15 | 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

2012-03-14 | 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

2012-03-13 | 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

2012-03-06 | 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

2012-03-01 | 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

2012-02-21 | 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.

Improving military logistics with secure collaboration and private clouds

2012-02-14 | Martin Slijkhuis, Public Safety and National Security Industry Lead, Microsoft Western Europe
Find out how creating a defense logistics collaboration environment within a secure private cloud infrastructure could help you keep technology current - ultimately promoting mission success.

Social media presents challenges, opportunities for public safety

2012-02-08 | 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

2012-02-02 | 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

2012-01-27 | 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.

2012-01-24 | 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

2012-01-20 | 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

2012-01-17 | 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

2012-01-06 | 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

2011-12-28 | 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

2011-12-21 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how Kinect is changing the game in Public Safety and National Security.

Technology support for soldiers, on and off the battlefield

2011-12-16 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
In addition to helping defense organizations leverage technology to support troop operations, Microsoft is also helping soldiers off the battlefield with software training to support their transition to civilian life. Learn how.

Welcome to Microsoft on Safety and Defense!

2011-12-12 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Today we’re launching the Microsoft on Safety and Defense blog to start valuable discussions on the trends, challenges, and technologies impacting global public safety and national security.