Alert and Warning System 2.0 at a glance

2010 GCN Awards Organization: Coast Guard.

Project: Alert and Warning System 2.0.

Objective: To provide rapid and accurate bidirectional information between the Coast Guard and its external partners by using multiple communications channels.

Solution: AtHoc's IWSAlerts Web-based alerting system.

Effect: Security, maritime safety and natural disaster information is being provided in minutes to Coast Guard personnel, other government agencies and maritime partners through multiple channels.

Duration: Two months to initial employment in December 2009. Additional features are being added.

Featured

  • Records management: Look beyond the NARA mandates

    Records management is about to get harder

    New collaboration technologies ramped up in the wake of the pandemic have introduced some new challenges.

  • puzzled employee (fizkes/Shutterstock.com)

    Phish Scale: Weighing the threat from email scammers

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Phish Scale quantifies characteristics of phishing emails that are likely to trick users.

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.