Security & Preparedness

Security & Preparedness November 27, 2018

Make a Plan: How to Stay Safe During a Vehicle-Ramming Attack

Maggie K., Senior Editor

We live in a scary time – Americans are well aware that the threat of terrorism looms behind any corner. From shootings and bombings to vehicle-ramming attacks, domestic and international terrorists use a variety of horrific methods to perpetrate ...

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Security & Preparedness October 30, 2018

Financial Fraud: Keep Your Identify Safe and Your Money Secure

Maggie K., Senior Editor

No one is safe from financial fraud. From teens to the elderly, people of any age can be victims. Fraudsters are relentless – they steal personal information, access people’s bank accounts, and even trick people into sending them money, amongst ot...

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Security & Preparedness October 23, 2018

What if an Earthquake Hit Your Area? Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

Heather M., Editor

Earthquakes can happen at any time of the day, month or year. There’s usually no warning, so it's best to get prepared now. 4 Things You Should Know About Earthquakes All 50 states and all U.S. territories are vulnerable to earthquakes. The ...

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Security & Preparedness October 18, 2018

Cybersecurity Awareness: Is Your Computer System Safe?

Krystina C., Editor

Cyberattacks have increased dramatically in the last 10 years, making cybersecurity awareness more important than ever. More and more cybercriminals are using the internet to access confidential data, steal personal information and damage computer...

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Security & Preparedness October 2, 2018

Winter Storm Prep: Bracing for the Icy Road Ahead

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and the jackets are getting warmer. Summer is officially over – and winter will soon creep its chilly, snowy head into our daily lives. Nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live...

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Security & Preparedness September 25, 2018

Designing Your Family Disaster Plan: Is Your Household Prepared?

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Life is unpredictable – so families should always be prepared for any situation that might be thrown their way. Because preparation is key to survival during any major threat, one crucial focus for every family should be effective disaster plannin...

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Security & Preparedness September 4, 2018

Safe Driving Tips for Staying Protected Behind the Wheel

Katherine E., Editor

Do you regularly practice safe driving? American roads are full of drivers who are speeding, distracted and careless; drivers who have been drinking or doing drugs; and drivers who are a combina­tion of all these factors. No matter how good a driv...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety August 9, 2018

Safety in the Workplace: Setting the Stage for an Active Shooter Safety Plan That Works

Katherine E., Editor

Active shooter situations can happen anywhere, without warning and evolve quickly – the workplace is no exception. Preparing for an active shooter situation can help minimize injury and loss of life should this horrible event transpire. As a leade...

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Security & Preparedness August 7, 2018

Weathering a Wildfire: Helping Your Community Survive

Heather M., Editor

Hot summer weather brings the dry conditions and drought that make vegetation very flammable, increasing the risk of wildfires. Make sure your community is prepared ahead of time and that your citizens also know what to do during and after a wildf...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness July 24, 2018

This Summer, Beat the Heat With These Water-Wise Safety Tips

Katherine E., Editor

Is the sizzle of summer giving you the urge to hit the beach, jump in the pool, dive in the lake or go for a boat ride? As temperatures rise nationwide and the dog days of summer lure us outdoors to cool off in the water, don’t let your community ...

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