Awareity’s Connecting The Dots Blog shares news and insights to help threat assessment teams, community, and organizational leaders, etc. prevent incidents.


Connecting the Dots… Excuses, Research, Standards & Successes with PREVENTING*

The most common excuse from leadership after their organization experiences an incident or tragedy is: “We failed to Connect the Dots.” The most common finding ...
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[Infographic] – Preventing Mass Shootings, Violence, Terrorism and Acts of Evil

How can we start identifying at-risk individuals and preventing mass shootings, violence, terrorism and acts of evil? Is your community connecting the dots? Check out ...
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Power Grid Blackout because of Hackers… Are You Paying Attention?

On December 23, 2015 parts of Ukraine were without power and the blackout was due to black hat hackers using the sophisticated BlackEnergy trojan horse ...
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A World Changing Lesson Learned from Paris Attack

I have had the privilege to speak about student safety at numerous Education conferences in the USA, Canada, South Korea and Japan over the past ...
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Preventing Violence and Terrorism Requires New Prevention Strategy…NOW!

San Bernardino, Paris and a growing number of terror and violent acts prove over and over again why a new and better PREVENTION strategy is ...
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3 Things Every Education Institution Needs…But Most Don’t Have

There are three things every school and every college (and other organizations open to general public) needs to pro-actively PREVENT numerous types of incidents, fears ...
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PREVENTING Mass Shootings and Other Violence: A Comprehensive Community-based Threat Assessment, Incident Management & Prevention Platform is Necessary

Since the tragedy at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, OR most every news anchor, parent, student, education leader and government leader has been asking the ...
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Data Reveals How DATA is the Answer to PREVENTION

Data is powerful and a valuable asset for organizations. Data can make organizations leaders in their industry. Data is the best way, and arguably the ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Bradley County Public Schools

Switching gears back to education, Rick met with Bradley County Public Schools Safety and Security Director, Scotty Hernandez. Scotty is really leading the way in ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Cornhusker Bank

Moving over to the financial sector and connecting with the Chief Operating Officer for Cornhusker Bank, Steve Lindgren! Financial institutions and their customers continue to ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Twin Rivers Schools

These counselors are making a huge difference! Another interview, this time with High School Counselor, Christina Miller from Twin Rivers Schools in Missouri. After the ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Westfield Washington Schools

Another great interview with Middle School Counselor, Craig Spinner, from Westfield Washington Schools. In 2014, Westfield Washington Schools had the honor of participating in a ...
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Connecting the Dots: Interview with Virginia Lottery

I know I am biased, but I am excited to share this recent interview with one of my favorite MOAT Administrators! Amy Roper is the ...
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