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November 18, 2019

Q&A: Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity

In Part 3 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Tamara Mouras and Dr. Sancho Manzano answered viewer questions. This article is a transcript of the Q&A portion of that webinar.

October 11, 2019

How the U.S. Border Patrol Addresses Drug Smuggling, Human Trafficking and Terrorist Travel

In Part 2 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Tamara Mouras reviewed the mission of the U.S. Border Patrol and how it addresses drug smuggling, human trafficking and terrorist travel. This article is a transcript of Dr. Mouras' portion of that webinar.

October 4, 2019

Protecting U.S. Borders Using Cybersecurity

In Part 1 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Sancho Manzano reviewed what he describes as the "cyber triad protection" that oversees the cybersecurity protection for the Border Patrol: port-of-entry screening equipment, scanning equipment and devices, and forensics data information. This article is a transcript of Dr. Manzano's portion of that webinar.

September 6, 2019

Building Professionalism in Your Volunteer Fire Department [Webinar]

Approximately 65% of America's firefighters are volunteers, and 91% of fire departments are partially or completely volunteer-based. Even so, the number of volunteer firefighters in the U.S. reached a low in 2019. One method for addressing this issue is by promoting professionalism within volunteer fire departments. Professionalism benefits department reputation, promotes security among the crew and attracts new recruits.

June 5, 2019

Linking Mobile Devices and Workplace Safety [Webinar]

Mobile device distractions can impede employees’ spatial awareness, recognition of hazards and operation of equipment. Employees may face civil and criminal liability for damages that result from accidents caused by texting while driving, engaging in other work, answering personal communications on devices and otherwise being distracted from their work. What can safety professionals do to help companies avoid litigation and keep their employees safe?

April 25, 2019

Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity [Webinar]

Two of the nation’s top critical infrastructures, information technology and customs and border security, are top of mind for many Americans. Among the hottest topics involving these infrastructures are the threats facing the U.S. cybersecurity network and the country’s border patrol. From drug and human smuggling to cyberattacks to terrorist travel, the nation’s digital network and physical borders are dealing with unprecedented issues. What can those in law enforcement do to serve and protect the citizenry?

February 26, 2019

How to Spark Interest in Community Fire Prevention [Webinar]

Every year, fire departments work to educate the public about fire hazards, precautions, emergency methods, escape routes, smoke alarm safety and more; however, it can be difficult to find time, resources and methods to help citizens implement these strategies. Join Columbia Southern University for “How to Spark Interest in Community Fire Prevention,” a webinar discussion and Q&A session with CSU Fire and EMS Advisory Board member Gary Ludwig.

September 14, 2018

Addressing Firefighter Health and Wellness [Webinar]

Firefighting is a dangerous and rigorous profession that can take a toll on the body and on the mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association, sudden cardiac death was the leading cause of on-duty firefighter deaths in 2015. In 2017, sudden cardiac death accounted for nearly half of the 60 fatalities.

August 23, 2018

Increasing Your Interview Impact [Webinar]

Interviewing can be one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of the job search process. What do you wear? How should you act? What is the most important thing to say? What should you not say? Join Columbia Southern University for a webinar discussion and Q&A session on “Increasing Your Interview Impact.” Elizabeth Mimms, CSU career services coordinator, reviews the four P’s to help you present your best self in your next job interview.

August 21, 2018

6 Steps for a Successful Career Transition After the Military [Webinar]

For many military families, transitioning into a civilian career can be overwhelming and exhausting. The webinar and Q&A session, “6 Steps for a Successful Career Transition After the Military” by Elizabeth Mimms, CSU career services coordinator, reviews six steps for seeking civilian employment. 

August 14, 2018

How to Make a Sizzlin’ LinkedIn Profile [Webinar]

If you’re like the millions of working professionals who use social media, you are acutely aware of the vast amount of content that’s shared, liked, posted and commented on every day. Creating a social media profile that stands out from the crowd is especially important for those who are using social media as a tool to facilitate their next career move. Join Columbia Southern University for “How to Make a Sizzlin’ LinkedIn Profile,” an in-depth webinar discussion and Q&A session.

July 30, 2018

A Future in Paramedicine [Webinar]

The rapidly evolving field of mobile integrated health care, or community paramedicine, has become a hot topic among those in EMS in and fire service. The system of services is meant to address key issues such as the rising fees of ambulance transport, labor shortages in EMS and health care costs; and it is changing the way health care is administered and delivered in many cities. Join Columbia Southern University for "A Future in Paramedicine," a webinar discussion and Q&A session.

May 15, 2018

Tech in OSH: Trending Apps for Safety Professionals [Webinar]

Today’s safety professional uses a range of tools and instruments to ensure the safety of their clients or employees. From document scanners to decibel meters to a simple level and unit conversion calculator, those out in the field could benefit from an integration of some of these tools. One popular way to integrate or replace these tools is with mobile applications.  

March 7, 2018

Making Social Media Work for First Responders [Webinar]

Social media is more and more becoming an indispensable channel in emergency management communications, as EMS and emergency management personnel are using various channels to reach their communities before, during and after disasters. First responders are also turning to social media to gather valuable insight from citizens on the ground via eyewitness video, photos and postings.

January 4, 2018

CSP Certification: How Your Safety Degree Can Get You One Step Closer [Webinar]

For safety professionals, the Certified Safety Professional® designation is perhaps the most respected certification in the field with the most potential to boost your career. In this webinar, Dr. Dan Corcoran, academic program director for occupational safety and health at CSU, discusses how the B.S. in occupational safety and health could get you one step closer to your CSP.