Federal News Service launches important new service HOMELAND SECURITY CRITICAL UPDATE


Federal News Service launches important new service HOMELAND SECURITY CRITICAL UPDATE

Comprehensive current awareness for homeland security

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Federal News Service announced today the launch of Homeland Security Critical Update, a powerful online service bringing together unparalleled current-awareness resources to monitor homeland security issues.

Homeland Security Critical Update enables subscribers to stay on top of rapid developments within the homeland security field at both the federal and state level, featuring the ability to drill down to specific areas of interest.

This is the first product of its kind to combine federal and state legislative updates with news and transcripts relating to this critical issue area, said Federal News Service Vice President and General Manager Rebecca Snyder.

"We're responding to our clients' need for more focused coverage of key issues," said Snyder. "Information overload is a real issue. We are proud to be the first to offer our clients this comprehensive solution that providing clients just what they need."

The subscription-only service will be made available for limited time free trial offers to qualified customers, Snyder said.

Homeland Security Critical Update combines full-text documents culled from pending federal legislation and regulations, proposed state legislation, and relevant breaking news, and calendar listings. This information, merged with real-time transcripts by the Federal News Service staff, provides a comprehensive current-awareness source monitoring homeland security issues.

"It is the most powerful and most attractively priced service of its type in the market today," Snyder said.

The service also includes a daily eAlert that provides subscribers with the ability to drill down for full text source documents and verbatim transcripts of current events.

Centerpiece of the service's coverage are agencies and issues within the security community: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Immigration Department, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and its E-Verify program, cyber-security, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol, food security, and port security.

For more information about Homeland Security Critical Update, please see http://blog.fednews.com/homeland-security/. Free trials and subscription information are available by contacting Sales Manager Kelly Weis at 202-216-2707 or at Kelly.Weis@fednews.com.

Federal News Service (http://www.fednews.com) is the premiere provider of a wide range of verbatim transcripts from Presidential public appearances and major Congressional hearings to events at the White House and various U.S. government departments. It focuses on specific coverage topics, including Congressional hearings, defense, finance, foreign affairs, healthcare, law and justice, Middle East and newsmakers. Its coverage also includes major executive branches including the departments of Defense, Energy, State, Health, Homeland Security and Justice as well as the U.S. Trade Representative.

Federal News Service also provides:

  • Transcripts Database - Verbatim transcripts of political and policy events, in near real time

  • Media Monitoring - Subscription-based monitoring of broadcast, online print and social media sources

  • On Demand Transcription - Client-directed verbatim transcripts of multimedia content and events

  • On Demand Translation - Client-directed translation into over 60 world languages

  • The Potomac Collection - Legislative and regulatory impact tools to track and monitor activity at the federal level

Federal News Service is part of The Dolan Company (NYS: DM) , which, through its Business Information Division, also publishes business journals, court and commercial media and other highly focused information products and services, operates web sites and produces events for targeted legal and professional audiences in each of the 19 geographic markets that it serves across the United States. The Company's Professional Services Division provides specialized outsourced services to the legal profession through its subsidiaries, NDeX, DiscoverReady and Counsel Press. More information is available at http://www.thedolancompany.com.

Federal News Service
Rebecca Snyder, 202-216-2701

KEYWORDS: United States North America District of Columbia Minnesota


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