DHS transfers emergency-response tech
The Department of Homeland Security’s tech directorate has begun transferring a web-based, app-driven emergency response system to a nonprofit center that will disseminate it more widely among emergency responders.
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate said it was in the process of transitioning its Next-Generation Incident Command System (NICS), developed in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to the Worldwide Incident Command Services Corporation. WICS is a California-based nonprofit that provides technical and operational support to the NICS user community.
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