PublicSonar, a provider of an early warning and incident management system using social media, and CS&A International, a leading specialist risk, crisis and business continuity management consultancy, are pleased to announce the signing of a new strategic partnership that will offer clients state of the art social sensing capabilities.
With the increasing incidence of threatening events and the viral speed at which they propagate, the ability to detect early and mitigate becomes an invaluable tool in the field or risk and crisis management. PublicSonar provides an early warning and incident management system and a unique platform to monitor incidents using social media networks.
Hans Burghard, founding director of PublicSonar stated: “We are keen to provide CS&A’s clients with the best there is in terms of incident social media monitoring and sensing. CS&A’s established expertise in crisis management in the private sector is a great addition to our existing client base.”
Dirk Lenaerts, senior partner of CS&A said: “We are very pleased to have signed this cooperation agreement with PublicSonar. There are many social media monitoring platforms on the market. However, PublicSonar provides companies with unparalleled social media sensing capability especially in the context of incident detection, prevention and mitigation, and we are delighted to offer this to our clients.”
PublicSonar has its headquarter in The Hague. The company is a spin-off of the Dutch national applied research institute (TNO) and technical university (TU Delft), and part of the HSD campus − the European innovation centre of the Dutch security cluster. PublicSonar has clients in public safety, utilities and government agencies among others.
With over 25 years experience and operating globally, CS&A International was founded in Hong Kong and focuses on enhancing crisis resilience for multinational clients across industries. With particular emphasis on crisis prevention, detection, mitigation and recovery, CS&A provides comprehensive services and unique tools in risk, crisis and business continuity management.