NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, threat information that was previously seen only by senior government officials is being made available to the public – without compromising national security. TerrorView, a product from ConteGoView, Inc., uses proprietary technology and on-the-ground intelligence experts to gather and analyze data from over 100,000 sources, enabling users to track terrorist, cyber and biological threats throughout the world and down the block.
Joshua Katz, a former elite Army Ranger, covert intelligence officer in the CIA and senior adviser to the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is the founder of TerrorView. He started developing TerrorView in 2014 when he became convinced that information about potential terrorist attacks wasn't being accurately or thoughtfully provided to the American public.
"The public won't have to rely on failed government programs, costing more than half a billion dollars, to feel safe anymore," Katz says. "They'll find all the information they need on TerrorView."
Katz teamed up with backer Ed Butowsky, an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry and managing partner of Chapwood Investments LLC, to answer one of our most pressing questions: What threats are out there and what can I do to stay safe?
TerrorView provides the answers by scanning information and "chatter" found in thousands of public places, giving the user unprecedented access to information, analysis and recommendations on their smartphones. The app provides analyzed data that makes users better informed and prepared, lessening the fear they experience even in their daily routines.
"Terrorism is on the top of everyone's mind every day, and it will be for generations to come," Katz said. "Sadly, there's a lot of misinformation out there. We built TerrorView to be the one place where people can go to get relevant information and a clear understanding of what's taking place and what you should - and shouldn't - be concerned about.
"Whether you're a business traveler or a parent who wants to know about disease outbreaks or terrorist threats near your child's school, this app provides trustworthy and potentially life-saving information to people who don't have the time or the know-how to find it themselves. TerrorView can literally make the difference between life and death."
A limited data version of TerrorView can be downloaded for free on the App Store and Google Play. Users can get full access for $4.99 a year through an in-app purchase. To learn more about the app or to download it, visit www.terrorview.com.