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ERMS WHITE PAPER: The "Emergency Notification and Crisis Management Service Selection Guide" covers key factors to take into consideration when selecting an emergency communications service such as data privacy, communications hierarchy, automated roll call and more, Click HERE>>

What Is A Management System? It's gaining traction in the BC profession. Learn why this relatively simple and new concept to business continuity professionals can be a powerful tool in capturing and keeping management's support for a BC program. Brian Zawada explains. Click HERE>>
Learn what Incident Readiness requires, and how eBRP Toolkit Suite can help your organization. eBRP Solutions.

Calling All Industry Vendors
It's a tough economy and, your success is our mission. Now more than ever, it is essential to keep your sales pipeline full. We have some "out of the box" ideas to connect you with those who need your products and services. Want to know more? Click HERE>>.

Five Musts for Advancing Video Surveillance in Security
The days of a security guard watching video footage from a few cameras are long gone. Companies now have many cameras; can software help analyze the footage? Click HERE>>

Georgia Public Safety Radio Network Years in the Making
An interoperable communications system is invaluable for first responders - but rolling out that network can take years. Now Georgia is making it happen. Click HERE>>

Is FEMA Still Mired in "Know-It-All" Mentality?
Will there be a new direction ahead for FEMA under President Obama? One expert certainly hopes so, as he says FEMA is hampered by a top-down mentality. Click HERE>>

Weakening Economy Raises More Fears Over Data Theft
Will troubled economic times end up turning some employees into data thieves? A new survey suggests that's quickly becoming a big worry for security professionals. Click HERE>>

ASIS Foundation Releases Report On Security For Tall Buildings
Tall buildings and skyscrapers face some unique security challenges. A new report is aiming to help those buildings improve security. Click HERE>>

Fight Cyber-Crime Through Procurement, Expert Says
Is the public purchasing system the best way for the government to prevent cyberattacks? It is, according to one security expert. Click HERE>>

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The Deskit - An individual kit with Velcro fasteners to allow storage on the inner side of a desk for easy access during an emergency. Compact, lightweight with 72-hours of support for one person. Click HERE>>.

PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips. The ingenious, inexpensive and non-destructive way to protect your windows from high winds and airborne debris. Installed in seconds, the clips require no drilling, nails, screws or adhesive. Click HERE>>.

'09 BC/Corporate Sec Show, Mar 17-18, NYC. See and hear about emergency messaging, backup communication systems, data storage, virtualization, data and info security, business continuity systems, avian flu preparedness and much, much more! Click HERE>>

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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>

The Third National Emergency Management Summit
Washington, DC — With an all star line-up of government agency leaders, leading researchers, clinicians, and disaster planning and response professionals, the National Emergency Management Summit is a must for health care organizations. The Summit features a pre-conference on disaster drills; mini-Summits on pandemics, hospital surge, and evacuations; and 24 practical, concurrent sessions. At the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, March 4-6, 2009. Click HERE>>

SunGard Availability Services Completes Enhancements To Workforce Continuity Services
Wayne, PA — SunGard Availability Services has completed the deployment of new desktop technology throughout each of its North American workforce continuity services centers. The deployment, completed in late 2008, reinforces SunGard's commitment to staying ahead of the performance and computing needs of its customers in today's business environment. Click HERE>>

Save the date! 2009 National Community Preparedness Conference
The 2009 National Conference on Community Preparedness: "The Power of Citizen Corps," is being hosted jointly by FEMA's Community Preparedness Division and the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) on August 9-12, 2009, in Arlington, VA. The conference is open to all who are interested in making their communities safer, stronger, and better prepared for all types of hazards. Click HERE>>

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