eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - June 17th, 2009

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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>>

Comprehensive Testing Creates "Operational Familiarity" Between Companies and Their Disaster Recovery Providers It helps organizations verify operations will be taken care of in a disaster, so it can focus on the actual impact of the event. Rodney Tyler explains. Click HERE>>
Is the cloud a solution to your disaster recovery challenges? Follow this link for the ParaScale cloud storage disaster resource white paper.

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Tennessee Agencies Use New Tech for Emergency Response Training
Can new technology help emergency operations centers learn to better collaborate in the event of a large-scale disaster? Two agencies in Tennessee hope so. Click HERE>>

Myths and Misconceptions About Virtualization
Virtualization is a hot topic in data recovery these days, but does anyone really know the truth about what it can actually do? Click HERE>>

Five Security Holes at the Office
Is the biggest threat to your company's information a hacker breaking in? Not really - it's actually the person who uses social engineering to get through the front door. Click HERE>>

DHS Launches Second Test of Biometric Exit Processes
The DHS is again testing a system that will collect passengers' fingerprints as they check in for international flights. Will it help find the best way to verify identities? Click HERE>>

Museums Reassess Security in Wake of Attack
Last week's tragic attack at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has reminded museums across the country that security is an issue they need to deal with as well. Click HERE>>

Ten Things You Didn't Know About Cyberwarfare
Could shutting down a country's financial, energy, telecom and media systems result in a full-scale war? It could, warn experts, and the private sector had better be ready. Click HERE>>

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DRJ Fall World 2009.
Sept. 13 - 16. San Diego, CA. No other show in the world can offer you the session choices, networking opportunities and full educational experience as DRJ can. Since 1989, the largest BC conference in the industry. Click HERE>>

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

BCM Training and Certification Program by DRI-Singapore
DRI-Singapore is a BC training institute, and a local representative of Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII). In collaboration with DRII, they are promoting BCM awareness in Singapore. Currently, they are conducting class on a monthly basis in helping BC practitioners gain knowledge and share on BCM practices within their specialized profession. See their schedule. Click HERE>>

DHS Announces Release of New No Cost Infrastructure Protection Training Course
DHS announced the release of a revised version of IS-860.a National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). This online course was jointly developed by the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection and FEMA's Emergency Management Institute. The NIPP, originally released in 2006, was revised and updated early this year to reflect experience and changes in the threat environment. The free course is available on FEMA's Emergency Management Institute learning site. Click HERE>>

MoDOT Recognized for its Satellite Network Deployed by Spacenet and ODN
McLean, VA - The Missouri Department of Transportation was awarded the Innovation & Technology Award at the International Satellite & Communications Exchange (ISCe) Conference. MoDOT teamed with Spacenet and Orbital Data Net (ODN), the Missouri state contractor for satellite services, to design and implement its emergency communications satellite solution. It integrates terrestrial communications assets with satellite connectivity. Click HERE>>

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