2006 Emergency Notification Resource Kit! A comprehensive CD toolkit to help you plan ahead for your emergency notification needs. Contains analyst reports, a crisis communication hurricane case study, white papers, and an evaluation matrix. Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>


Wireless Insecurities Aren't Going Away - But That's Okay
Although security concerns have made people think twice about integrating WLANs, it hasn't stopped most. That's a good thing because the problems aren't as serious as they're made out to be. Kevin Beaver explains. Click HERE>>



Security Experts Say Port Bid is No Threat
Recent uproar over port deals had political factions facing off over security. But with so many politicians opposed to the deal, why aren’t some experts more worried? Click HERE>>

Chertoff Concerned Gulf Coast Won't be Ready for Next Storm
Six months after Katrina, DHS Secretary Chertoff expressed concern that the Coast’s recovery will make it tough to prepare for the hurricane season. Will we be ready? Click HERE>>

Focus on Cybersecurity Compliance is Ineffective, Expert Says
If we measure cybersecurity in the government by seeing how well they do on the government’s report card, we’re not getting a true picture, says one expert. Click HERE>>

Disaster Plans For 2006 Are in Flux
It’s less than 100 days until hurricane season starts, and hurricane-prone states are preparing. So why are they worried the federal government isn’t doing the same? Click HERE>>

Homeland Security Data Mining Generates Concern
Privacy concerns and homeland security are once again butting heads as a new report highlights the growing popularity of data mining. Which side will win? Click HERE>>

Compliance a Main Driver of BC Planning, Study Finds
Six years ago, only 30 percent of companies had BC plans; today, almost 85 percent have them. But why are they implementing BC plans? It may not be for the reasons you think. Click HERE>>


We’re looking for Case Studies for the 11th annual Disaster Resource GUIDE! If you have a story to tell about your company’s BC/EM program, please let us hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact our editor Alison Dunn by Clicking HERE>>


BC + Business Impact Assessment + Crisis Management Templates - save $50.00 at the Disaster Resource Bookstore! Address the information collection process, learn about and create a BIA and BCP, give guidance to ER teams and company leaders. Click HERE>>

16th WCDM — June 18-21, 2006. Toronto, Canada
Presented by CCEP in partnership with IAEM and DRII. Emergency Management and Business Continuity Working Together. The full program is available by Clicking HERE>>


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Businesses and Citizens Embracing Emergency Response Reference.
Bayfield, CO — When tens of thousands of street cops, first responders, military and government employees need critical information, they turn to the little red Pocket Partner emergency reference book. The 1056 page pocket reference contains up-to-date protocols for dealing with hundreds of life threatening situations that Americans could be exposed to. http://www.thepocketpartner.com

Sealedmedia Completes Strongest Year to Date
Los Gatos, CA — SealedMedia, Inc. recently announced that 2005 was the company’s most successful year ever, as customer deployments, channel partner engagements and global projects all reached record levels. SealedMedia is a provider of cross-platform enterprise digital rights management (E-DRM) solutions that provide security and “remote control” over email messages and documents.
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Illinois Law Enforcement Coalition Selects MessageOne
Urbana, IL — The Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS) has selected MessageOne's AlertFind as its emergency communications, notification and escalation platform. The AlertFind system was put to use immediately in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Using AlertFind, ILEAS was able to provide rapid aid by mobilizing 150 emergency law enforcement volunteers in just one day after Katrina's landfall. http://www.messageone.com/news/nws-2006-02-07-1

Vision Solutions’ Orion™ For AiX Is Named “High Availability Product Of The Year”
Irvine, CA — Vision Solutions, a high availability solution provider to the Global 5000, recently announced that its ORION for AIX has received top honors in TechTarget’s Search 400.com Product of the Year Awards in the High Availability category. TechTarget award winners are chosen by a panel that includes Search400 editorial staff, users, industry experts and analysts.
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