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The Five Steps to Creating a Mass Notification Strategy
The ability to communicate through a crisis affects our ability to save lives and property and continue operations. Mass notification offers many benefits in that crisis management process. Cinta Putra expounds. Click HERE>>



Interoperability Still an Issue for Emergency Response
Despite billions spent on communications interoperability for first responders, a new report says it’s still a huge problem. Why can’t we fix our communication issues? Click HERE>>

Eight Reasons to Plan Security Testing
IT security is always urgent, but don’t let that stop you from carefully planning your testing process, says one expert. Why should you listen? Click HERE>> to find out.

FEMA Chief Struggling to Hire More Staff
With FEMA in turmoil and the future of the agency in question, is it any wonder the beleaguered agency is having trouble attracting new employees? Click HERE>>

Viruses Biggest Cause of Security Breaches
Computer viruses are the biggest cause of security incidents in the UK, according to a new survey. Does that mean North America needs to be as concerned about viruses? Click HERE>>

DHS' R&D Chief Calls it Quits
The “revolving door” at the DHS has been quiet for the past few months, but now a new resignation is in the works. Who is leaving the agency this time? Click HERE>> to find out.

How to Check the Health of Your Data Center
If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, maybe it’s time to take a look at your data center. Has it had a check-up recently? If not, now is the time, says one expert. Click HERE>>


Dialogic Communications Corp. DCC
provides emergency notification technology that automatically alerts first responders, personnel and communities- at-risk during critical/routine situations while offering unrivaled technical support. Click HERE>>


PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips NEW! 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>>

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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RecoveryPlanner.com Releases Version 4.4; Enhancements Cater to Client Requests
Shelton, CT – RecoveryPlanner.com, announces that its latest version of web-based BCP software platform, RecoveryPlanner® - version 4 .4 has been released. Primarily deployed using the ASP model of delivery, many internal changes “under the hood” have been made to fine tune the system for even better scalability and speed. Numerous enhancements were made for clients, from suggestions they registered online. http://www.recoveryplanner.com/

Over 200 Experts To Exchange Views On Evolving Global Security Trends in Asia
Hong Kong – Dick Lee, Commissioner of Hong Kong Police Force together with Richard Clarke, the former US Terrorism Czar and National Security Advisor to the President of the United States will head an impressive list of 28 distinguished speakers and security experts from around the world at the inaugural GOVSEC ASIA Summit. To be held in Hong Kong on March 28-29.
http://www.govsecasia.com/

EurOhse2006 Masterclass on Training of Emergency Planning Teams
The class is presented by Les Moseley and Eve Coles on 24th May at the Royal National Hotel, Russell Square, London. It aims to show what is needed to train teams in emergency planning. The Masterclass builds on existing knowledge and skills in emergency planning that should be in place within the framework of managing health and safety at work. http://www.eurohse2006.com/

Strohl User Group Conference to Feature Panel Discussion on Katrina
King of Prussia, PA – The 2005 hurricane season was unlike any experienced before. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita left the Gulf Coast devastated and businesses scrambling to recover across the region. In an effort to learn from these tragedies, the Strohl Systems International User Group Conference will present “Lessons Learned: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,” on April 11 in Orlando, FL. http://www.strohlsystems.com/MediaPR/TopNews/FullText.asp?ID=99

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