The Email and Business Continuity Survey! How worried are you about email outages and how prepared do you need to be? Participate in this new survey, learn how well prepared the industry is for email continuity, and enter a drawing to win an iPod! Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>


Twenty Questions to Ask Your Supplier About Voice over IP Transporting voice communications over data networks introduces risks for IT/telecom professionals. Paul Kirvan gives us some questions to be addressed with service providers before signing on the dotted line. Click HERE>>
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FEMA Director is the Job No One Wants
In last week’s news almost every story is about trouble at FEMA. Now seven industry experts have passed on the agency’s top job. Is it any wonder no one wants it? Click HERE>>

Ridge Says Biometric Debate Will Go Mainstream
Former DHS Chief Tom Ridge is talking security again, as he speaks out about using biometric technology as a tool to fight the war on terror. Will biometrics go mainstream? Click HERE>>

SARS Helps Prepare Toronto for Bird Flu
A 2003 outbreak of a deadly virus in Canada’s largest city taught emergency officials some valuable lessons. Can these SARS lessons help us prepare for a flu pandemic? Click HERE>>

FEMA and DHS Start Planning the Next Evacuation
Evacuation planning took on new life in Katrina’s wake. Now officials in Louisiana are planning evacuations for the upcoming hurricane season. Will the planning go well? Click HERE>>

“Brain Drain” Hits Homeland Security
With so many staff departures and declining morale at the DHS, is it any wonder experts are starting to worry that a so-called “brain drain” will put the country at risk? Click HERE>>

Advice for the Next Generation of IT Execs
Students learning IT these days are entering a different world from the one of 20 years ago. How should today’s IT students prepare for their roles in the years ahead? Click HERE>>


Navigate The Unexpected With Confidence! Learn the step-by-step project management approach that demonstrates how a business continuity project team creates and executes a successful planning project. Register now for R&A’s April 12th Webinar. Click 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>>

World Conference on Disaster Mgt
- June 18-21,Toronto. "Emergency Management and BC Working Together" Get a global perspective. Learn from and network with the best. Pandemic Planning, Effective Leadership, and more. For the full program, Click HERE>>


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R&A Crisis Management Services Announces 4/12/06 Webinar
Des Plaines, IL - “Navigate the Unexpected with Confidence!” a guide to project managing the BC/DR life-cycle, includes 10 key tips to ensure success. Attendees ask questions and get answers on the spot! R&A founder, Irene Rozansky, faculty at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, has 20 years of experience in project management, BC/DR, crisis communications, and information security will lead the webinar. http://www.raconsulting.net/navigate/registration.aspx

MessageOne Provides Uninterrupted Email Continuity and Best-in-Class Email Security
Austin, TX – MessageOne Inc. recently announced a complement to its EMS Email Continuity service with a new integrated email security service that includes complete spam and virus protection. EMS Email Continuity and EMS Email Security protects against security threats and outages including outages caused by corruption or problems with Exchange™ or Active Directory™. http://www.messageone.com/news/nws-2006-03-29-1

Prepared Response, Inc. Adds GIS Capability to Rapid Responder Crisis Mgmt System
Seattle, WA – Prepared Response, Inc. has added Geographic Information System (GIS) functionality to the Web-based version of its Rapid Responder® crisis management system. This capability allows first responders to view a variety of features, such as streets, pipelines, or railroads as layers on an interactive map and create more accurate tactical pre-plans to respond faster and more effectively during emergencies. www.preparedresponse.com

Intelligent Notification Systems Enable Reduced Operational Costs
San Diego, CA – MIR3™ has released a white paper that demonstrates how Global 2000 companies can implement a consolidated solution that leverages existing communication infrastructures to improve responsiveness, productivity and efficiencies across the enterprise. The paper is written for senior executives and staff members in enterprises that have deployed or are considering Intelligent Notification tools. www.mir3.com/mbpr1

 

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