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Understanding Technical and Other Causes of Email Outages Despite large enterprise investment email systems are still prone to breakdowns. Research was recently undertaken to understand the frequency, severity and cause of email outages. Cynthia Gumbert tells us more. Click HERE>>
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School Crisis Plans Outdated, Experts Say
Most schools have outdated emergency plans, says one group of experts, especially against new technology. Are our children in jeopardy while emergency plans gather dust? Click HERE>>

Ridge “Often” Detained by Airport Security
When it comes to protecting the homeland, everyone is a potential terrorist. Just ask former DHS head Tom Ridge. Why is Ridge stopped so often at airport security? Click HERE>>

Former FEMA Chiefs Call for Change
Last week, the Bush administration named David Paulison FEMA chief. Now, two former chiefs weigh in on the appointment. Does Paulison have his work cut out for him? Click HERE>>

Institute Recognizes IT Innovation in Emergency Management
A non-profit group hands out awards to nine of the best examples of IT innovation in emergency management and public safety. How have these cities and counties excelled? Click HERE>>

Pandemic Would Rock Global Economy, IMF Warns
As the UK confirms its first case of the avian flu, the IMF warns a pandemic could trigger massive problems in the global economy. But some countries just aren’t prepared. Click HERE>>

Witt Warns Recovery Could Take 30 Years
Estimates for how long it will take Louisiana to recover from Katrina pour in, and now, former FEMA Chief James Lee Witt says it could take as long as 30 years. Click HERE>>


Webinar: Selling Mass Notification Up Join 3n and speaker Ted Brown, CBCP—CEO and President of KETCHConsulting and CPM Hall of Fame member—to learn how to build a compelling business case and obtain upper management buy-in. Click HERE>>


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Symantec Education is offering its Spring 2006 training seminar, Disaster Recovery Strategies. The seminar will be held May 14th - 20th at the Playacar Palace near Cancun, Mexico and will cover various topics. To enroll, or for more information Click HERE>>


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New Features Added to the Disaster Recovery System (DRS)
Merrick, NY — TAMP Systems recently announced new features added to the Disaster Recovery System (DRS) during the past quarter. Among them are: planning for disaster/event scenarios; application continuity and recovery planning; planning for timeframe outages; enhancements to recovery/continuity task dependencies; and much more. http://www.drsbytamp.com/main/software.html

Disaster Recovery Sales Job Opening at Rentsys
Recovery Services sells business continuity and disaster recovery services to Fortune 2000 companies across the nation. This is a high profile position, involving face-to-face interaction with officers and decision-makers at prospective client sites. The effective salesperson will establish and grow relationships through phone contacts, then travel in the territory when relationships are mature and contacts are near closing. To apply go to: www.rentsys.com

The 2006 Business Continuity, Security & Crisis Management Seminars
May, 2006 — Key Strategies, Tactics and Tools to Protect, Sustain and Recover Assets. Join other senior executives to examine key issues of risk, business continuity, crisis preparedness and response, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. Case studies, best business practices, and crisis scenarios will provide you concrete, practical lessons to implement. http://www.conference-board.org/pdf_free/agendas/970006.pdf

Disaster Preparedness Academy
Anaheim, CA — “Preparedness Depends on You.” Orange County American Red Cross hosts annual Disaster Preparedness Academy. Twenty workshops are featured on emergency preparedness planning, mitigation, response skills and recovery operations. Discussions focus on lessons learned and, also opportunities for hands-on training. Sponsored by Automobile Club of Southern California. For information, visit www.oc-redcross.org

 

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