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Evacuation Planning Before and After Hurricane Rita
More than 100 deaths resulted from Rita – not just because of heavy winds and floodwaters, but also due to the evacuation. Joel Eskovitz examines the work being done to improve evacuations and what is still lacking.
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FEMA, Red Cross Relations Strained
Relations between FEMA and the Red Cross are still strained, some 10 months after Hurricane Katrina, according to a new GAO report. Will this affect future disaster relief? Click HERE>>

Companies Hiring E-Mail Snitches
Take a good look around you. Someone you work with might have the job of keeping an eye on what you’re doing. Do you know who’s watching your e-mail? Click HERE>>

Security at Malls, Shopping Centers Inadequate, Report Says
Major shopping centers are considered major potential terrorist targets, due to the high volumes of people who shop there every day. So why is security so lax? Click HERE>>

FEMA Still Short of Hiring Goals, Chertoff Says
Struggling FEMA won’t meet its target number of new employees before the end of the hurricane season, says DHS secretary Chertoff. Does anyone want to work for FEMA? Click HERE>>

Intelligence Gathering Key to Securing Ports
Port security has been in the news for ages, as many officials continue to worry about the safety of our nation’s ports. But have officials spotted our biggest weakness? Click HERE>>

Florida Offering Business Free Data Backup
Florida’s Chamber of Commerce is offering companies in the area a free e-mail backup service during hurricanes. Is this the incentive companies need to ensure preparedness? Click HERE>>

Hurricane season is here! You need “A Complete Hurricane & Flood Plan for Business: A Disaster Prevention and Recovery Template on CD-ROM” to protect your mission-critical operations, people and vital business assets from catastrophe. To obtain one Click HERE>>

It's Time to Think Mitigation
An earthquake can cripple the unprotected office in a matter of seconds. The estimated damage to computers during the Loma Prieta earthquake was $100 million according to FEMA. Equipment fasteners can make a difference. Don’t wait.
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Corp. Security, BC and Crisis Mgmt. Conference
Join executives, policy experts, and government officials to examine increasing and complex threats confronting corporations. You will evaluate best practices and cutting-edge solutions. Click HERE>>


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Tod Klubnik Joins Messageone As Executive VP of Worldwide Field Operations
Austin, TX – MessageOne, a business continuity company, recently announced that Tod Klubnik has joined the firm as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. In his new role, Mr. Klubnik leads MessageOne’s sales, channels, pre-sales, business development, and account management teams, including overseeing its North American and European operations.
http://www.messageone.com/news/nws-2006-03-27-1

Stephen Blake to Lead Fargo Secure Systems
Minneapolis, MN – Fargo Electronics announced recently that Stephen Blake has joined them as product marketing director for secure systems. He will direct the growth and development of complete solutions that incorporate secure printers, secure materials and secure software with other related products. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Fargo is a provider of secure technologies for card identity systems. http://www.fargo.com/about-us/press-release-detail.asp?NRecno=278

AirCare Environmental Services Joins Disaster Kleenup International
Bensenville, IL – Disaster Kleenup, a network of property damage restoration contractors, announced recently that AirCare Environmental Services has joined the organization to strengthen the network in the Northeast. AirCare has been in business since 1995. Dale Sailer, president of DKI, says AirCare is committed to quick response, superior workmanship and outstanding customer service. http://disasterkleenup.com/cm/Articles/AirCareEnvironmentalServi.php

Business Continuity Budgets Rising, According to Recent Survey
King of Prussia, PA – Continuity professionals have always had concerns about the amount of resources they receive to build plans, but there is good news in regard to business continuity budgets. The amount of money organizations are spending on continuity is on the rise, according to a survey jointly conducted by Strohl Systems and “CPM-Global Assurance.”
http://www.strohlsystems.com/MediaPR/TopNews/FullText.asp?ID=100


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