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Facing the Challenge of Data Interoperability
Data communication is critical in resolving emergencies. But data interoperability brings a whole host of issues. How to overcome them? Here, Bill Lent looks at some of the challenges and what we are doing to address them. Click HERE>>



Cities, States Still Unprepared, DHS Says
The DHS has released a scathing new report taking our cities and states to task for being unprepared. But do we even know where our shortcomings are? Click HERE>>

CIOs Face Severe IT Change by 2012
Technology is changing at the speed of light and CIOs better prepare, suggests a new report. Will those tech changes affect information security and cybersecurity? Click HERE>>

Canadian Businesses “Worried” But Not Preparing for Flu
A survey says 80 percent of businesses in Canada are concerned about a flu pandemic – but aren’t preparing. If they’re so worried, why aren’t they doing anything about it? Click HERE>>

Internet Pioneers Warn of VoIP Wiretapping Problems
Government efforts to force VoIP providers to let cops tap phone calls could bring about more cybersecurity problems than it’s worth, say Internet security experts. Click HERE>>

FEMA to Tighten Purse Strings
In the wake of last week’s report of misspent FEMA debit cards, the beleaguered agency, stung by fraud, is cutting back on the amount of cash it will give to disaster victims. Click HERE>>

Disaster Recovery is Ad Hoc and Expensive, Users Say
Despite technological advances in recent years, most companies say they are still struggling with DR, in one way or another. Will we ever get it right? Click HERE>>

Free Hurricane Preparedness Guide With a busy 2006 hurricane season predicted, be prepared and get your copy of the guide. Includes a complete list of what you can do to prepare your organization before, during and after a hurricane. Download here>>

Need Ice?
It can be used to help food stay fresh and for medical purposes, among other things, in disaster-type scenarios. Hurricane season is here. This excellent resource has an extensive database of providers throughout the country. Click HERE>>

Save the date for CPM 2006 EAST! Orlando. Oct 30 – Nov 1. The best training and networking events for BC/COOP, emergency management and security. Come early for the golf tournament, stay for the keynotes, sessions, and peer interaction! Click HERE>>


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Former U.S. Army Emergency Contingency Planner, Joins James Lee Witt Associates
Washington, D.C. – James Lee Witt Associates, the public safety and crisis management consulting firm, has announced that Jack Perry has joined its Atlanta team. He will serve as Director of Logistics for JLWA in the firm’s New Orleans Field Office, serving as the state public assistance liaison. JLWA provides post-Katrina recovery assistance to the State of Louisiana.
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Emergency Alert & Notification Solutions for Government and Business
Washington, DC – June 29 – Market*Access International - in conjunction with the Homeland Defense Journal and the Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI) -- will host this one-day Homeland Defense Journal Training Conference®. The goal is to inform federal, DoD, state and local and business leaders on current trends and directions in this important sector.
http://www.homelanddefensejournal.com/hdl/conf_mobile_June_2006.htm

DISA Selects Amcom Software’s Morale Call System
Minneapolis, MN – The Defense Supply Center of Columbus, Ohio, a member of DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency), recently announced that it has selected Amcom Software’s Morale Call System which uses speech recognition to automate the 1,000-1,500 daily calls made by its soldiers to loved ones throughout the country. http://www.amcomsoft.com/news.cfm?story=20060531

DoD Taps Fargo for Additional FIPS 201-Compliant Printer/Encoders
Minneapolis, MN – Fargo Electronics, Inc., a provider of secure technologies for card identity systems, recently announced that it has received a follow-on order for its High Definition Card Printer/Encoders for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The DoD order includes 66 HDP600-LC laminating card printer/encoders and is expected to ship in the second quarter of 2006.
http://www.fargo.com/about-us/press-release-detail.asp?NRecno=287


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