10 ways you can prepare for avian flu - Did you know that fewer than 20% of companies have completed a pandemic response plan? This webinar will provide you with expert advice on planning for business survival if a pandemic strikes. Sponsored by MessageOne. To register, Click HERE>>


Despite the attention focused on the vulnerability of businesses as a result of last year’s disasters, money just isn’t being allocated for DR in ‘06 budgets. Jon Toigo explains how to take DR from being a low profile undertaking to an initiative with investment efficiency. Click HERE>>



Maryland Residents Unprepared for Hurricanes
A new survey says Maryland, New York and Connecticut residents are all lagging in hurricane preparedness. What coastal states are well-prepared – and which ones aren’t? Click HERE>>

DHS Lags in Naming Cybersecurity Chief
Tomorrow makes it a year since DHS Secretary Chertoff said his department would elevate the post of cybersecurity czar to an assistant secretary. So where’s the chief? Click HERE>>

Robots with Paper Wings Could Change Emergency Response
A team of researchers in South Korea think they can develop robots that fly with flapping paper wings, and some say we can put the technology to use in emergency response. But will it work? Click HERE>>

Consultant Cracks FBI Database
A computer consultant has managed to unlock a classified FBI database and access employee passwords using hacking tools freely available on the Internet. If he could do it, can anyone?
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Businesses’ Security Breaches Rising
More than 84 percent of businesses in North America say someone has breached their security in the past year, says a new survey. What will it take to get us to take security seriously?
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DHS Outlines Plan for Telecommunications Infrastructure
With 80 percent of the nation’s critical infrastructure in the hands of private industry, a plan for working together is critical. Will the DHS’ new plan help protect our telecommunications?
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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>>

AOK Rescue Chair

The safest and easiest way to transport a person, in an emergency, down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees Click HERE>>

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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Trichord Rolls Out Portable Evacuation Monitoring System (PEMS)

Lessburg, VA - Trichord, Inc. has introduced the Portable Evacuation Monitoring System (PEMS) for emergency situations, portable traffic monitoring, and work-zone traffic management. These moveable networks of traffic sensors and data management centers were developed for emergency management officials and traffic managers to monitor and report congestion during mass evacuations. www.trichord-inc.com

Lakeview Partners with Lavender & Wyatt
Oakbrook Terrace, IL – As part of the relationship, the two companies will offer affordable, easy-to-use DR and data protection solutions to ensure BC. Companies can maximize uptime and data protection with less time, infrastructure, expense and fewer people. Plus, the combination enables users to meet auditing requirements for industry and government regulations such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley, among others. www.lakeviewtech.com/pressroom/pr_2006_06_27.asp

MessageOne Offers New e-Book On Automated Crisis Communications
Austin, TX - MessageOne today announced the availability of a free e-book that profiles 101 emergency communication scenarios ranging from natural disasters to bank robberies, product recalls and pilot scheduling.  The book is designed to help companies derive the most value from their investment in an emergency notification system. http://www.messageone.com/p101/

UIC Online Emergency Mgt. & Continuity Planning Certificate Program
Chicago, IL – The University of Illinois at Chicago online certificate program provides core competencies in: the analysis of public health and corporate risk and vulnerabilities due to natural or man made disasters; the formulation of strategic and operational plans to respond to disasters; and organizational and resource assessment of corporate and public sector response plans. http://128.248.232.70/oee/admin/program/summary.asp?ProgramID=149


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