NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
, March 4-6, 2007, in New Orleans features 100 national experts, IAEM Certified Emergency Manager Training, Preparing for Pandemic, Homeland Security, FEMA, and Red Cross. For info, click here, or call (800) 684-4549 today for Early Bird Discounts!


Evacuation Planning: Four Mistakes Managers Make Evacuation is a complex procedure. To understand how both facility managers and BC planners can improve evacuations, Patricia Bennett has broken down facility evacuation into four major mistakes. Are you guilty of making them? Click HERE>>



NYC’s $140 Million Subway Radio System is Garbled
The $140 million interoperable communication system for New York City’s subways is ready to go. So why can’t police use it yet? Click HERE>>

University Unveils Cyber Threat Calculator
Can a calculator prevent a massive cyberattack? Maybe not yet, but the University of New Hampshire has just unveiled a new method to assess cyber threats. Will it work? Click HERE>>

Detecting Data Breaches Harder than Preventing Them, Experts Say
In the aftermath of the TJX data breach, analysts are admitting that while preventing data breaches is hard, detecting them later can be even harder. Click HERE>>

Big Easy Makes Way for New Recovery Czar
Ed Blakely, the new planning guru hired to steer New Orleans to recovery might not be a household name, but that’s all about to change. Will he be the one to bring the city back? Click HERE>>

Senate Committee Plans More Homeland Security Oversight
As the newly-minted Senate homeland security chairman, Sen. Joseph Lieberman is off to a running start. How will the new committee affect homeland security in this country? Click HERE>>

NY Technology Office Issues Identity Management Guidelines
With yet another high-profile breach in the news, the New York technology office has issued best practice guidelines for identity management. Will anyone follow them? Click HERE>>


Graham Medical expands its line of disposable specialty fitted sheets. The new PocketFit™ sheet is designed to fit the Westcot medical bed mattress and like models. All sheets are made of nonwoven materials. Contact us at 800-558-6765 or Click HERE>>

NorE First Response
is a manufacturer of mass decontamination equipment - providing turnkey service from supply to training. Product includes isolation/ quarantine; mass casualty cache; and multi-disciplinary decontamination/ response units. Click HERE>>

World Conf. on Disaster Mgmt. July 8 - 11. Toronto, ON Canada. Exchange ideas with colleagues in other Disaster Management disciplines.  This is your chance to participate in a knowledge exchange unlike any other event of its kind. Click HERE>>


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MessageOne Named Finalist by “Law Technology News” for 2006

Austin, TX —  MessageOne, a business continuity and email management company, has been chosen by the readers of “Law Technology News” (LTN) as a finalist for the publication’s 2006 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Provider award. The award is part of the Fourth Annual LTN Awards program, which recognizes leaders in the field — both in innovation and implementation. http://www.messageone.com/news/nws-2007-01-24-1

Consonus and Strategic Technologies, Inc. Announce Merger
Consonus and Strategic Technologies, Inc. (STI) have joined forces and merged into Consonus Technologies, Inc. (CTI). The merger unites Consonus, a high-availability data center and IT managed service provider, with STI, a data center-focused provider of managed services and complex infrastructure solutions. The combined company is headed by Mike Shook, President, founder and CEO of STI. http://www.consonus.com/news_details.asp?nID=23

APCO Hosts Fourth Annual Winter Summit in Orlando
Orlando, FL — Feb 12-14 — This summit features presentations on 9-1-1, radio communications, and homeland security. It is for safety communications professionals including police departments, fire departments, EMS, and more. The summit is an educational forum with the most up-to-date information addressing both technical and operational issues on the most important topics to public safety communications professionals. http://www.apcointl.com/wintersummit2007/index.html

Assurity River Group Acquires Alebra Technologies’ Security Business
Minneapolis, MN — Assurity River Group, a business continuity consulting firm, announces its acquisition of the information security business of Alebra Technologies. Alebra develops and manages robust information security programs for financial services companies. The acquisition expands Assurity River’s risk management capabilities to include comprehensive business continuity and security services. http://www.assurityriver.com/AssurityRelease010307.pdf


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