Excessive email volume, overloaded data stores, and messaging security issues will create industry-wide email management disasters this year. This free guide from MessageOne will help you prepare your company for the Seven Key Email Management Problems. Click HERE>>


How to: Manage through a Major Crisis in Five Stages The best way to make plans to resolve a crisis is to follow a crisis management framework that will guide you through the various stages of a crisis. There are five stages in crisis management. Mark Towhey explains. Click HERE>>



Dark Truths about IT Security
Good IT security isn’t about preventing hacks, says one industry expert. It’s what you do after you get hacked that proves you’ve got good security. Click HERE>>

Insurance Industry under Fire for Post-Katrina Profits
The insurance industry is posting record profits in the 18 months since Hurricane Katrina — and this year is expected to be more of the same. Are they profiting from disaster? Click HERE>>

Technology Gives First Responders Seamless Communication
Do you trust your cell connection when it counts? A test project is trying to do just that, equipping emergency vehicles with Wi-Fi technology for seamless wireless service. Click HERE>>

FEMA Director Promises Better Service
FEMA director David Paulison is promising the agency will be more nimble and responsive in the event of a disaster this year. Is that a promise he can keep? Click HERE>>

Virginia First Responders Get New Credentialing Card
Two Virginia communities have become the first in the US to give first responders a new tool to easily verify their credentials. Is this a first for the country’s first responders? Click HERE>>

One-third of European Businesses Don’t Report E-Crime
Businesses fall victim to e-crime every day, but a new survey says many don’t report the breaches. Why are companies reluctant to report on crime? Click HERE>>


12th Annual Disaster Resource GUIDE Get your free 2007/08 GUIDE, to be published in late May.  The 212+ page GUIDE is loaded with resources and is the place professionals find movers and shakers in BC and EM.  You must RENEW each year. 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>>

Defuse Disaster at CPM 2007 WEST. May 22-24. The Mirage, Las Vegas. Registration now open. CPM 2007 WEST promises first-rate training and networking for business continuity/COOP, emergency management and security professionals! Click HERE>>


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ND SatCom Introduces Light-weight Mobile VSAT Antenna System
Friedrichshafen — SkyRAY Light is the most light-weight and robust mobile VSAT antenna subsystem in its class. The system is very fast to deploy and fits any vehicle’s standard roof bars. It is designed to be integrated in mobile IP VSAT applications for vertical markets such as disaster recovery & business continuity, governmental applications and broadcasting. http://www.ndsatcom.com/en/company/pressroom/index.php?year=&id=942

Strohl Systems Releases PLANet 3
King of Prussia, PA — PLANet 3 is an online BC planning tool designed specifically for community financial institutions. It includes many new and enhanced features such as the ability to create an unlimited number of plans and to have concurrent users. PLANet is the only online business continuity and disaster recovery planning tool designed specifically for community banks and credit unions. http://www.strohlsystems.com/MediaPR/TopNews/FullText.asp?ID=114

The Disaster Preparedness Summit 2007 - USA Tour
Are you looking for ways to protect your business assets? In the face of any situation, from a brief interruption to a catastrophic loss, your response can affect the continuity of operations. A disaster to your business does not have to be a disaster for your business. By pre-planning, you will be better positioned to protect your assets, mitigate the effects of the emergency and accelerate the recovery process. Knowledge is your best defense! www.disasterpreparednesssummit.org/page.php?25

PERI Compiles Comprehensive Directory for Risk Management Issues
Fairfax, VA — The Public Entity Risk Institute, a nonprofit risk management training and educational organization, recently announced the launch of a new publication that features an expansive listing of risk management resources. PERI’s 2007 Risk Management Resource Guide is an aggregation of information references and training sources to advance the practice of risk management. For more information, Click HERE>>


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