Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday May 30, 2007

Natural disasters, office closings, and weather-related delays are not the only uses for an automated notification system. Learn the 101 Uses for Emergency Notification with this complimentary e-guide; sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>

Information sharing impediments and the balance between privacy and civil liberty are challenges to police today. The question is not technological, but rather how to create a compromise within the confines of governmental rules and protections. Eric Weinberg writes. Click HERE>>

Homeowners Could Save $11.6 Billion with Catastrophe Protections
How much could American homeowners save if disaster-prone states had privately-funded catastrophe programs? A new study says they could save more than $11 billion. Click HERE>>

Private Role is Key in Port Security, Ridge Says
Former DHS Secretary Tom Ridge says the public and private sectors must work together to secure the nation’s ports. Are businesses being called into service as federal funds slip? Click HERE>>

US Financial Sector to Test Bird Flu Response
The financial services industry will conduct a huge business continuity test to see if the sector is ready to deal with an avian flu pandemic. Should other industries follow suit? Click HERE>>

Estonian Attacks Raise Concern over Cyber ‘Nuclear Winter’
The cyberattacks against Estonia have raised a lot of questions as the country was forced to shut down key computer systems. But will the attacks help us all prevent future attacks? Click HERE>>

FEMA Pricing of Trailers Called Unfair
It’s been almost two years since the 2005 hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast, but the criticism over FEMA’s handling of the recovery is still going strong. Click HERE>>

Taking a Look at Security Certifications
Demand for security professionals is high, and employers are scrambling to hire people with the right certifications. But are security certifications all they’re cracked up to be? Click HERE>>

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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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Telenor Satellite Services Focusing on Communications for Emergency Preparedness  
Oslo, Norway, and Rockville, MD – Enabling critical communications via satellite is the focus of Telenor Satellite Services in a series of upcoming presentations at two international forums on satellite communications. The panels will entail such issues as selecting the right equipment and services to meet the needs, knowing how to operate the equipment, and testing the equipment before the emergency arises. Click HERE>>

SRCCC's 2nd Annual National Emergency Preparedness Conference
Rancho Cordova, CA – October 11-13 – Anyone involved with volunteerism and emergency readiness should attend. The program will provide well-organized and creative hands-on exercises, breakout classes, and workshops all facilitated by experienced professionals. You will have the opportunity to apply what you have learned in an Emergency Responder and Volunteer Disaster Exercise.  Click HERE>>

AlarmPoint Systems Launches Crisis Notification System Grant Program
Pleasanton, CA – The program will use a competitive grant application process to award a total of 10 AlarmPoint crisis notification software package grants, each valued at up to $100,000. The grant program is open to all K-12 school districts, accredited higher education institutions, and state, local, or other regional municipal government entities located in the United States. Click HERE>>

COOP Systems Announces No-Cost Data Migration for myCOOP
Herndon, VA – COOP Systems has a new program for software clients, providing free data migration from legacy systems to myCOOP, its BCM software package. COOP Systems has real-time system set-up and powerful import tools, allowing customers to rapidly assimilate their current BCM data and processes into myCOOP. The service provides lowered project risk and accelerated program starts. Click HERE>>


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