Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday August 8, 2007

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Pandemic Policies Don’t Have to be Fatal
After a briefing on policy issues for a Pandemic Plan, you may feel that if the pandemic doesn’t kill you, perhaps the policies will. However, rest assured that it doesn’t have to be that way. Dave Kieffer fills us in. Click HERE>>

Seven Best Practices for Emergency Notification
You can’t expect technology to save the day when it’s crisis time. That’s why some experts are urging us to put best practices in place before buying that next solution. Click HERE>>

Three States Test Rail Security Project
A partnership between New York, New Jersey, Kentucky and private industry is trying to get information into the right hands during an emergency. Click HERE>>

Kentucky Masters Public-Private Partnerships
Is Kentucky leading the way in public/private partnerships? A new study from Brown University says the state is the most improved in the country since 2004. Click HERE>>

Number of Hackers Attacking Banks Jumps by 81 Percent
The number of hackers attacking the world’s banks has jumped 81 percent since last year. With all our new security tools, why are there more hackers than ever? Click HERE>>

New Wi-Fi Network Proves Critical in Minneapolis Bridge Disaster
A new city-wide Wi-Fi network in Minneapolis wasn’t even finished when disaster struck last week, but it still gave the city critical help in responding to the crisis. Click HERE>>

Drill Tests Maryland’s Pandemic Flu Readiness
State health officials in Maryland have tested the state’s readiness for a flu pandemic with a state-wide exercise. Did they pass? Click HERE>>

Is your organization prepared to maintain business continuity throughout a disaster? Learn the key strategies of seven CIOs from the gulf coast region with this e-Book, The Top 10 Actions to Prepare for a Hurricane. Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>

Break the Chain of Infection
The Go-Kit product is a professionally selected set of health protection tools and techniques that can significantly reduce cross-contamination and disease transmission. Interested? For more information. Click HERE>>

CPM East. Orlando: Nov. 13 - 15. This premier training event will provide you with a complete risk management education, as well as many opportunities to network with your professional peers. Over 55 sessions on key issues and strategies. Click HERE>>


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Mobile Satellite Ventures Unveils SMART – a Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup
Reston, VA – Mobile Satellite Ventures announces the launch of SMART – a Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup on their nationwide push-to-talk satellite network, conceived and administered in conjunction with the US Department of Justice, and the FBI. The SMART program allows law enforcement and public safety officials authorized by DOJ to participate in a nationwide two-way satellite radio talkgroup.   Click HERE>>

Symposium on Emerging Developments in Multi-Hazard Engineering
A Symposium on Emerging Developments in Multi-Hazard Engineering, organized jointly by the Architectural Engineering Institute of ASCE (AEI) and MCEER, will be held on September 18, 2007 in New York City at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center. Multi-hazard considerations for infrastructure applications are gaining popularity – they have been shown to reduce overall costs while maintaining or increasing safety levels. Click HERE>>

DQE Prism Emergency Inflatable Light offers 360º of illumination from a single unit
Indianapolis, IN – DQE, Inc., introduces the DQE Prism Emergency Inflatable Light for emergency response illumination. A single unit provides functional light for up to 12,000 square yards. This compact, light-weight emergency light can be affixed to an apparatus or carried by hand virtually anywhere lighting is required. With an optional Honda generator, the Prism Inflatable Light can illuminate emergency response scenes for hours. Click HERE>>

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