States Feel Left Out of Disaster Planning
State and local emergency officials are angry at the Bush Administration's decision to rewrite the country's response blueprint ― in secret. Are they really being left out?
N.Y. Regulator Expects All Insurers at Pandemic Flu Exercise
The New York State Insurance department is having a test next month to see how ready we are to survive a flu pandemic ― and it expects all state insurers to take part.
Protecting Food Supply Becoming More Complicated, Experts Say
Experts from the food industry and homeland security industry are growing increasingly worried about protecting the nation's food supply from threats and contamination.
Indiana Schools Address Bird Flu Concerns
As summer starts to come to an end, one Indiana school district is preparing a new lesson plan for the year: Creating a new plan for dealing with a potential pandemic flu outbreak.
Nevada Nixes Plan to Add Emergency Staff
The Nevada legislature has just denied a request by the Division of Emergency Management to boost its staff. Why was the request refused?
Take a Common-Sense Approach to Computer Security, Expert Says
New technology is good in helping fight computer crime, but in the end you can't beat good old common sense, says Motorola's chief security officer.