eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - April 16, 2008

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Mobile data services; instant push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Click HERE>>

Three Recovery Exposures Your Organization Is Facing Growth and profit - it's the mantra of today's aggressive business executives. However, the very drive and ambition that pushes your organization forward may be putting you at risk. Rebecca Levesque shares. Click HERE>>
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Olympic Protests Spawn New Crisis Management Plans
How did San Francisco's mayor deal with the thousands of protesters gathered ahead of the city's Olympic torch relay? A new article says it was good planning. Click HERE>>

Hurricane Predictions Turning out Risky at Best
Hurricane season is coming, and again, forecasters predict a tumultuous year. But given the relative calm of the past few years, can we really rely on predictions? Click HERE>>

D.C. Police Set to Monitor 5,000 Cameras
It's set to be one of the largest surveillance networks in the country: Officials in Washington, D.C. are giving police access to more than 5,000 closed-circuit TV cameras. Click HERE>>

Illinois Universities Talk about Campus Security
Colleges and universities in Illinois have banded together to improve security in hopes of preventing another shooting. What can they learn from one another? Click HERE>>

The Security Business "Has No Future," IBM Exec Says
A top executive with IBM says there's no future in security, and the way to the future is in creating sustainable businesses. But is the business of security really dead? Click HERE>>

Homeland Security Secretary Proposes "Manhattan Project"
DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff says the country is in grave danger of cyberattack. Does the country need a "Manhattan Project" for cybersecurity? Click HERE>>

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CPM West. Las Vegas: May 20 - 22. This training event will provide you with a complete risk management education, as well as opportunities to network with your peers. Over 60 sessions on key issues and strategies. Click HERE>>

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SkyTerra Communications and Mobile Satellite Ventures Announce New Board Members
Reston, VA – SkyTerra Communications, Inc. and its subsidiary Mobile Satellite Ventures LP (MSV) have added three new members to the SkyTerra board of directors and two new members to the MSV board. Alexander H. Good has been added to the SkyTerra board. Jose A. Cecin, Jr. and Paul S. Latchford, Jr. have been added to both the SkyTerra and MSV boards. To read about each member's background, please Click HERE>>

Hughes to Provide Distance Learning Network for a Government Program
Germantown, MD – Hughes Network Systems has been issued $2.6M in task orders by the Defense Information Systems Agency and other participating government agencies to provide Digital Compressed Satellite Services (DCSS) for the Government Education and Training Network (GETN). This effort is through the U.S. General Services Administration's SATCOM-II vehicle and is anticipated to be a multi-million dollar effort. Click HERE>>

18th World Conference on Disaster Management
Toronto, ON Canada – June 15-18 – WCDM is an international event for training and networking among police, fire, EMS, public health, security, military, and government personnel, IT disaster recovery professionals, as well as professionals in business continuity planning, risk management, emergency communications and community emergency. It covers the full spectrum – discover the latest findings, trends, products and services in disaster management. Click HERE>>


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