eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - July 23rd, 2008

PBX Parachute
is a disaster recovery/ business continuity communications solution that can include automatic failover for your primary phone system, ACD queues, follow-me calling, audio conference bridge, and employee emergency hotline. Click HERE>>

New Faces of Cyber Crime – The Insider Threat We are beginning to see real progress on protecting the enterprise against external threats. However, now we are being faced with protecting our information assets from insider threats. Jim Kennedy explains. Click HERE>>
Dell Message One: The Future Crisis of Communication

Share the Wealth!
Calling all non-profit industry organizations… We want to know what you are doing: meetings coming up, new initiatives, partnerships – to post in eGUIDE section “Share the Wealth” (below the Marketplace). We only know what you tell us. Shoot us an e-mail! Click HERE>>

Cities Gone Wireless: Safety or Surveillance?
Many communities have installed wireless networks for surveillance, mapping out vast wireless zones to create safety nets. But are they keeping us safe – or spying on us? Click HERE>>

Flood Program Lacks Funds to Face Future
As the Midwest continues to clean up, a new report suggests the National Flood Insurance Program doesn’t have enough money to deal with future flood catastrophes. Click HERE>>

San Francisco’s Network Crisis Highlights Insider Threats
One of the biggest threats a network faces is from employee insiders. Now San Francisco is dealing with just that. Is there any way to prevent insider threat? Click HERE>>

FEMA is Different Today, Official Says
Is the FEMA responding to the Midwest flood disaster the same FEMA that dealt with Hurricane Katrina? It’s not, says one high-ranking FEMA official. But has it improved? Click HERE>>

Screening Device to Replace the Pat-Down at Hawai’i’s Harbors
Hawai’i is adding a new security measure to four of its main harbors designed to be a non-invasive passenger screening. Will it improve security at the islands’ ports? Click HERE>>

Report Bashes Feds Sloppy E-mail Management
Are federal agencies like the DHS sloppy with their e-mail records? A new report says they are — and that could be disastrous for national security. Click HERE>>

 NEW! Check each week for updated Calendar of Events.

BCI Symposium
Oct 9/10. Brighton, UK. BCI flagship event relevant for those new to BCM as well as experienced practitioners, enabling delegates to learn, participate and network. Bookings open - early bird until 10th August, exhibition opportunities - Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.
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Putting a New Spin on Emg Mgt. 56th IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2008 Expo. November 15-20: Kansas City, KS. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won’t want to miss it! Click HERE>>

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Global Satellite Launches MCG-108 Multi-Channel Satellite PBX System
Fort Lauderdale, FL – The 8-channel satellite PBX solution enables reliable communication system when power fails. It can be used as a primary phone system as it is a self contained IP PBX. As it is possible to connect any IP phone directly into a satellite PBX, one can benefit from additional features such as voicemail, extensions, intelligent call routing and call forwarding as well as interfacing with a T-1, E-1 or analog system. Weighs only 25 pounds. Click HERE>>

Intelligent Access Control for Narcotic Storage Cabinets
Corvallis, OR – Videx unveils a powerful and easy-to-manage access control solution for cabinets storing narcotics. For fire departments and emergency service organizations that are experiencing problems securing their narcotics, CyberLock is the answer. With CyberLock, existing cabinet locks can be quickly converted to a full-functioning electronic access control system. This is done simply by replacing the mechanical cylinder inside the cabinet lock with a CyberLock electronic cylinder. No wiring is required for installation. Click HERE>>

Command, Control and Communications During a Business Interruption
Boston/Chicago – Leo Wrobel, CEO of  b4Ci Inc, announces two courses, in Chicago and Boston, on maintaining command, control and communications during a business interruption. The course lays bare the vulnerabilities in today’s critical infrastructure to natural disasters, terrorism, and acts of God and teaches how to actually predict the probability of disaster from several world-renowned experts. Streamline your response to disasters through this dynamic course! Click HERE>>

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