Over a million sold! YOU can HELP the people in your organization prepare at the office or home. The Survival Kit I is a popular kit that will supply basic individual necessities for the first 72 critical hours after a disaster. This kit provides single person essentials in a compact, durable pack. Click HERE>>

Global Disaster Response: The Devil Is in the Details Few companies enjoy the prospect of discussing potential disasters. But the conversation is imperative. The larger a company's global footprint, the greater the odds it will experience a loss. Tracey McDonough explains. Click HERE>>

  • Communications & Response Issue: March 2010
    1. Have you renewed your subscription? If not, sign up now! 2. Do you have products & services for this issue? Ad packages combine print, e-GUIDE, online & tradeshow visibility and inclusion in the GUIDE's Who's Who of providers. Click HERE>>
  • Techno Aid in Haiti: Text, Tweet, Action
    The US Department of Homeland Security is paying close attention to Facebook and Twitter posts from Haiti regarding earthquake victims still in peril, and acting on them. Click HERE>>
  • 'Too Friendly' Threatens Business
    Companies can't disable online social networking tools, but they need to educate employees on using them responsibly, for their own protection and that of their employers. Click HERE>>
  • Vancouver Wants Surveillance to Be Temporary
    Olympic crowds will be under the eye of more than 1,000 security cameras. Privacy watchdogs hope the area won't turn into a permanent environment of camera scrutiny. Click HERE>>
  • Citizens Are the Missing Cybersecurity Link
    University of Cincinnati researchers say government agencies need to engage the public to compute safely as a civic duty, for the public good. Click HERE>>
  • Keeping Tabs on Shaky Yellowstone
    Seismologists aren't concerned, yet, but are closely monitoring Yellowstone National Park in light of its swarm of mini-earthquakes over the past month. Click HERE>>
  • FISMA Pushes for Closer Network Inspection
    Taking stock of your IT system's status once a year doesn't cut it anymore. Government agencies need to adopt a continuous monitoring strategy. Click HERE>>

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Small Business Plan Template Just fill in the blanks! DSPN offers a simple, affordable and self-paced template to combine business recovery plans with emergency response plans. Available in IBM® or Macintosh® in Microsoft Word® format. Click HERE>>

Principles and Practices of Business Continuity.
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SunGard Availability Expands Operations with New Data Center in No. CA
Wayne, PA - The data center facility, in the Sacramento, California area, is to provide managed IT services ranging from virtualized data centers for Silicon Valley startups to fully managed DR and BC services for Fortune 500 companies. The new facility addresses the growing demand from independent software vendors that provide Software-as-a-Service, and for IT services ranging from collocation services to private cloud computing environments. Click HERE>>

APCO Recommends Communications Restoration Plan for Haiti
Alexandria, VA - The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International has participated in discussions with U.S. officials coordinating with Haitian government officials to discuss plans to restore public safety communications services in Haiti following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on January 12. To read about their recommendations, Click HERE>>

ESA to Honor Children of Police and Firefighters
Irving, TX - The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is accepting applications for the 2010 Youth Scholarship Program which will award $10,000 in scholarships to two children of active duty police officers and firefighters. The first place winner will receive $7,500 to put toward their college education and the second place winner will receive $2,500. Eligible students have until March 31 to submit their applications. Click HERE>>

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