World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM). June 6-9, 2010. Toronto, Ontario Canada. Emergency Management & Business Continuity Working Together: the largest annual conference in the world that brings together professionals from these and other disciplines. Click HERE>>

A Different Kind of Disaster:
Human Factors in Complex Emergencies. Public health emergencies are very different kinds of disasters. Read Steve Crimando's article on how to proactively recognize and manage certain behavioral reactions. Think ahead for your BC plan. Click HERE>>

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  • Sexual Violence A Byproduct of Haiti Quake
    In a country where sexual violence was already a threat, the Haiti earthquake and its resulting "camps" have created an increasingly dangerous environment. Click HERE>>
  • Africa The Next Big Cyberthreat
    Expect more spam from Africa, home of the world's most vulnerable computers. Click HERE>>
  • Jury Still Out On San Diego 'Brownouts'
    A cost-cutting measure to put several fire engines out of service is causing life-threatening delays to emergency response in San Diego, critics say. Click HERE>>
  • Private Sector Helps Secure U.S. Military Online
    The U.S. military is looking to industry and other government partners for help in driving cybersecurity standards and wants to adopt new capabilities to combat threats. Click HERE>>
  • Better Cargo Security Would Save $$ for Supply Chain
    Current security products used by the cargo industry are insufficient, costly, and creating a false sense of security. Click HERE>>
  • Tougher FISMA Cyber-Law Needed
    The federal government is moving beyond FISMA requirements to beef up cybersecurity. Click HERE>>

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Principles and Practices of Business Continuity.
This book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>

CPM West 2010.
Las Vegas: May 11 - 13. This training event will provide you with a complete risk management education, as well as opportunities to network with your peers. Traditionally, over 60 sessions on key issues and strategies. Click HERE>>

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SkyTerra Announces Completion of Acquisition by Harbinger Capital Partners
Reston, VA - SkyTerra Communications, Inc. announces the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of Harbinger Capital Partners ("Harbinger"). The take-private transaction was accomplished via merger for approximately $262.5 million in cash, or $5.00 per share, pursuant to a previously disclosed merger agreement (the "Agreement") entered into on September 23, 2009. Click HERE>>

SAFER Systems Introduces SAFER Homeland Responder™ 1.1 and Hazmat Responder™ 1.1, Enhanced Editions of its Mobile Chemical Emergency Management Products
Camarillo, CA - SAFER Systems, provider of chemical emergency management solutions, introduces SAFER Homeland Responder™ 1.1 and Hazmat Responder™ 1.1: recently released upgrades to the company's premier family of mobile, "anywhere/anytime" chemical emergency management products. Click HERE>>

SunGard Availability Services Expands Continuity Management Solution
Wayne, PA - SunGard Availability Services has introduced new software that helps organizations assess the resilience of vendors and readiness of employees in business continuity planning. SunGard Vendor Assessment and Work Force Assessment software helps organizations mitigate supplier and personnel risks to help ensure speedy recovery from disruptions to business and IT operations. Click HERE>>

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