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The Disaster Resource GUIDE is conducting a survey on smartphone useage and security. Have you lost your smartphone before? Ever used it during an emergency? Suggestions for improvements? Complete the survey—two phones are being given away! Click HERE>>

Plans and Exercises to Build a Timely Communication Response When companies are asked what areas need to be improved after any disaster, there is one comment that is probably heard more than any others: "Communication needs to be more timely." Regina Phelps writes. Click HERE>>

  • The GUIDE's "Crisis Comm. & Disaster Response" Issue Available in Digital Format
    Our recent mini-GUIDE issue, focusing on crisis communications and disaster response topics is now available in digital format. If you did not receive the printed copy, follow this link for access to this invaluable resource. Click HERE>>
  • Beyond Storms and Volcanoes
    In planning for the unexpected, does your list of potential disasters include these subterranean or intergalactic hazards? Click HERE>>
  • How We Put Our Own Privacy at Risk
    When it comes to privacy breaches, social networking sites are not as much to blame as users themselves. And the problem filters into the workplace. Click HERE>>
  • Bank Employees to Work at Home for G20
    Banks in downtown Toronto are preparing security measures for the G20 Summit in June. Several plan to have their employees work from home. Click HERE>>
  • Collaboration Needed to Fight Cybercrime
    PC maker calls for government and private industry to work together toward a more secure Internet. Click HERE>>
  • No-Fly List Only Works If Read
    A close call almost allowed a man on the no-fly list to fly from New York to Dubai. Now the government is ordering airlines to check the no-fly list more frequently. Click HERE>>
  • Cyber Trouble Creates Cyber Jobs
    As world markets flounder in uncertainty, companies that offer cybersecurity products and services are experiencing a boom. Click HERE>>

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Emergency Lifeline New Website!
The Deskit - An individual kit with Velcro fasteners to allow storage on the inner side of a desk for easy access during an emergency. Compact, lightweight with 72-hours of support for one person. Click HERE>>

Comprehensive BC Management Program book is a complete program for business that includes advice for all development. Planning can be extremely overwhelming... But this book makes it easy for you! Standard language enables quick review. Click HERE>>

World Conf. on Disaster Mgmt.
June 6-9. Toronto, Can. Emergency Management & Business Continuity Working Together: the largest annual conference in the world that brings together professionals from these and other disciplines. Click HERE>>

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Eagle Rock to Guide Gartner Risk Summit Attendees in Exercise of Crisis Leadership Skills
West Orange, NJ - Eagle Rock Alliance will conduct a workshop at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2010. Participants will deal with behavioral response to a mock terrorist scenario, what to do before and during such a crisis to alleviate individual and organizational impacts, and the important role of security. Videos and expert perspectives will be interwoven with continuous opportunities for team interaction. Click HERE>>

BELFOR Announces Purchase of Hawaii Restorative Services
Honolulu, HI - BELFOR has purchased Hawaii Restorative Services, a full-service restoration contractor for the Hawaiian Islands. It handles everything from broken residential water pipes to large losses for universities, hotels and shopping malls. Over the years, it has worked closely on several large restoration projects with BELFOR. This expanded base of operations allows BELFOR more rapid response to disasters in Samoa and other Pacific islands. Click HERE>>

MIT's NEW Program: Crisis Management and Business Continuity
Cambridge, MA - MIT announces its new Professional Education Short Program: "Crisis Management and Business Continuity" to be conducted at the MIT campus in Cambridge MA on August 2 - 5, 2010. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date assessments and knowledge from industry experts on issues that affect companies and government agencies. The program offers an effective combination of lecture, case studies, field trip, and class participation activities. Click HERE>>

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