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Win a Free BlackBerry Smartphone
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>>

From the BIA to the Preparedness Document Upon completion of the Business Impact Analysis (BIA), development of its corresponding preparedness document, e.g., the DRP, BCP, COOP, etc. is a slam dunk. Tom Abruzzo, explains. Click HERE>>

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  • 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>>
  • Are Car Computers a Hacking Risk?
    Today's cars rely on networked computer processors that monitor and control key systems. Researchers have found these systems surprisingly vulnerable to hackers. Click HERE>>
  • Oil Leak Slowed, Not Stopped
    Thousands of barrels later, BP oil has found a way to slow the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Click HERE>>
  • Implications of Homeland Security School
    A $25 million Homeland Security Education Center, expected to open in the fall of 2011 at the College of DuPage, has raised fiscal and safety concerns. Click HERE>>
  • Blockbuster View of Security
    From PC World's perspective, the movie Iron Man 2 reflects cyber security realities the world now faces off the big screen. Click HERE>>
  • NYC Won't Lose Security Funding
    The Obama administration sets the record straight after accusations of cutting New York's funds for port and transit security. Rather, the city will receive several million more. Click HERE>>
  • Laptops Compromise Health Data
    Unencrypted laptops were the source of two breaches of government health data last week. Laptops may be a more insidious threat to information security than a hacked database. 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>>

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>>

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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Recovery Point Data Center achieves prestigious Uptime Institute Tier III Certification
Gaithersburg, MD - Recovery Point has been certified as a Tier III facility by the Uptime Institute. Independent of any Engineer-of-Record or manufacturer affiliation, Uptime Institute Professional Services consulting teams help clients like Recovery Point develop and execute solutions that are responsive to their unique business needs in order to ensure their data center is managed for uninterruptible uptime over sustained periods. Click HERE>>

SunGard to Host Open House for New Sacramento Data Center
Rancho Cordova, CA - The new managed services data center will be showcased on May 20th. The 69,000 square foot center is the latest facility to be added to SunGard's more than 35 managed services data centers. The facility offers high-density, raised floor space and a full suite of managed services including virtualization for primary and replicated customer applications, data storage and backups, security, monitoring and cloud computing infrastructure. Click HERE>>

Online Training for Telecommunicators Involved In Active Shooter Incidents
Daytona Beach, FL - APCO Institute recently announced the release of its Active Shooter Incidents for Public Safety Communications online course. This online course will focus on the issues that make responding to an active shooter incident more difficult than other calls. The first online course will be offered on June 2. For more information on the Active Shooter Incidents for Public Safety Communications course, Click HERE>>



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We are still receiving subscriptions for the 2011/12 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (15th annual Edition). Click HERE>>