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Contingency Planning & Management Conference | NYC, Nov. 3-4
Hear from expert faculty on today's best practices in Business Continuity, Emergency Mgmt & Homeland Security. Commissioner of NYC Office of Emergency Management to keynote. Rates begin at $495! Click HERE>>

EOC Facility Checklist: Avoiding Surprises There is a need for balance in Emergency Operations Center Design. An EOC must satisfy the life needs of its personnel while coordinating resources and gathering information during crisis activation. Gary Edelson explains. Click HERE>>

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  • The GUIDE's "Facility Issues" Edition Available in Digital Format
    Our recent mini-GUIDE issue, focusing on Facility Issues 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>>
  • How Much Are You Worth Online?
    In the deep, dark recesses of the underground Internet, thieves buy and sell personal data. So what is your identity really worth? Click HERE>>
  • Federal Employees Getting Telework Policy
    When blizzards shut down Washington, D.C. earlier this year, it didn't stop the General Services Administration's new secretary from being sworn in - over her cell phone. Click HERE>>
  • Campus Emergency Notification System
    The terms of use for a campus emergency mass notification system provide guidelines for professionals establishing similar systems for their university. Click HERE>>
  • Cybersecurity Officials Examine Australian Remedy
    A program that will allow Australian ISPs to alert customers if their computers are hacked is being examined by the Obama administration. Click HERE>>
  • Exercises Crucial for Effective Disaster Planning
    National and international officials put communities through disaster drills, including neighbors of the recent San Bruno gas pipeline explosion. Click HERE>>
  • Cybersecurity Technology Can Protect Digital Devices
    A roundup of new technologies details how to protect electronic gadgets such as smartphones from growing threats posed by worms, hackers and malware. Click HERE>>

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Emergency Lifeline Preparedness Supplies
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>>

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>>

Contingency Planning Symposium of the SE
Nov. 4: Nashville. Features 2 renowned keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and breakout sessions highlighting BC, DR (IT), and EM from an enterprise and a public / private partnership perspective. Click HERE>>

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LightSquared Launches Emergency Rapid Response Team
Reston, VA - LightSquared™, a wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network, announces the formation of an Emergency Rapid Response Communications Team (ERRT) available to deploy to emergency and disaster locations throughout North America. The team will provide on-call mobile satellite communications services, personnel and equipment for emergency support. Click HERE>>

myCOOP™ Version 6.7 Released: New Charting, Printing and Reporting Capabilities
Herndon, VA - COOP Systems, developer of myCOOP, an advanced BCM software package, announces the release of myCOOP™ Version 6.7, whose new capabilities include: Advanced Charting - iFusion charting component flexibly and easily applied to any table; PDF Printing Capacity - extending the number of printable chapters in a plan to hundreds; Improved Process Reporting - advanced reporting across the myCOOP relational schema. Click HERE>>

First Annual "Contingency Planning Symposium of the Southeast"
Nashville, TN - November 4th, 2010 - This full-day symposium will feature two industry-renowned keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and breakout sessions highlighting Business Continuity (BC), IT Disaster Recovery (DR), and Emergency Management (EM) from both an enterprise perspective and a public / private partnership perspective. Special attention will be given to the floods of May 2010 and the impact it had on the businesses and people affected. Click HERE>>



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