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Protect your employees. The Deskit is an ideal starting point. This individual, space-saver, kit has Velcro fasteners to allow storage on the inner side of a desk for easy access during an emergency. It's compact, lightweight and offers 72-hours support for one person. Click HERE>>

Significant changes in the trends of workplace violence and terrorism along with recommendations for adjusting risk management and security approaches for violence prevention are detailed in a white paper by Steven Crimando and Melanie Barth. Click HERE>>

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  • A CALL FOR ARTICLES
    for the 15th Annual, 2011 Disaster Resource GUIDE. We're seeking articles in 6 content categories: Planning & Mgt, Human Concerns, Info. Availability & Security, Telecom/Satcom, Facility Issues, Crisis Comm. & Response. Click HERE>>
  • Tornado Warning Systems: Obsolete or Critical?
    Some jurisdictions spend millions on outdoor siren systems to warn of impending tornadoes, but at least one county considers its existing system worthless. Click HERE>>
  • Private Security Firm Found Spying on Pennsylvania Citizens
    The state of Pennsylvania tracked peaceful political groups and reported on their activities to law enforcement and private businesses. Click HERE>>
  • Chilean Mine Collapse An Engineering Failure, Not a Communications Disaster
    Transparent, speedy crisis communications during the Chilean mine rescue reflect the media savvy and leadership style of President Sebastian Pinero, a former media owner. Click HERE>>
  • Incoming Homeland Security Chair Discusses New Priorities
    Representative Peter King (R-NY), incoming chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, highlights his priorities for the next two years. Click HERE>>
  • The Costly and Controversial Review of FEMA Flood Maps
    Flood maps prepared by FEMA are not routinely updated except in cases of large commercial development or if costly revision applications are filed. Click HERE>>
  • Business Continuity Benefits Seen From Increased Workforce Mobility in Europe
    About 5% growth is expected in the European mobile workforce over the next three years, with the popularization of mobile technologies boosting the trend. 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>>

Disaster Recovery Testing
The ONLY book on this vital subject, addressing all types of contingency plans! Transform recovery testing from an afterthought to a powerful, disciplined and efficient development and implementation tool. Click HERE>>

DRJ: The World's Largest BC/DR Conference Save the Date. Mar. 27 - 30, 2011: Orlando. Backed by 20+ years of experience, Spring World 2011 offers the most educational opportunities, networking events and cutting-edge information available. Click HERE>>

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U.S. Army Garrison Redstone Awards Everbridge Contract for Alerting Services
Los Angeles, CA -The Everbridge Aware® mass emergency notification system will be used to provide crucial communications to more than 35,000 people, including military personnel and civilians. The system's foundation is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based personnel alerting platform that makes it fast, reliable and cost-effective when sending out messages to hundreds, or hundreds-of-thousands anywhere and on any device. Click HERE>>

PlantCML® to Provide Public Safety P25 Radio System for Richardson, Texas
Frisco, TX - Recently, PlantCML®, an EADS North America company, announced that it has finalized a multi-year system and service agreement with the City of Richardson, Texas to provide the city with its P25digital radio communications for public safety. The agreement provides a complete turnkey solution for the City, including hardware and software, system engineering, installation, optimization, onsite maintenance, and more. Click HERE>>

MTU White Paper: How Seismic Standards Apply to Standby Power System
Mankato, MN - Designing emergency back-up power systems to withstand catastrophic events such as earthquakes and hurricanes is the topic of a new white paper available for download from MTU Onsite Energy. "How IBC-2009 seismic and wind-loading standards apply to emergency standby power systems" provides an overview of the most recent IBC standards, which have now been adopted by all 50 states as their de facto building code. Click HERE>>



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