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Top Quality Corporate Emergency Kit. Generous contents. Cover your company's basic preparedness needs with this great comprehensive survival kit. Don't wait any longer. Contingency planning begins with taking care of your number one resource - your employees! Click HERE>>

Dealing with Hazmat Issues: Regulations and Spill Cleanups Minimize spill instances and incurring costs. Simplify cleanups by knowing how to react. Matt Wetzel comments on what mandated reactionary steps are to be taken in the event of a hazardous substance release. Click HERE>>
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National Interoperability Network's Time Has Come
Could we be about to lose a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop a national interoperability network? Some experts say we could. Click HERE>>

10 Security Threats to Watch Out for in 2009
While the top IT security threats have remained pretty much the same in recent years, attackers are also becoming more sophisticated, and new threats are starting to emerge. Click HERE>>

Texas Turns to Twitter for Emergency Weather Updates
Twitter, the hot new social networking website, is finding a place in emergency management offices in Texas, as officials turn to the site to provide citizens with weather updates. Click HERE>>

Expert Cites "Major Problem" With Security Policy Compliance
Too many companies have security policies on paper only, which means they aren't really secure, says one prominent security expert. Click HERE>>

Fusion Centers Expand Criteria to Identify Militia Members
Are you a member of a domestic paramilitary group or some other kind of militia? You might not think so, but a new report might just identify you as one. Click HERE>>

Cybersecurity Review is Putting Emphasis on Privacy
The ongoing struggle between security and privacy might be tipping into privacy's favor, as the Obama administration's review of cybersecurity is making privacy a priority. Click HERE>>

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Is your DR plan up-to-date? In Dell's whitepaper 'Managing Through a Disaster to Recovery' learn the latest innovations in crisis communication and how to update your DR plan to avoid costly downtime and ensure swift resolution of crises. Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>

National Disaster Reconstruction Conference & Expo June 17 - 18, 2009. New Orleans, LA. The first event working to consolidate the industries which comprise the entire Disaster Preparation, Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding cycle! Click HERE>>

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New Business Survival™ Weblog
Rothstein Associates Inc. announces the new BUSINESS SURVIVAL™ Weblog. For timely, comprehensive news, information, books and templates on Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, Emergency Management, Service Level Agreements, Root Cause Analysis and more, Click HERE>>

City of San Diego Joins County, Other Cities under TFCC's AlertSanDiego System
Columbus, OH - Twenty First Century Communications (TFCC) is pleased to welcome the City of San Diego to the AlertSanDiego emergency notification system, powered by TFCC. AlertSanDiego was instrumental in the safe and effective evacuation of over 500,000 people during the 2007 California wildfires. Earlier this month Mayor Jerry Sanders announced that the City will be better prepared to contact residents during disasters. Click HERE>>

RecoveryPlanner Expands into Canada
Shelton, CT - RecoveryPlanner, pioneers in the web-based business continuity planning (BCP) software industry since 1999, and developers of RPX, Business Continuity Management (BCM) software, have opened two new data centers in Canada. These centers will be used to host the RPX software for RecoveryPlanner's Canadian clients and others who desire RPX hosting there. The purpose of the expansion is to support the growing Canadian client base. Click HERE>>

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