Daily Archives: June 30, 2006

Emergency Communications Planning Enables Disaster Recovery

“The core of any contingency planning/disaster recovery plan is emergency communications,” according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. “… A technology-based emergency-notification system is central to efficient emergency communications. This system will provide senior leadership with the ability to respond, … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Secures Facilities With Biometrics and RFID

Using a voluntary biometric identification card program called RapidGate, the Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, DC, has identified “three potential vendor employees who had served time for murder, one registered sex offender, two working under false names and others with … Continue reading

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Bush Orders Overhaul of Public Alert System

“President Bush has directed the secretary of the Homeland Security Department to develop a public alert and warning system that uses the latest communications technology,” reports Federal Computer Week. “The current Emergency Alert System, which relies primarily on broadcast television … Continue reading

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