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Agency of Last Resort

- Communities will turn to the local fire department in the aftermath of a disaster, says a recent report, and fire officials must be prepared.

Disaster Preparedness

- Examining the response to the April 2011 southwest tornado event, the United States Fire Administration benchmarks what best practices fire departments and emergency medical services should have in place when disaster strikes.

Pandemic

- The Texas Pandemic Flu Toolkit provides a variety of resources for emergency planners. The software offerings can help officials track a pandemic and allocate resources.

Morning Security Brief: LA ID Cards Approved, Security Industry Responds to Sandy, Boko Haram Expansion, and More

- LA Council approved a plan for city IDs for undocumented immigrants. Several companies in the security industry have stepped up to provide assistance after Hurricane Sandy. Boko Haram expands its reach And More.

Security Management: Digital Edition

- Security Management is back with another all-digital edition. In addition to the usual feature articles and departments, this digital edition includes interactive charts and maps, videos, audio interviews with newsmakers, and slideshows.

The November Edition of Security Management is Completely Digital

- Security Management is back with another all-digital edition.

Sandy Prompts Early Launch of Google Emergency Alert Feature

- The new feature, Google Public Alerts, was originally scheduled to launch in November, but was released early to help disseminate Hurricane Sandy information.

Communicating in a Crisis

- Social media outlets can provide companies with a unique way to get their message out during a crisis.

Communicating in a Crisis

- Social media outlets can provide companies with a unique way to get their message out during a crisis.

Using Twitter to Track Disease Outbreaks

- By the time public health alerts are issued and the media picks up the story, people have already been talking about an illness for weeks on social media. A new Web application, MappyHealth, uses Twitter to monitor and produce automatic reports on what people are talking about most. It's latest tool in the disease surveillance arsenal.

FEMA Releases Disaster Preparedness Video Series

- Originally delayed because of Hurricane Isaac response operations, FEMA has released a series of PSAs on Thursday for National Preparedness Month.

Comcast’s 9-11 Lessons

- What Comcast Center learned from 9-11, plus security at the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia and at a U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center.

Morning Security Brief: Costa Rica Earthquake, ‘Hundreds’ of Afghan Troops Fired, Bizarre Bank Robbery, and More

- In Costa Rica, ‘concrete and steel’ minimized damage from Wednesday’s earthquake. Afghanistan fires hundreds of soldiers after an increase of green-on-blue attacks. Two bank robbers pull off a heist after kidnapping bank manager. And more.
 




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