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A Monumental Task

- A physical security information system, which brings together multiple security applications, is being tested on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., home to national treasures like the Lincoln Memorial and host to key events from July 4th celebrations to the Presidential inauguration.

Book Review: Introduction to Emergency Management

- This well referenced book is formatted to stimulate the reader to seek more information on this valuable subject and is a good starting point.

Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies

- This book offers a unique look into the world of emergency management through the prism of social media.

App for Locating Friends After A Disaster Goes Live on Facebook

- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched two new apps that allow people to create emergency preparedness plans and track the status of Facebook friends in disaster zones.

Supply Chain Security

- A White House strategy for using layered security and other measures to protect the supply chain gets mixed reviews.

New Report Examines Resiliency of U.S. Transportation Systems

- A new report from a prominent bipartisan think tank questions the resiliency of the U.S. transportation system and the global supply chain if a major terrorist attack occurred.

Transitioning Technologies For Use By First Responders

- The commercialization of technologies to help first responders was discussed at a House hearing today by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate First Responders Division Director.

Building Evacuations

- Find out how Hall of the States Building Security Director Anthony Meadows handles emergency evacuation procedures in the May digital edition.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

- An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.

ASIS International Releases Organizational Resilience Maturity Model ANSI Standard

- ASIS International today released its Organizational Resilience Maturity Model American National Standard.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

- An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  

Facility Emergency Management

- The Emergency Film Group (EFG) has released another training video in its excellent series.

Don't Touch that Dial: Considerations When Using Satphones in Conflict Zones

- Small World News, an Oregon-based nonprofit, has created a training guide for safe use of satellite phones in conflict areas.

Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.