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All Hands Consulting is recruiting for on-call disaster response reservists

Reservists Needed

All Hands Consulting is recruiting for on-call disaster response reservists
Reservists are needed to support FEMA’s response to catastrophic disasters or incidents as defined by the Stafford Act. Deployments will be on short notice for up to 30 days or longer and will require long and/or odd hours in support of emergencies and disasters. In some cases, 12 hour shifts seven-days-a week will be expected. The size and scope of the mission will vary based on the geography, scale and magnitude of damage, type of incident, impact on the national security, and the projected number of affected individuals and households, as well as the availability of resources (housing, personnel, supplies, and materials).
Background, job descriptions, and contact information for interested candidates are included below.
Background: Individual Assistance – Technical Assistance Contracts (IA-TAC)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Individual Assistance Technical Assistance…

Security and Privacy on Social Networking Sites

I thought that this bulletin from the Emergency Management and Response Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EMR-ISAC) was worthy of a repost.

CIP Bulletin 2-10 March 23, 2010

Security and Privacy on Social Networking Sites

What are the security and privacy issues associated with social networking sites?

Social networking sites have become very popular avenues for people to communicate with family, friends and colleagues from around the corner or across the globe. While there can be benefits from the collaborative, distributed approaches promoted by responsible use of social networking sites, there are information security and privacy concerns. The volume and accessibility of personal information available on social networking sites have attracted malicious people who seek to exploit this information. The same technologies that invite user participation also make the sites easier to infect with malware that can shut down an organization’s ne…