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The risks of a big man-made IT disaster are on the rise ~Patrick Thibodeau, @DCgov @Computerworld

IT disaster is a million pound gorilla in most peoples view of Disaster Mitigation. I can tell you why. After hurricane Katrina knocked out cell phones within a 200 mile radius of New Orleans, then Hurricane Rita finished the job on Entergy’s entire electrical grid spanning Louisiana, Arkansas, Southern MS. Really, people do not realize…


FAA Announces First Rescue ‘Drone’ Test Site

North Dakota Department of Commerce Ready to Start Testing The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational more than two-and-a -half months ahead of the deadline specified for the program by Congress. The FAA today…