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Helping Kids Get Ready

Sesame Street has developed two new mobile apps as well as online resources aimed at making sure families have an interactive and kid-friendly resource for emergency preparedness.

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Microsoft Security

Another day, another cyber security threat… This latest vulnerability puts all supported releases of Microsoft Windows at risk. The recommendation is if you use Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, or Windows RT/RT 8.1, to get the patch using either Windows Update or download it directly from Microsoft’s Support site.

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Customer Spotlight: Ameren Corporation

We are pleased to present our latest customer spotlight case study featuring the Ameren Corporation, Bagnell Dam and Taum Sauk Plant in Missouri. The case study details how Ameren utilizes Rapid Notify during Functional Exercises to educate response agencies on the use of mass notification alerts.

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Encouraging Self-Registration

Emergency Management magazine has a very helpful article regarding effective methods of encouraging the public to self-register for emergency notifications. The article offers some easy to implement ideas based on real world success stories. For example, rather than using scare tactics to push the public to register, the article suggests using a message of empowerment and inclusion.

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National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and the theme is “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” This is a great time to encourage your residents, staff, customers and other stakeholders to self-register for your emergency alerts.

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