Last month we featured an article that detailed Catastrophic Planning and Management Institute’s innovative disaster awareness project, “The Disaster Zone’. The Disaster Zone assists in planning and preparing for real disasters with virtual worlds via a Second Life simulation. Now it appears they won’t be alone in cyberspace disaster planning and preparedness. Pixels and Policy reports that the Department of Homeland Security may also be planning a virtual world of it’s own.
- Continuum Worldwide Launches Critical Incident Planning Workshops (eon.businesswire.com)
- BP Disaster: Oil reaches Louisiana marshlands (boingboing.net)
- Judge Smacks Down Warrantless DHS Laptop Searchers [Homeland Security] (gizmodo.com)