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emergency telecommunications service (GETS) cards and/or wireless priority services (WPS) capabilities for critical IT staff; limit access to business critical services through the enterprise connection; limit remote access to users critical to maintaining business continuity; adjust or retime automatic desktop backup software updates for telecommuters; and enhance the enterprise’s cybersecurity posture due to increased reliance on communications and IT, reduced support staff and the increased threat of cyber attack. Source: http://www.govhealthit.com/online/news/350155-1.html

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Commercial Facilities Sector

27. January 6, Associated Press – (Michigan) Man walks into Detroit emergency room with grenades, tackled by security. Detroit Receiving Hospital guards searched a man after he triggered a metal detector Saturday night. An officer found the man had a grenade in one hand with the pin out, the Detroit Free Press reported. The officer tackled him, and the emergency room was evacuated. No injuries were reported. The grenades were a type that might be used in training and much less powerful than combat grenades. Police found two pipe bombs and two grenades in his house. The man, who has a history of mental illness, was hospitalized for evaluation. Source: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,320538,00.html

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National Monuments & Icons Sector

28. January 5, WTNH 8 New Haven – (Connecticut) War memorial vandalized again. For the second time in a week vandals marked up the Vietnam War memorial at Long Wharf in New Haven, Connecticut. This time they did it by spray painting over the names of those who fought and died in the Vietnam War. This is the third time vandals defaced the memorials at the park. White spray paint was cleaned off the memorials stone “V” in early December. Last week, the vandals used bright orange spray paint to write “MS- 13”. The city is now considering installing cameras at the memorial. S o u r c e : h t t p : / / w w w . w t n h . c o m / G l o b a l / s t o r y . a s p ? S = 7 5 8 2 6 7 2 & n a v = m e n u 2 9 _ 2

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Dams Sector

29. January 7, Providence Journal – (Rhode Island) DEM imposes rules for dam inspections. A recently completed survey of dams in Rhode Island has quadrupled the number considered capable of taking human lives or causing significant economic losses should they fail. The new total of 205 dams considered to pose significant hazards or high hazards is part of a new set of regulations the state Department of Environmental Management recently put into force. More dams are listed either because they were not properly assessed in the past or because new development has placed more people and

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