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Customized Email Risk Assessment Is your email at risk of downtime? Take this opportunity to quickly assess your organization's email environment and immediately obtain a personalized action plan to help you ensure high availability and disaster recovery capability. Click HERE>>

What Impacts a BCM Professional's Earning Potential? Do you have the credentials companies are seeking? What skill sets most impact your compensation? For 7 years BC Management has researched compensation and benchmarking trends exclusively for the BCM profession. Click HERE>>
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Standards Australia Cancels BC Standard Consultation Process
Australian officials are developing a comprehensive new BC standard, similar to those in the US, Great Britain and Canada. But now they've made an unusual move. Click HERE>>

Interoperability and Preparedness Top Priorities for First Responders
What are the top priorities of first responders? According to attendees at Homeland Security stakeholders' conference, they need interoperable equipment and more. Click HERE>>

Culture of Convenience Threatens IT Security
Today's world of BlackBerrys, iPhones, instant messaging and instant gratification might be convenient, but it's also compromising our security in a big way. Click HERE>>

Smartphones Boost First Responder Efficiency in Hawai'i
Smartphones can let first responders communicate and access e-mail or the Internet while out in the field. That's why a police force in Hawai'i is trying the technology out. Click HERE>>

Wireless Security Leaves Credit Information at Risk
Wireless security is becoming more and more of an issue for retailers and credit card companies. And, according to an article, those thefts and breaches aren't going anywhere. Click HERE>>

Economy Forces Many to Slash Security Staff, Survey Says
The economy is starting to have a negative impact on security for many companies, according to a new survey. Does slashing staff also mean slashing security? Click HERE>>

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MIR3 is the Leader in Mass Notification Systems Originally purposed for emergency and BC/DR, alert notifications are used across all industries for a variety of communication needs. Click HERE>> and see how our solution can help your business.

Corporate Emergency Kit. Cover your company's basic preparedness needs with this comprehensive survival kit. Don't wait any longer. Contingency planning begins with taking care of your number one resource - your employees! Click HERE>>

DRJ Spring World 2009. Orlando, FL, 3/29/09 - 4/1/09. Attendees can choose from more than 40 sessions, workshops and courses. In addition, there are hospitalities, receptions, networking breakfasts and lunches, and more. Click HERE>>

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New Business Survival™ Weblog
Rothstein Associates Inc. announces the new BUSINESS SURVIVAL™ Weblog. For timely, comprehensive news, information, books and templates on Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, Emergency Management, Service Level Agreements, Root Cause Analysis and more, Click HERE>>

NOAA Report Uncovers Why Some People Don't Heed Severe Weather Warnings
NOAA's National Weather Service has issued a report that analyzes forecasting performance and public response during the second deadliest tornado outbreak in U.S. history. The report, "Service Assessment of the Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak of February 5-6, 2008," also addresses a key area of concern: why some people take cover while others ride out severe weather. For the complete report, Click HERE>>

Emergency Preparedness for Industry and Commerce Council Forum 2009
April 27 - 29 - Vancouver, BC Canada - EPICC Forum 2009, "Plan for Tomorrow, Today!" Workshops include "Strategic Crisis Leadership," "Lessons from the Past: Ideas for the Future," "Social Engineering and Insider Threat." There will also be a course by DRI Canada on Business Continuity. For more information, Click HERE>>


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