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The Top 10 Tasks a CIO should do to Prepare for a Hurricane Receive practical advice from CIOs of gulf coast companies. Download Dell's free whitepaper to learn more about how you can prepare for hurricane season before you're trying to manage through a disaster. Click HERE>>

"Road to Ready" Archive Internet Radio Shows from Rick Tobin Long-time industry expert announces complimentary availability of archive recordings from his year-long, successful and very educational internet radio show. They include interviews with other leading experts. Click HERE>>
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New Forum to Address Healthcare's Unique Risks
The IT solutions that help streamline healthcare also create a need for stricter security measures. Top-level healthcare executives have allied to address these challenges. Click HERE>>

Insurance Carriers Will Soon Protect From Floods
Every property in America is in a flood zone. While the average property insurance doesn't insure against floods, insurance agencies under State Auto may soon offer coverage. Click HERE>>

Stricter Credentials for Federal Cyber-Cops
A Senate initiative to mandate cybersecurity licensing raises questions about efficiency, legalities and enforcement but could help keep the bad guys out. Click HERE>>

Animal Disease Outbreaks Affect Various Industries
Delegates at a recent Livestock Producers conference learned how to keep animals safe from disease and how to protect the community in the event of an outbreak. Click HERE>>

New Technology Brings Old Risks
Historical issues of security, legal access and data backup have resurfaced with the advent of cloud computing. Business end-users need to take precautions. Click HERE>>

US and Russia Disagree On Armed E-Forces
Russia wants a treaty against an electronic arms race of cyber-attackers, while the U.S. wants the world's law enforcers to work together from a defense standpoint. Click HERE>>

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AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>

Principles and Practices of Business Continuity.
This book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>

CPM East. Orlando: Oct. 27 - 29. This training event will provide you with a complete risk management education, as well as opportunities to network with your peers. The best education is your best line of defense in crisis. Click HERE>>

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BDP Int'l. Selects SunGard to Provide Managed Hosting for Global Data Center
Wayne, PA - BDP International, a global logistics and transportation management organization, has selected SunGard Availability Services to provide AdvancedHosting managed services to help ensure worldwide, uninterrupted access to its corporate information systems. SunGard will host BDP's Global Data Center - the organization's primary suite of IT infrastructure hardware and software applications - in its new managed services facility in Philadelphia. Click HERE>>

APCO Announces 2009 P33 Certifications and Recertification
Alexandria, VA - The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International recently announced the agencies they have recognized as having achieved certified compliance in meeting or exceeding the APCO Project 33 - Revised Minimum Training Standards for Public Safety Telecommunicators. The certification and recertification presentations will be made at the APCO International 75th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Click HERE>>

LA County Selects Twenty First Century Communications for Mass Notification
Columbus, OH - Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., provider of emergency notification and other on-demand alerting and call answering services, announces that Los Angeles County has selected them as provider of emergency mass notification to county residents and businesses. TFCC's system will be used to communicate time-sensitive and critical messages containing warnings about wildfires, floods and other disasters that affect the county. Click HERE>>


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