It's not too late to prepare for the hurricane season! The new Executive Guide to Hurricane Preparedness: 2005 contains critical tips as well as best practices shared by Florida organizations that fared well during the storms of 2004. Sponsored by MessageOne.
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All Hazards vs Homeland Security Planning
With the recent failures in the Gulf, we ask ourselves, “Is it best to conduct emergency management and BC Planning under the guise of homeland security or is an all hazards approach more productive?” Regina Phelps expounds. Click HERE>>
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“Big One” Predicted to Hit California by 2024
Experts predict there’s an 80 percent chance a massive quake will happen in California by 2024. Considering the response to Katrina, is California ready for “The Big One?” Click HERE>>

Ten Steps for a Sound Disaster Recovery Plan
Katrina reminded many IT professionals of the need to create good, solid disaster recovery plans to avoid loss of data or information. Does your DR plan need an update? Click HERE>>

Study Finds Homeland Security Workers Less Rewarded
A study says DHS workers have some of the least rewarding jobs. After facing fire for its slow response to Katrina, what do the findings mean for the people protecting us? Click HERE>>

Wal-Mart’s Emergency Plan Pays Off
With so many companies floundering after Katrina, retail giant Wal-Mart found all of its planning helped keep it up and running. What is Wal-Mart doing right? Click HERE>>

Security Threats Rise 22 Percent
More companies are reporting losses from cyber break-ins and insider attacks on networks and data than ever before. Are we taking the right steps to protect our networks? Click HERE>>

Small Businesses Fight to Survive After Katrina
It’s unclear how many small businesses on the Gulf Coast will close after Katrina, but it’s very clear that small businesses need help. Does BC planning only work for big business? Click HERE>>


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72-hour Personnel Support EvacuationSearch & Rescue Medical ResponseFood & WaterSanitationMuch More! Supplying companies worldwide since 1985. "We can be afraid or we can be ready," former DHS Secretary, Tom Ridge. Click HERE>>

Global Resilience: Would your organization bounce back? Spring into action at CPM 2005 EAST! Learn to save your organization by integrating BC/COOP, emergency management and security to create the most effective plan! Orlando,
Nov. 2-4. Click HERE>>


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SIA’s Risk Management Conference
New York, NY – October 7 — This conference is a must for industry professionals responsible for risk management, trading, prime brokerage, internal and external auditing, clearing, corporate finance, investment banking, strategic planning, operations, as well as legal and compliance. SIA is bringing together key business and regulatory leaders to address the key risk management issues facing the financial industry. http://www.sia.com/riskmanage05/index.html

GovSec Asia, Asia Law Enforcement & Asia Ready
Government security, law enforcers and first responders who are better informed and equipped with innovative tools are able to mitigate threats of many kinds more effectively. This event is designed to be a major professional development opportunity for hundreds of public/internal security, police and emergency management professionals in the region. www.govsecasia.com

Free Professional Training Opportunities
September ‘05 to March ’06 — U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's Staff member, Fadi Essmaeel, M.D., CEM, announces free professional training opportunities involving preparedness for terrorism threats including weapons of mass destruction. Go to http://rohrabacher.house.gov/homelandsecurity/ for their section on Homeland Security and more information on these courses.

Cummins Power Rent Keeps Dominican Mine At Full Production During Boiler Maintenance
Bonao, Dominican Republic — The mine’s senior buyer in charge of special projects, says Cummins was selected to supply the project based on product reputation, as well as the service and support capabilities of the local distributor. Not only did the generators provide the most efficient layout on the site, but Cummins was able to complete the project in only 45 days. For more information on Cummins, please visit: http://www.cumminspower.com/cpghome/home.jhtml

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