Beyond Recovery - Achieving E-Mail Continuity Learn from Gartner, Inc.'s Vice President Matt Cain about the gaps in today's e-mail recovery solutions and how to create a complete plan for maintaining e-mail during a crisis, in this MessageOne sponsored webinar. View here>>


Avoid Business Continuity Plan Failure.
Businesses can become complacent and have a false sense of security built on the existence of their continuity plans.  Barry Varley, CEO of an independent testing consultancy, highlights two main problems that lead to BC plan failure.
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Update BC Plans For Bird Flu, Analysts Warn
A new report is urging IT managers to update their BC plans in case of a possible outbreak of the avian flu. But why would a flu pandemic affect IT systems? Click HERE>> to find out.

Oxley Talks SOX in New Article
As an author of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Rep. Michael Oxley has found new fame – and garnered lots of blame. In a new article, he opens up about his role in creating SOX. Click HERE>>

Employee Communication Fails After Storms
It’s an overlooked area of planning: How do you communicate with employees when phones don’t work? Can your business survive without knowing where your employees are? Click HERE>>

Ten Remedies for Ten Security Ailments
All the security technology in the world won’t help keep your networks safe if you don’t educate your users, experts say. What security mistakes are you making? Click HERE>>

New York Getting City Liaison from DHS
Amid criticism over how it handled a recent threat, the DHS is assigning a new full-time liaison officer to work in NYC. Will it improve crisis communication in the city? Click HERE>>

FEMA's IT Budget May Take Hit
Despite the federal government’s pledge to spend $62 billion to deal with Katrina, IT spending at the DHS could be taking a big hit. Can the agency survive the cuts? Click HERE>>


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PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips NEW!
The ingenious, inexpensive and non-destructive way to protect your windows from high winds and airborne debris. Installed in seconds, the clips require no drilling, nails, screws or adhesive. Click HERE>>


SAVE THE DATE!
November 12-16. The IAEM 2005 Annual Conference & EMEX will take place November 12-16 at the Phoenix Civic Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme is "Emergency Management: Local, Regional and Global Successes." For details,
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TeleContinuity Teams Up With EnvoyWorldWide
Bedford, MA— EnvoyWorldWide®, provider of notification services, and TeleContinuity®, Inc., provider of backup telecommunication services, today announced a strategic partnership that combines EnvoyWorldWide’s Notification Services for Business Continuity with TeleContinuity’s Survivable Communications Network to ensure availability of communications systems during times of crisis. http://www.envoyworldwide.com/news/releases/101705.shtml

2005 Corporate Security, Business Continuity & Crisis Management Conference
New York, NY — The latest key issues, trends, and strategies in corporate security, crisis management and business continuity will be explored. Leaders from global firms, policy experts and senior government officials will share best business practices and insights into how emerging, critical issues are addressed in the boardroom and managed across the corporation.
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Managing the Crisis... Threats, Media, And Tactics
Charlotte, NC – Dec 2 – Once again CPAC brings together a variety of experienced and respected professionals to share practical solutions and tactics helping ensure organizations are prepared for business interruptions.  Attendance at this event provides no less than 10 CEUs with DRII .  Attendance certificates will be included with attendee packets. http://www.cpaccarolinas.org/Symposium05/Symposium05.html

Cummins Power Generation is First To Introduce Tier 3 Generator Sets
Minneapolis, MN – Cummins Power Generation is the first manufacturer to introduce a new series of 150 kW, 175 kW and 200 kW low-emissions diesel generator sets that comply with new EPA Tier 3 standards for nonroad (mobile) applications. In addition, these generator sets meet the EPA Tier 3 requirements for stationary generators that are scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2007.
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