Disaster Recovery System (DRSTM) developer, TAMP, was recently inducted into CPM’s Hall of Fame for significant contributions to the business continuity and disaster recovery planning industry. To learn how TAMP and DRS can help you simplify your planning efforts Click HERE>>


The Publishers of the Disaster Resource GUIDE today announce the appointment of Ralph Selle as President. Ralph, a former VP at Iron Mountain, will serve as president of the GUIDE as well as its parent company, Emergency Lifeline.  Ralph offers his thoughts on our industry. Click HERE>>


Miners’ Deaths Highlight Need for Crisis Communication
The tragedy of the 12 coal miners’ deaths in West Virginia not only highlighted safety issues, it also raised a question about crisis communication. Can any crisis truly be managed? Click HERE>>

Homeland Security to Rank Money by Risk
It’s been a controversy for years: Should the DHS award grant money to areas of highest risk? Now they’re doing just that. Is your city a winner or a loser under the new formula? Click HERE>>

Schools Not Prepared Enough For Emergencies, Study Finds
Many public school districts in America are unprepared for emergencies, a new study has found. Is your child’s school one of them? Click HERE>> to find out.

State of Data Security Declining, Experts Say
Capping off a month of data security breaches, the Justice Department has accidentally exposed Social Security numbers. Some are asking: Is data security in a sad state? Click HERE>>

DHS’s New Preparedness Directorate Up and Running
As its first official act, the DHS’s new Preparedness Directorate has issued preliminary guidelines for emergency responders. Will it affect the way responders do their jobs? Click HERE>>

More IT Security Pros Filling Executive Roles
IT professionals aren’t just technical staff anymore. They’re starting to wield more power where it counts: in the boardroom. Are security pros becoming the new executives? Click HERE>>


Enterprise-wide BC Planning DSPN is a consulting firm that develops emergency response and business recovery plans. Their nationally-certified professionals design, document, implement, and test contingency plans. For free resources, Click HERE>>


BC + Business Impact Assessment + Crisis Management Templates
- save $50.00 at the Disaster Resource Bookstore! Address the information collection process, learn about and create a BIA and BCP, give guidance to ER teams and company leaders. Click HERE>>


DRJ Spring World 2006
Orlando, FL. Mar. 26-29. Global events from recent months have proven that vulnerabilities exist everywhere. How can you achieve total preparedness? Learn solutions, strategies and new priorities. Click HERE>>


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January 19 — 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST. “Lessons Learned from the 2005 Hurricane Season.”
The 2005 hurricane season was the most active and destructive season on record for the United States. During and immediately following the numerous hurricanes, IBM worked with many clients in both the public and private sectors to help support their availability, continuity and recovery needs. http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=17729&s=1&k=846ED5CB04D930FF16519C9ECA9B5954

Cummins Power Generation Establishes First Distributorship in Iraq with HMBS
Las Vegas, NV — For the Cummins power generation business unit, Cummins Power Generation, HMBS will represent all the products in the commercial generator set business and power electronics. Cummins Power Generation designs, manufactures, installs and maintains diesel and gas emergency standby, temporary and prime power generation systems ranging from 12 kilowatts to 2700 kilowatts. www.cumminspower.com

Announcing BC Management's 5th Annual BC/DR Study
Completing this study will register you to win gift certificates of $200+ from Amazon.com! Please take a moment to complete it by clicking on the link below. Results are used to assist in benchmarking BC/DR compensations and programs. They will be available between early March — late April 2006. Please also forward this study to other BC/DR professionals.
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Reed Exhibitions Acquires Business Continuity Expo & Technology for Compliance Expo
Reed Exhibitions and IMP Events in a joint statement announced an agreement that will see Reed Exhibitions take full ownership of both the Business Continuity Expo and Technology for Compliance Expo, which focus on the business and technology issues for risk, continuity and contingency planning. The shows have delivered 3 years of significant growth. http://www.businesscontinuityexpo.co.uk/bc2006/press_show_item.shtml?press_id=814

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We are now receiving subscriptions for the 2006/2007 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (11th annual Edition) which will be distributed in 2006 and early 2007. Visit the Online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. Click HERE>>
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