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On January 1, CPM magazine will evolve into a paid, subscription-based print newsletter called CPM Global Assurance. This new offering will advocate a closer synergistic relationship among business continuity, security, and emergency management all under the umbrella of good corporate governance. For more information and to subscribe,
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Disaster Management & The Internet
Avagene Moore, President of the Emergency Information Infrastructure Project (EIIP), believes the Internet is a valuable tool for overcoming communication gaps within disaster preparedness and prevention. Bringing 28 years’ experience to the EIIP, Moore offers critical insight in this article.

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The Year in Review From ‘Disaster Central’
Executives from the Toronto area gathered recently to talk about the lessons learned from coping with the recent flurry of crises to hit Canada’s largest city. Click HERE>>

Ten BC Best-Practices
Tom Mawson of the Disaster Recovery Institute International heralds continuity planning in the service industry while providing useful tips to businesses in any sector. Click HERE>>

DHS Gets an F in IT Security
It’s ironic -- the same government organization tasked with protecting the homeland from terrorism is in last place for IT security. The Congressional study is a good read. Click HERE>>

Accounting Scandals: The Worst of All Risks?
Your CFO focuses only on accounting vulnerabilities? Risk managers and internal auditors are working together. Read how CFOs and RMs are learning from each other. Click HERE>>

Weak Links in Supply Chains Put Retailers at Risk
The greater sophistication in a business’ supply chain, the greater the vulnerability. That’s the thrust of a recent survey on the risks in retail logistics released by Ernst & Young. Click HERE>>

How to Outsource Security
Is security too important to outsource? Or too important to be managed internally? A 20-year security veteran offers tips on when to outsource and how to choose the experts. Click HERE>>

Working Together, Making a Difference > Deadline: Saturday, December 20!
December 24th is the last issue of Continuity e-GUIDE for 2003. This special issue will focus on efforts by organizations to make the world a better place through outreach programs. If you would like to suggest groups for inclusion, email: publisher@disaster-resource.com by Dec. 20th.

Super iSeries Savings for Business Continuity! Save up to 30% on MIMIX software when purchased with IBM's new iSeries for HA or iSeries for Capacity Backup. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2003.
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A Survival Kit….a Terrific Gift to Show You Care!

A 72-hour Emergency Kit shows appreciation to your employees, friends and family. Every automobile needs one! Order today for holiday delivery. For more information,
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2004 Third Annual Business Continuity Show, March 4-5 in New York. Sign up by January 31 and save $100 on the low-cost of $295/2-day program. Pro-active BCP, back-up sites, risk management, data protection.
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“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update
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New Enhanced Features to Version 4.1.1 of GENDB2

Recovery Knowledge is pleased to announce new enhanced features to Version 4.1.1 of GENDB2. GENDB2 is a software product that automates the recovery of DB2/MVS resources Off-site Disaster Recovery as well as On-site. The new features to the software include: Dropped Tablespace feature, Mass DB2 Data Copy Feature, and Complete Database Maintenance feature.
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New Portable Hazmat Decon Shelters & Shower Systems
FSI proudly offers two new hazmat decon shelters and shower systems. Both systems have been built to the same demanding specifications as the entire line of FSI Shelters. Click HERE>>

New Closed Transition Transfer Switch
Cummins Power Generation has introduced a new PowerCommand® closed transition transfer switch that features a "blow-on" style contactor for enhanced survivability in the event of a short circuit or overload. Operator safety is also improved with a new dead front external manual-operating handle that increases protection during manual overrides. Click HERE>>

EMC Selected “Best Storage Solutions Provider”
EMC Corporation, a world leader in information storage and management, today announced that the readers of DM Review magazine have selected EMC as the "Best Storage Solutions Provider" for 2003. EMC was honored as this year's winner of the DM Review Readership Award in the "Storage" category. Based on the results of an independent poll of more than 1,200 information technology customers, EMC was selected as the top provider of storage technology for the business intelligence community. The honor places EMC and its products in the top spot over 27 other storage providers and products. To know more… Click HERE>>

BICEPP ERT Challenge Set for April 2004

Business & Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness (BICEPP) based in Los Angeles, California will hold a special skills competition for Corporate and Community Emergency Response Teams on April 3 and 4th. The BICEPP ERT Challenge will test team member skills through competition in a number of skill stations that are timed and judged by a panel of experts. Click HERE>>

a Weekly Publication of Disaster Resource GUIDE.

The weekly Continuity e-GUIDE will provide a concise seven-day snapshot of the business continuity and emergency management industry from around the world right down to the local level.

Based on the philosophy of “working together”, the e-GUIDE will integrate, consolidate, and communicate resources from organizations that are leaders in business continuity, risk management, crisis management, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Watch your Inbox each Wednesday for the latest edition of the Continuity e-GUIDE. Do you have an interesting story, case study or some breaking news? Contact the Editor, Nathan Mallett at nathan.mallett@disaster-resource.com

Interested in sponsoring a weekly update or spotlighting your product or service? Contact Tommy Rainey at tommyr@disaster-resource.com

The 2004 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (9th annual Edition) will be published during the 1st quarter of 2004. Visit the online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. Click HERE>>