Communication Priorities for Avian Flu
If 40% of your workforce was absent, could your organization survive? Learn about potential impacts of a pandemic and steps for communication preparedness. Communication expert Dr. Robert Chandler leads this 3n-sponsored webinar. Click HERE>>


The Core Competencies Required of Executive Level Business Crisis & Continuity Mgrs. by Gregory L. Shaw and John R. Harrald. All organizations in all sectors, whether public, private or not-for-profit, face the possibility of disruptive events. To read the full article, Click HERE>>



Pataki Sends State Anti-Terror Money to NYC
New York City stands to lose $83 million in terror funding this year, so Governor George Pataki says the state will help make up the shortfall. But will it be enough? Click HERE>>

Wireless Emergency Alert System Moving Forward
FEMA says it has finished a pilot program for a national wireless emergency alert system. But are there still questions to be answered? Click HERE>>

Expand Vital Records Protection in NFPA 1600, Expert Says
Insurers now use NFPA 1600 to assess companies’ EM and BC plans, but one expert is questioning its protection for vital records. Do we need to expand NFPA 1600? Click HERE>>

US State Department Suffers Widespread Computer Break-Ins
The past few weeks have found the State Department targeted by large-scale computer break-ins across the globe. Was classified information lost? Click HERE>>

Anti-Cyber Terrorism Spending To Reach $6.3 Billion
Most federal IT professionals describe information terrorism as a full-time concern. Is that why spending is expected to increase by more than $1 billion by 2011? Click HERE>>

Two Ports Unveil Emergency Communications Systems
Two of the country’s busiest seaports have implemented new emergency communications systems. Will it help improve response at some of the nation’s most vulnerable targets? Click HERE>>

DSPN's one-day business continuity workshops are receiving rave reviews
across the country and are coming soon to Philadelphia, Dallas, Bellevue and Los Angeles. Group discounts available. See more details and register online now.
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Save the date for CPM 2006 EAST! Orlando. Oct 30 – Nov 1. The best training and networking events for BC/COOP, emergency management and security. Come early for the golf tournament, stay for the keynotes, sessions, and peer interaction! Click HERE>>


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IBM Announces the System i Backup and Recovery Analysis
IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services is announcing the System i Backup and Recovery Analysis - a service designed for the System i platform. This service is designed to help your business improve its backup and recovery processes and implement strategies to help improve recovery time objectives for your System i technology. http://www.ibm.com/services/continuity/systemibura

COOP System Web Site Redesign
Herndon, VA – COOP Systems announced that a revised Software Section of its Web site has been launched. Easy to follow graphic elements guide potential users through the integrated capabilities of the myCOOP BCP software package. Clearly illustrated are the seven phases of the Professional Practices (per DRII and BCI), supported in one integrated package. Also included are full descriptions of the cross-functional capabilities of Security, Customization, Regional Settings, Integration, and ASP Hosting. http://www.coop-systems.com

International Disaster Reduction Conference (IDRC)
This conference will address a broad range of risks including those relating to pandemics and endemics; terrorism; climate change; and natural hazards. Risks of a technical, biological and chemical nature will also feature at this event. The IDRC Davos 2006 program has currently over 110 sessions (including Plenary and Panel Discussions) and has accepted over of 514 abstracts from various reputable organizations worldwide. The conference will be held between Aug 27 and Sept 1 in Davos, Switzerland. To register online www.davos2006.ch

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