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Lessons for an Accidental Business Continuity Manager BC is a daunting task for someone accidentally in this profession. One key is to break down the tasks. The strategy in this article, by Irene Rozansky, will guide you through ten steps to successful BC project planning. Click HERE>>



Mayors Say Cities Still Need Preparedness Support
It’s been almost five years since 9/11 and one year since hurricane Katrina. How ready is America for a disaster? There’s still work to be done, says a new survey by US mayors. Click HERE>>

Five Reasons Backups Fail
A security expert estimates that half of all backups fail. Do you know the five reasons they fail – and what to do about it? Click HERE>>

Don’t Forget Home-Based Workers in BC Planning, Expert Says
There’s a lot of talk these days about how employees can work from home in the event of a flu pandemic. But one expert is warning: Do your BC plans cover home workers? Click HERE>>

Monitor Employees Carefully, Warns IT Security Expert
If you’re worried about data breaches, you might think about monitoring your employees – which isn’t always legal. What happens when security collides with employee privacy? Click HERE>>

SCADA System Makers Urged to Tighten Security
Utilities that control our critical infrastructure use SCADA systems, but are those systems safe? A group of officials in the country want to make sure they are. Click HERE>>

Symantec and Yahoo Partner on Security
Computer security giant Symantec is pairing with Yahoo to improve Internet security.
They say they’ll bring security to as many Internet users as possible. Will they? Click HERE>>

Navigate the Unexpected with Confidence!
Business resilience starts with assessing your real risks. Learn the six-step process to building a successful risk management framework for your organization. Register for R&A’s Sept 7 Risk Management Webinar.
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New Book! A Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity: Aligning Business Continuity with Corporate Governance, by David Kaye and Julia Graham. Endorsed by BCI, DRII, Survive and IRM. Text core for IRM's BC qualification. Click HERE>>

Plan now to attend the 2007 Flagg show and conference that will assemble 800 - 1,000 business continuity and disaster recovery executives from the Wall Street and New York business and financial community. March 20 – 21. New York, NY. Click HERE>>


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Telenor Satellite Services Unveils Emergency Communications Response Kit
Rockville, MD – Telenor recently unveiled its mobile satellite emergency communications response kit, enabling voice, data and Internet communications during emergencies where the local infrastructure is damaged or destroyed. Telenor's mobile satellite communications kit weighs only 28 pounds and includes everything needed to rapidly establish voice and broadband data satellite communications. https://www.telenorsatellite.com/index.cfm?oa=content.display&con=5

RIMS Testifies At Hearing on Terrorism Threats and Insurance Market
New York, NY – Terry Fleming, RIMS External Affairs, delivered the testimony regarding terrorism concerns and the insurance market. Particularly critical is the potential inability to purchase terrorism insurance if the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is allowed to sunset next year. http://www.rims.org/Template.cfm?Section

International Disaster and Emergency Resilience Conference
Rome, Italy – October 12-13 – Held in Rome at the invitation of the Italian Ministry of the Interior, this year’s event is set to enhance its already enviable reputation. IDER 2006 boasts an array of speakers who will tackle past events and anticipate future threats, examining how to confront them. www.iderweb.org/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user

Strohl Systems Releases LDRPS 10
King of Prussia, PA – Strohl Systems has announced that the latest version of its business continuity management software, LDRPS 10, has been released. The new version is designed to provide planning expertise to organizations of all sizes, to be accessed from anywhere at anytime and through the use of new technologies, provide a tool that requires minimum training and BCP experience. http://www.strohlsystems.com/MediaPR/TopNews/FullText.asp?ID=109

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