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Learn best practices for designing and implementing a properly sequenced Business Continuity Plan. Study proven steps for constructing exercises efficiently, using industry best practices. Group discounts are available. Click HERE>>


Linda Murphy, 15-year BC software veteran, believes the industry is ready to advance to the next step. She urges businesses to help employees prepare for emergencies and disasters -- both large and small. Linda outlines four steps to develop a home continuity plan. To know more…



TJX Data Breach Could be Biggest Ever
The much-talked about data breach at retail giant TJX could be the largest breach of consumer information ever. Was it the hack to end all hacks? Click HERE>>

DHS Gives Firefighters More Than $490 Million
The DHS announces its firefighters grant program for the year, and it looks like the department will hand out more than $492 million. Will more funding equal improved response? Click HERE>>

GAO Recommends Better OSHA Disaster Planning
It’s typically FEMA’s job to help areas recover from natural disasters. So why is a new report suggesting OSHA get involved in disaster planning? Click HERE>>

Partnerships Force Rethink on Security, Analysts Say
Partnerships aren’t just for the public sphere, say a group of industry analysts. IT departments also need to rethink network security to account for greater business collaboration. Click HERE>>

One in 40 British Police Officers Available for Emergency Response
A new study in Britain has found only one in 40 police officers on duty is available to respond to emergency calls. Is it the same on this side of the ocean? Click HERE>>

Four Ways to Improve Facility Security
Facility managers face some tough challenges to keep a facility secure. Are there new strategies they can use to improve security? Click HERE>>


Graham Medical expands its line of disposable specialty fitted sheets. The new PocketFit™ sheet is designed to fit the Westcot medical bed mattress and like models. All sheets are made of nonwoven materials. Contact us at 800-558-6765 or Click HERE>>

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>>

Partners in Emg Mgt: Working Together. 55th IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2007 Expo. November 11-14: Reno, NV. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won’t want to miss it! Click HERE>>


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Orsus Partners with Systems Integrator Alutiiq
Orsus, provider of Situation Management partners with systems integrator Alutiiq, a company that specializes in working for the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and other Government agencies. Alutiiq will offer Orsus' Situation Management solution - Situator - to its numerous government customers. Situator enables multiple, disparate systems to operate under a single platform in a central command center. www.orsus.com

APCO Institute Releases New Fire Service Dispatch Guidecards
Daytona Beach, FL — APCO Institute announces their newest offering - Fire Service Dispatch Guidecards. The Fire Service Dispatch Guidecards, based on APCO Institute's Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Program, provides agencies with guidecards for the triaging and dispatching of fire service related emergency calls, customized to match the needs and resources of the individual agency. http://www.apcointl.org/news/2007/20070329InstituteFireServiceGuidecards.html

Fargo Launches New High Definition Printer/Encoder
Minneapolis, MN — Fargo Electronics, Inc. announces the introduction of the HDP5000 card printer/encoder. Utilizing Fargo's patented High Definition Printing(tm) (HDP®) technology, the HDP5000 is the first true single-sided reverse image printer available commercially. HDP is the preferred technology for the personalization of RFID proximity, laser and smart cards with computer chips. http://www.fargo.com/printhome.cfm?oid=6808&name=HDP5000_System

Sought after HISP Certification Achieved by BSI
Reston, VA — HISP (Holistic Information Security Practitioner) certification has been achieved by the BSI Management Systems. HISP training teaches the integration of ISO/IEC 27001:2005 with COBIT, COSO, ITIL and multiple regulations pertaining to Information Security & Privacy. BSI provides certification to ISO 27001, which helps organizations manage and secure sensitive company information. Click HERE>>


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