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Identity Theft: Ten Tips to Help!

10 tips to keep the identity thieves at bay, and an innovative insurance program offered by a member company of AIG to protect your employees in the unfortunate event of a loss. For tips and details, visit
www.aigebrs.com/content/ebrs/tips.html. Or for information on the Personal Internet Identity Coverage, email piic@aig.com.


Pat Moore
, industry veteran and leading educator on business continuity management, urges businesses to consider the new requirements for managing and maintaining corporate facilities in our 24/7 world. What is the survivability of mission critical facilities? When was the last time a site survey was conducted to address this issue?
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Intel Opens Up About IT Security
In an IT Week interview, Intel's IT security director talks frankly about how they successfully deal with security threats. How does your company's security measure up? Click HERE>>

Coast Guard Loses Frequency Even As Status Rises
In the wake of 9/11, the Coast Guard has gone from being the military's underfunded orphan to the country's first line of shoreline defense. But even as the Coast Guard's status grows, the organization is facing some big obstacles. Click HERE>>

Why Nothing New? MyDoom's Scary Lesson
It's the scary virus with the scary name that's been plaguing computers across the globe, and it's now the fastest-spreading e-mail virus in computer history. But what's perhaps the most troubling about the MyDoom virus is that it does nothing new at all. Click HERE>>

New Jersey Volunteers Get CERTified
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been calling for communities across the nation to form Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) since September 11. What about your city? Find out how one New Jersey community is heeding that call. Click HERE>>

Making Web Mail Secure
Web Mail is one of the ways a company can ensure all its employees get e-mail quickly. A malicious e-mail attack, however, can bring a company to its knees and Web mail is vulnerable to these threats. Can you secure a Web mail system? Click HERE>>

OSHA Clarifies Its Emergency Plan
The country's occupational safety and health organization has issued an emergency management plan to safeguard the health and safety of responder and recovery workers. Click HERE>>
 

DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE - Advertise with us in 2004! When you advertise in the annual, Disaster Resource GUIDE, receive discounted rates for the Continuity e-GUIDE and the online GUIDE. Don’t delay…the 2004/05 GUIDE will be published in March. Click HERE>>

PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips NEW!

PLYLOX™ window clips are the inexpensive and non-destructive way to protect your windows from high winds and airborne debris. Installed in seconds, the clips require no drilling.
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RIMS 2004 Annual Conference & Exhibition April 18-22, San Diego, CA. The most influential event for risk management professionals. 10,000 + visitors & 400 exhibiting companies: RIMS offers the widest range of educational and networking opportunities.
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“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update
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DRI International Launches New Online Courses

The reach of business continuity training and certification now extends to every corner of the globe, thanks to complete online offerings of courses and computer-based certification exams from DRI International, the world's leading authority on disaster recovery and business continuity issues. The DRI International learning portal, available at www.drii.org, provides easy access to all materials and includes systems to communicate online with other students, enhancing the learning experience while increasing networking opportunities that are so vital in today's business environment.

AGILITY RECOVERY SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Atlanta, GA & Toronto, ON: Agility Recovery Solutions, the leading provider of on-site business continuity solutions across the United States and Canada today announced the appointment of Bob Boyd as President and CEO.

Bob Boyd comes to Agility from Muzak, Inc., a $230 million company focused on satellite-delivered business communication services. Like Agility, Muzak's business model is centered on the sale and delivery of subscription-based business services to thousands of distinct customers.

Bob Boyd is a veteran of the business services company model and is a proven manager with a very strong track record of leadership and growth. He held a number of senior management positions in Muzak and most recently ran its largest, most profitable division. Bob has a particularly strong background in building high growth, sales-driven organizations.

For more information please visit www.agilityrecovery.com ; contact Agility at 1-800-567-5001 or email regina.brassil@agilityrecovery.com

Virtual Corporation Announces Business Continuity Maturity ModelSM Assessment Training
FLANDERS, NJ - Virtual Corporation, Inc., a consulting services corporation, announces their upcoming seminar for individuals to become licensed Business Continuity Maturity ModelSM (BCMMSM) assessors. The 2-day seminar will be held in Atlanta, GA at the Westin Airport Hotel on March 25th and 26th. The cost of the program will be $895, which includes all courseware, BCMMSM Assessment Toolkit and BCMMSM Assessment Methodology. For more information, visit http://www.virtual-corp.net/html/bcmm_training.html

New Standby Power System for Drinking Water Plant
WYOMING, MI - A new 5 MW standby power system installed at the Wyoming (Michigan) Water Treatment Plant features two new PowerCommandŽ 2.7 MW diesel generators from Cummins Power Generation. The diesel generator sets have a high-power output and a small footprint in addition to having low emissions and high fuel efficiency. For more information, contact Colette Weiser, Cummins Power Generation, 1400 73rd Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55432. Phone: 763-528-7246; Fax 763-574-5298, or visit the web site at http://www.cumminspower.com


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>>