Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday July 11, 2007

WHITE PAPER: The ROI of Mass Notification
Download this white paper by 3n and Osterman Research to learn how to show the bottom-line impact of a business disruption and quantify how mass notification can save you time and money in routine and emergency situations. Click HERE>>

Transportation and Business Resilience
Transport is a critical aspect of a supply chain. To understand supply chain risk, a business continuity professional must also understand vulnerabilities to and about transportation. Irene Rozansky explains. Click HERE>>

Facility Managers Play Key Role in BC Plans, Survey Finds
Think facility managers don’t have much of a role to play in business continuity planning? That’s not what they think, according to a new survey. Click HERE>>

Feds Refuse to Add South NJ to Philly’s Security Funds
Lawmakers in South New Jersey think the government should boost the Philadelphia region’s funds to accommodate them – and give them some say over how to spend the funds. Click HERE>>

Experts Argue Over Placing Blame for Data Theft
Recent high-profile data breaches have led experts from both the financial and retail industries to argue over who should take the blame for data theft: Banks or retailers? Click HERE>>

New Mexico Merges Homeland Security and Emergency Management
New Mexico has combined the state’s office of homeland security with its office of emergency management into one unified agency. Will it improve the state’s response? Click HERE>>

Terror and Regulation Bigger Risks Than IT Failure, CIOs Say
Is IT failure the biggest threat facing companies today? Not really, say a group of CIOs in a new survey. What do they think are the biggest risks? Click HERE>>

Lawmakers Say NYC is Stiffed Again on Anti-Terror Funds
The DHS hasn’t even announced the next round of funding yet, but this year’s formula is already causing havoc for officials in New York, concerned they aren’t getting enough. Click HERE>>

Is your organization prepared for this hurricane season? Learn the key strategies of seven CIOs from the gulf coast region with this e-Book, The Top 10 Actions to Prepare for a Hurricane. Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>

Hurricane season is here!
You need “A Complete Hurricane & Flood Plan for Business: A Disaster Prevention and Recovery Template on CD-ROM” to protect your mission-critical operations, people and vital business assets from catastrophe. 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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"Preparing the World, One Business At a Time"
The Disaster Preparedness Summit invites you to travel with them as they take their Educational Tour throughout the United States. 2007 was such a big success that they decided to expand their 2008 Tour. Visit their website today to learn how you can become their next exhibitor, sponsor or speaker and join a team that is making a difference. For more information, Click HERE>>

Radio Over IP Offers Cost Effective Option for Emergency Communications 
Washington, DC – Representatives from emergency response agencies championed the use of Internet Protocol (IP)-based voice emergency communication interoperability solutions, citing faster deployment, reduced costs, and dynamic compatibility with any communications system as the primary advantages. These emergency response representatives convened for four panel discussions hosted by COMCARE in May and June. Click HERE>>

United Rentals Announces Grand Re-Opening of Three Massachusetts Branches
Greenwich, CT – United Rentals earlier this month celebrated the grand re-opening of three renovated and expanded branches in Massachusetts. Each equipment rental location houses maintenance facilities and a full-service yard, and offers a broad range of contractor supplies. The branches are located in Ludlow, and in Shrewsbury. The Shrewsbury branches focus separately on aerial rentals, and trench safety, and pump and power rentals. Click HERE>>

AFCOM® Appoints William L. DiBella as New President
Orange, CA – AFCOM, the association supporting the data center industry, recently announced that William L. DiBella has been appointed as its new president. DiBella, a 25-year veteran of the data center industry, assumes the post from Jill Eckhaus, who, after seven years in the position, graduates to the role of chief executive officer. Click HERE>>

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