Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday October 3, 2007
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Upcoming special GUIDE issue on Education, Training & Networking coming soon. Don’t miss this opportunity to let the BC & emergency mgmt industry know about your education & training events. Nowhere else will professionals find so many educational resources in one place. Click HERE>>

Back to School: How Certifications Improve the Industry We asked industry experts and representatives from a few of the various certification bodies to give their takes on what certification means today - and where we should go tomorrow. To see what they had to say, Click HERE>>

Government Simulates Electrical Grid Hack
If hackers seized control of part of the country’s electrical grid, the results could be catastrophic. Is that why an internal DHS video is filled with images of the worst case scenario? Click HERE>>

NYC Announces Temporary Housing Design Contest
It’s not the most upbeat contest, but it could help the nation’s largest city get prepared. New Yorkers are asked to help design temporary housing to use after a disaster. Click HERE>>

Ten Best Practices to Overcome Pandemic “Fatigue”
A new report says the catastrophic impacts of a pandemic aren’t just likely to happen – they’re long overdue. What can companies do to prepare? Click HERE>>

How to Spend Less and Get More Out Of Security
Can you find the perfect balance of good security for an affordable price? One expert says it might seem like a daunting task, but you can make it work. Click HERE>>

Chicago Video Surveillance Gets Smarter
Chicago is implementing a new video surveillance system that will notice questionable behavior and alert the authorities. Will it boost security or compromise privacy? Click HERE>>

Severity of Information Security Breaches Increasing, Study Says
Companies aren’t just seeing a rise in security breaches over the past year, says a new study. They’re also seeing those breaches get a lot worse. Click HERE>>

Principles and Practices of Business Continuity. This new book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>

Break the Chain of Infection
The Go-Kit product is a professionally selected set of health protection tools and techniques that can significantly reduce cross-contamination and disease transmission. Interested? For more information, Click HERE>>

CSI 2007
, November 3-9, Arlington, VA. Leading business-focused security conference & exhibition features over 100 sessions on management & technical issues crucial to deploying a successful protection strategy. Register now & save.


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SIFMA's '07 Business Continuity Planning Conference: New Perspectives on BCP
With its creative program content, unique speakers and vendor sponsors, the BCP Conference and Exhibit is widely recognized as the most innovative business continuity event. The conference brings together BC, DR and emergency managers and security professionals from multiple industries and government organizations. Conference topics include the latest BC management techniques, current physical and cyber threats, BC and operational risk, new perspectives on pandemic preparedness, and emergency management. Click HERE>>

Avalution Consulting Announces the Launch of
Cleveland, OH – is a FREE resource that provides a comprehensive online discussion forum for those involved in BC. Powered by Avalution, it captures industry perspectives by compiling the knowledge and experience of continuity professionals from a variety of backgrounds. serves as an online knowledge repository for participants to contribute, with the goal of advancing business continuity awareness and effectiveness. Click HERE>>

2008 Business Continuity & Corporate Security Show & Conference
New York, NY – March 18-19, 2008 – Bring your DRJ exhibit to New York to meet a whole new marketplace of business continuity and disaster recovery buyers and users. Plan now to exhibit at the 2008 show that will assemble 800-1,000 BCP directors, global business continuity managers and corporate security executives from Wall Street and the East Coast. Wall Street is the largest and most important vertical market for business continuity planning. Click HERE>>

RAE Systems Receives Patent for Lead-Free Oxygen Sensor
San Jose. CA – RAE Systems Inc., a global provider of rapidly deployable sensor networks that enable customers to identify safety and security threats in real time, was granted a US Patent for the first Solid Polymer Electrolyte (SPE™)Oxygen Sensor. This sensor technology will find applications in the industrial safety and first responder markets worldwide. It offers a longer operating life and avoids many problems of traditional oxygen sensors. Click HERE>>


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