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A Medical Response To Pandemic Flu A flu pandemic is a potential disaster that will directly affect the health and well-being of a company's most valuable asset, its employees. As such, planning for a flu pandemic must include a medical response. Avram Nemetz fills us in. Click HERE>>
Define Your Emergency Notification

Coming March, 2008...
"What Executives Need to Know About Business Continuity and Emergency Management" We invite you to submit editorial topics for consideration. This issue will be a valuable tool for executives and practitioners. For more information, Click HERE>>

Avoiding and Managing Product Recalls
With the holiday season fast approaching, many companies are now asking: How well prepared are we for a recall? A new article might help companies find the answer. Click HERE>>

Coping Techniques Help After Disaster
When disaster strikes, it often takes an emotional toll on those people stuck in the situation. But there are things people can do to help them cope, says one expert. Click HERE>>

Massachusetts Announces New Statewide Emergency Communication Plan
Emergency officials in various cities and towns across Massachusetts have always spent their federal grants independently. A new response plan aims to change all that. Click HERE>>

Most IT Pros Ignore Security Policies, Survey Finds
More than half of IT professionals admit to ignoring their companies’ security policies, a new survey has found. Click HERE>>

NYC Program to Test Emergency Public Communications
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the launch of a new pilot program in four areas of the city designed to deliver emergency information to the public. Click HERE>>

DHS Launches Pilot Program to Integrate with FBI Databases
The DHS is testing a new fingerprint scanning program in airports designed to let it tap into FBI databases to identify potential terrorists. Click HERE>>

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A Survival Kit... a Terrific Gift to Show You Care! A 72-hour Emergency Kit shows appreciation to your employees, friends and family. Every automobile, every desk, every home needs one! Order today for holiday delivery. For a complete catalog,  Click HERE>>

The Gartner BC Mgmt Summit centers on the trends, best practices, technologies and services for a risk-based strategy and framework for an organization's recovery from business and IT disasters or interruptions. Mar. 5-7, 2008. Chicago, IL. Click HERE>>

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MessageOne Launches Quick Start Email Archive Program
Austin, TX – The program will allow customers to rapidly implement legal holds and electronic discovery for pending litigation. With the introduction of new email capture technology, MessageOne is the first to provide Software-as-a-Service email archiving for Microsoft Exchange® for any set of users without requiring journaling or a complex enterprise deployment. Click HERE>>

eBRP Toolkit is the Business Continuity Management Software of the Year
This prestigious, international award was presented at the CIR Business Continuity Awards 2007 Gala Dinner at the Grosvenor House in London, UK. The CIR Awards are sponsored by Continuity Insurance and Risk Magazine, in association with the Business Continuity Institute. For more information, contact eBRP. Click HERE>>

R&A Crisis Management Svcs. Offers a Webinar on Project Mgmt for BC Programs
January 15, 2008 – 12:00 - 1:00 PM CST –In this session we will focus on applying Project Management concepts to BCM. Participants will learn about best practices for planning and prioritizing coordinated execution of multiple projects in a BC environment. PMO maturity models, integrating the BC program into an enterprise PMO, and suggestions for setting up a BC PMO are just a few of the concepts that will be covered. Click HERE>>

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