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Getting an ROI from your BCP The BP Chemicals Story. By thinking outside the box, you'll not only have a timely response in case of a disruption, but can save substantial money and truly get an ROI from your BCP. Rick Rancher and Randy Coleman fill us in on how they did it. Click HERE>>
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Antiterrorist Candid Camera Network Raises Privacy Concerns
Privacy advocates are up in arms over a new proposal for a video sharing system that would allow law enforcement officials to relay video in real time. Click HERE>>

University of Arkansas Tests Multiple Alert Warning System
Officials at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock put the school's emergency-alert phone call and e-mail system to the test after a shooting last week. How did the system work? Click HERE>>

Report Urges DHS to Find New Ways to Test Nuclear Detectors at Ports
The government must find a better way to evaluate the effectiveness of detecting nuclear and radiological material at US ports, says a new report. Click HERE>>

IT Graduates Lack Skills to Ensure Business Continuity
Think a new IT graduate can handle BC for your company? Think again, says a new poll. Are universities and colleges teaching young IT students the skills they need for BC? Click HERE>>

DHS Names 11 Institutions to Lead New Centers of Excellence
The DHS will invest millions of dollars in 11 universities to conduct research into critical areas of homeland security. Are these investments vital to the future of homeland security? Click HERE>>

Texas Tops Nation in Dangerous Weather, Study Says
What part of the nation is the worst for many types of severe weather? A new study says Texas holds the dubious honor. Click HERE>>

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The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. 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>>

National Hurricane Conference March 31 — April 4. Orlando, FL. Improve hurricane preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. Exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve Emergency Management. Click HERE>>

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Register Today: 2008 BC/ Corporate Security Show, March 18-19, New York City
Cyber attacks — A real threat to your Internet. Michael Lesk, Rutgers University to cover Cyber threats, Wednesday, March 19, 9 am. Register now for free show. See everything from Roche Tamiflu to BlackBerry to Citrix. March 18-19, Tuesday - Wednesday, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC. www.flaggmgmt.com/bc

CPM at GovSec Conference Track Announced
These new sessions focus on the private sector security professional and include topics such as: developing a global partnership; the NIPP and SSP implementation: government and private sector perspectives; physical security: your business continuity partner; using standards for building business continuity programs; the process of exercising plans; and private sector lessons from government continuity planning. Click HERE>>

FEMA Evaluating Non-Traditional Alternatives to Trailers/Mobile Homes
Washington, DC — FEMA has expanded its effort to identify and evaluate alternatives to trailers and mobile homes. The project is being conducted by the Joint Housing Solutions Group (JHSG). The group is exploring the latest in factory-built contemporary housing, modular homes based on universal design, housing built from recyclable materials, and innovative work by schools of architecture and design at universities across the country. Click HERE>>


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