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Fall DRG Quarterly Supplements: Be Included!
Disaster Resource GUIDE, publisher of the Continuity e-GUIDE, is preparing its next two Fall quarterly supplements: 1.) Emergency Response & Disaster Restoration; 2.) IT Networking & Communications. Do you have products and/or services to include? Click HERE>>

Six Questions to Ask About Telecommuting
Many of today’s BC plans include telecommuting when employees can’t be present in a physical location. But telecommuting also brings risks – are you aware of them? Click HERE>>

Radio Training Needed After Deadly WTC Fire, FDNY Says
Was radio confusion to blame in the deaths of two NYC firefighters who died battling a blaze at a condemned ground zero building? A new report suggests it was. Click HERE>>

Terror Stereotype Wrong, Says UK Intelligence Report
Think you know what a terrorist looks like? You might be wrong, says a new British report that found the majority of terrorists don’t fit the public’s stereotypes at all. Click HERE>>

Regional Law Enforcement Data Exchange System Expands
Five police departments are working with a new system designed to share data across jurisdictions in the state, including vital information from separate criminal records. Click HERE>>

Canadian Government Debates Food Safety and Risk Management
An outbreak of listeria prompts debate in Canada on how to ensure the safety of the food supply. Do governments need to improve risk management when it comes to food? Click HERE>>

Study Finds Organizations Lacking in Crisis Preparedness
If the population is increasing, it stands to reason hazards are increasing as well. But a new study says most businesses are prepared to meet that increase in hazards. Click HERE>>

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BC, Security & Crisis Management: Managing Corporate Risks: The Next "Wave" in Business. November 11-12, NYC. Examine and evaluate cutting–edge solutions from strategic, operational and tactical perspectives. Learn best practices. Click HERE>>

A Real-Time Portal for Crisis Collaboration Discover Dell MessageOne’s Incident Collaboration Center, unique among emergency notification services. Learn more and receive a free online Emergency Notification Resource Kit.
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Save $450! Only 5 Free places left at the DR & BC Summit, October 20/21st. Call Lindsey now on 941 925 7585 to reserve your free place.-and save $450. Includes free accommodation, meals, workshops and one to one supplier briefings. Click HERE>>

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Paradigm Solutions Int’l. Announces OpsPlanner™ Release 4.0 with BIA Expert!
Gaithersburg, MD – This is a comprehensive business continuity plan development, Business Impact Analysis (BIA), crisis/recovery management, and emergency notification solution, known for its ease of use. Incorporated into the toolset are industry specific survey capabilities, recovery scripts, planning templates, and checklists, to expedite the planning needed to prepare for, manage and recover from any type of business disruption. Click HERE>>

Continuity Insights Magazine To Co-Sponsor BC & Corporate Security Show & Conf.
March 17–18, 2009 – New York, NY – The Business Continuity & Corporate Security Show & Conference is working with Continuity Insights Magazine in assembling an expanded program in addition to their traditional Wall Street and Northeast business continuity speakers and participants. Their New York–based event is a meeting place and collaborative network opportunity for attendees to see what’s new at a major free show and low–cost conference. Click HERE>>

Global Satellite Launches a Satellite Personal Tracker
Global Satellite USA, a provider of satellite communications for the military and emergency management, launched, at Landwarnet, a stand alone pocket size Iridium satellite tracker with an internal rechargeable battery pack and Iridium GPS antennas. The 9601 unit is a low–cost satellite tracker designed to operate with the Iridium low-Earth orbit satellite network. It weighs less than 6 ounces and can be attached to high value, un-tethered or non-powered assets. Click HERE>>

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