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CRISIS COMMUNICATION WHITE PAPER What we say, who we tell, and how we reach people varies throughout a crisis. Download this whitepaper to learn Dr. Robert Chandler's Six Stages of a Crisis™ message mapping methodology for crisis communication. Sponsored by 3n. Click HERE>>

NFPA 1600 or BS25999?...Why Not Both? Stacy Gardner offers a summary of the similarities and unique features to show how each offers valuable approaches that can help organizations determine strategies and program management processes that best fit their organization. Click HERE>>
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Purchasing Priorities
We know how difficult it is to locate products and services. The GUIDE can connect buyers with suppliers! Let us know your priorities for 2009. We will ask our vendors to get information to you right away! Click HERE>>

Officials Worry About Safety of Financial Data
Do we really need another reason to worry about the financial markets? Probably not, but a new report says hackers could easily wreak more havoc with financial data. Click HERE>>

New EM and BC Standard Available in Canada
Our neighbors to the North now have their own emergency management and business continuity standard, based on NFPA 1600. Click HERE>>

Airports Still Vulnerable to Attacks, Study Says
Can the government keep track of all the airport security uniforms and badges in the country to protect air travel from terrorists? A new study says it cannot. Click HERE>>

Georgia Tech Releases List of Up-and-Coming Cyberthreats
What threats will be keeping security pros up at night? A new study from Georgia Tech says the latest threats are cellular botnets, cybermilitias and more. Click HERE>>

GSA Launches Program to Support State and Local First Responders
A new program will give state and local governments a new way to buy supplies for first response and emergency management. Click HERE>>

Report Finds Serious Security Flaws in Research Labs
Two labs in the United States are home to research on some of the world's deadliest germs that could be used for biological terrorism. So why aren't those labs secure? Click HERE>>

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Transform your DR Plan Download this Dell MessageOne report on Managing Through a Disaster to Recovery. Learn the latest innovations in emergency notification and how to update your disaster recovery plan efficiently and effectively. Click HERE>>

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. See our new website. Click HERE>>

CSI 2008: Reconsidering Security: Nov. 15-21; National Harbor, MD. Over 70 sessions will focus on the technological and management key security challenges that organizations need to address. Register early and save. Free pass to exhibition. Click HERE>>

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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>

Move Beyond the Plan at CPM 2008 EAST
Orlando, FL - November 12-14 - Make continuity an integral part of your organization and take your professional education to the next level at CPM 2008 East - the only business continuity conference that integrates business continuity/continuity of operations, emergency management and security topics, making it three conferences in one. Limited Early Bird Pricing. Full Conference Pass Registration only $995 for a limited time. Register today! Click HERE>>

I.T. Crisis Services Partners with Inglewood to Develop Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
Inglewood, CA - The City of Inglewood, California, has awarded the development of its local hazard mitigation plan to I.T. Crisis Services, a Los Angeles-area provider of global crisis management solutions. With this agreement, ITC will assess the city's hazard risk and prepare a multiple hazard mitigation strategy to prepare Inglewood residents and businesses from all types of natural and man-made disasters, such as earthquakes, fires or acts of terrorism. Click HERE>>

An Earthquake Drill for the Record Books
At 10 a.m. on November 13, 2008, millions of people in homes, schools, businesses, government offices, and public places all over southern California will Drop, Cover, and Hold On. Why? An enormous earthquake is in our future, and the ShakeOut Drill is our chance to practice what to do when it happens. Don't miss out! Register today to be counted in the drill, get email updates, and much more. Click HERE>>

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