BELFOR'S Red Alert Program
Protect your organization's mission-critical assets by taking simple steps now. When you pre-register and become part of Belfor's Red Alert, your corporate needs can be more effectively addressed if a disaster occurs. BELFOR is the worldwide leader in disaster recovery services with more than 100 offices and 3000 plus employees worldwide. Click HERE>>

Peter Kavanagh: The Challenge of Leadership During Crisis
Many business leaders believe they are equipped to lead in all circumstances. They think crisis leadership requires the same skills as day to day operations. Case studies show otherwise. Crisis leadership is a challenge unique in its intensity and consequence. To know more,
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Smaller Cities Fearing Attacks
Smaller cities in America's heartland may be just as inviting to terrorists as larger urban areas, report some newspapers. A lesser metropolis may in fact be easier to hit and the psychological toll on the country could be greater, some fear. Click HERE>>

Beware of Intruders, But Also Extruders
Watch your back. Data thieves may be closer than you think. In fact, according to one expert, they may be lurking in the cubicles of your own organization. Click HERE>>

Washington Hopes To Further Guard Nation's Herds From Attacks
Government and universities collaborate to swell the ranks of livestock bio-terror specialists in US. Click HERE>>

Your trusty cell phone may soon become the next vehicle for the world's virus writers and a computer security specialist describes how it may be happening sooner than you think. Click HERE>>

Wanted: A Policy For Securing US Info Infrastructure
Washington lacks a comprehensive vision when it comes to securing the information component of the nation's critical infrastructure, says a former White House advisor. And it's going to take more leadership to shore up the defenses. Click HERE>>

Insurance Costs Soar For Contractors in Iraq
Insurance firms are making companies pay higher premiums for sending workers into high-risk regions, such as Iraq. Click HERE>>


9th Annual Disaster Resource GUIDE
Copies of the recently released 9th edition are available, free, for distribution to your associates or groups of professionals involved in DR/BC and Emergency/Crisis Management.
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Emergency Lifeline...

Makes corporate preparedness easy with kits for individuals and groups. Our 10-person corporate kit includes evacuation supplies, medical response, sanitation, food & water, search & rescue and more! We've been helping businesses be prepared since 1985.
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Plan Now to Attend DRJ Fall World
September 19-22, 2004
San Diego, CA
DRJ's conferences are consistently top-rated by attendees. Register today to qualify for discounts and attendee prize drawings.
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“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update
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Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages Offers Free Listings to Vendors
Brookline, MA - The 2005 edition of the Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages is in final preparation. Vendors who have not sent their request for a free listing are invited to do so now by visiting website http://www.disasterrecoveryyp.com.

Based on nearly two decades of disaster planning experience, the Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages helps users locate scores of crucial but hard-to-find recovery services throughout the United States and Canada with more than 290 categories such as drying & dehumidification of paper & microfilm records, smoke odor counteracting services, trauma counselors, salvage, emergency rental of network and other computer equipment, etc. For more information, contact Steven Lewis, Editor-in-Chief at (617) 264-2300.

Ari Fleischer to Deliver Keynote Address at 2004 Strohl Systems International User Group Conference in Atlanta
King of Prussia, PA - Strohl Systems, a global leader in business continuity planning software and services, has announced that Ari Fleischer, press secretary for the Bush Administration for over two years, will present the keynote address at the 2004 Strohl Systems International User Group Conference in Atlanta. The conference will be held Oct. 17-20 in the Atlanta Hilton. Fleischer served as the White House's Press Secretary through the Sept. 11 attacks, two wars, and economic turbulence. His grace under pressure and wit were hallmarks of his daily press briefings during some extremely challenging times in history. He is scheduled to address the conference on Oct. 18.

For more information, visit http://www.strohlsystems.com, or call (610) 768-4120.

Former CEO for BCI John Sharp Joins the Continuity Forum
John Sharp, until recently the CEO of the Business Continuity Institute, has joined the Continuity Forum as Director of Policy and Development. John's role will primarily focus on further developing the profile for Business Continuity through various government and regulatory groups. In addition, John will be contributing to the growth of Continuity Forum's public and private services as well as their rapidly developing events and workshop programs. For more information, visit http://www.continuityforum.org.

a Weekly Publication of Disaster Resource GUIDE.

The weekly Continuity e-GUIDE will provide a concise seven-day snapshot of the business continuity and emergency management industry from around the world right down to the local level.

Based on the philosophy of “working together”, the e-GUIDE will integrate, consolidate, and communicate resources from organizations that are leaders in business continuity, risk management, crisis management, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Watch your Inbox each Wednesday for the latest edition of the Continuity e-GUIDE. Do you have an interesting story, case study or some breaking news? Contact the Editor, Nathan Mallett at nathan.mallett@disaster-resource.com

Interested in sponsoring a weekly update or spotlighting your product or service? Contact Tommy Rainey at tommyr@disaster-resource.com

The 2004/2005 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (9th annual Edition) has been published and is now available. Visit the Online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. Click HERE>>