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Bush or Kerry: Who do we support? The Continuity e-GUIDE, with 22,000 (and growing) recipients every week, wants to provide the most objective and comprehensive coverage anywhere for the BC and DR community. But who will the Publisher vote for next month? Click HERE>>


Information Protection Isn’t About Cost; It’s About Business Value It seems every day we wake up to a new challenge. The engines of global prosperity need to be managed for resiliency in the face of uncertain yet pervasive risks. Stephen Higgins elaborates. Click HERE>>






Port Security Needs Tightening, Report Says

DHS reports that less than five percent of cargo is inspected for weapons of mass destruction. It recommends improvement of detection equipment and search procedures. Click HERE>>

Security Adviser Quiet about Financial Links to Terrorists
Homeland Security Advisory Council chairman kept mum on his former employer’s financial links to rogue nations, including Iraq, Iran, Libya and Cuba, says a new report. Click HERE>>

Five Tips for Ensuring Off-shore Compliance
It’s hard enough to ensure your outsourced US business providers comply with new regulations. But what about off-shore partners? It’s not as hard as you think, says one expert. Click HERE>>

Will Homeland Security Promote Cybersecurity?
DHS Secretary told executives last week he supports appointing a cybersecurity chief higher than the DHS, but one report suggests they later pulled back. Why the change of tune? Click HERE>>

Industrial Controls Susceptible to Attack
Industrial control systems are now facing an increased security threat as hackers are waking up to the vulnerability of these systems and launching attacks from the outside. Click HERE>>

Senator Shuts Office as Election Day Nears
With Election Day nearby, one Senator has shut his office doors, warning people to stay away from Washington in case of a terrorist attack. How vulnerable is our nation’s capital? Click HERE>>

 

Facilities Managers in the NE: The International Facility Mgt Assoc, NY chapter is having its annual conference and expo next week, Oct 27, with educational seminars and exhibits for the real estate, A & D and facility communities. Click HERE>>

Disaster Recovery Books!
Check out the newly expanded bookstore (a service of Rothstein & Assoc.) - your source for hundreds of books, software tools, videos, research reports and much more. Over sixty new titles to help you prepare! Click HERE>>


Conference Board 2004
Enterprise Risk Management Conference, sponsored by Marsh Inc., October 25-27, New York City. Featuring Michael Chagares, Marsh's BRC Practice Leader, and initial first annual ERM Survey findings. For more information, Click HERE>>

 
 


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The Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP) is calling for presentations for the 15th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM)
WCDM is the premier annual event that addresses issues common to all aspects of disaster/emergency management. The conference program includes speakers from many parts of the world and provides excellent opportunities for training and networking among those in Emergency Planning/Management, Emergency Response, Disaster Management Research, Emergency Communications, Business Continuity, Risk Management, Security, IT, HR, Environmental, Community Planning, as well as for the organizations which supply and service these professions. The 2005 Conference is expected to attract over 1,500 delegates from Canada, the US and from around the world. The Conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada from July 10-13, 2005. For more information, visit: http://www.wcdm.org/main.html

ACP/PRISM Joint Symposium
We are very excited to announce a cooperative conference and trade show between PRISM International (Professional Records and Information Services Management) and ACP International (Association of Contingency Planners). This event will take place at the Hyatt Hotel at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA on December 8-11, 2004. For more information, visit http://www.prismintl.org or http://www.acp-international.com







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