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Wake Up Call: Is Email An Integral Part of Your Continuity Plans? Studies find email is directly linked to revenue, productivity, and reputation and has a deep impact on a company's ability to respond and recover from a disaster or crisis. Michael Rosenfelt expounds. Click HERE>>



DHS Funds Terror Town U.S.A.
A former mining town is set to become the first US community wholly devoted to helping fight the war on terror, as the DHS helps a subcontractor buy the town for $5 million. Click HERE>>

British and Germans Unite to Fight Sarbanes-Oxley
Two business groups from Britain and Germany are banding together to fight against the SOA, and are asking the SEC to make changes. What has the groups up in arms? Click HERE>>

Emergency Officials Debate Homeland Security Secrecy
Should officials be forced to disclose how they spend federal anti-terrorism grants? That's the question faced in Colorado after some have asked how the funds are spent. Click HERE>>

TSA Gives Go-Ahead for Private Airport Security
Among the first business casualties of post-9/11 anti-terror regulations were companies that screen airport passengers. But a new TSA program could bring those companies back. Click HERE>>

Ports Called "Enormous" Targets
Our ports process close to 10 million containers per year. Officials say they may now pose an even greater threat than our airports. So why do they receive less security funding? Click HERE>>

Maine's Homeland Security Funding Cut in Half
Emergency management officials in Maine expect to lose half of the state's homeland security budget in 2005. How will the state handle homeland security with a smaller budget? Click HERE>>

Emergency Lifeline 72-hour Support Evacuation Search & Rescue Medical Response Food & Water Sanitation Much More! Supplying companies since 1985. "We can be afraid or we can be ready," Homeland Security Secretary, Tom Ridge. Click HERE>>

NEW--CPM Dictionary! Here is a compilation of over 2500 terms, acronyms and abbreviations pertinent to the BC, security and emergency management disciplines. Cost: $34.95, plus shipping and handling; quantity discounts available. Click HERE>>

Plan now to attend the 2005 BC & Corporate Security show and conference that will assemble 800-1,000 BC and DR executives from the Wall Street and New York business and financial community. The largest BCP event in the Northeast. Click HERE>>

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CPM 2004 East Confererence Highlights
Visit this link to view highlights and a photo gallery from the CPM 2004 EAST Conference & Exhibition which was held in Washington DC, November 8-10, 2004. http://www.contingencyplanningexpo.com/2004EAST_highlights.asp

Maryland Purchases LDRPS from Strohl Systems to Build and Manage Continuity Plans
King of Prussia, PA - Strohl Systems has announced that the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has purchased Strohl's continuity planning software, LDRPS, to build and manage continuity of operations plans (COOP). MEMA will begin implementing LDRPS at several pilot agencies with plans for an eventual statewide rollout. "Continuity of operations planning is an important element in assuring the state of Maryland's domestic preparedness agenda," said Teresa Chapman, State COOP Manager for Maryland. "Strohl's LDRPS and BIA Professional planning software will allow the state to gather, analyze, and implement these continuity plans in a way we couldn't have done with stand alone plans." Software from Strohl Systems is now used in government agencies in over 20 states. For more information, visit http://www.strohlsystems.com

Homeland Defense Training Conference®
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