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A Common Set of Criteria for Disaster Management & Business Continuity Public & private sector members of NFPA's Technical Committee on Disaster Management reviewed and updated NFPA 1600. This edition was approved as an American National Standard by ANSI in 2004. To learn more Click HERE>>



Giuliani Says Kerik is the Right Man for DHS Post
Bush named former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik to the post of DHS secretary. Is he the right man for the job? Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani says yes. Click HERE>>

Future of IT Security to Transform in Four Years
Amit Yoran is speaking out about the future of information security, calling on both the government and private sector to change their views on how to protect IT infrastructure. Click HERE>>

The Changing Face of Risk Management
The concept of risk management is changing and safety and security professionals need to understand that evolution. Are you prepared for the changing concept of risk? Click HERE>>

Cost of Cyberattacks on the Rise
The cost of cleaning up after cyberattacks could top $17 billion in 2004, but security spending is not keeping up with the attacks. Should you be budgeting for cyberattacks? Click HERE>>

US and Canada Launch New Border Security Program
US and Canada are stepping up efforts to ensure shipments are well protected from terrorists smuggling dangerous goods into either country. But are the measures enough? Click HERE>>

Experts Push White House for More Cybersecurity
Since the "National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace" was drafted, cybersecurity hasn't yet put all recommendations in place. Now experts ask the White House to do more. Click HERE>>

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Department of Homeland Security Announces Over $2.5 Billion in Grants Nationwide
Chicago, IL - Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge announced the recipients of $1.66 billion in grants to states and an additional $855 million in grants to urban areas to fund first responders and support state and local resources necessary to prevent, respond and recover from acts of terrorism and other disasters. Totaling over $2.5 billion in direct assistance to state and local governments for their preparedness and planning needs, these funds augment the nearly $9 billion already delivered to state and local governments and first responders since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. To read the full press release, Click HERE>> http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/interapp/press_release/press_release_0563.xml

COOP Systems Announces Strategic Partnership With DCC
Reston, VA - COOP Systems, producer of continuity planning software, recently announced a strategic partnership with DCC (Dialogic Communications Corporation), producer of critical communications technology, according to Chris Alvord, CEO of COOP Systems. Through this alliance, COOP Systems and DCC will develop an integrated solution for the commercial and government markets. The solution will combine COOP Systems' enterprise-class, web-based continuity planning software solution, myCOOP™, with DCC's latest web-based emergency notification product, Communicator! NXT. For details, Click HERE>> http://www.coop-systems.com/press/092504.aspx


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