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Emergent Psychological Needs. In the aftermath of the tsunami, the world is rushing to address the devastating loss of life. Beyond the physical and safety needs of survivors, we must recognize the hidden trauma. Traumatic stress consultant Dr. Mark Lerner explains. Click HERE>>



Beware Blogs for Crisis Communication
Thinking of using an online journal, or "blog," to enhance your company's crisis communication? Think again, warns one corporate blogging expert. To find out why, Click HERE>>

Government Proposes Airport Security Fee Hike
Airline travelers could see their airport security fee more than double under President Bush's new spending plan for the DHS. Click HERE>> for more.

Officials Rethinking Public Terror Alerts
In the wake of the recent terror alert proving a hoax in Boston, a debate has sparked among officials: Should the public be made aware of potential terrorist threats? Click HERE>> to find out.

Banks See Compliance as Number One IT Project in 2005
Retail banks in the US are expecting to spend $2.6 billion in the coming year to upgrade their IT compliance and risk management systems, according to a new report. Click HERE>>

Chips Could Speed Border Crossings
The government is planning to test a system to track people who frequently cross the border with chips embedded in their traveling documents. Will it help improve border security? Click HERE>>

DHS to Expand IT Acquisition Center
A DHS official has made it his priority to expand the department's technology buying unit this year, saying it could help save the department hundreds of millions of dollars. Click HERE>>

Choosing an Emergency Notification System 80% of DR Plans fail during a real crisis. Learn key criteria to help you evaluate notification systems and ensure you can communicate during a crisis. To download MessageOne's Free Guide, Click HERE>>

Enterprise-wide BC Planning DSPN is a consulting firm that develops emergency response and business recovery plans. Their nationally-certified professionals design, document, implement, and test contingency plans. For free BC resources, 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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Announcing BC Management's Annual Salary Survey & BC Program Survey
The BC Management Salary Survey Results have become very popular among hiring managers and human resource professionals. This is the only survey that concentrates on the business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management specialties; therefore, several companies depend on the survey results to benchmark their compensations appropriately. Our previous survey results were downloaded more than 30,000 times in 2004! Complete the Survey to Win a $300 Gift Certificate from Amazon.com! http://www.pulseresearch.com/bcmanagement05/

The International Business Continuity Awards 2005
The awards, now entering their seventh year, recognise the high standards inherent in the work carried out by industry professionals, and are designed to serve as a benchmark against which to measure success. Part of our philosophy with the awards is to allow them to evolve to reflect the changing nature of the industry, and to ensure that all aspects of business continuity management are covered. As the demands on businesses of all size and description change, so must the provision of services in business continuity. For more information, visit http://www.businesscontinuityawards.com or call Murray Barber on +44 (0)20 7426 0101

IICRC Approves Certified Technology Restorer (CTR) Courses for CE Credits
Elk Grove, IL - Asset Recovery Technologies, Inc., (ART), a national electronic equipment damage assessment and restoration firm, announced that the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration (IICRC) has awarded ART with approval for Continuing Education Credits (CEC) for the Certified Technology Restorer Level I Residential Electronics and Certified Technology Restorer Level II Commercial Electronics courses. For further information, please visit http://www.disasterhelp.com or contact the CTR Course Director, Mark Krzyzanowski, at m.kriz@disasterhelp.com, (800) 805-0644.


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