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Getting the Most of Your Consulting Investment! This question sounds strange coming from a consulting firm, but no one is satisfied if expectations are not carefully managed by both the client and the consultant. Patricia Bennett gives us some tips on hiring a consultant. Click HERE>>

Security Breach Could Affect 500,000 People Nation-Wide
The security breach at data-brokering firm ChoicePoint could affect close to half a million people in the nation. So why did the company only warn Californians about the breach? Click HERE>>

Spam Now Spim - First Arrest Made
As if dealing with spam wasn’t enough! Federal authorities have made the first ever arrest involving "spim," a new form of spam that targets instant message services. Click HERE>>

Will Your State Lose Money to NY?
The Bush administration proposes to spend most HS grant dollars in states where the threat is highest. Will it only be a failed attempt at changing the anti-terror funding formula? Click HERE>>

Government Must Impose Cybersecurity Regulations, Clarke Says
Former cybersecurity czar Richard Clarke is once again speaking up about cybersecurity in the wake of the ChoicePoint identity theft case. But does everyone agree with him? Click HERE>>

Schools Caught Fire 14,300 Times in One Year
A new report suggests that more than 33% of school fires are caused by suspicious activity, and most occur in the restrooms. Will this information help protect our kids at school? Click HERE>>

Write Security Policies to Ensure Compliance, Expert Says
An IS policy is only good if your staff and systems actually comply with the policy, says one security consultant and author. But how do you make sure everyone complies? Click HERE>>

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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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Management of Dead Bodies In Disaster Situations
Major disasters have one thing in common: the enormous number of people killed. Natural disasters have taught us important lessons concerning the management of mass fatalities. However, the best efforts by experts continue to be counterbalanced by unacceptable practices in managing dead bodies. PAHO invited a diverse group of experts to compile this manual. The information provided in it will be of timely importance to local and national decision-makers and a broad range of professionals from public institutions called upon whenever disasters occur.

The National Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs
Atlantic City, NJ - April 18-19 - This two-day seminar provides a total program approach to the challenge of integrating disaster and emergency management with business continuity planning. It is brought about in partnership with the New York University International Center for Enterprise Preparedness. For more information, please visit:

Information Security Convention 2005 (ISC2005)
September 29 - October 1 - Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. ISC2005 is Malaysia's first information security exhibition and conference, offering cutting-edge security technologies, products and services, as well as the latest know-hows and global trends. ISC2005 is organised by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovations Malaysia (MOSTI) under the banner of its information security arm, National ICT Security and Emergency Response Centre (NISER). For more information, contact Karen Dass at

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