Strohl Systems offers a sample supply chain BCP survey and article. Find out how to ensure your key vendors have an adequate plan in place before something happens and download the free sample survey from the global leader in BCP software and services. Click HERE>>

Before Your BCP Even without a BCP, your company can prepare for emergencies. Although business & government attention have increased to continuity of operations, budgets remain small. What can an organization do to prepare for disasters? Nathaniel Forbes tells us. Click HERE>>



California Woman Sues ChoicePoint
In the wake of the ChoicePoint identity theft incident, one California woman is suing for fraud and negligence. Will this lawsuit change the standards for protecting our privacy? Click HERE>>

ASIS International Issues BC Guideline
Security organization ASIS International has published a new guideline for business continuity. Will the guideline help guide your company's BC initiatives? Click HERE>>

Bank of America Loses Tapes with Customer Data
Nearly 1.2 million federal employees, including some Senators, had their personal information compromised as Bank of America admits to losing data tapes in an airport shuffle. Click HERE>>

Homeland Security Asks Private Sector for Privacy Advice
The DHS is turning to the private sector for advice on data privacy, tapping 20 national experts to form a new advisory committee to tackle the issue. Click HERE>>

Can Global Supply Chains Be Both Secure and Efficient?
Does securing your supply chain mean giving up efficiency? One expert says it doesn't have to - but that doesn't mean it won't cost you extra. Click HERE>> for more.

Las Vegas Asks to Close Security Meetings
Officials in Las Vegas are asking the state government to let it close its meetings from the public when discussing security and terrorism concerns. Should your city follow suit? Click HERE>>

Top 5 Reasons Replication Systems Fail During a crisis, the failover process for your critical applications may not work, leaving your IT environment in the dark. Learn why and how to protect your company by viewing this MessageOne Webcast. Click HERE>>

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INFOSEC WORLD™ 2005 April 4-6, 2005 - Orlando
360 of Security in One Place! Expand your knowledge with the hottest topics and get real-world strategies and tested techniques for meeting your toughest information security challenges. Click HERE>>

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United Rentals Opens State-of-the-Art Customer Service Center For National Accounts
Greenwich, CT - February 23 - United Rentals, Inc., an equipment rental company, today announced the opening of its new National Accounts Customer Service Center in Shelton, CT. The facility is staffed by seven full-time customer service professionals who provide the company's largest accounts with a single point of contact for equipment rentals and sales, and contractor supplies. The new service center shares information technology with more than 730 United Rentals branches throughout the US and Canada. "This allows us to be incredibly responsive to customer requests," said Ernie Delle Donne, vice president-national accounts and government sales at United Rentals. The company is headquartered in Greenwich, CT. Additional information is available at http://www.unitedrentals.com/index.php/press/press_release_2005-02-23

Business Continuity Guideline from ASIS
American Society for Industrial Security, the preeminent international organization for professionals responsible for security, has released a 48-page document entitled: Business Continuity Guideline: A Practical Approach for Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management, and Disaster Recovery. It outlines a series of interrelated processes and activities, including readiness, prevention, response, recovery/resumption, testing and training, and evaluation and maintenance, that will assist in creating, assessing, and sustaining a comprehensive plan for use in the event of a crisis that threatens the viability and continuity of an organization. For more details, Click HERE>> http://www.asisonline.org/guidelines/guidelinesbc.pdf

Your 2005 WAN Performance Plan: Beyond Bandwidth, Caching and Compression
Attend this educational eSeminar sponsored by Riverbed Technology, and hear from the experts. Thomas Mendel, Ph.D., from Forrester Research, will present his study on WAN trends for 2005, and what Fortune 500 companies should be doing to effectively solve issues surrounding wide area application performance, consolidation of distributed IT infrastructure, managing data replication and balancing IT spending. For more information, visit: http://www.eseminarslive.com/article2/0,2290,1750217,00.asp


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