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The GLB Crackdown Begins: Will Your Company Be Next? If your company is not a depository bank should you care about the Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB) Data Protection Act? According to Jerry Montella (Vice President, Mail-Gard), it may be very important for you to care. Click HERE>>

Identity Theft: Will You be Held Liable?
Thieves have accessed your company's database and stolen your customers' personal data. Does that make you one of the victims, or a party to the crime? Read More>>

DR Funding Declines! Is Australia a Bellwether?
A new report is suggesting that disaster recovery funding is on a downward spiral in Australia. Why has Down-Under let down its guard? Details>>

Critics Call Proposed Passport Technology "Dangerous"
Critics blast the DHS for a proposed plan to outfit passports with wireless chips, saying they'll compromise Americans' privacy. Should privacy take precedence over homeland security? Read>>

Protecting the Nation's Water Supplies from Terrorism
If terrorists access the country's water supplies, do we have the technology to help fight the damage? Don't count on it, say some experts.>>

Making Disaster Recovery Affordable
Disaster recovery solutions might be pricey, but that doesn't mean you can't afford it, says one new report. Can you make DR affordable? To find out>>

DHS Official Says Poor Planning Undercuts Info Sharing
A new report is blasting the DHS for failing to devise clear strategies for information sharing. Why is the department struggling in this area? The report>>

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The Future Is Convergence!
May 24-26. Las Vegas, NV. CPM 2005 WEST is the premier training event dedicated to professionals charged with business continuity/COOP, emergency management and security. Find out why you should attend! Click HERE>>

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2005 Business Continuity Conference a Big Hit
New York, NY - March 22-23. "The largest Business Continuity Planning event in the Northeast" was in the news: http://www.computerworld.com/securitytopics/security/recovery/story/0,10801,100659,00.html
See a photo gallery at: http://www.flaggmgmt.com/bc/2005_att_photoreview.htm
Presentations included: http://www.flaggmgmt.com/bc/2005_att_presentations.htm

Audiopack Introduces TriCom to Military, First Responder Markets; System Offers Three-in-One Communication Capability
Cleveland, OH - March 25 - Cleveland-based Audiopack Technologies has just introduced its new TriCom Communication System to the military and first responder markets. The three-in-one system provides both voice amplification and push-to-talk radio/intercom interface when wearing a protective mask, but also functions as a waterproof lapel microphone if the mask is removed. TriCom's input connector allows use of a variety of commercially available handsets, ear microphones, throat and bone microphones. It is designed to work in nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) environments and can be decontaminated. For details, go to: http://www.audiopack.com/Mask_Amp/TRICOM%20%20brochure%20MSA%20new.pdf

How Does Your Business Continuity Program Compare with the Rest of The Industry?
The CPM Group and Deloitte & Touche LLP are jointly conducting the Sixth Annual Business Continuity Industry Benchmark Survey. As it's YOUR response that helps them accurately analyze critical industry trends and developments, such as demand for outsourcing, frequency of program exercising, and where business continuity reports in the chain of command, please click on this link and take a few minutes to complete the survey. http://www.contingencyplanning.com/survey/

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