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Auditing the BC Process BC audits are becoming most urgent issues. Regulatory initiatives drive the convergence of BC, security and info management under enterprise risk management. Auditors must review BC, and not just DR, in more detail than before. Eric Schmidt expounds. Click HERE>>

Clarke: ID Theft Prevention Tied to Anti-Terrorism Efforts
Think ID theft and homeland security have nothing in common? Think again says Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism czar. To find out why, Click HERE>>

Are Healthcare Organizations Ready for HIPAA?
The deadline for healthcare organizations to meet HIPAA compliance is finally here. Are companies ready for it? Click HERE>> to find out.

Controversial Terror Database Shuts Down
A multi-state database to help crime and terrorism investigations shut down last week, citing the end of its funding. But was it just lack of cash that ended the controversial project? Click HERE>>

ID Theft: Whose Problem is it Anyway?
With more companies announcing data breaches, information security experts are trying to find the answer. But first, they need to know: whose problem is it? Click HERE>>

Beware "SOX-in-a-box," Expert Says
It's a tempting thought: Buy one piece of software, and have automatic SOX compliance. That's not the answer, says one expert. There's no such thing as one-size-fits-all compliance. Click HERE>>

CISO Exchange Crumbles after Co-Chairs Quit
The controversial CISO Exchange, announced in February, has already met its demise after both of its co-chairs withdrew their support last week. Why is it over before it began? Click HERE>>

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DSPN Business Continuity Workshops These one-day intensive workshops were developed by Judy Bell, author of the first book on business continuity for the private sector and a former Division Manager from Pacific Bell. Register now! Click HERE>>

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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USG BCP Certification Class
Las Vegas, NV - May 21-26. USG University, a division of USG, Inc., is offering their BCP Certification Class in concert with the CPM 2005 WEST Conference being held at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas May 21-26, 2005. Consider registering for this valuable pre-conference BCP Certification Class. USG's modules are designed for all levels of Business Continuity Planning for those involved in designing, developing, testing, maintaining, and executing business continuity plans. For more information, Click HERE>>

2005 Emergency Communications Summit
Arlington, VA - June 13-15. Attendees will discover best practices for improving procedures, systems, and interoperability for joint public safety operations as well as updates on the latest information for NIMS and P25 standards. Devise integrated communication plans by developing a comprehensive blue print that achieves both short-term and long-term interoperability goals. Find out how HERE>>

Premiere Floodplain Managers Conference
Madison, WI - June 12-17 The Association of States Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) will conduct their annual conference soon. The theme, "No Adverse Impact: Partnering for Sustainable Floodplain Management," will focus the sessions on flood mitigation, watershed management and other community goals. This international, week-long event will showcase the state-of-the-art in techniques, programs, resources, materials, equipment, accessories and services to accomplish flood mitigation and other community goals. The full brochure and registration forms are on the ASFPM website at - click on the conference logo on the home page. We'll find a lot to learn about pairing commerce with natural resources.

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