Be better prepared. Be more responsive. Save money with second-sources. Discover overlooked areas of concern. Thousands of listings in 355 disaster categories. Turn to the industry's comprehensive directory. Edwards Disaster Recovery directory. Click HERE>>

BCP, Where "P" Is For People This article is for planners who have already sold management on BCP, and now must convince everyone else. They may find employees hesitant to help out because of unfounded fears. Michael Seese tells us how to get the workforce on board. Click HERE>>



Will Cox Take a 'U-Turn' on Reform as SEC Chair?
Last week's appointment of Rep. Christopher Cox as the new SEC chairman has created speculation in the business community that corporate reform might be taking on a new meaning. Click HERE>>

Are We Winning the Battle Against E-Crime?
Despite high awareness in the IT community against cybercrime, one security expert says the fight is still an uphill battle. Does a new survey prove his point? Click HERE>>

Congress Secrets Away More Information
Lawmakers often insert exemptions into laws for privacy and homeland security reasons. But critics ask: Do exemption laws allow Congress to keep too much information secret? Click HERE>>

Federal Agencies Plagued by Wireless Security Problems
Federal agencies may be leaving themselves open to security breaches by buying wireless technology devices but failing to implement the right safeguards to protect them. Click HERE>>

Homeland Security Probe Finds $18 Million Misspent in Six Months
A DHS internal report resulted in the arrest of 146 workers and grant recipients and found more than $18 million in misspent funds over six months in late 2004 and early 2005. Click HERE>>

New Cyberczar Has Much Rebuilding to Do, Expert Says
While the DHS still hasn't elevated its cyberczar position to assistant secretary, some say it won't be long. One analyst says this yet-to-be-named Czar has his work cut out for him. Click HERE>>

BELFOR'S Red Alert Program Protect your organization's mission-critical assets. Corporate needs can be more effectively addressed if a disaster occurs. Worldwide leader in DR services with more than 100 offices and 3000 plus employees. Click HERE>>

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DRJ's Fall World 2005 (Sept. 18-21) promises to be the best industry conference ever. Expert speakers will discuss cutting-edge topics. Advanced planners will find sessions to meet their unique needs. Find it all at Fall World 2005. Click HERE>>

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Disaster Kleenup International Prepares for Upcoming Hurricane Season
Bensenville, IL -Disaster Kleenup International, Inc. (DKI), a network of independent property damage restoration contractors, is actively preparing for what some forecasters say will be a hurricane season very similar to the devastating season last year. The official start of the 2005 season was June 1. If you are a property owner, whether residential or commercial, it is vitally important to establish a pre-disaster plan to ensure that in the event of a hurricane, you will receive emergency response within 24 hours. For those looking for information on current storms, and more importantly, on what to do about them, DKI has created an informational website to assist homeowners, commercial property managers and owners, and government officials in preparing for and responding to catastrophes. It can be found at http://www.hurricanecatastrophe.com

BNet Announces the Addition of the City of Stamford to the Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) Family
June 2 - Dr. Robert H. Leviton, President of the Business Network of Emergency Resources, Inc (BNet), announced today the addition of the City of Stamford, Connecticut as the newest municipality to join the growing family of governments utilizing the Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) to assist business recovery following a serious emergency or disaster. Stamford Joins New York City, Boston and Buffalo in using the CEAS program. CEAS is a public/private partnership that assists local businesses to re-enter areas restricted to public access due to emergency conditions. By providing critical business employees with secure identification cards, before an event occurs, business "first responders" are quickly identified by local law enforcement officers. When conditions permit, CEAS allows these identified employees' priority access to company work sites to help sustain guardianship of their company until "normal" local conditions resume. For more information about CEAS, visit http://www.CEAS.com

Exclusive Preview! CSI/FBI Survey at NetSec June 13-15
Scottsdale, AZ - June 14 - CSI NetSec is offering a special preview presentation on the soon-to-be-released results of the 2005 CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey. Robert Richardson, CSI Editorial Director and co-author of the survey, will discuss the latest statistics and trends in computer crime, the security measures organizations are employing, and what these findings mean to your organization. FBI Special Agent Tom Liffiton will join Robert and discuss measures that attendees can take to protect their information assets, and what to do if you become a target. Find out more about this event at http://www.gocsi.com

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