FedEx Custom Critical…
Provides nonstop, door-to-door service, with same-day or next-day delivery of urgent freight, valuable items or hazardous goods. Services are available 24/7/365, utilizing our trucking fleet for surface-expedited service. Air options, from exclusive-use charters to premium air freight also available. To learn more
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Paul Kirvan, Editor of CPM Global Assurance and 15-year business continuity veteran,
shares his thoughts on the progress and future of the industry. According to Kirvan, a different approach will be required to raise the bar on business continuity. His comments are worth reading.
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White Paper On White Lies in BCP
A new paper from EMC Corp. shows how the same pressure to misrepresent the truth in the financial sector is alive and well in BC circles as well. And while it’s tempting to overstate levels of preparedness, it’s also risky and downright unethical, say the authors. Click HERE>>

Microsoft Shares Its Security Secrets
Microsoft is hoping that a new white paper about the company’s own stringent internal security regimen will show professionals in the wider IT world how to defend themselves against malicious and unauthorized breeches. Click HERE>>

Evac Plans Need Work Feds Told
Emergency evacuation plans are less than adequate in America’s large buildings. This is what the 9/11 Commission heard last week from building safety advocates. Click HERE>>

Telecomm Expert Asks: Can You Count On Your Carrier?
Is your telecommunications provider ready, willing and able to reconnect your business quickly the next time disaster strikes? An industry insider thinks you should find out before it’s too late.
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New Confidential Service For Sarbanes-Oxley Whistle-Blowers
A new service from ComPsych lets law-abiding employees report accounting misdeeds and Sarbanes-Oxley non-compliance in their firms with complete anonymity. Click HERE>>

“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update
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ISO-Base™ Seismic Isolation Platform.
Patented technology provides unsurpassed protection against seismic shock and vibration for mission-critical systems and equipment, including mainframes, server racks and more...
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PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips
PLYLOX™ window clips are the inexpensive and non-destructive way to protect your windows from high winds and airborne debris. Installed in seconds, the clips require no drilling. Click HERE>>

DRJ Spring World 2004 March 7-10 in Orlando. Sign up by December 18 to receive a $50 discount! It is a high-risk world. Protection. Security. Continuity. Disaster Recovery Journal’s Spring World will have solutions! Download their 24-page brochure.
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Softek Announces New Data Replication Strategy For UNIX, Windows and z/OS Environments

Softek™ has outlined a new data replication strategy for its open systems and mainframe product lines that is designed to deliver the industry's most flexible and cost-effective data replication solutions, in addition to enabling significant operational efficiencies for IT administrators. Click HERE>>

CPM Names New Hall of Fame Members
The CPM Hall of Fame welcomed two new inductees at the CPM 2003 EAST Conference in Washington, D.C., in mid November. Virtual Corporation’s Lawrence M. Kalmis and EMC Corporation were both voted into the Hall of Fame in the Vendor Practitioner and Vendor categories, respectively. Click HERE>>

San Diego County Uses E Team To Respond To Wildfires And Accelerate Recovery
E Team was deployed in San Diego’s EOC and in three separate public assistance centers the day following the outbreak of the fires, and has now become the County’s primary networked collaboration tool, enabling a wide variety of agencies to work together to manage the disaster.
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Time Warner Cable Selects APC InfraStruXure To Protect Key Video on Demand Application
The APC InfraStruXure fulfilled three core requirements to win the business of Time Warner Cable, who wanted to be able to monitor their power system and avoid potential problems before they result in unanticipated downtime. Click HERE>>

Protiviti Releases a Comprehensive Resource Guide to Federal Anti-money Laundering (AML) Requirements
This comprehensive resource guide reviews in detail the current federal anti-money laundering (AML) requirements, which were strengthened with the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act in October 2001. The book contains 140 frequently asked questions. A download is available on Protiviti’s website. Click HERE>>

a Weekly Publication of Disaster Resource GUIDE.

The weekly Continuity e-GUIDE will provide a concise seven-day snapshot of the business continuity, and emergency management industry from around the world right down to the local level.

Based on the philosophy of “working together”, the e-GUIDE will integrate, consolidate, and communicate resources from organizations that are leaders in business continuity, risk management, crisis management, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Watch your Inbox each Wednesday for the latest edition of the Continuity e-GUIDE. Do you have an interesting story, case study or some breaking news? Contact the Editor, Nathan Mallett at nathan.mallett@disaster-resource.com

Interested in sponsoring a weekly update or spotlighting your product or service? Contact Tommy Rainey at tommyr@disaster-resource.com

The 2004 Disaster Resource GUIDE will be published during the 1st quarter of 2004. Visit the online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. http://www.disaster-resource.com/cgi-bin/freeguide.cg