BLU-MED Response Systems provide turnkey solutions for state-of-the-art, fully-equipped disaster medical facilities. These rapidly-deployable shelters are for homeland response to the scene of a disaster/WMD event in support of medical & emergency management service. Click HERE>>

The Experience in London Lyndon Bird and Paul Moor, of Continuity Planning Associates, share what they lived through in the UK's capital at the time of the bombings on July 7 and how a communications system helped them be in touch with their contacts during the crisis. Click HERE>>



London Puts Emergency Preparedness to the Test
After 9/11, many major cities implemented in-depth emergency preparedness plans. Last week, London's plans were put to the test during the terrorist attack. How did it do? Click HERE>>

Data Sharing Makes Southeast Better Prepared for Hurricanes
In the midst of a busy hurricane season in the Southeast, a new report suggests that better data sharing has made the area better prepared. Will this help in the aftermath of Dennis? Click HERE>>

Business Continuity Plans Keep London Working
In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in London, many British companies were forced to put their business continuity plans into action. Did it help keep companies running? Click HERE>>

SOX Law Goes Too Far, Oxley Says
Congressman Michael Oxley, one of the authors of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, has spoken out about the legislation, saying some of the controversial reforms in the law are "excessive." Click HERE>>

Do CEOs Control IT?
Network downtime for administrative reasons can be almost as catastrophic as a full-scale disaster. That's why it's important to ask: Who's really controlling your IT system? Click HERE>>

DHS Fails to Accomplish Cybersecurity Mission, Expert Says
Now, more than ever, networked computers are crucial to the way our businesses run. But with the DHS responsible for cybersecurity, has the department lived up to the task? Click HERE>>

Dialogic Communications Corp. DCC provides emergency notification technology that automatically alerts first responders, personnel and communities- at-risk during critical/routine situations while offering unrivaled technical support. Click HERE>>

Protect your critical applications during any crisis by taking the risk out of your replication and failover process. Learn best practices to avoid the top 5 flaws of replication systems. Download this MessageOne sponsored white paper. Click HERE>>

DRJ's Fall World 2005
Sept. 18-21 – Experience a disaster simulation so real, so wild, so exciting, it will leave you breathless, exhausted and...prepared. Find out how you would perform in an actual disaster! Click HERE>>

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Implementing IT Security: From Strategy to Reality
San Francisco, CA – July 21-22. ForeScout invites you to attend the IP3 2005 Educational Security Workshop. This informative workshop will help you devise an effective network defense strategy against the top 20 security threats including sophisticated hacker attacks, spam, self-propagating malware and much more. You will also receive a comprehensive packet of licensed network security tools and utilities, valuable online resources, the IP3 Security Tools CD, 16 hour education credit towards your CISSP certification, as well as access to ongoing updates from security experts at IP3. Please go to http://www.ip3seminars.com/index2.php for more information.


More Than An Event... An Investment!
Philadelphia, PA - October 23-25. The World Workplace conference (brought to you by the International Facility Management Association) features more than 75 educational sessions, Philadelphia facility tours, networking events and representatives from more than 250 companies on the Expo floor. Your one-, two- or three-day investment is invaluable to your professional development. Register before August 26 to receive the discounted early registration rate. http://www.worldworkplace.org/northamerica/2005/ has more input on this event.


The Association of Contingency Planners Announces Richmond, VA Chapter
Richmond, VA - ACP, an organization for professionals in the field of Business Continuity Planning, announces the chartering of its newest chapter. The "Old Dominion" Chapter will provide networking, educational, and professional development services to the rapidly growing number of BC professionals throughout the state of Virginia. Jean Bennajama, newly elected President states, "We are excited about growing the... chapter as there is a large contingent of business continuity, disaster recovery, and emergency management professionals in the area. Most of us have felt the corporate tightening of the belt when it comes to getting approval to attend industry conferences. ACP membership provides a very low cost alternative for members to receive continuing professional education credits while increasing knowledge in the field." For more information about ACP, please go to: http://www.acp-international.com
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