It's not too late to prepare for the hurricane season! The new Executive Guide to Hurricane Preparedness: 2005 contains critical tips as well as best practices shared by Florida organizations that fared well during the storms of 2004. Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>

Terrorism: The Miseducation of America identifies the lack of tolerance and understanding of Islamic religious practices and beliefs. Various solutions to the dilemma are offered, which can be an effective tool in alleviating indifference. Ty Fairman tells us more. Click HERE>>



U.S. to Focus on Airlines, Not Mass Transit Safety
Even in the wake of the London attacks, DHS Secretary Chertoff says the focus must be on airline security, not on our transit systems. Are our buses and trains at risk? Click HERE>>

New Technology Predicts Severe Hurricane Season Ahead
With Hurricane Emily just finishing off, this year's hurricane season looks even busier than last year's. One expert says it may just be the tip of the iceberg. Click HERE>>

Chertoff to Overhaul Homeland Security
DHS Secretary Chertoff is making big changes at the department, unveiling new technology and the long-awaited elevation of the cybersecurity czar position within the department. Click HERE>>

More Bad Security News for Government
The GAO is taking federal agencies to task over inconsistent information security practices - again. Will the agencies ever get security under control? Click HERE>>

Groups Urge Government to Protect Chemical Plants
Public advocacy groups and the chemical industry are clashing over protection for chemical plants. How far should the government go to protect chemical plants from terrorism? Click HERE>>

Technology Sought To Tighten Rail Security
As the world deals with the aftermath of the London bombings, politicians are clamoring for the government to do more to tighten rail security. Will anyone heed their call? Click HERE>>

Disaster Recovery Books! Check out the newly expanded bookstore (a service of Rothstein & Assoc.) - your source for hundreds of books, software tools, videos, research reports and much more. Over sixty new titles to help you prepare! Click HERE>>

PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips NEW! PLYLOX™ window clips are the ingenious, 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>>

Global Resilience: Would your organization bounce back? Spring into action at CPM 2005 EAST! Learn to save your organization by integrating BC/COOP, emergency management and security to create the most effective plan! Orlando, Nov. 2-4 Click HERE>>>

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World Conference on Disaster Management
Toronto, ON - Temperatures in the mid-90s was just one reason Toronto was a hotspot last week for the Emergency Management and BCP communities. Three days after the London bombings, the 15th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) opened beneath the soaring CN Tower, with record attendance, high profile speakers, and a host of international experts which attracted unprecedented media attention. Its program breadth and quality has made WCDM the premier conference addressing issues across the disaster management spectrum. And it truly is a World Conference, with 1,500 attendees coming from over fifty countries. To read more, Click HERE>>


Hurricane Dennis
The Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross continues to respond to Hurricane Dennis and meet the needs of residents throughout North Florida. For information on these activities please visit the following web site: http://www.tallytown.com/redcross/ds


Strohl Systems Announces Inaugural Awards Program
King of Prussia, PA - Strohl Systems has announced a new awards program designed to recognize and promote outstanding practices and implementation of business continuity planning (BCP) by individuals and organizations. The inaugural Strohl Systems User Group Awards Program will include three categories - Best Demonstrated Recovery, Most Effective BCP Organization and the BCP Achievement Award for individuals. Members of the Strohl User Group Advisory Board, each an experienced BCP professional, will serve as judges for the awards. The announcement of the winners will take place at the Strohl Systems International User Group Conference in Orlando, Fl. on April 12, 2006. For more information, please visit: http://www.strohlsystems.com/CompanyInfo/NewsRoom/FullText.asp?ID=90
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