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>>

What is the ideal distance between a primary site and an alternate location? Some say 20-30 miles. Others disagree. They worry regional disasters may impact the primary and alternate sites simultaneously. Alberto Jimenez of Protiviti tackles this critical issue. Click HERE>>

Government Computers Top Target for Cyberattacks
Cyberattacks have been on the rise this year and government agencies are being targeted more than any other business sector. How vulnerable does that make the government? Click HERE>>

Security Professionals Torn Between Protection and Intrusion
Facility security executives are walking a fine line between protecting a building's occupants and trying to ensure security isn't intrusive to a company's day-to-day operations. Click HERE>>

FEMA Making Changes to Hurricane Aid
FEMA is taking steps to improve its process of handing out hurricane aid after harsh criticism for some of its moves after last year's hurricane season. Will the new process work? Click HERE>>

Government Not Releasing Anti-Terror Data to "Shadow" Panel
The disbanded 9/11 committee says the government won't give up any information on how it is protecting us. Should the government assist this unofficial investigation? Click HERE>>

Irish IT Managers Worried About Security
IT security managers in Ireland are losing sleep over security at their companies, mostly worrying about how to handle virus attacks. Do we share their security concerns? Click HERE>>

Chertoff Says Secure Ports a Priority
Keeping our ports safe and continuing to operate efficiently is a top priority of homeland security, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff has said after touring ports on the East Coast. Click HERE>>

FedEx Custom Critical… Nonstop or door-to-door service, with same - or next-day delivery. Available
24/7/365, utilizing their trucking fleet for surface-expedited service. Air options are also offered. Click HERE>>

The safest and easiest way to transport a person, in an emergency, down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees Click HERE>>

Join CPM CANADA 2005 to make "An Alliance for Global Survival." CPM's first international conference is dedicated to continuing the reputation of excellence in training and education for BC, emergency management and security we've earned. Click HERE>>


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TAMP Offers Return on Investment Calculation Methodology for BCP
Merrick, NY — TAMP Systems, Inc., offers a complimentary ROI Methodology for Business Continuity Planning. "… we created this… tool to help planners prove to management that their organization can justify the expenses associated with planning for a disaster, "states Tom Abruzzo, President of TAMP. To receive a FREE copy, complete the registration form and put "ROI" in the comments field. Also, please include an email address.

Virtual Corp Releases Web-based v1.2 of the Business Continuity Maturity Model(R)
Flanders, NJ — Virtual Corp. announces the release of their web-based software Business Continuity Maturity Model(R) (BCMM(R)) Version 1.2, a standard for benchmark analysis. It's a comprehensive tool to evaluate the level of enterprise business continuity preparedness, providing a consistent, objective means for evaluating disaster readiness. In addition to business recovery, the model addresses security management, incident management and technology recovery. For more information, please visit:

Cummins Expands Enclosure Line to Include 230 kW to 1000 kW Generators
Minneapolis, MN — Cummins Power Generation has expanded its line of factory-installed weather-protective and sound-attenuated enclosures to include generator sets from 230 kW to 1000 kW in size. The enclosures offer three optional levels of protection and are designed to speed up installations and reduce costs. Visit for more.

Utah ACP's Annual Symposium "Cover All Your Bases" Sandy, UT — Recognized experts in the areas of business continuity planning and resumption are committed presenters. There will be several sessions throughout the day. Speakers will come from every facet of the Business Continuity Field. To find out all about it, please see:

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