Sentryx' Comprehensive 5-day Business Continuity Planning Course with FREE Advanced Business Impact Analysis Learn detailed concepts, principles, and practical in-depth methods to develop, test, and maintain a BC plan. Locations: Toronto, Washington, San Francisco, and New York. Click HERE>>

Four experts tackle 7 important issues related to testing and maintenance of plans-- storage of BC plan documentation, frequency of documentation updates, keeping plans current, frequency of testing, testing options, testing beyond IT and lead time for IT DR tests. Click HERE>>

One-Third of PC Users Blame Microsoft for Zotob Attacks, Poll Finds
After last week's prolific computer virus attacks, some experts are asking who's to blame? According to one new poll, many people blame Microsoft as much as they do the hackers. Click HERE>>

Air Safety Abroad Not Always to US Level
In the wake of the recent plane crashes in South America and Europe, critics are asking, "Are International airlines as safe as US carriers?" Click HERE>>

How is Google Using Our Data?
A new series of articles is taking on the issue of how search engine giant Google uses the massive amounts of data it collects from users. Is the company putting our privacy at risk? Click HERE>>

FDNY Response Times Climbing
Emergency response times in New York City are on the rise. Some union officials are blaming it on firehouse closures. What does the increased time mean for emergency response? Click HERE>>

Germany Launches National IT Security Plan
The German government has a new plan to deal with the increasing threat of computer viruses, even as other nations struggle with IT security. What can they offer the rest of us? Click HERE>>

New DHS Plan Reorganizes Infrastructure Protection
The Department of Homeland Security is changing the way it protects our nation's infrastructure, moving from a sector-based approach to one that crosses different industries. Click HERE>>

Vendors and Attendees! Would you like to learn BC and DR, or reach professionals in these fields, while seeing the prettiest autumn leaves and seaside village anywhere? Attend the NEDRIX annual conference this October! 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>>

Conference Board The BC & Crisis Management seminar will offer key strategies for Sr. management to limit risk, control damage, sustain operations and effect recovery. Review the agenda, Click HERE>>


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Nationwide Training Opportunities, Starting This Week!
Edmonds, WA — August 23. The Center for Continuity Leadership announces a full schedule of advanced-level one day workshops developed to leverage individual's subject matter expertise to the greatest strategic and tactical advantage through a reinvention of their leadership capacities. Included are new and powerful approaches and practices for advancing continuity initiatives and best practice methodologies. The training workshops begin this week in Anaheim, CA, and continue through December in other locations nationwide. For information on the workshops and the schedule, Click HERE>>

Lisbon Invites You!
Lisbon, Spain — Don't miss the FERMA Risk Management Forum 2005 (Lisbon, 2-5 October, 2005). Special discounts are applicable for FERMA members! The FERMA Risk Management Forum 2005 is a unique event for risk management professionals from all industries, experience levels and backgrounds. This will be the first FERMA Forum to be designated as an IFRIMA conference. This is a large conference gathering 1000 practitioners from insurance, brokerage and risk management field, 60 exhibitors and a major programme. Our Forum 2005 will undoubtedly meet your professional development needs! More than 600 participants have already registered! Read about the conference, Click HERE>>

Business Recovery Managers Association Vendor Faire 2005
San Francisco, CA — August 22. The Business Recovery Managers Association (BRMA) presents a business recovery Vendor Faire on Thursday September 29, 10:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA. Admission includes lunch and the program. The Vendor Faire is free for members and $45 for non-members (or for $70, non-members can become BRMA members for the balance of the year and attend the BRMA Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon at the California Culinary Academy!). For more information on the Vendor Faire, please visit the following website: Click HERE>>

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