Our Mission for 10 Years...
The Disaster Resource GUIDE has, for over a decade, helped people prepare for and recover from disasters of all kinds. Read about what our participating companies and organizations are doing to assist in the aftermath of Katrina. Click HERE>>


John Laye, author and industry veteran, discusses "Public-Private Interface: What's Not in Place and What to Do About It." The absence of coordination sends messages far beyond local borders. Want to know how to connect your company and local government leaders?  Click HERE>>



Online Attacks Traced to China

US officials are saying more attacks on the computer networks of government agencies — including the Defense Department — are being launched through Internet sites in China. Click HERE>>

Ports Launch Terrorist Attack Drills
Ports on both coasts are working hard to prepare for catastrophic terrorism, as they participate in a major new program of security drills. Will the drills help our ports be prepared? Click HERE>>

FEMA Phases Out Public Safety Code
FEMA is deep-sixing the old "10" radio codes as they order public safety departments to get rid of the codes in radio transmissions. Will the move improve response times? Click HERE>>

Small Town Emergency Officials Question FEMA Allocations
In the aftermath of Katrina, emergency officials in rural areas are getting frustrated that FEMA funding seems skewed toward larger areas. Are small towns getting left out? Click HERE>>

Is the UK Prepared for Bio Terror?
Reports are suggesting that a bio-terror attack in the United Kingdom is almost inevitable. Given their efficient emergency response on 7/7, are they as well prepared for this? Click HERE>>

New York City Orders $200 Million Transit Security System
Transit authorities in NY plan to dish out $200 million on an advanced security system for the city's public transit system. Will it work to prevent London-type terrorist attacks? Click HERE>>


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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>>

DRJ's Fall World 2005
September 18-21, 2005 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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Lakeview's New White Paper: "How To Solve the Shrinking Backup Window Challenge"
Oakbrook Terrace, IL — Lakeview Technology announces the release of a new seven-page technology best practices report which discusses the basics of information availability and disaster recovery, as well as the impact of downtime due to tape backups and recoveries. To learn more, http://www.lakeviewtech.com/pressroom/pr_2005_08_29.asp

Publisher donating portion of sales to First Responders
Tucson, AZ — In September, Fedhealth will donate 10% of sales to the local First Responder group (or nonprofit) of the purchaser's choice in support of "National Preparedness Month 2005" whose goal is to increase public awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies and to encourage Americans to take action. You can visit Fedhealth¡¦s website at: http://www.fedhealth.net/

2006 Business Continuity & Corporate Security Show & Conference
New York, NY — March 21-22 — The BCP show will assemble decision-makers from major Wall Street and New York corporations. It will present speakers from major corporations that are bullet-proofing their data operations. The events in London last week have re-vitalized the need for security preparedness now. Case studies and success stories will be featured. flaggmgmt.com/bc

ASIS 2005 in Orlando Has It All
Orlando, FL — Sept. 12-15 — Join more than 19,000 security professionals for the most comprehensive education and networking event in the security industry. You'll find the information and solutions you need at ASIS 2005 — your best one-stop shopping opportunity of the year. And best of all, admission to the show is FREE. Click HERE>> , for more information.

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