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The Experts Discuss Cloud-Based DR Services
Troy Winskowicz of Dell hosts guest speaker Stephanie Balaouras of Forrester Research to discuss how cloud-enabled technologies offer rapid recovery without expensive IT infrastructure. Download this free webcast now. Click HERE>>

Haiti is Not Katrina
CNN features industry veteran Kathleen Tierney's analysis on the media comparison of Hurricane Katrina and the earthquake in Haiti. Currently she is a professor and director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Click HERE>>

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  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Haiti.
    You can help immediately by donating to the Red Cross. Contribute online to the Red Cross, or donate $10 to be charged to your cell phone bill by texting "HAITI" to "90999." Find more ways to help through the Center for International Disaster Information. Click HERE>>
  • Haiti: Is California Paying Attention?
    If the possibility of an earthquake far more powerful than the recent one in Haiti doesn't scare Californians, their own complacency should. Click HERE>>
  • Hackers Rush to Exploit IE Flaw Before It's Fixed
    An IE attack code that attacked Google and others has been posted publicly. Microsoft will release patches February 9th, which means hackers have time to exploit the flaw! Click HERE>>
  • Mall Joins Storm-Ready Network
    After a year-long upgrade of its facilities, a mall in Springfield, Illinois has joined NASA and Seaworld among the ranks of "storm ready" certified organizations. Click HERE>>
  • Physical Security Shouldn't Compromise Digital
    A new report by Booz & Company says organizations will be better prepared for systemic shocks if they integrate their security programs to cover the physical and the virtual. Click HERE>>
  • DHS Wants Better Policies Against Homegrown Terror
    The DoD needs better ways to identify extremism within its members. The DHS and Governmental Affairs Committee recommend firmer steps to combat the threat. Click HERE>>
  • Airports Ramp Up Random Checks
    A failed attempt to bomb a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day, and more frequent tips about possible attacks, is why DHS is increasing airline security measures. Click HERE>>

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Small Business Plan Template Just fill in the blanks! DSPN offers a simple, affordable and self-paced template to combine business recovery plans with emergency response plans. Available in IBM® or Macintosh® in Microsoft Word® format. Click HERE>>

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DRJ: The World's Largest BC/DR Conference
Mar. 21 - 24, 2010: Orlando. Backed by more than 20 years of experience, Spring World 2010 offers the most educational opportunities, networking events and cutting-edge information in the industry. Click HERE>>

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University Hospitals Implements Everbridge Emergency Notification System
Los Angeles, CA - University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, has implemented Everbridge Aware™ into its emergency operations plan to facilitate critical communications throughout its nationally recognized healthcare system. With an integrated network of hospitals, outpatient centers and primary care physicians throughout Northeast Ohio, University Hospitals selected Everbridge to streamline and automate communications during emergencies and disasters. Click HERE>>

International Security Conference & Exposition
Las Vegas, NV - March 23-25 - ISC West is an excellent physical security event. With more companies adopting physical security over IP networks, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the evolving convergence of traditional IT security and source from over 900 of today's leading manufacturers. See the latest products, technologies and solutions. Be prepared to secure your business in the growing, ever-changing security marketplace. Click HERE>>

Large Scale Business Continuity Software Deployment Failures and Solutions
Herndon, VA - COOP Systems recently released a White Paper outlining a proven approach for the special design, deployment and support issues of large scale business continuity software projects. Given the frequent problems with these types of efforts, the guidelines can help organizations approach their BC automation efforts with confidence. The paper is called Large Scale BC Software Deployment - Failures and Solutions. Click HERE>>



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