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  • No One Is Safe from a Database Breach
    Not even the most highly protected databases are safe 100% of the time from a breach. Here are some examples of such high-profile databases and the breaches they faced. Click HERE>>
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    What have countries, hard hit by the SARS virus outbreak in 2003, done to keep such an epidemic from happening again? Read about some of the measures taken. Click HERE>>
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    A company’s response in a crisis can determine reputational loss, as well as the extra costs incurred when not handled properly. Here are some steps for an effective response. Click HERE>>
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    With hurricane season upon us, how will the recent sequestration cuts affect disaster planning? And what can be done to alleviate the impact of such storms? Click HERE>>
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    With SEC regulations in the works, how can companies bring themselves into compliance more easily? Listed are five ways in which you can reduce risk. Click HERE>>
  • The Tide of Change at FEMA
    How has FEMA changed in the past four years? Outgoing FEMA chief of staff Jason McNamara gives his insights on what the agency has learned from past mistakes. Click HERE>>

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Mail-Gard® Installs Océ Jetstream® 2200
Mail-Gard®, a division of IWCO Direct and a provider of critical communication recovery solutions, has increased its capacity for full-color (CMYK) variable data printing with the installation of an Océ JetStream® 2200 at its facility in Warminster, Pa. The printer is also equipped with dynamic magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) printing and perforation capabilities, giving Mail-Gard the flexibility to print a variety of job requirements on demand. Click HERE>>

Avalution Consulting Achieves ISO 22301 Organizational Certification
Cleveland, OH – Avalution Consulting – a provider of business continuity consulting and software solutions – announced recently the achievement of organizational certification to ISO 22301, the international business continuity standard. Avalution is the first organization in the United Stated to receive this certification. Avalution was assessed and registered by BSI Group America Inc. (BSI), a global Certification Body. Click HERE>>

COOP BCM White Paper
Herndon, VA – COOP Systems, the developer of a Business Continuity Management (BCM) software package, has released a new White Paper in the content download area of the COOP web site. Content for “Efficient BCM Programs Automate Everything” covers the following basic building blocks of a fully automated system: Forms; Resource Tables; Databases; Plans; and Reports. Click HERE>>



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