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Wall Street Protests To Target NYC Millionaires

October 11, 2011 7:20 am | by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press | News | Comments

The national Occupy Wall Street movement has been heating up again — resulting in about 50 arrests in Boston early Tuesday and plans for a Manhattan "Millionaires March."


NBA Cancels First Two Weeks Of Season

October 11, 2011 7:16 am | News | Comments

NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.


Flooding In Thailand Halts Production Of Honda, Toyota

October 11, 2011 7:00 am | News | Comments

As the strength of the yen eats into Japanese exporters' profits, some Japanese companies are using Thailand as an important manufacturing base.


Officials: London 2012 Safe From Cyber Attacks

October 11, 2011 6:39 am | by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

"The key steps we've taken to protect these systems are really to make sure we have an independent Olympic-dedicated network which gives us an insulation from the rest of the world."


What Do You Want To Know About BC Consulting?

October 10, 2011 1:15 pm | News | Comments

The third Continuity Insights Podcast will look into the art of business continuity consulting, and how consultants in this field can stand out and get ahead.


Major Hurricane Jova To Slam Mexico Pacific Coast

October 10, 2011 12:49 pm | by ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hurricane Jova strengthened to a major, Category 3 hurricane Monday as it marched toward Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening the idyllic beach resort of Barra de Navidad and one of the nation's biggest cargo ports.


Why I Hate The Word 'Plan'

October 10, 2011 11:40 am | by Joe Flach, Consultant, Safe Harbor Consulting, LLC | Blogs | Comments

Business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management professionals are challenged by the use of inexact and often confusing jargon. We use terms such as business continuity, disaster recovery, resiliency, hot site, warm site, cold site, recovery time objective, recovery point objective, business impact analysis, contingency plans, etc., that are often used to mean very different things.


Freeze-Dried & Dehydrated Meals

October 10, 2011 10:37 am | News | Comments

Wise Company's freeze-dried and dehydrated products include an 84 Serving Grab 'n' Go Bucket, 360 Serving Meal Package and Cook in the Pouch Lasagna.


How To Handle A Crisis

October 10, 2011 9:31 am | News | Comments

Dennis Evers' book focuses on protocols for dealing with natural and man made disasters, terrorism, nuclear, biological, chemical and medical emergencies, automobile accidents, active shooters, missing children, crime and other emergencies.


Continuity Insights e-Conference

October 4, 2011 12:13 pm | Events

Have recent budget cuts kept you from securing the information, education and networking opportunities you need to enhance your business continuity program and maintain your certifications? Join us for the Third Annual e-Conference on October 4-...

Four Airports To Try Risk-Based Security Screening

October 4, 2011 9:14 am | by RAY HENRY, Associated Press | News | Comments

The "PreCheck" program is the first big attempt by President Barack Obama's administration to move away from a one-size-fits-all security approach.


Officials Push To Develop, Stockpile Bioterrorism Countermeasures

October 4, 2011 7:29 am | by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Ten years after the anthrax attacks brought home the reality of bioterrorism, the nation has a stockpile of some basic tools to fight back against a few of the threats that worry defense experts the most.


Workers At Destroyed Joplin Hospital Recall Tornado Aftermath

October 4, 2011 6:35 am | by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer | News | Comments

A hospital is a finely tuned machine. It depends on medicines and modern equipment, schedules and supplies and hundreds of highly skilled people working together. How would St. John's, now badly broken and missing many of its parts, regroup — and do it fast?


Tropical Storm Philippe Keeps Its Strength In Far Atlantic

October 4, 2011 5:30 am | News | Comments

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Philippe is maintaining its strength in the far Atlantic and could become a hurricane by late Wednesday.


Protests Against Wall Street Spread Across U.S.

October 4, 2011 5:26 am | by CHRIS HAWLEY, Associated Press | News | Comments

Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country show their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed.



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