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Business continuity briefs:
25th March 2011

'Business continuity briefs' provides a summary of new product and services press releases and other useful resources published recently:

Milton Keynes Business Resilience Forum Workshop
On 7th April the Milton Keynes Business Resilience Forum will be holding its next event, which is open to all businesses, not just those local to Milton Keynes. The event, 'Crisis Communications - Business Continuity and the Media' will look at business continuity from the perspective of media strategies. Understand in theory and practice why saying 'No comment' does more than good! More details.

Jaime Ellertson appointed chairman of the board of directors of Everbridge
Everbridge has announced that Jaime Ellertson has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Ellertson has served as an Everbridge Director since April 2010. He commented, “I’m looking forward to working with Everbridge’s management team to help achieve the next level of growth. Everbridge has that rare combination of best-in-class technology and a great team committed to ensuring their customers’ success in this rapidly growing market.” Mr. Ellertson is the CEO of CloudFloor Corporation and previously served as the CEO of Gomez Inc. www.everbridge.com

Major disaster declared for Missouri
FEMA has announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Missouri winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 31 to February 5, 2011. Elizabeth Turner has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=54006

Counter Terror Expo
19-20 April 2011, Olympic, London.
Counter Terror Expo is a highly specialised event for those who are tasked with the demanding and complex role of delivering a robust defence against the threat posed from international terrorism. http://www.counterterrorexpo.com

BS 25999 certification for Petrofac
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has achieved BS 25999 certification for its Offshore Engineering & Operations (OE&O) business in Aberdeen, the first amongst its peers to do so. OE&O’s business continuity plans have been certified by an independent auditor assigned by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).

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Current environmental stories with business continuity implications:

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Date: 25th March 2011 • Region: Various



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