Terror in the US: Picking up the pieces

CW360 reports how IT and telecoms companies have pulled together to help both the human and corporate victims of last week's...

CW360 reports how IT and telecoms companies have pulled together to help both the human and corporate victims of last week's attacks. But huge challenges lie ahead in repairing the damage to infrastructure.

Suppliers help WTC crisis-hit clients
Hardware vendors have set up crisis response teams and command centres to handle emergency requests for equipment from companies affected by the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.
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IT rallies to terrorist victims' aid
US telecommunications and IT infrastructure companies have pledged large cash donations to help the families of the victims of the 11 September terrorist attacks in the US.
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Echelon engaged months before terrorist attacks
The US National Security Agency (NSA) engaged the so-called Echelon communications monitoring network as long as three months ago, following warnings of possible terrorist attacks, according to a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) newspaper.
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Putting US business back online
After the initial horror of the attacks on New York and Washington, US companies will have to battle to get their businesses up and running.
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Privacy and security battle to co-exist
In the aftermath of last week's attacks on New York and Washington, the public, businesses, and legislators are trying to work out how personal privacy and national security can co-exist.
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