American Pharmacists Association recently disabled its website, pharmacist.com, temporarily when it found there was unauthorized access to the association's servers. The APhA website was defaced, association officials said. Some user data, such as names, physical addresses and email addresses, was stolen and posted on a file-sharing network. The incident was reported to law enforcement officers. APhA is taking measures to prevent similar incidents in the future. Details: See the frequently asked questions posted on pharmacist.com.
Early bird deadline is June 29 for the Direct Marketing Association New York Nonprofit Conference, July 25–26 at the Grand Hyatt. The conference will offer education on nonprofit marketing initiatives. Details: www.the-dma.org/conferences/dmanonprofitny/index.shtml.
National Association of Realtors, Chicago, public affairs department was honored at the American Business Awards, last week in New York, for Communications or PR Campaign of the Year. Details: www.stevieawards.com/aba.