Disaster Resource Guide: Your Source for Business Continuity
The GUIDE is the most comprehensive source for crisis/emergency management and business continuity information. The online DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE is set up to help you find information, vendors, organizations and many resources to help you prepare for (mitigate) or recover from any type of natural or other type of disaster. The GUIDE will help you keep your business running, your government agency operational, no matter what!

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GOP Takes Over Cleveland! Continuity?
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RecoveryPlanner One of the 20 Most Promising Enterprise RM Solution Providers
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Sungard Leader in the Magic Quadrant for DR as a Service (DRaaS)
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Would you like MIT on your LinkedIn profile?
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DRI International Healthcare Continuity Course
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Latest News

Hot Off the Press!

Get your copy of the special Operational Resilience digital edition. You will find articles from the most sought after experts in the industry on the topics of – supply chain risk, IT complexity & risk of IT failure, design teams in creating a targeted cyber breach exercise and a BCM Software Spotlight. Click HERE>>.

BCM Software Spotlight

In 2016 BCM software options can be overwhelming. The right software can add tremendous value to your BC program. But, how to choose? This spotlight includes a features matrix in 14 categories with 168 criteria plus BCM solutions from four industry leaders. Click HERE>>.

Special Edition of the GUIDE

Have you gotten the special edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE titled: IT Incident Response & Communication? This edition focuses on what you can do NOW to prepare for a cyberattack or breach. It’s not a question of “If it happens…” but “When it happens”! This special edition is sponsored by Everbridge and contains articles from a longtime GUIDE author, Regina Phelps, and the Publisher, Tommy Rainey, and other industry experts. Get your copy here.

Update of Emergency Mass Notification Systems Survey!!

We had 100+ readers reach out to us with suggestions for our update of this critical survey. We would like to know what works (or doesn’t work) in your current emergency notification solution….or what features you would like to see if you are evaluating options currently. Find out what your peers are learning with their notification systems by taking the survey, and then receiving the results. Our sponsor for this update is MIR3 and they will give away an iPad Mini 4 to a lucky participant. Take the survey!

BCM Software Product Spotlight

This special issue of the Continuity eGUIDE focuses on business continuity management planning software. The eight companies featured have technology solutions for the public and private sectors. Highlights include a "Demos and Videos" page and a Gartner report on BCM Software. Click HERE>>

Digital Versions
Recent Disaster Resource GUIDEs

Can't find your copy of a recent Disaster Resource GUIDE? You can find recent editions of the GUIDE HERE>>

Results Available Now!
Emergency/Incident Management Software Survey

Questions the survey addressed include: What is important/not important; what are the costs and benefits; how complex is the software? Share the Executive Summary link with colleagues! Click HERE>>

DRJ website to offer Disaster Resource GUIDE vendor directory!

DRJ has, for over 20 years, produced the leading DR and BC conferences, with over 3,000 attendees at their two annual events, and also publishes the quarterly Disaster Recovery Journal. Would you like to feature your company in this new directory? Contact us for details today!

Climate Control

The World Bank looks into the need for increased incorporation of climate and disaster risk management into planning and development. Click HERE>>

Making the Private Public

A call from the Department of Homeland Security for the private sector to increase sharing of information around cyberattacks. Click HERE>>

Emergency Socialization

A new paper offers some insights into the use of Twitter and social media in evaluating corporate crisis response. Click HERE>>

Watching the Watchmen

A proposed rule from the Securities and Exchange Commission would require business continuity and transition plans to be implemented for registered investment advisers. Click HERE>>

How To Hack a Hack

What to do when ransomware strikes and how everyone should be concerned about attacks. Click HERE>>

Bloomington Starts a Proactive Voluntary Registry for Special Needs

A voluntary registry for those residents with special needs is designed to help emergency responders access disability-specific information during crisis situations. Click HERE>>

Through the Looking Glass

Gartner releases its predictions of the top 10 future security issues. Click HERE>>

What Not to Do When it Comes to Crisis Communications

A US crisis expert shares the top mistakes companies make after a crisis. Click HERE>>

Close the Door Behind You

How to ensure your company’s data doesn’t leave when employees do. Click HERE>>

White Papers

Addressing the Roadblocks to Application Recovery through Integrated Recovery Management
Integrated recovery management is a proven strategy for achieving the recoverability requirements of business managers while lowering IT and recovery costs across the organization and provide insight, protection and assurance related to critical enterprise data. For the White Paper, click HERE>>

The Three Pillars of Trust
Adopting a New Service Architecture for Trusted Transactions with Government on the Internet
For the Booz Allen Hamilton White Paper, click HERE>>

Business Continuity Resources
A number of free resources for business continuity planning are available for experienced or beginning BC planners. Click HERE>>

Interoperable Mission Critical Broadband/Narrowband Solution for Public Safety Communications
The need for anytime, anywhere access to information has extended from the general public to the public safety community. The growing requirement for secure access to data intensive resources is driving the demand for a nationwide public safety broadband network. For the White Paper, click HERE>>

The “Gotchas” of Backup and Recovery
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Twelve Details that Make a Significant Difference
Whether it’s extreme weather or security threats, the need for emergency notification at colleges and universities is greater than ever. For this White Paper, click HERE>>

Five Critical Business Areas where DR/VFI Delivers Real Value
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