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>>
16th Annual Edition Mailing
The 16th annual edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE has been mailed to US subscribers. It contains 178 pages with hundreds of companies, associations, conferences--loads of resources to help you stay operational no matter what! If you have not subscribed, then sign up here so you will not miss future editions! If you missed the 16th edition mailing, individual copies can be purchased by contacting the publisher with the "Contact Us" form below. You can also access the digital versions online at the link below. To subscribe, Click HERE>>
Recent Disaster Resource GUIDEs
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Hunting Black Swans in Your Continuity Program
Volume II, Quarry 11 - Black Swans in Our Midst: Effective BSE (Black Swan Event) Management in Your Recovery Plans: Part II. A Black Swan in Business Continuity Management is an untreated point of failure. This is the twenty-third in a series by Kathleen Lucey regarding hunting and mastery of black swans. 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!
Tokyo Takes Resilience to New Level – Survival Bunkers Disguised as Parks
Have you heard about Tokyo’s refuge parks? They’re full of cleverly disguised survival tools, including emergency toilets, stoves and solar-powered charging stations. Click HERE>>
Tales from Black Hat 2014: The Internet of Things Too Much for FISMA?
As the Internet of Things grows, security becomes a concern. Is the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) enough? We have the details. Click HERE>>
Memories of 2004: Seychelles to Test Disaster Preparedness This September
It’s 10 years since the 2004 tsunami we all unfortunately remember well. The Seychelles, along with other Indian Ocean countries, will be part of IOWAVE14. Click HERE>>
Food for Thought: How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Affects Government
The framework impacts agencies too. Recent research has found a shift from typical data breaches to attacks on global critical infrastructure operating systems. Click HERE>>
What’s Waiting for Melbourne’s New Chief Resilience Officer?
With the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities challenge now officially open for applications, we take a look at what Melbourne’s new CRO will face. Click HERE>>
Canadian First Responder Suicides Stress Vital Need for Support
Canadian first responders are in crisis – since May, 15 of them have committed suicide. That disturbing number highlights the issue of mental health support for FRs. Click HERE>>
Learning from the Past: What Albany’s Flood Mitigation Efforts Can Teach Us
The catastrophic flood that hit Albany, GA in July, 1994 serves as a valuable teacher 20 years on. See how the city’s EM has changed, and what we can learn from it. Click HERE>>
Technology May be Emergency Management’s Best Friend
Technology can be seen dominating many parts of emergency management. In this piece, the chief technology officer for Microsoft Disaster Response shares some insight. Click HERE>>
Most Businesses Prioritizing Supply Chain Risk Management
A study found supply chain risk management to be a priority for most businesses, though only elite leaders generate a 100 percent or higher return on their investments. Click HERE>>
FM Global Index: 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Supply Chain Disruption
The new index from FM Global ranks the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and Kyrgyzstan as the most vulnerable to supply chain disruption. Read on for more stats. Click HERE>>
Heard about Evernote’s DDoS Hit? Here’s What You Need to Know and Do Now:
This huge cyberattack is making news, and for good reason. Read on for details and for three business steps you should take to reduce your chance of a DDoS attack. Click HERE>>