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Get your copy of the special Active Shooter Preparedness digital edition. Get this edition featuring best practices and tips from industry experts. This is the type of emergency for which many organizations have not adequately prepared. Find out what you need to create an effective exercise! You will find articles on how this threat has evolved and what any continuity planner must address. 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>>
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!
Neither Snow nor Rain nor Heat nor Gloom of Night
Has your emergency planning considered the use of alternative energy sources? Click HERE>>
The Evolution of Threats
How will response tactics change in the face of new and unexpected dangers? Click HERE>>
The City of Boston introduces a new situational awareness tool for emergency events. Click HERE>>
Board of Neglectors
The Harvard Business Review discusses why corporate boards aren’t prioritizing cybersecurity. Click HERE>>
When preparing emergency plans, it’s important to consider those who may require different assistance. Click HERE>>
The NIST of it
The National Institute of Standards and Technology releases an updated cybersecurity framework. Click HERE>>
Social (Community) Media
Facebook offers a new tool to connect those affected by disaster with community help and resources. Click HERE>>
Food for Thought
The cost of downtime means that a business continuity plan is valuable — regardless of what industry you are in. Click HERE>>
Is Anti-Malware Dead?
The Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology says that signature-based malware prevention won’t be effective against the next generation of attackers. Click HERE>>