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Business continuity & COOP professionals rely on CPM to reinforce resiliency plans in turmoil and business disruption. Leading experts share hard learned lessons and advice to keep your business adaptive, resilient and prepared to deal with change. Click HERE>>

Update on NFPA 1600 2013 Edition
Work on the "Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs" is well underway. The technical committee is asking for public input for new content or revisions. Don Schmidt tells us more. Click HERE>>

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  • The Business Continuity Awards
    The Awards are now closed for entries. However, you may still nominate in this year's Personality of the Year category. These awards recognize excellence within the field of business continuity and operational risk management. Click HERE>>
  • 4 Steps for Disaster Preparedness
    Find out why the most important aspects of an effective disaster recovery are planning and training, as well as how to easily put your preparedness plan in place. Click HERE>>
  • Cybersecurity System Mimics Human Immune Response
    In the future, could a computer virus be wiped out in almost the same fashion that humans overcome a cold? Some say this scenario is on the horizon! Click HERE>>
  • Emergency Preparedness Must Be Integral to Global Sustainable Development Strategy
    Ki-moon calls for international standards for construction, agreed guarantees of public safety, and full transparency surrounding nuclear energy sites. Click HERE>>
  • Cyber-Attacks Targeting Power, Gas Utilities on the Rise, According to Survey
    With malware and Stuxnet attacking utility systems on an increasing basis, experts are scurrying to protect their critical infrastructure. Businesses should take notice as well. Click HERE>>
  • Rethink Your Business Continuity Strategy
    This Harvard Business Review article explains why small businesses must rethink their BC strategies in order to avoid a full infrastructure collapse during crises. Click HERE>>
  • What Can We Learn From Amazon's Cloud Failure?
    Was your business affected by the recent Amazon outage? Ensure that you are covered in the event of a cloud failure by having a backup system in place. Click HERE>>

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WCDM. June 19-22. Toronto, Canada. 74 sessions & World Renowned Keynote LESTER BROWN, Founder & President, Earth Policy Institute renowned author & recognized as one of the world's most influential thinkers on climate change & food crisis. Click HERE>>

Principles and Practices of Business Continuity.
This book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>

WCDM. June 19-22. Toronto, Canada. 74 sessions & World Renowned Keynote LESTER BROWN, Founder & President, Earth Policy Institute renowned author & recognized as one of the world's most influential thinkers on climate change & food crisis. Click HERE>>

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Gerald Lewis Addresses Ukranian Delegation
Worcester, MA – Dr. Gerald Lewis recently addressed a delegation of Ukrainian doctors and public health officials on "Organizational Crisis Management: An All Hazards Approach." This was part of the "Public Safety Preparing for Potential Pandemic Disease" program funded by the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and administered by World Learning. Click HERE>>

DRI International Is Awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract by the GSA
New York, NY – Disaster Recovery Institute International Inc, doing business as DRI International, has been awarded a Federal Supply Schedule contract by the United States General Services Administration (GSA) under the Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) schedule. As a result of contract award, DRI International is now able to offer its training course services to any federal agency at substantially discounted government rates. Click HERE>>



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