eGUIDE 7/25/12

Nat’l Emergency Mgmt Summit Hear leading experts discuss The Doomsday Virus, rebuilding Green, Fukushima lessons, shooter incidents, use of social media, tornados, a mass evacuation, simulators, crisis standards of care, and more. Early registration ends Aug. 3. Click HERE>>

We have all sat through presentations on “How to Get and Keep Management Support for Your BCM Program.” The problem is now solved. The new question becomes, “How to Implement an Auditable and Internationally-Accepted Business Continuity Management System." Click HERE>>

  • Visit the Disaster Resource GUIDE Website for Educational Videos
    We have 21 videos at our website with interesting lessons to learn on topics sometimes overlooked in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, et al. Take advantage of this free resource to find out if your plans cover everything! Click HERE>>
  • Feds and Cloud Computing Does not Compute
    First implemented in 2010 by the Office of Management and Budget, the federal government’s “Cloud First” policy has seen little use. What is the holdup? Click HERE>>
  • Made in Japan
    What can nuclear regulators in the U.S. learn from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan? Plenty. But will the U.S. implement change to avoid making the same mistake? Click HERE>>
  • Can’t Beat the Heat
    How can we deal with high temperatures in the U.S.? The 1995 heat wave in Chicago is just one example of taking lessons learned from past events to save lives. Click HERE>>
  • Implementing a Recovery Plan in the Face of Disaster
    How can small - and medium-sized businesses plan for disaster? Learn how a well thought-out plan can save money and make workers more productive. Click HERE>>
  • Preparing for Disaster: 5 Areas
    In the wake of the Waldo Canyon wildfire, companies can examine several lessons learned to improve their disaster plans. Don’t wait until a crisis strikes! Click HERE>>
  • Privacy Versus Protection
    How do we hold on to our basic right to privacy in the cyber age? As government enacts legislation to protect against cyber attacks, how much is too much of an intrusion? Click HERE>>

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Protect Your Business from Data Theft: SPECTOR 360 monitors employee computer activity, recording every app, website, email, and keystroke, complete with Screen Playback. Know what your employees are doing before there’s a problem. Learn More>>

Resiliency: Building a Better Tomorrow. 60th IAEM Annual Conf. & EMEX 2012. Oct 26 – Nov 1: Orlando, FL. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won't want to miss it! Click HERE>>

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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update
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4th International Disaster and Risk Conference 
August 26-30 – Davos, Switzerland – IDRC is the global gathering of government officials, experts and practitioners, representatives from NGOs, the private sector, scientific and academic institutions. Participate, make new contacts and get updated on recent developments in integrated disaster and risk management, in areas like natural hazards, critical infrastructure protection, pandemics and diseases, technical risks and more. Click HERE>>

Win a Smartphone by Participating in an AT&T Survey 
Share insights and find out what peers are doing by taking the Disaster Recovery Communications Survey. Connectivity is absolutely essential during ANY type of interruption, and new technologies abound. Take 5 minutes; you might win the free smartphone from sponsor AT&T. To take the survey, Click HERE>>



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