The KOOL Kit provides 72-hour support for 1 person. Its contents have a long shelf-life. At only $25, it costs less than what you might spend assembling a kit on your own AND it saves you time. The contents of the kit are packed in a bag that can be used to keep things KOOL! Click HERE>>

What’s wrong with contingency planning? Today’s practice can’t lead to resilience - we can’t add value if we don’t address the Big Risks leaders think about, but we don’t have the skills to do this, and we only deal with a fraction of the consequences. Nat Forbes explains. Click HERE>>

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  • Preparing for the Flood Before it Hits
    With global warming increasing the intensity of storms, the nations of the world need to do something soon before even more lives are lost and property damaged. Click HERE>>
  • A New Age in Cyberspace
    The U.S. military has announced that the U.S. Cyber Command would be established by 2015. Will the new organization have any bite, or will they be stymied in their efforts? Click HERE>>
  • Politicians Need to Quit Living in the Past
    With some wanting to cut FEMA, see what the U.S. stands to lose if this comes to pass. The benefits of FEMA far outweigh its overall cost. Click HERE>>
  • Applying Military Principles to Data Center Management
    The military can teach businesses key lessons on how to prepare for a crisis. These include how to best prepare, knowing what resources you have, and when to use them. Click HERE>>
  • How Lessons Learned from Fukushima Can Help the U.S.
    What can U.S. nuclear facilities learn from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident? Are current proposed measures enough, or is the U.S. heading down a disastrous path? Click HERE>>
  • Lawmakers Say Small Businesses Vital to Disaster Recovery
    Small businesses help jump-start recovery efforts after a disaster, according to one Senate committee. See how they’re helping businesses get help after a disaster. Click HERE>>

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DRI2013, Philadelphia, PA. DRI International will host its 2nd annual conference, DRI2013, in Philadelphia, PA, June 4-7. The event is aimed at experienced professionals looking for challenging material and meaningful peer interaction. 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>>

Emergency Management in a Changing World. 61st IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2013. Oct 25 - 30: Reno, NV. 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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SunGard Releases SunGard Assurance(cm) to Address Evolving BCP Needs
SunGard Availability Services, provider of information availability and DR services, has announced SunGard Assurance(cm), a continuity management Software-as-a-Service offering. The solution, created in partnership with more than 100 SunGard Availability Services’ customers, reduces user pain points surrounding operational resiliency and compliance, and instills a sense of confidence in business outcomes for business leaders and BC professionals alike. Click HERE>>

APCO and NPSTC Agree to Partner on Technical Standards Issues
Alexandria, VA – Recently, the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) voted during its meeting in Las Vegas to partner with the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International going forward on technical standards issues related to public safety broadband communications. The agreement does not include any matters related to 3GPP. Click HERE>>

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