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Three Satellite Options – What Are YOUR Requirements? What will it cost for your organization to use satellites in emergency situations? The following comments and accompanying chart, from a number of industry experts, can be a starting point for your evaluation. Click HERE>>
- Ebola in the News: What now?
The press is giving ample coverage to the first US (Texas) case of Ebola; the eGUIDE would like to offer valuable resources, from Marsh Risk Consulting, for our readers. If you are aware of additional—and PRACTICAL—resources, please email us.
- How Safe is that Ventilator? Medical Devices Vulnerable to Cyber Threats
The new Bash/Shellshock bug highlights the Internet of Things’ vulnerability. In related news, the FDA is stepping in to protect medical devices from cyberattacks. Click HERE>>
- Resilience Discussed at Climate Week + Info on Resilience Planning
Resilience was a focus at Climate Week and is getting people talking elsewhere too. For a look at the wins, losses and drawbacks of resilience planning, Click HERE>>
- Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan: Improving Post-disaster Internet Connectivity
TV White Space, a.k.a. unassigned television frequencies, can be used to provide broadband Internet access after a disaster wipes out communication infrastructure. Click HERE>>
- White House Releases Data and Tech Tools to Help Prep for Climate Change
In an effort to prepare for climate change effects, the data can predict water availability and flooding, and can track shrinking glaciers, soil moisture levels and more. Click HERE>>
- More Than 30 Years Later, Tylenol Incident Still a Crisis Comm Teacher
Tylenol taught a great crisis communications lesson 32 years ago. So why are companies still failing to handle crises? Perhaps this teaching case needs to be revisited. Click HERE>>
- The Top 10 Traits of Resilient Professionals and How You Can Use Them
These characteristics can not only be great for your personal life and your own career, but some can also be applied to your company as a whole, to improve its resilience. Click HERE>>
Navigating the New Normal. 62nd IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2014. November 14 - 19: San Antonio, TX. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won't want to miss it! Click HERE>>
The KOOL Kit provides 72-hour support for 1 person. Long shelf-life contents. At only $30, it costs less than what you might spend assembling a kit on your own AND it saves you time. Packed in a bag that can be used to keep things KOOL! Click HERE>>
CPM Symposium 2014.
Dallas, TX. Nov. 18-20. This show covers everything from continuity and resiliency to response and recovery. Get 3 days of in-depth exploration of strategies and best practices, case studies, hands-on exercises, and more! Click HERE>>
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Continuity Insights New York
New York, NY: October 7-8, 2014, Wyndham New Yorker. Continuity Insights New York offers an exciting new venue and brings together BC professionals from industry and government to examine the depth and breadth of modern continuity and recovery planning. #CINY2014. Click HERE>>
FEMA Unveils National Strategy to Strengthen Youth Preparedness
Recently, FEMA announced a new strategy to educate young people about disaster prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery. The National Strategy for Youth Preparedness Education: Empowering, Educating and Building Resilience (National Strategy) couples attention on emergency and disaster preparedness with community action that focuses specifically on youth readiness for disasters and related events. Click HERE>>
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