Aqua Blox is Back!! Ready America has acquired the rights to Aqua Blox, a leader in emergency preparedness drinking water. Aqua Blox, which also markets Aqua Literz, specializes in 5-year shelf life drinking water that eliminates the need for costly bottled water rotation. Click HERE>>

Scenario-based continuity plans:
For some reason, bad ideas often attempt to make a comeback - typically after enough time has passed and the very reason they were discarded or abandoned in the first place is forgotten. Drake Toney explains the better alternative>>

  • MIT Technology Review
    Here’s an increasingly common scenario: You’re a business or IT leader, and you learn that cyberattackers have compromised your organization’s systems. It’s clearly time to activate your crisis-communication plan…except that you don’t have a plan.  The MIT Technology Review offers tips>>
  • Drilling for Oil
    Firefighters and harbormasters in Orleans reviewed their oil spill response capabilities with a recent exercise. Click HERE>>
  • No More Secrets
    Think your company doesn’t have hack-worthy information to spur cyberattacks? Think again, and Click HERE>>
  • Under Pressure
    How stress management for first responders is a crucial element of disaster planning. See how one city deals with this issue. Click HERE>>
  • Out of India
    Cybersecurity is a worldwide issue. An article in DNA India provides tips from a Symantec director in Asia Pacific and Japan. Click HERE>>
  • Vaccinating Hospitals from Ransomware
    Healthcare institutions are now targets for hackers. When organizations are desperate to get access to their locked data, they pay. It’s not about getting credit cards…the bad guys just want quick ransom bucks. You could be next. Click HERE>>
  • Zika and the Supply Chain
    An article in Spend Matters details how the cost of the virus spreads beyond human life. Click HERE>>

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BELFOR helped the Royal Mint recover from smoke and fire damage. Although the process was challenging, BELFOR delivered in good time and on budget, all while production work continued in the plant even as the cleanup crews were working. Click HERE>>

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Preparedness Supplies

The Deskit - An individual kit with Velcro fasteners to allow storage on the inner side of a desk for easy access in an emergency. Compact, lightweight with 72-hours of support for one person. Click HERE>>

Hear General Colin Powell
and other keynote speakers at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in June. This conference has grown dramatically in recent years. Find out why you don’t want to miss this event. Save $200 with code: GARTDRG>>

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2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report
Businesses need to disrupt cyber attacks often and early.  Stopping cyberattacks has never been more difficult or more important. Go beyond perimeter control to a multi-layered strategy with the 2016 NTT Global Threat Intelligence Report. It features the Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain and Center for Internet Security’s Critical Security Controls. Click HERE>>

2016 Data Breach Investigations Report
For the ninth time, the 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) lifts the lid on what's really happening in cybersecurity. The 2016 dataset is bigger than ever, examining over 100,000 incidents, including 2,260 confirmed data breaches across 82 countries. With data provided by 67 contributors including security service providers, law enforcement and government agencies, this year's report offers unparalleled insight into the cybersecurity threats organizations face. Complimentary but requires registration: Click HERE>>

DRI Collegiate Conference Series
One-day events in collaboration with academia: DRI International has created a 45-hour academic course (BCLE1500) which is used by Higher Education Institutions (HEI) to provide students with the opportunity to earn credits toward a degree, as well as earning a DRI International credential. The offering is called the DRI Collegiate Conferences and consists of a series of full one-day programs with presentations from experts in the private and public sector as well as from academia. There is opportunity for students to network with professionals in the fields of business continuity, disaster recovery and risk management. To encourage attendance by all certified professionals, the cost of attendance (including meals and materials) will include a minimal donation (no more than $50) to the DRI Foundation, the charitable arm of DRI International. This will allow those who cannot afford to attend more costly conferences an opportunity to have access to information and to be able to network with professionals and academics.   Upcoming schedule includes:

St. John's University, September 12, 2016, Queens, New York
Saint Louis University, September 15, 2016, St. Louis, Missouri

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