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>>
Drew Beavers writes that understanding how resources integrate into operations on a larger scale often shows deficient BC plans unable to account for downstream impacts. He explains that both tactical and strategic level thinking can make plans highly resistant to disruption. Click HERE>>
- Call for Presentations for IAEM 2017
IAEM invites speakers to submit abstracts to be considered for a breakout session at the International Association of Emergency Managers 65th Annual Conference and EMEX Expo, November 10-15, 2017 in Long Beach, California.
To be selected, it is crucial that your submission be compelling in both the importance of the subject matter and also show your knowledge and experience of the subject. You must follow all the submission requirements, outlined in the Speaker Guidance. Go to https://iaemconference.info/2017/speakers-2/breakout-speaker-guidance/ for more information. The deadline to make a submission is February 17, 2017 at 5 pm ET.
- The High Price of Education
A California college is hit by ransomware. Click HERE>>
- A Pound of Cure
First Responders are increasingly turning to Narcan to save people from overdoses. Click HERE>>
- Crisis Conditions
What trends in crisis management can your company expect for 2017? Click HERE>>
- Framing a Picture
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology announces an update to their cybersecurity framework. Click HERE>>
- Urban Resilience
In the face of extreme weather events, cities and community groups work to ensure preparedness. Click HERE>>
- Emergency Growth
As emergency management expands, so do the number of opportunities in resilience planning and business continuity. Click HERE>>
FairchildApp takes your ServiceNow platform to the next level by bridging the gap between business resiliency and information technology recovery. Illuminates gaps between critical business processes and information technology resources. 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>>
Save the Date: DRJ Spring World,
March 26-29, Orlando. The tools you gain at Spring World can help you reduce downtime, increase safety, secure data, and more. Highlights include 75+ speakers, over 60 sessions on nearly every BC/DR topic and 80+ Exhibitors. Click HERE>>
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Supersized Sessions Tackle Ransomware and Disaster Exercises - Some sessions are just too big for a single hour. DRI2017 features two double-sized presentations that demand your attention! On Monday, Feb. 27 from 1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Deloitte and Touche Senior Managers Pete Renneker and Chris Stanoch will present Cyber Wargame: Are You Ready for Ransomware?
This interactive session will engage participants in a cyber wargame simulation which will explore the disruptive effects of ransomware and other cyber incidents, share perspectives on cyber incident recovery challenges, and identify strategies for increasing overall resilience. Then on Wednesday, Mar. 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., join DAHR Consulting CEO Jeanne Powell for
Workshop: Creating Realistic Disaster Scenarios for Exercises.
In this collaborative session, you'll walk through the creative process of identifying disaster scope and scale, ripple and cascading effects, players and their responsibilities/effects, and creating credible disaster recovery timelines during this session. Learn More.
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