ROI Toolkit Now Available for DRJ '17
The tools you gain at Spring World 2017 help you reduce downtime, increase safety, secure data, and reduce risk. Save time and money learning how to prevent disruptions or respond swiftly if they occur. The ROI Toolkit helps justify the investment! Download>>

Calling all cybersecurity professionals!
Do you know what your career path as a cybersecurity professional is? Have you ever really thought about it? Most don’t, as was reported in a recent study jointly published by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) and the ISSA (Information Systems Security Association). Read more>>

  • Disaster Preparedness and the Arts! A new angle for sure:
    New projects in the cultural heritage and performing arts communities are prompting a variety of organizations to look at collaborative emergency preparedness in a wider perspective. This presentation presents details on a variety of new initiatives that are working to broaden cooperation in disaster planning and recovery. Click HERE>>
  • A Scent of Prevention
    Kaspersky Lab announces Threat de Toilette for men and women. Click HERE>>
  • Cyber News of the Week
    Citadel Information Group offers a roundup of the weekly cyber security news. Click HERE>>
  • Three Miles and Thirty Eight Years
    A look back at the events surrounding the accident at Three Mile Island. Click HERE>>
  • Neither Snow nor Rain nor Heat nor Gloom of Night
    Has your emergency planning considered the use of alternative energy sources? Click HERE>>
  • The Evolution of Threats
    How will response tactics change in the face of new and unexpected dangers? Click HERE>>
  • Internal Awareness
    The City of Boston introduces a new situational awareness tool for emergency events. Click HERE>>

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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>>

Corporate Emergency Kit Cover your company's basic preparedness needs with this great comprehensive quality survival kit. Don't wait any longer. Contingency planning begins with taking care of your number one resource - your employees! Click HERE>>

National Hurricane Conference: April 17-20, 2017, New Orleans. The nation’s forum for education and training in hurricane preparedness. Averaging 2,000 attendees, the conference covers all major aspects of hurricane preparedness, response and recovery. Info>>

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2017 DRI Awards of Excellence Winners Announced
The 2017 Awards of Excellence were presented during the Gala Dinner at the DRI annual conference, DRI2017, on February 28, 2017, at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2017 DRI Awards of Excellence winners are:

Program Leader of the Year (Private Sector): Anthony Pizzitola – TOPS Surgical Specialty Hospital
Program Leader of the Year (Public Sector): Mudasar Nawaz – City of Toronto
Program Leader of the Year (Non-Profit Sector): Brian Whitlow – San Francisco Community Agencies Responding to Disaster
Consultant of the Year: Edward B. "Ted" Brown – KETCHConsulting
Newcomer of the Year: Purple Kumai – TELUS Communications, Inc.
Team of the Year: Colorado Springs Utilities
Response and Recovery of the Year: TELUS Communications
Lifetime Achievement Award: Edward B. "Ted" Brown – KETCHConsulting
Product/Service Provider of the Year: Sungard Availability Services

About DRI International

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is a leading nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity and related fields. For more information on the DRII Awards of Excellence visit:

Learn About the Issues, Trends and Challenges Facing Cyber Professionals
For the third year in a row, ISACA has surveyed security leaders worldwide to determine their insights and experiences with key cyber security issues, ranging from workforce challenges and opportunities to the emerging threat landscape.

Volume 1 of the report is now available and provides key insights into the persistent skills gap and how it impacts organizations. Among the findings:

• Quality and quantity are both big problems—organizations are getting very few applicants for each open cyber security role, and most of those candidates are not qualified.
• It often takes six months or longer to fill cyber security roles.
• More than half of respondents say hands-on experience is the most important quality for candidates to have, and 7 in 10 require a security certification.

Download your FREE copy of the White Paper - State of Cyber Security 2017 to see how your experience compares to the findings.

Based on the philosophy of "working together", the Wednesday Continuity e-GUIDE provides a concise seven-day snapshot of the business continuity and emergency management industry from around the world right down to the local level.

We are now receiving subscriptions for the 17th edition of the DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE. Click HERE>>