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Are You Ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
Who does GDPR apply to? Aaron Nasi explains and provides six steps you should take immediately to help you navigate the road to compliance and begin building and maintaining a practical and sustainable program. Before assuming this isn't an issue for your organization, read this article. The penalties are very severe.
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  • Bringing the Silos Together
    OCEG is a nonprofit think tank dedicated to assisting organizations achieve objectives, address uncertainty and act with integrity. OCEG helps professionals from various silos (Governance and Strategy, Risk Management, Audit and Internal audit, Compliance and Legal, Ethics and Culture, IT & Security) get on the same page.  Join OCEG for free and get access to hundreds of resources. Click HERE>>
  • Back to School
    Did you know? The World Health Organization has a platform for online courses intended for health emergency responders. Click HERE>>
  • Public Sector Security
    A survey conducted by YouGov finds that only 13 per cent of government employees believe they have responsibility for the security of their tools and data. Click HERE>>
  • Building a Better Backup
    With disaster recovery, business continuity, and backups incorrectly being used interchangeably, it’s important to know the key differences between each term in order to choose your data recovery methods. Click HERE>>
  • To Drill or Not to Drill
    The Atlantic asks: do the benefits in preparedness of active shooter drills in schools outweigh the psychological effects on the students? Click HERE>>
  • A Civil Response
    Philadelphia’s heath commissioner encourages the public to carry naloxone, to help combat the increasing number of opioid overdoses. Click HERE>>
  • Alert Ready and Waiting
    Mobile carriers in Ontario, Canada send out messages to customers notifying them of the new national Alert Ready text message system. Click HERE>>

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KOOL Kit! A Perfect Gift 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>>

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>>

Continuity Insights Management Conference The conference program is set for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 23-25 at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami. Don't miss this conference full of insight, inspiration and actionable ideas.View the program or register>>

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Ready America to Supply Emergency Drinking Water for NYC
Ready America, a leading disaster supply business, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to supply emergency drinking water to the city of New York.  In a major announcement for the southern California-based company, New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) has contracted Ready America to replenish its supplies of emergency drinking water through 2022.  The Aqua Literz and Aqua Blox drinking water will be provided to NYCEM as part of its stock pile of emergency relief supplies, which ordinarily includes more than one million liters of water.

“This order for emergency drinking water is enough to hydrate more than 500,000 people in the event of a disaster,” said Ready America CEO Dean Reese. “And it eliminates the need for costly bottled water rotation every 12 months to two years.  Dean Reese may be reached via email at dean@readyamerica.com

To learn more about Ready America please visit www.readyamerica.com and for more information on Aqua Literz and Aqua Blox go to www.aquablox.com


Supply Chain/BCM Training Online from DRI
Supply chain disruptions are one of the greatest concerns for business continuity professionals! DRI International’s new supply chain management course delivers critical knowledge in an innovative, new multimedia format. The course will cover strategies for managing business continuity in your supply chain and teach you how to apply supply chain management (SCM) to your business continuity management (BCM) program. Over 3.5 hours of online instruction, you'll hear from experts, view compelling video content, participate in interactive Q&As, and test your knowledge - knowledge that is critical to your employer as well as your professional growth. DRI Certified Professionals will earn 4 CEAPs for completing the course. Learn More>>



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