Nashville Business Resilience 1-Day Conference June 26 Incidents of workplace violence, cyber attacks, active shooters, natural disasters, supply chain disruptions, legal and regulatory compliance failures, public relations reputational (and social media) firestorms and product recall/service quality issues are an increasingly serious risk. Many organizations never reopen for regular operations and even more suffer persistent negative consequences. Grow your professional management skills and discover how to minimize the effect of a malevolent or natural disaster. For more>>

Who's at Risk? Rapid Mapping of Potential Hazard Exposure Dr. Chen outlines the different ways data mapping can be used to help emergency managers identify those at risk before, during, and after a disaster. He demonstrates how geospatial data combined with socioeconomic data gives emergency managers, the news media, and the public a better understanding of what the risk is and the potential associated effects of disasters. “It’s always good to [use maps to] explain where population centers are and who is vulnerable,” Dr. Chen said. Click HERE>>

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    A new report suggests that those companies investing in cybersecurity may see higher retail sales. Click HERE>>
  • Video on Demand
    Air Ambulances in South West England have rolled out a tool allowing them to stream smart phone video at accident sites. Click HERE>>
  • From Bottles to Buildings
    A team at RPI looks into how the waste from bottled water at disaster sites can be repurposed. Click HERE>>
  • Expecting the Unexpected
    What questions should you ask when searching for a disaster recovery solution? Click HERE>>
  • An Explosive Eruption
    The recent eruptions in Hawaii reinforce the needs for emergency preparedness at the state level. Click HERE>>
  • Off Field Security
    Sporting events and venues represent a new potential target for cybersecurity threats. Click HERE>>

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KOOL Kit! A Perfect Holiday 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>>

DRJ Fall 2018 “Reimagining Business Resiliency" Spend three days with top industry experts. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to feel confident your organization is resilient and prepared for risk. Be equipped for today's disruptions and tomorrow's emerging threats. Phoenix, AZ. Sept. 23rd - 26th. Click HERE>>

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MIT Professional Education: Crisis Management and Business Continuity July 23 - July 27, 2018
Preparing for a crisis is not a luxury; it is a necessity. You know the odds are high that your company will suffer a disaster or crisis at some point. You cannot say you weren't ready; today's extreme public and government scrutiny demand that you should have been prepared. MIT's Crisis Management and Business Continuity course will help prepare you for the inevitable.

This comprehensive course provides up-to-date assessments and knowledge on issues that affect you and your organization — cyber security, supply chain, terrorism, pandemic, DR trends, emergency response, leadership, data breach, communications, news media, social media — from the experts involved with these efforts. We also examine strategies for job and career improvement. You will have the opportunity to interact with our lecturers and with your peers from industry, academia, and government.

By the end of the course, you will have the tools, knowledge, and understanding to benchmark, assess, and improve your business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management program. This includes the course manual (print and/or e-files), templates, and current articles. You will gain valuable contacts, have plenty of networking opportunities, and acquire insights for immediate implementation. CEUs: 3.4
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