Disaster Resource Guide: Your Source for Business Continuity
The GUIDE is the most comprehensive source for crisis/emergency management and business continuity information. The online DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE is set up to help you find information, vendors, organizations and many resources to help you prepare for (mitigate) or recover from any type of natural or other type of disaster. The GUIDE will help you keep your business running, your government agency operational, no matter what!

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Press Releases

Study: Ten things any emergency preparedness/BC plan should include
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New OGL Instructional Video from Essex Industries
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IAFC's Annual Fire-Rescue International Conference & Expo
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DisasterLAN to Enhance EM Services at the University of British Columbia
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Avalution’s New Educational Video Series: BC Management 101
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FEMA's PrepareAthon! Get-Ready Campaign - Hurricanes
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DRI International Announces New Leadership
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Latest News

BCM Software Product Spotlight

This special issue of the Continuity eGUIDE focuses on business continuity management planning software. The eight companies featured have technology solutions for the public and private sectors. Highlights include a "Demos and Videos" page and a Gartner report on BCM Software. Click HERE>>

16th Annual Edition Mailing

The 16th annual edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE has been mailed to US subscribers.  It contains 178 pages with hundreds of companies, associations, conferences--loads of resources to help you stay operational no matter what! If you have not subscribed, then sign up here so you will not miss future editions! If you missed the 16th edition mailing, individual copies can be purchased by contacting the publisher with the "Contact Us" form below. You can also access the digital versions online at the link below. To subscribe, Click HERE>>

Digital Versions
Recent Disaster Resource GUIDEs

Can't find your copy of a recent Disaster Resource GUIDE? You can find recent editions of the GUIDE HERE>>

Hunting Black Swans in Your Continuity Program

Volume II, Quarry 11 - Black Swans in Our Midst: Effective BSE (Black Swan Event) Management in Your Recovery Plans: Part II. A Black Swan in Business Continuity Management is an untreated point of failure. This is the twenty-third in a series by Kathleen Lucey regarding hunting and mastery of black swans. Click HERE>>

DRJ website to offer Disaster Resource GUIDE vendor directory!

DRJ has, for over 20 years, produced the leading DR and BC conferences, with over 3,000 attendees at their two annual events, and also publishes the quarterly Disaster Recovery Journal. Would you like to feature your company in this new directory? Contact us for details today!

Tokyo Takes Resilience to New Level – Survival Bunkers Disguised as Parks

Have you heard about Tokyo’s refuge parks? They’re full of cleverly disguised survival tools, including emergency toilets, stoves and solar-powered charging stations. Click HERE>>

Tales from Black Hat 2014: The Internet of Things Too Much for FISMA?

As the Internet of Things grows, security becomes a concern. Is the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) enough? We have the details. Click HERE>>

Memories of 2004: Seychelles to Test Disaster Preparedness This September

It’s 10 years since the 2004 tsunami we all unfortunately remember well. The Seychelles, along with other Indian Ocean countries, will be part of IOWAVE14. Click HERE>>

Food for Thought: How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Affects Government

The framework impacts agencies too. Recent research has found a shift from typical data breaches to attacks on global critical infrastructure operating systems. Click HERE>>

What’s Waiting for Melbourne’s New Chief Resilience Officer?

With the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities challenge now officially open for applications, we take a look at what Melbourne’s new CRO will face. Click HERE>>

Canadian First Responder Suicides Stress Vital Need for Support

Canadian first responders are in crisis – since May, 15 of them have committed suicide. That disturbing number highlights the issue of mental health support for FRs. Click HERE>>

Learning from the Past: What Albany’s Flood Mitigation Efforts Can Teach Us

The catastrophic flood that hit Albany, GA in July, 1994 serves as a valuable teacher 20 years on. See how the city’s EM has changed, and what we can learn from it. Click HERE>>

Technology May be Emergency Management’s Best Friend

Technology can be seen dominating many parts of emergency management. In this piece, the chief technology officer for Microsoft Disaster Response shares some insight. Click HERE>>

Most Businesses Prioritizing Supply Chain Risk Management

A study found supply chain risk management to be a priority for most businesses, though only elite leaders generate a 100 percent or higher return on their investments. Click HERE>>

FM Global Index: 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Supply Chain Disruption

The new index from FM Global ranks the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and Kyrgyzstan as the most vulnerable to supply chain disruption. Read on for more stats. Click HERE>>

Heard about Evernote’s DDoS Hit? Here’s What You Need to Know and Do Now:

This huge cyberattack is making news, and for good reason. Read on for details and for three business steps you should take to reduce your chance of a DDoS attack. Click HERE>>

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White Papers

Addressing the Roadblocks to Application Recovery through Integrated Recovery Management
Integrated recovery management is a proven strategy for achieving the recoverability requirements of business managers while lowering IT and recovery costs across the organization and provide insight, protection and assurance related to critical enterprise data. For the White Paper, click HERE>>

The Three Pillars of Trust
Adopting a New Service Architecture for Trusted Transactions with Government on the Internet
For the Booz Allen Hamilton White Paper, click HERE>>

Business Continuity Resources
A number of free resources for business continuity planning are available for experienced or beginning BC planners. Click HERE>>

Interoperable Mission Critical Broadband/Narrowband Solution for Public Safety Communications
The need for anytime, anywhere access to information has extended from the general public to the public safety community. The growing requirement for secure access to data intensive resources is driving the demand for a nationwide public safety broadband network. For the White Paper, click HERE>>

The “Gotchas” of Backup and Recovery
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Twelve Details that Make a Significant Difference
Whether it’s extreme weather or security threats, the need for emergency notification at colleges and universities is greater than ever. For this White Paper, click HERE>>

Five Critical Business Areas where DR/VFI Delivers Real Value
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