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>>
Recent Disaster Resource GUIDEs
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Hunting Black Swans in Your Continuity Program
Volume II, Quarry 9 - Black Swans in Our Midst: Debugging Your Response Preparations. A Black Swan in Business Continuity Management is an untreated point of failure. This is the twenty-first 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!
How to be Resilient: Four Habits of the Most Resilient People
These tips for how to be resilient on an individual level can be applied to leadership roles and overall company resilience. Read on for ways to build resilience now! Click HERE>>
Lessons Learned from the Most Frightening Security Threats
What do you know about advanced persistent threats? Here are six lessons to be learned about the most dangerous security concerns businesses are facing today. Click HERE>>
Suggested Questions to Ask Yourself about Your DR Plan
If you manage a disaster recovery plan, here are some questions you should ask yourself about your plan so you can be sure you’re prepared for anything. Click HERE>>
New Study Says Snowden Scandal Still Affecting Cybersecurity Practices
Increased cybersecurity awareness training, high alerts, restricted admin rights, the list goes on. A study shows just how far the Snowden scandal’s tendrils have reached. Click HERE>>
Obama’s 2015 Budget Will Include $1 Billion for Climate Change Prep
With California in the midst of its worst drought, President Obama announced a $1 billion fund in his 2015 budget to help states prepare for the effects of climate change. Click HERE>>
Earn an Executive Masters Degree In Crisis & Emergency Management Online!
The UNLV program is geared for individuals who are working full time and provides a well-rounded graduate learning experience to current and future crisis and emergency management leaders for effectively addressing natural, intentional, and technical disasters. Financial aid and GI Bill may apply! For more info, Click Here>>
Island Traditions: Lessons to be Learned from American Samoan Culture
A recent study explored the traditional ways American Samoans deal with natural disasters. What can we learn from their culture and how can we apply it to our own DR plans? Click HERE>>
The NSA Story Just Won’t Quit…Will We Be Sorry?
A powerful NSA cybersecurity initiative has been scrapped, thanks to the Snowden scandal. But have we overreacted? Click HERE>>
Your Tax Dollars Have Paid For Airfare, Food, Lodging, Training…Have You Cashed In?
New crisis training offered by FEMA offers invaluable emergency preparedness knowledge to first responders and others. Click HERE>>
It’s Report Card Time! Yikes, Some A’s and B’s…and some D’s and F’s!
A CDC report sheds light on how federal investments improve the nation’s public health preparedness level. Click HERE>>
After the Headlines Fade: Opportunities for BC Professionals to Have Impact
This week two stories about post-disaster recovery and restoration highlight how the private sector can help during recovery, and how relief efforts can accomplish so much more. Click HERE>>
Governor of New York Launches Massive Training Program for Citizen Preparedness
Governor Cuomo plans to have 100,000 volunteers trained this year in the state of New York to assist with future disasters such as Hurricane Sandy. Click HERE>>