Critical events can cripple your operations if not properly managed. During these events, your command center will serve an integral part of your resilience strategy. However, there are key best practices and technologies you should employ to ensure your team and organization are setting themselves up for success. This white paper explores 7 Principles of Highly Effective Command Centers. Download>>

Social Capital in Disaster Mitigation and Recovery
In this FEMA PrepTalk, Dr. Daniel Aldrich explains how social ties are the critical aspect of resilience in immediate survival, in mental health, and in recovery. Aldrich demonstrates that "disaster resilience comes from internal factors: How connected are we? How much trust do we have in each other? How often do we work together?" Watch the video.

  • Participate in 2018 BCI Cyber Resilience Survey
    The Business Continuity Institute has launched the third global Cyber Resilience Survey. This 10 minute survey is an essential element in the 2018 BCI Cyber Resilience Report, which benchmarks disruption levels and cyber resilience arrangements among organizations across different industry sectors. Respondents will be able to download a complimentary copy. The survey will remain open for contributions until April 2, 2018. Take the survey>>
  • Death and Taxes
    Two government officials call for changes to taxes and benefits for the families of first responders killed in the line of duty. Click HERE>>
  • Public Preparedness
    California law enforcement discuss the increasing importance of survival training for active shooter events. Click HERE>>
  • The Worm in the Apple
    Apple adopts a new set of privacy rules for iCloud users in China. Click HERE>>
  • Breached and Hacked
    Security Boulevard provides a wrap-up of notable cybersecurity stories for the week. Click HERE>>
  • After the Storm
    Recovery efforts continue in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Maria. Click HERE>>
  • Legal Disaster
    California's Judicial Council announces a statewide set of guidelines to assist courts in protecting their data in the event of a catastrophe. Click HERE>>

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2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference Join professionals in Miami for insight, inspiration and actionable ideas presented by an innovative network of BC and experts and practitioners. April 23-25 at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
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BELFOR Property Restoration
A case study of how BELFOR helped a Ferguson Showroom/ Warehouse recover quickly from an unexpected tornado outbreak and met the customer's needs with dedicated customer service.  Click HERE>>

ROI Toolkit Now Available for Spring World-DRJ
The tools you gain at Spring World 2018 will help your organization reduce downtime, increase safety, secure data, and reduce risk. The ROI Toolkit helps you justify this worthwhile investment! March 25-28
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Coming Soon: Digital Certification Badges from DRI!
DRI Certified Professionals are recognized in the business continuity profession globally, yet communicating the true value of DRI certification can sometimes be challenging. This is why we want to let you know about our upcoming digital badging program, which will allow you to easily and quickly share verified proof of your credentials wherever and whenever you choose.

Starting next week, all DRI Certified Professionals will be able to unlock their DRI digital certification badge(s). Keep an eye out for a follow-up email with more detailed instructions.

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IAEM-Canada 2018 Emergency Management Leadership and Innovation Conference
June 5-8, 2018, Calgary, Alberta

This inaugural IAEM-Canada event brings together leaders in emergency management to share the latest in technologies being used, and lessons learned around the world, to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.

Pre-conference Training covers Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) Training and AEM/CEM Prep Course and Exam.
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