January 28, 2013: Discover Everything DRJ’s Spring World Offers!

Discover Everything DRJ’s Spring World Offers! Spring World is approaching fast! Register now and join thousands of practitioners from around the globe. This show is the only one in the industry backed by DECADES of experience. Discover why DRJ’s conferences are the best option in the industry. Spring World 2012 features non-stop learning and networking… Continue reading January 28, 2013: Discover Everything DRJ’s Spring World Offers!

Frank Perlmutter to Assess Major Business Continuity Compliance Standards in DRJ Webinar Series

ResilienceONE® BCM software co-creator to discuss the creation strategy of the BCP Genome he co-authored Plymouth Meeting, PA – January 29, 2013 | Frank Perlmutter (CBCP) (MBCI), president and co-founder of Strategic BCP®, will present a one-hour Webinar—“Business Continuity Standards Untangled: Deciphering Confusing and Overlapping Requirements, Using the BCP Genome”—as part of the popular Disaster… Continue reading Frank Perlmutter to Assess Major Business Continuity Compliance Standards in DRJ Webinar Series

Frank Perlmutter to Assess Major Business Continuity Compliance Standards in DRJ Webinar Series

Frank Perlmutter (CBCP) (MBCI), president and co-founder of Strategic BCP®, will present a one-hour Webinar—“Business Continuity Standards Untangled: Deciphering Confusing and Overlapping Requirements, Using the BCP Genome”—as part of the popular Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) Webinar Series. http://www.prweb.com/releases/business-continuity-plan/compliance-standards/prweb10370505.htm

An emerging tool for government-community engagement

It’s hard some times to see the forest from the trees, particularly if you are in the deep weeds of daily government or organization communications. But one big thing that is happening in our world is the expectation of engagement. That is participation. That is being part of decisions. That is being listened to and… Continue reading An emerging tool for government-community engagement

Data protection tops 2013 UK security priorities

Data protection is the top security priority for more than half of UK organisations in 2013, a survey has revealed. This is unchanged from 2012, but went up from 43% to 50% of more than 300 IT security professionals polled by TechTarget and Computer Weekly. http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240176822/Data-protection-tops-2013-UK-security-priorities

FEMA Releases New Flood Maps for NYC Post #Sandy…Twice as Many Structures Are In The Redrawn Flood Zone #SMEM

FEMA just released new federal flood maps that reveal that more areas, farther inland are expected to flood. Tidal surges will be more ferocious. And 35,000 more homes and businesses will be located in flood zones, which will almost certainly nudge up insurance rates and determine how some structures are rebuilt. http://emssolutionsinc.wordpress.com/2013/01/29/fema-releases-new-flood-maps-for-nyc-post-sandytwice-as-many-structures-are-in-the-redrawn-flood-zone-smem/

Will California Create an Earthquake Early Warning System?

A California state lawmaker announced legislation on Monday, Jan. 28, to build an $80 million early warning system that would alert state residents seconds before an earthquake hits. If approved, the system would take a year or two to deploy and warn residents about a minute before the shaking starts, said Sen. Alex Padilla, during… Continue reading Will California Create an Earthquake Early Warning System?

Severe Weather throughout the South & Midwest

As the risk for severe weather conditions continue throughout parts of the Midwest and South, we wanted to take a second to remind everyone in areas expected to see severe weather to take necessary precautions now. We encourage all individuals in areas where severe weather is expected to listen to NOAA Weather Radio, especially as… Continue reading Severe Weather throughout the South & Midwest