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Disasters are often sudden, unexpected, and very overwhelming. The COVID-19 pandemic has been all of those things. I have been involved in disaster recovery, business continuity, and crisis management for more than 30 years. I feel confident I’m well-read on most topics in our profession. I’ve read thousands of articles, listened to countless hours of presentations, and attended hundreds of board discussions, but nothing has prepared me for this. As business continuity professionals, we’ve studied and identified most risks. DRJ has well-documented plans on most scenarios which might affect our shows. Many of these plans have been tested over the…
August 12, 2020 – DRJ Academy Introduction

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August 19, 2020 – Preparing to Reopen: Protecting Employees, Customers, and Visitors

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August 26, 2020 – Peak Hurricane Season: 9 Tactical Steps to Preparedness

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September 2, 2020 – DRaaS Playbook: Achieve IT Resilience through Cloud-Based DR with iland and Zerto

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bob Arnold

Bob Arnold, MBCI Hon., is the president of Disaster Recovery Journal.

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Rules and Regulations: The Rule of Law
President John Adams once said, “We are a nation of laws, not of men.” While the statement is foundational to the fourth amendment, which prohibits unreasonable search and seizure, it is broader in interpretation and is not unique to American history. The “rule of law” dates back to ancient Grece, the idea that government is best administered with legislated laws rather than by rule through divine appointment. This concept is international and applies to free, civilized societies.

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