Stephanie Strazisar’s interest in business continuity started during her graduate school studies at the University of Maryland University College. While pursuing a master’s degree in emergency management, she learned the interdependence among infrastructure sectors and critical infrastructure systems. Resulting cascading effects from natural or manmade hazards can be very disruptive in the short- and long-term. An opportunity to intern at the Department of Homeland Security’s strategy, policy, and budget division of the Office of Infrastructure Protection provided her with more insight to the importance of public and private sector working together on continuity as well as continuous and open communication,…
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