In this edition, we sat down with Chris Alvord from COOP Systems, a provider of Business Continuity Management (BCM) software for organizations worldwide. Alvord’s management conference session is titled “Efficient BCM Programs Automate Everything.”
We sat down with Bonnie Canal from The Resiliency Institute. Canal is a nationally recognized leader in community resilience innovations and strategies, and is the founder and Managing Partner of The Resiliency Institute, LLC (TRI). Canal will be presenting “Creating A Culture Of Resiliency” at the 2014 Management Conference.
Doctors Without Borders' Anja Wolz talks to CNN about the effort to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak in Guinea. So far, 78 people have died, mostly in Guinea. Can the outbreak be contained before it spreads?
Towns and villages across a wide area of eastern Java (Indonesia) have been blanketed with ash. Two people have died and 200,000 have been evacuated from their homes on the main island of Java after Mount Kelud erupted. BBC News' Alice Budisatrijo reports from Jakarta.
Forecasters say that Atlanta, and much of Georgia, should expect a major ice storm. In preparation for the storm, residents have already stripped store shelves bare. ABC News reports on the latest.
The 2014 Continuity Insights Management Conference will be held on April 28-30, 2014 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. The Continuity Insights Management Conference is the premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion, offering unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with those responsible for the integrity, availability, resilience and security of their organizations.
A "polar vortex" has caused record-low temperatures across the United States, leading to canceled flights, school closures and more. Temperatures could drop drastically as a result of cold, dense air. John Hammond from the BBC Weather Centre explains what causes the unusual phenomenon.
In this video from CNN, Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
Protecting and ensuring the continuity of the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States are essential to the nation's security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. For more information, visit www.dhs.gov/criticalinfrastructure.
The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something™" public awareness campaign is a program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities.
Many are still rebuilding their town's infrastructure, businesses and lives one year after Sandy hit the Northeast.
As a part of continuing efforts to aid those affected by disasters, FEMA operates Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers that provide flexibility to affected areas. This video highlights Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in use in south Texas in response to Hurricane Alex.
A new portable radar device from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory can detect heartbeats and breathing of victims trapped under rubble in a disaster. This video from NASA describes FINDER: radar designed to locate disaster victims.
Back by popular demand, the second-annual Continuity Insights New York conference is a convenient, affordable event. Thought-leaders at HBO, Verizon Wireless, the BCI, and many more prominent organizations will share business continuity wisdom, lessons learned and best practices. Here's what sets Continuity Insights New York 2013 apart from the rest ...