Critical Infrastructure Protection Month of December 2010

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, proclaims December 2010 as Critical Infrastructure Protection Month.  The proclamation calls upon the people of the United States to recognize the importance of protecting our Nation's resources and to observe this month with appropriate events and training to enhance our national security and resilience. Click here to read the full Presidential Proclamation. Please pass this information along to those business continuity, organizational … [Read more...]

Lieberman & Thompson Urge PS-Prep Is a Necessity, Not a Luxury

With so much in the news surrounding British Petroleum (BP)’s difficulties and inabilities –for now nearly thirty (30) days -- to cap its gushing oil well nearly a mile below sea level, a strong message of the need for more preparedness or readiness (or perhaps the lack of preparedness and/or readiness) is being raised across the U.S. and we believe that growing level of awareness in the U.S. can and should focus more attention again on PS-Prep -- the voluntary program to help private sector companies develop preparedness, resiliency, response, recovery, and business continuity plans. On … [Read more...]

Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Webinar Offering from DHS

One of the Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) Learning Series webinars, offered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is available today, free of charge, and is recommended for all DHS private sector and government partners with responsibility risk, security, and emergency management functions. The title of this free webinar is “Critical Infrastructure Resiliency: The Next Frontier in Homeland Security” and is being presented by Rand Beers, Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs Directorate at 4:15 – 5:15 PM (EST). Under Secretary Beers will discuss the … [Read more...]