NIST Offers Information to Assist Evacuation Preparedness for High-Rise Buildings

Recognizing that disaster preparedness and disaster recovery planning play important roles in business continuity and risk management planning, our staff would like to make you aware of a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) posting on the Homeland Security Newswire web site. For those readers of this website who work in organizations that […]

Recognizing that disaster preparedness and disaster recovery planning play important roles in business continuity and risk management planning, our staff would like to make you aware of a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) posting on the...

FEMA and DHS Stress Importance of Preparedness and Working Together

In the press release listed below, the importance of public preparedness, planning for the entire community, and working together as a team to respond to and recover from emergencies was stressed by FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, and DHS Assistant Security for Health Affairs Dr. Alexander Garza. As stated by Dr. Garza, “At FEMA, we […]

In the press release listed below, the importance of public preparedness, planning for the entire community, and working together as a team to respond to and recover from emergencies was stressed by FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, and DHS Assistant Security for...

FEMA Releases New Emergency Preparedness Planning Tabletop Exercises

Our staff recently came upon a new FEMA offering that will present a series of Tabletop Exercise presentations developed by FEMA’s Private Sector Division and advised by FEMA’s National Exercise Division.  These exercises are structured on the Tabletop Exercise Design curriculum developed by FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute, as well as other FEMA/DHS training reference materials.  […]

Our staff recently came upon a new FEMA offering that will present a series of Tabletop Exercise presentations developed by FEMA’s Private Sector Division and advised by FEMA’s National Exercise Division.  These exercises are structured on the Tabletop Exercise...

Cyber Security: Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

With so much attention given to the topic of cybersecurity, it is no wonder that our staff paid particular attention to the presentation, papers, and demonstrations at the recently held Black Hat-DefCon Conference from July 30th to August 1st, 2010.   A particular case in point was the presentation and discussion by Sam Browne about the […]

With so much attention given to the topic of cybersecurity, it is no wonder that our staff paid particular attention to the presentation, papers, and demonstrations at the recently held Black Hat-DefCon Conference from July 30th to August 1st, 2010.   A particular...

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 […]

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...

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