Social Media — The New Face of Disaster Response

It is our staff’s assumption that many disaster preparedness, first responder or disaster recovery team members fully recognize the growing role which social media and its social networks play as the primary source of news and information when disasters occur. In a recent InfoGraphic, the University of San Francisco Online Master of Public Administration group […]

It is our staff’s assumption that many disaster preparedness, first responder or disaster recovery team members fully recognize the growing role which social media and its social networks play as the primary source of news and information when disasters occur. In a...

Free Webinar for ISO 22301: The New Standard for Business Continuity Best Practice

ISO 22301 is the new international standard for Business Continuity Management best practice, and provides organizations with a framework to manage risk and ensure that they can continue operations in any type of event. The standard will also give stakeholders and customers more confidence in the organization’s resilience. In this free webinar, ISO 22301 expert […]

ISO 22301 is the new international standard for Business Continuity Management best practice, and provides organizations with a framework to manage risk and ensure that they can continue operations in any type of event. The standard will also give stakeholders and...
To Certify or Comply? — Edison Electric Institute Asks in Pursuit of PS-Prep Standard

To Certify or Comply? — Edison Electric Institute Asks in Pursuit of PS-Prep Standard

Lisa DuBrock, CPA, CBCP, MBCI — a contributing writer to this website — has recently written an article published in the Winter 2013 Edition of the Edison Electric Institute Newsletter — which edition was dedicated solely to updates and stories about key business continuity issues in the electric power industry. The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) […]

Lisa DuBrock, CPA, CBCP, MBCI — a contributing writer to this website — has recently written an article published in the Winter 2013 Edition of the Edison Electric Institute Newsletter — which edition was dedicated solely to updates and stories about...

Emergency Management Enhanced by Public-Private Partnerships

By:  Ben J. Carnevale, Editor This website has promoted the benefits of the Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) program from the beginning of its existence, and continues to believe that the private sector is also a vital part of our country’s emergency management team response and disaster recover capabilities. Along with FEMA and DHS, we also […]

By:  Ben J. Carnevale, Editor This website has promoted the benefits of the Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) program from the beginning of its existence, and continues to believe that the private sector is also a vital part of our country’s emergency management...

Risk Assessment Practitioners Offered COSO Perspective

by Ben J. Carnevale, Contributing Writer Just recently, the Committee of the Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”) produced a new “thought paper” on risk management, offering ideas on how companies can better address and implement risk mitigation efforts. The Treadway Commission (… also known as the National commission on Fraudulent Financial Reporting) is […]

by Ben J. Carnevale, Contributing Writer Just recently, the Committee of the Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”) produced a new “thought paper” on risk management, offering ideas on how companies can better address and implement risk...

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