Pandemic Continuity Planning Simplified

Do recent events have you thinking about your agency’s continuity planning process and how it would stand up to a potential pandemic? The ongoing outbreak of the 2019 Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCoV) has had many emergency managers and continuity planners dusting...

5 Steps to Better Continuity Planning

Whether you are planning for a hurricane, earthquake or cyber incident, the ability to maintain essential functions is critical to your organization’s success and long term viability. Working with organizations over the past two years, we have seen an increased...

Time to Dust Off Nuclear Plans?

Last week the State of Hawaii Emergency Management Agency posted a news release regarding the increased threat to the islands of a potential nuclear threat from North Korea.  As tensions continue to escalate on the Korean peninsula, tensions are also on the rise with...

Hacking a Community Notification System? It just happened!

A few weeks ago we published an article titled “Wikileaks, 9-1-1, and You” detailing the potential emergency management implications of the WikiLeaks hack of the CIA’s cybersecurity arsenal.  We addressed the concern about community notification...

WikiLeaks, 9-1-1, and You!

A growing concern in the Emergency Management and Crisis Management space is the threat of a cyber security event impacting agency operations or the ability to respond appropriately to a major event. Recently the Wall Street Journal chronicled a cyber attack on 9-1-1...