Fire Protection Research Foundation publishes “Firefighting Foams: Fire Service Roadmap” report

National Fire Protection Association

Fire incidents involving flammable liquids have historically resulted in dire consequences.

European Cybersecurity Agency Publishes Report on Smart Car Security

Behavior Group

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) yesterday published a report on the cybersecurity of smart cars. The post European Cybersecurity Agency Publishes Report on Smart Car Security appeared first on Behaviour Portugal.


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Rothstein Publishing Offering Emergency Evacuation Plan Template

Continuity Insights

A free Emergency Evacuation Plan Template, one of many templates, tools and resources included with the book Emergency Evacuation Planning for Your Workplace: From Chaos to Life-Saving Solutions, by Jim Burtles, KLJ, MMLJ, FBCI, is now available to all Business Continuity professionals from Rothstein Publishing.

NFPA and Mike Holt Enterprises Collaborate to Publish 2023 NEC Changes Book Due Out This Fall

National Fire Protection Association

It probably comes as no surprise when we hear people say our world has become increasingly complex with regard to all things electrical. Today, NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code (NEC®) remains the most widely used code in the U.S.

BCI Publishes “The Future of Business Continuity & Resilience Report 2021”

Continuity Insights

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has released The Future of Business Continuity and Resilience Report 2021” takes a deep dive into the changes of the BC and resilience profession as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The report further highlights the evolution of homeworking and the many implications, risks – and advantages – this brings. Source. News Professional Development

BC Management Publishes Evolving Resiliency Strategies Report

Continuity Insights

BC Management has announced the release of its Evolving Resiliency Strategies Report which highlights key findings and trends on achieving the right level of resilience management. The report was produced in conjunction with Castellan Solutions. Data points within the report highlight what disruptions the program addresses when day-to-day management exceeds control, the executives who care. Source. Enterprise Risk Management News

How to Write an Op-ed

Disaster Zone

A good guide to getting it published

Information Security Policies Made Easy – Version 14 Now Available From Rothstein Publishing

Continuity Insights

It’s available from Rothstein Publishing. The new Version 14 of Information Security Policies Made Easy, written by security policy expert Charles Cresson Wood, includes over 1500 sample information security policies covering all ISO 27002 information security domains. Information Security Policies Made Easy has everything you need to build a robust security policy program, including 38. Source. Cyber Disaster Recovery News Professional Development

Additional EM Resources

Recovery Diva

Elsevier, the publisher of several textbooks on emergency management has provided a free website with citations for additional readings on the topic contained in published book chapters New resources for existing textbooks: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Textbook Companion Website.

Global Risk Report 2022: Implications for crisis management 

Crisis Response Journal

January: Two weeks ago the World Economic Forum (WEF) published the 2022 version of its Global Risk Report. Jelle Groenendaal discusses how crisis management capabilities can benefit from this and similar reports

Preparing for Extreme Risks: Building a Resilient Society   

Crisis Response Journal

Roger Gomm outlines the key points from this month's report published by the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Risk Assessment and Risk Planning

Supply Chain Tops the List of Risks Keeping CFOs Up at Night

DRI Drive

The survey, first published in CFO Dive, asked 600 finance leaders to rank the business risks they prioritize the most. A recent survey of CFOs found that while data breaches and COVID-19 are business concerns to worry about, supply chain disruptions have them beat.

New Study Shows How Fast a Tsunami Could Flood an Inland City

DRI Drive

The study, published by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, examined […]. Earthquakes and resulting tsunami events have long been a worry for the U.S.

Are You Part of the Corporate Strategy Planning?

DRI Drive

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has published its bi-annual Risk Manager Survey.

New Study: Climate Change Could Crush Major Global Currencies

DRI Drive

Has published a model of emissions scenarios and their potential impacts for how foreign exchange markets will be affected.

Report: How Has the Pandemic Changed Risk Management?

DRI Drive

The 2021 Global State of Enterprise Risk Oversight, published by North […].

Counter-drone strategies

Crisis Response Journal

A new book on drone technologies, co-authored by CRJ’s Advisory Panel member Andrew Staniforth and Garik Markarian, has been published. By Andrew Staniforth and Garik Markarian

Cybercrime prevention for Internet service providers 

Crisis Response Journal

Roger Gomm comments on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) new report, Cybercrime Prevention principles for internet service providers, published this January. By Roger Gomm

As Easy as APIE: This Simple Disaster-Response Model Is Highly Effective


Introducing APIE In case you missed it, MHA Consulting recently published […]. Everyone who works in business continuity should know about APIE.

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LogicManager’s Implementation & Support Model Guide


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Hackney Council’s Hack: A communications playbook of good practice?

Plan B Consulting

This article has been published on Linkedin! link]. The post Hackney Council’s Hack: A communications playbook of good practice? appeared first on PlanB Consulting. General

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Humans can make rockfalls from earthquakes more dangerous 

Crisis Response Journal

Mark Quigley of the University of Melbourne and Josh Borella, University of Canterbury, describe new research in an article first published in The Conversation. By Josh Borella

What is a business continuity plan (BCP)


As a testament to this statement, Gartner published a Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program Methodology that defines five levels of maturity when it comes to developing and continually managing a business continuity program.

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Fifth Needs Assessment report shows progress and continued gaps in US fire departments’ needs and resources

National Fire Protection Association

Published every five years since 2001, the US Needs Assessment report reflects the results of a survey sent to most US fire departments.

EP15: Building Your Personal Brand in BC | Luke Bird

The Failover Plan Podcast

His writing led to becoming a self published author of "BlueyedBC – Business Continuity for Junior Professionals" and most recently, becoming elected as a Director to the Business Continuity Institute’s Global Board.

The biggest problem with fire sprinklers? Not enough places have them.

National Fire Protection Association

The recently published 2021 edition of NFPA US Experience with Sprinklers report shows, that properties with sprinklers have lower rates of fire deaths and injuries.

Women in Insurance: Susan Penwarden, Chief Technical Underwriter, Aviva Canada

Chisel AI

We recently published our second annual crowdsourced eBook Underwriting Priorities 2021 & Beyond.

Balancing Your Business’ Innovation With A Resilience Mindset


Article Originally Published on Forbes in June 2022. If you ask any business leader whether innovation is a good thing, they’ll most likely say yes. However, the key to introducing value via innovation is keeping your business’ resiliency in mind and avoiding unacceptable risks.

2021 “Ecosystem Year in Review Report” Highlights Successes and Tragedies and Resources Needed to Help Improve Global Community Safety

National Fire Protection Association

Fire and life safety deaths, injuries, and losses may be unexpected, but they do not happen by chance, according to the newly published 2021 Ecosystem Year in Review report by the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute.

Cold weather planning 

Crisis Response Journal

Public Health England has recently published a Cold Weather Plan, giving advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England, writes Roger Gomm. By Roger Gomm

Disaster management: Looking through different filters 

Crisis Response Journal

Truly committing to equity and inclusivity means providing disaster managers with the flexibility to behave in ways that are respectful of cultural differences across geographical settings, says Nnenia Campbell in a paper first published in Natural Hazard By Nnenia Campbell

New NFPA research reports Shine a Spotlight on Fatal and Non-Fatal Electrical Injuries at work – Just in Time for National Electrical Safety Month

National Fire Protection Association

As a step towards this end, NFPA recently published two reports using data from the Bureau. [[ This is a content summary only.

Boards need to make ransomware protection a top priority


I recently made this case in an open letter to board members in Australia that was published in our only national daily newspaper, The Australian, and is reprinted below.

UK Investigatory Powers Bill and bulk personal datasets 

Crisis Response Journal

The UK Government has published a number of documents that provide guidance about the Investigatory Powers Bill. These will be of particular interest to those with an interest in counter terrorism matters, writes Roger Gomm. By Roger Gomm

Evaluating Data and Voice Signals in Pathway Survivable Cables for Life Safety Systems

National Fire Protection Association