To help you make informed decisions, we want you have the knowledge you need concerning business continuity and resiliency. The resources we’ve gathered here are designed to provide technical and/or background information related to OpsPlanner™ and/or to business continuity and resiliency.

To get started click on any of the links below:

 

Regulatory

Keep up to date with the latest regulatory news affecting Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery on the Federal, State and Local levels. Find regulatory information that is relevant to your business recovery strategy.

Federal

Department of Homeland Security www.dhs.gov
National Communications System www.ncs.gov/
The Office for Domestic Preparedness www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp/
Office of Infrastructure Protection Center http://www.dhs.gov/office-infrastructure-protection
Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov
Securities and Exchange Commission www.sec.gov
United States Congress – Congressional Bills thomas.loc.gov
Code of Federal Regulations www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/


State and Local

Information on all U.S. states and possessions www.statelocalgov.net
Small Business Administration Legal and Regulatory Information www.businesslaw.gov

 

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Our consultants continually monitor changes on the business continuity planning landscape to provide the latest information to our clients. Below is a list of web sites for your use. Bookmark this page to stay up to date with Best Practices and other information in this field!

Organizations/Publications

Association of Contingency Planners www.acp-international.com
Business Continuity Institute www.thebci.org
Business Continuity Planners Association www.bcpa.org
Business Recovery Managers Association www.brma.com
Contingency Planning Exchange www.cpeworld.org
Disaster Recovery Information Exchange www.drie.org
Disaster Recovery Institute International www.drii.org
Contingency Planning & Management www.contingencyplanning.com
Continuity Insights www.continuityinsights.com
Disaster Recovery Journal www.drj.com
Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute www.homelandsecurity.org
Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness http://www.ceep.ca/
Chief Security Officer Online www.csoonline.com


Information Security

National Institute of Standards and Technology Computer Services Resource Center http://csrc.nist.gov
The SANS Institute www.sans.org


Federal Resources

DoD News About the War on Terrorism www.dod.mil
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
CDC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Website www.cdcemp.gov
Dept. of Health & Human Services http://www.phe.gov/preparedness
Federal Citizen Information Center www.pueblo.gsa.gov
U.S. Government Web Portal www.firstgov.gov
National Response Center www.nrc.uscg.mil
DHS Resources for Citizens www.ready.gov
Interactive Weather Information Network http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/nationalwarnings.php
National Weather Service www.nws.noaa.gov
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team www.us-cert.gov

 

State Emergency Management Services

Alabama http://ema.alabama.gov
Alaska http://www.ak-prepared.com
Arizona http://www.dem.state.az.us
Arkansas http://www.adem.arkansas.gov/
California http://www.oes.ca.gov/
Colorado http://www.coemergency.com/
Connecticut http://www.state.ct.us/dps/
Delaware http://www.state.de.us/dema/
District of Columbia http://dcema.dc.gov/
Florida http://www.floridadisaster.org/
Georgia http://www.gema.state.ga.us/
Hawaii http://www.scd.hawaii.gov/
Idaho http://www.bhs.idaho.gov/
Illinois http://www.state.il.us/iema/
Indiana http://www.in.gov/dhs/
Iowa http://www.state.ia.us/government/dpd/emd/index.html
Kansas http://www.kansastag.gov/kdem
Kentucky http://kyem.ky.gov/
Louisiana http://www.gohsep.la.gov/
Maine http://www.state.me.us/mema/
Massachusetts http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/mema/
Maryland http://www.mema.state.md.us
Michigan http://www.michigan.gov/homeland
Minnesota http://www.hsem.state.mn.us/
Missouri http://sema.dps.mo.gov/
Mississippi http://www.msema.org/
Montana http://www.state.mt.us/dma/des/
Nebraska http://www.nema.ne.gov/
New Hampshire http://www.nhoem.state.nh.us/
New Jersey http://www.state.nj.us/njoem/
New York http://www.dhses.ny.gov/
New Mexico http://www.nmdhsem.org
Nevada http://dem.state.nv.us/
North Carolina http://www.ncem.org
North Dakota http://www.nd.gov/des/
Ohio http://www.ohio.gov/odps/division/ema/
Oklahoma http://www.odcem.state.ok.us/
Oregon http://www.oregon.gov/omd/OEM/
Pennsylvania http://www.pema.state.pa.us/
Rhode Island http://www.riema.ri.gov/
South Carolina http://www.scemd.org/
South Dakota http://www.state.sd.us/dps/sddem/home.htm
Tennessee http://www.tnema.org/
Texas http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem
Utah http://des.utah.gov/
Vermont http://www.dps.vermont.gov
Virginia http://www.vaemergency.com
Washington http://emd.wa.gov
West Virginia http://www.dhsem.wv.gov/
Wisconsin http://emergencymanagement.wi.gov
Wyoming http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us/

 

Information Resources

The Weather Channel http://www.weather.com
Cable News Network www.cnn.com
American Red Cross www.redcross.org
The Salvation Army www1.salvationarmy.org
National Emergency Management Association www.nemaweb.org