Links to Organizations and Resources
ACP is the preeminent national voice of continuity professionals. We provide continuing professional development, knowledge and career opportunities to members while building public understanding around the world of the importance of continuity planning.
AFCOM advances data center and IT infrastructure professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the world.
American Red Cross
Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies.
Originally, ARMA was the acronym for the Association of Records Managers and Administrators. Over the years, we have seen a broadening of the profession as records management has become a recognized and integral part of information governance, which is key to doing business.
ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets – people, property, and/or information.
Business and Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness (BICEPP)
BICEPP is a non-profit professional association of emergency management and business continuity professionals. Our goal is to provide a forum for information exchange in order to enhance disaster resilience within the business community.
Business Continuity Planners Association (BCPA)The Business Continuity Planners Association (BCPA), based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, has supported business professionals with a non-profit, mutual benefit association for those participating in business recovery, crisis management, emergency management, contingency planning, disaster preparedness planning, or a related professional vocation since 1994.
A unique nonpartisan nonprofit comprised of senior business and industry executives who volunteer their time and expertise to address the national security community’s most pressing challenges.
BRMA is Northern California’s largest business recovery association. We are pleased that you found our web site. This must mean that you have an interest in disaster recovery planning, business recovery planning, or emergency response management. Our membership and programs may have the answers to your questions, or we may be able to direct you to those answers.
The Business Resiliency Professionals of Wisconsin (BRPW) is an organization for professionals with interest in disaster recovery, business continuity, contingency planning, emergency management, or related fields. BRPW provides benefits to its members and acts as a resource to organizations and communities.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide.
Central United States Earthquake Consortium
Welcome to the CUSEC Website. Our site covers everything from basic earthquake safety and mitigation issues, to a calendar of events and the some of the science behind the seismicity in the central United States.
ChicagoFIRST is a nonprofit association that provides critical firms a collaborative forum to address private sector resilience and emergency management planning and response with relevant local, regional, and national public sector agencies.
Contingency Planners of OHIO (CPO) is a not-for-profit association with a focus on continuity of operations, disaster recovery, information security, and resiliency. We share our knowledge and experiences to proactively prepare for interruptions that affect our corporations, customers, and communities.
The Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas, Inc (CPAC) is a not for profit (501-c3) professional peer group, which shares information, education, and resources in contingency planning in North and South Carolina.
The Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) is a turnkey pre-event credentialing program, provided at no cost to governments, that allows critical business employees to travel through or gain access to restricted areas following a disaster or serious emergency. Credentialing is done through the use of a common identification card recognized by law enforcement and emergency management officials.
DRI International is the non-profit that helps organizations prepare for and recover from disasters.
The only industry forum for collaboration on critical security threats facing the global financial services sector.
The Council is a formal interagency body that makes recommendations to promote uniformity in the supervision of financial institutions.
HawaiiFIRST For Continuity is Hawaii’s financial industry business continuity planning coalition, comprised of volunteers organized to address Homeland Security issues effecting the financial industry in Hawaii.
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.
InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. The InfraGard program provides a vehicle for seamless public-private collaboration with government that expedites the timely exchange of information and promotes mutual learning opportunities relevant to the protection of Critical Infrastructure.
The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization supported solely by property insurers and reinsurers. IBHS’ building safety research leads to real-world solutions for home and business owners, helping to create more resilient communities.
The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), which has more than 6,000 members worldwide, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the “Principles of Emergency Management” and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters.
Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in 104 countries.
As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.
MidAmerica Contingency Planning Forum (MCPF)
MCPF is professional organization formed in 1994 to serve as a forum to facilitate the exchange and dissemination of information regarding all aspects of organizational resilience in both the private and public sectors in the Greater St. Louis area. MCPF offers the novice, as well as the experienced professional, the opportunity to share and broaden their knowledge of organizational resilience. The organization aids continuity professionals in staying abreast of current industry trends in mitigation, planning and recovery. The Forum serves as an interface for private and public sector cooperation.
Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA)
For over 25 years, MADRA has provided a forum for education and networking among Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Continuity of Operations and Risk Management Professionals throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
Midwest Contingency Planners, Inc. (MCP)
The Midwest Contingency Planners was founded on July 26, 1993. It is incorporated in the state of Indiana as an independent not for profit corporation. The organization serves as a forum for business professionals working in the areas of business continuity, business resumption, contingency planning, disaster recovery and other related emergency recovery functions.
The National Disaster Resilience Conference, presented by the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), features keynote presentations, discussion panels, spotlight topics, and stories of resilience that will help create more resilient buildings and disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, wildfires, and other natural hazards.
The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) association dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the nation’s ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to our nation’s security.
NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering our mission. NFPA membership totals more than 60,000 individuals around the world.
To build hope and provide healing to people around the world to continually “pay it forward” for the humanity, kindness, and volunteer spirit New Yorkers – and all Americans – experienced on 9/12.
To be an essential business resource for member companies, their employees, and the marketplace in the global information management industry through education, advocacy, industry promotion, and networking.
As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world.
Our mission at the Safe America Foundation is serving as your voice for safety. We do so by joining forces with media partners to promote our programs and events. We have 5 key objectives, as represented in the 5 prongs of our 5 stars logo. These areas include (1) transportation safety, (2) veterans assistance, (3) fighting human trafficking, (4) combating cyber attacks, and (5) championing disaster relief.
To be a catalyst for success within the global security industry through information, insight and influence.
World Cares Center empowers grassroots communities to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters in a safe and coordinated manner. Knowing that neighbors are the first, first responders, World Cares Center trains citizens as disaster volunteers and local leaders as disaster managers to emerge together as Ready Responders able to take action immediately to help those in need within their communities.