Posts Tagged ‘Resilience’

Regional Networks for Operational Intelligence & Agility: Focusing on Day-to-Day Operations and Advancing Strategic Resilience

Posted: April 5, 2016 at 1:37 pm, Last Updated: April 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm

by William G. Raisch, Carlos E. Restrepo, Parker M. Coyne, Carol A. Shields, and Amelia R. Swan International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (InterCEP), New York University An innovative resilience private/public sector program has been established with a focus on addressing the full spectrum of disruptions to organizational operations, from the day-to-day smaller disruptions that affect […]

Upcoming Event: Resilience Roundtable – Designing and Building 22nd Century Infrastructure

Posted: April 5, 2016 at 9:02 am

Date: Monday, 25 APRIL 2016 Location: Room 113 Founders Hall, George Mason University, Arlington VA Our current, challenging building environment includes many issues like resilience, sustainability, triple bottom line, and life cycle maintenance which go beyond our basic, code-based design requirements. Also consider that just as we are still using 100 year old infrastructure, the […]

MWCOG and InfraGardNCR Key to Government Engagement with Private Sector Critical Infrastructure Stakeholders

Posted: March 22, 2016 at 4:08 pm, Last Updated: April 7, 2016 at 2:31 pm

By Christopher Ryan, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security Understanding the priorities and concerns of all critical infrastructure (CI) stakeholders is an essential step toward crafting homeland security strategic plans that reflect the whole community.  For state and local governments, collecting information from government partners is generally straightforward; planners often already have […]

Four Key Imperatives to Building Effective Transportation Infrastructure Resilience

Posted: March 14, 2016 at 11:08 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2016 at 11:03 am

Andrea Stone, InfraGardNCR What actually happens if our transportation infrastructure is not resilient? Can you envision having no access to any mode of transportation for an extended period of time? Can you imagine the impact of a sudden loss of services that are vital to the public’s well-being and safe living environment? As we deal […]

From the Director – January/February 2016

Posted: February 22, 2016 at 12:09 pm, Last Updated: February 24, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Welcome to the January/February 2016 issue of The CIP Report, which takes a focused look at the Private Sector view of Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience.  As the vast majority of Critical Infrastructure capacity resides in private-sector firms, the corporate “bottom line” includes security and resilience.  Private-sector owner operators face the challenge of running efficient […]

From the Director – November/December 2015

Posted: December 11, 2015 at 2:27 pm

This month, The CIP Report focuses on Resilience, a key theme of the 2013 NIPP and a guiding concept for CIP professionals. In their recently published Global Risks Report (10th Edition), the World Economic Forum illustrated an increasingly interconnected world of increasing risks. The implication follows that Critical Infrastructure faces more risks from more sources […]

Jones Act Resilience Considerations

Posted: December 11, 2015 at 12:02 pm

Kevin O’Shea, Rebecca Haffenden, and Karen Guziel, Risk and Infrastructure Science Center Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory Introduction Following a disaster, emergency managers may need to move goods into a disaster area using maritime shipping. The Jones Act is a Federal statute requiring that commodities moving between U.S. ports be transported via Jones Act-eligible […]

Practical Community Resilience

Posted: December 4, 2015 at 3:58 pm, Last Updated: December 10, 2015 at 9:16 am

By David Vaughn, Ed Hecker, and Cherrie Black The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) has embarked on a campaign over the last two years to improve the disaster resilience and economic stability of communities and the critical infrastructure and supply chains they depend upon. Our plan will employ current best practice methodologies, using all-hazards and economic […]

National Call to Action: The Resilient Infrastructure Initiative

Posted: December 2, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Megan Clifford, Risk and Infrastructure Science Center Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory Introduction A community’s ability to withstand all hazards depends on the security and resilience of the Nation’s physical and cyber infrastructure, which is increasingly challenged by: Population growth, which is predicted to increase by nearly 40 percent by 2050;[1] Aging and […]

A Socio-Technical Approach to Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Susan Spierre Clark and Thomas P. Seager School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University Whereas risk assessment is useful for mitigating and planning for events that we expect to occur, resilience is required to deal with low probability and often high consequence events that can be unpredictable due to the complex […]