New Cybersecurity Grant Program Available to State, Local, and Territorial Governments

As mentioned in a previous BOLDplanning blog post, state, local, and territorial governments are especially vulnerable to information technology (IT) threats. These include malware, ransomware, distributed denial of service (DDoS), spam, and phishing, all of which can be troublesome, if [...]

Restoration and Recovery Guide for Private-Public Partnerships: Share Your Thoughts with FEMA Now

Ask anyone involved in emergency management, and they will tell you that private-public partnerships, or P3s, are essential to disaster restoration and recovery. In fact, FEMA believes P3s help mitigate stressors on individuals and communities by strengthening social networks and connections, [...]

BOLDplanning Announces IT Disaster Recovery Partnership with Risk Solutions International

BOLDplanning, a division of Agility Recovery, announced today a new partnership with Risk Solutions International LLC (RSI) to provide consulting services and information technology disaster recovery (ITDR) planning for the public sector. With the addition of ITDR planning capabilities, [...]

New Climate Resilience Website Available from FEMA

In a recent blog post, BOLDplanning, a division of Agility, emphasized the growing need for communities to consider the effects of climate change when mitigating hazards. These include but are certainly not limited to flooding, extreme heat, drought, and wildfire, which [...]

BOLDplanning and San Benito County, California, Complete Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plan Review

Like other local governments across the country, the County of San Benito, California, understands the need for a current and actionable continuity of operations (COOP) plan. Earlier this year, the county chose BOLDplanning, a division of Agility, as its partner in preparedness and kicked [...]

Ready, Set, Go! September is National Preparedness Month

Every year (since 2004), the United States observes September as National Preparedness Month. It's a time when FEMA, through its Ready Campaign, encourages Americans to better prepare themselves, including their homes, schools, businesses, and communities, for natural and human-caused disasters. And [...]