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Posted on October 28, 2015 by Heather Moulder

Preparis Doubles CRE Market Share in 2015

ATLANTA – Oct. 28, 2015 – In 2015, Preparis increased its focus on the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, which has resulted in Preparis doubling its market share so far this year with the 4th quarter yet to come. The Preparis Portal now serves some of the largest CRE companies in the world and is closing in on $1 trillion in assets protected and plans on passing that mark by year-end. “We are excited that our continued focus has…

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Posted on June 18, 2015 by Emily Norton

Preparis CEO Speaks at CNA’s Law Firm Risk Management Forum

In June, Preparis partnered with NPC to sponsor CNA’s Law Firm Risk Management Forum. This seminar, focusing on law firm risk management, was attended by managing partners, general counsels, risk managers, and ethics/risk management partners. Among other professionals, Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney, was featured as a speaker on a panel focused on business continuity and business interruption planning for law firms. Preparis client, Susan Scattergood of Fried Frank, was on the panel with Whitney.

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Posted on May 28, 2015 by Heather Moulder Features “4 Steps to Prevent Cyberattacks” from Preparis CEO

In February, Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney was a featured panelist at the Technology Tools for Today (T3) Conference.  Whitney spoke about top cybersecurity risks, recent major data breaches that have been plastered across the news headlines and also made suggestions on how companies can mitigate the risk of a cyber-attack.  In this article, Associate  Digital Editor for, Andrew Pavia, summarizes those suggestions into “4 Steps to Prevent Cyberattacks.”   Read more here –

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Posted on May 19, 2015 by Emily Norton

Preparis Takes Over Nashville With Business Continuity and Blues

During the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) conference in May, located in Nashville, TN, Preparis hosted a sensational event at BB King’s Blues Club. The Business Continuity and Blues Happy Hour event featured hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live music. Preparis also gave away prizes which included items such as Michael Kors bags, American Express gift cards, business continuity plan reviews and more. Approximately 300 people were in attendance. To see photos of the event, click here:

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Posted on February 5, 2015 by Heather Moulder

Preparis Featured on Fox News Channel

In December, Preparis was featured on Fox News Channel during a segment about cybersecurity and the recent Sony cyber-attack. Check out the video below!  

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Posted on October 27, 2014 by Heather Moulder

Ebola: Is the World Ready for the Next Pandemic

Recent news-cycles have been saturated with updates on the current Ebola outbreak in West African countries as well as the recent diagnosis of several cases in the United States. Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney, was asked to contribute his knowledge of pandemic planning and business continuity to an Ebola-related article published by CNBC. This article seeks to shed light on the full impact of Ebola across industries. With the future projected cost of Ebola reaching almost 33 billion by the end…

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Posted on October 21, 2014 by Heather Moulder

Handling Workplace Violence and More

In the past years, workplace violence has become a top threat in schools and worksites alike. EHS Today published an article featuring Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney. This article offers valuable tips for preventing and responding to acts of workplace violence. Although shootings seem to dominate the news, Whitney acknowledges that workplace violence can come in many forms. Threats can include bullying, stalking, or a disgruntled spouse showing up to the office and causing a problem. Whatever the scope of the threat, Whitney offers…

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Posted on October 9, 2014 by Heather Moulder

Five Workplace Habits that can Contribute to a Cyber-Attack

Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney was featured on the Smart Business blog to contribute his knowledge on cyber attacks and what businesses can do to avoid them. The article touches on common workplace practices that can cause a data breach. This is a hot button issue given the magnitude of recent attacks on large businesses such as Target, Neiman Marcus, and PF Chang’s. The variety of companies and industries being attacked prove that no one is immune to a…

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Posted on October 7, 2014 by Heather Moulder

Preparis CEO Armistead Whitney Talks Preparedness

CEO of Preparis, Armistead Whitney sat down with Barbara Kaufman of the Atlanta Business Chronicle to talk about everything from his personal background in Media and Journalism to why organizations need business continuity. This Q&A explains the inception of Preparis, “Although not fully realized, it was then that the idea of my company, Preparis was born,” speaking of the terrorist attacks on September 11th when Whitney saw first-hand how unprepared his company was for an emergency. Kaufman and Whitney also…

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Posted on October 7, 2014 by Heather Moulder

Preparedness Made Easy for Businesses

Preparis CEO Armistead Whitney provides a helpful resource for businesses looking to learn more about emergency preparedness. While individuals understand the importance of a successful business continuity and life safety program, many companies don’t have the slightest clue where to begin. With this guide to disaster and emergency preparedness, organizations will learn how to begin the process by assessing threats and how to test the efficacy of their plans by practicing regularly. This article will serve as an easy guideline…

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Business Continuity Resources

Find business continuity resources, including free webinars, whitepapers, checklists, and tabletop exercises. Visit: Preparis Resources