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Posted on October 21, 2014 by Iris Washington

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 Iris Washington

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 Iris Washington

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 Iris Washington

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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Posted on October 7, 2014 by Iris Washington

Preparis CEO Discusses the Changing Landscape of Business Continuity

CEO and Founder of Preparis, Armistead Whitney sat down with Eric Dye of Enterprise Radio for a podcast discussing everything from recent threats to big name businesses to what it is like going from a small startup to a company now experiencing double digit growth. Preparis specializes in business continuity planning, emergency messaging, data protection, and crisis management training for law firms, financial institutions, and more. This talk covered the Preparis solution and what that entails as well as…

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Posted on September 29, 2014 by Iris Washington

Preparis Holds 2014 Threat Report Webinar

In February, Preparis held a complimentary webinar  discussing the top threats that most often disrupt businesses.  This webinar featured panelists that have expertise in all threat areas with resumes that included the likes of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force. This interactive session was a must attend for anyone concerned about the well -being of their employees and business as a whole. ” The Threat Report seemed to come at a perfect time…

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Posted on April 30, 2014 by Nate Kristy

Preparis Featured in WSB-TV News Segment on Workplace Violence

Following the recent shootings at an Atlanta-area FedEx facility, Preparis CEO Armistead Whitney was interviewed by WSB-TV around workplace violence, active shooters, and what companies can do to better prepare for these threats.

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Posted on January 27, 2014 by Lauren Patrick

Preparis CEO Armistead Whitney Joins Entrepreneur Podcast Network

Preparis’ CEO Armistead Whitney recently caught up with Entrepreneur Podcast Network about running a company focused on business continuity and disaster recovery planning. Click here to listen to host Eric Dye interview Armistead about: How is Preparis helping organizations such as law firms and financial institutions ready for unexpected disasters? Tell me about your X-Force and how you found them. What new threats are on the horizon in 2014? What parts of your solution involve consulting and how…

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Posted on January 9, 2014 by Lauren Patrick

Preparis CEO Armistead Whitney Featured on Atlanta Business Radio X

ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2014 – Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney, was a guest on Atlanta Business Radio X discussing how companies must take an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness and business continuity. While many business leaders have a set of plans, they’re often stored in a binder collecting dust, while Preparis can help transform your business continuity plan a actionable, comprehensive program using technology to bring it all together. Preparis offers a unique, web-based platform which includes an emergency…

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Posted on January 8, 2014 by Kelli Eidson

Preparis Expands to 100th Major Office Building

“Reaching our 100th building milestone proves that the commercial real estate community is embracing Preparis’ life safety solutions,” said President Randall Tolbert. “As more building owners and property management firms learn about our programs, we expect to see continued growth in 2014.”

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Business Continuity Resources

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