Free Emergency Preparedness & Cyber Security Seminar
9/8/2010 11:27 AM
CYJ Enterprises and BDPA Detroit Encourages Americans to Get Ready during National Preparedness Month (NPM) Seventh annual NPM helps Americans take steps toward becoming prepared
Detroit, MI –CYJ Enterprises and BDPA Detroit is proud to be participating in the seventh annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) in September. Sponsored by FEMA’s Ready Campaign, NPM is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses, and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies.
This year, NPM focuses on encouraging all Americans to take active steps toward getting involved and becoming prepared for emergency situations. Preparedness is everyone’s responsibility. We have to work together, as a team, to ensure that individuals, families, and communities are ready. Individuals are encouraged to: make a family emergency plan; put together an emergency supply kit; be prepared to help your neighbor; and work as a team to keep everyone safe.
CYJ Enterprises and BDPA—an Information Technology Organization presents a FREE seminar on
Emergency Preparedness & Cyber Security for Families September 18, 2010 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon Tech Town - 440 Burroughs Street Detroit, MI 48202
Activities will include: What your family needs to be prepared - Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Chapter Glen Hendricks, Director of Disaster Services Use of Technology in an Emergency - CYJ Enterprises Carole Y. Johnson, CEO Reviewing Local Emergency Procedures - Citizen Corp Susan Sanderson, P.E.M Understanding Cyber Security - North Oakland Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association Terry Dillard, President, CISSP “We are committed to helping families prepare for, respond to and recovery from emergency situations. We are honored to offer this free workshop for families to come together and gain a better understanding of the importance of preparing for emergencies. This joint effort with BDPA Detroit, an information technology company of which I am a current Board member, provides the community with an opportunity to discuss reliable cyber habits in both our homes and offices” says Carole Johnson, CEO, CYJ Enterprises, LLC About Us CYJ Enterprises, LLC, located in Detroit Michigan is a software technology firm created to connect people with innovative solutions. CYJ’s flagship product, e-CYREN, is a web based electronic gateway to essential information to be utilized before, during, or after an emergency. e-CYREN provides a means for families to maintain an online repository of emergency contact, photos, and vital medical information and for organizations to use the information to quickly contact families in an emergency by email or text messages. For more information, visit www.cyjenterprises.com. BDPA Detroit is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization comprised of professionals working in the IT industry. BDPA Detroit is a member of a National organization that has over 40 Chapters nationwide. Membership is diverse and includes IT executives, managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, project managers, developers, network engineers, programmers, web developers, instructors, and students. For more information, visit http://bdpa-detroit.org/. This is the 3rd year CYJ Enterprises and the 1st year BDPA DETROIT has participated in NPM. For more information about the Ready Campaign and National Preparedness Month, visit ready.gov or call 1-800-BE-READY, TTY 1-800-462-7585.