Presentation on theme: "1 PS-Prep and Small Business: Examining the Issues The Webinar will begin shortly."— Presentation transcript:
1 PS-Prep and Small Business: Examining the Issues The Webinar will begin shortly
2 PS-Prep and Small Business: Examining the Issues The Webinar will begin in 2 Minutes!
3 PS-Prep and Small Business: Examining the Issues The Webinar will begin in 1 minute!
4 PS-Prep and Small Business: Examining the Issues Welcome
5 Agenda Introduce our hosts and sponsors Meeting logistics Introduce our panelists Questions from the attendees
6 www. continuitycompliance.org
8 The Assessment and Information Management Company
9 Panelists Bill Raisch – Director InterCep Mike Thomson – President/CEO ACP Don Byrne – Chair ACP Committee on PS- Prep
3 Follow-On Activities 10 1.All questions listed at 2.The slide deck and video recording of this session is available on -ACP Home Page -Continuity Compliance Home Page 3. A Linked-In group entitled “ACP Edu. Webinar Series Q and A Forum” has been set up. All questions will be posted on this forum for discussion.
The DHS Announcement: An Overview DHS has issued a Call for Comment (mechanism highlighted) All “properly formatted” comments will be posted for review Affirmed the need for a separate certification mechanism for small businesses (as defined by the SBA) Some adjustment to the SBA definition is under consideration This decision will impact ~7.6 million businesses DHS is proposing two certification options: 1 st and 3 rd Party DHS is open to other mechanisms that are as now undefined DHS is discussing ways of recognizing businesses that conform to one of the recommended options DHS is supporting the development by private sector organizations, including schools, of tools that might be useful to this process. ISO guidelines on certification will prevail For more information, consult:
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