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ISO 22301 now included as a PS-Prep standard
FEMA has announced that the ISO 22301 business continuity standard has been accepted as a PS-Prep standard.
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•Date: 17th July 2014 • US •Type: Article • Topic: BC standards

DHS announces that AT&T is the first company to achieve PS-Prep certification
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that AT&T Inc. has become the first company to be certified to DHS-selected standards under the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) Program.
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•Date: 16th March 2012 • US •Type: Article • Topic: PS-Prep

PS-Prep ‘Request for Information’ published
Input requested into ‘private sector management of self declaration of conformity’.

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•Date: 29th April 2011 • Region: US •Type: Article • Topic: PS-Prep

Senate committee expresses disappointment over some aspects of PS-Prep
More thought needed on how to educate US small businesses about business continuity.

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•Date: 9th Dec 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

Buyer beware: PS-Prep auditor training and organization certification
Make sure any supplier can provide verification for the credentials that they are claiming, says John A. DiMaria.
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•Date: 2nd Nov 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

PS-Prep Certification Bodies announced
Five certification bodies have indicated their intent to become accredited by ANAB to offer certification for PS-Prep standards. These are:
* British Standards Institution
* Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.
* National Quality Assurance, USA
* Orion Registrar, Inc.
* SRI Quality System Registrar.

•Date: 15th Oct 2010 • Region: US •Type: Briefing

ANAB announces PS-Prep accreditation guidance
The US ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) has announced that it is inviting certification bodies to submit applications for accreditation for the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Certification (PS-Prep) program.
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•Date: 24th Sept 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

DHS adopts three business continuity standards
Adoption is a major milestone in PS-Prep program.

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•Date: 18th June 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

PS-PREP: expedite, do it right, and create awareness
Brian Zawada, MBCP, reacts to a recent letter about PS-Prep sent to the DHS Secretary by the chairmen of the Senate and House Homeland Security Committees.

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•Date: 9th June 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

Speed things up...
Chairmen of Senate and House Homeland Security committees urge the DHS to ‘step up its implementation’ of PS-Prep.

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•Date: 4th June 2010 • Region: US •Type: Article •Topic: BC general

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