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FULTON, NY, November 16, 2020 (PRNewswire) – The Business Network of Emergency Resources, Inc. (BNET), is happy to announce two new members to its Board of Directors. Both new members have extensive business careers and add valuable corporate security and public safety experience to the Board. “We are confident that our new members will bring…

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Business Network of Emergency Resources is pleased to announce an enhancement to its Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) that will allow program participants to self-print identification placards. The new CEAS placard document provides a just-in-time alternative to ordering, printing, and shipping physical access cards. Coordinators can easily select…

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December 13, 2019 at UCONN, IAEM-USA Region 1 ConferenceGeorge Renteria, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Emergency Services Section Chief was moderator for a panel discussion entitled, “Preparing for Access and Reentry After a Disaster” with panelists: Peter Picarillo – Executive Director, Business Network of Emergency Resources (BNET); Stuart Freiman – Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency,…

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Risk Assessment/Hazard Analysis

At the highest level of business continuity planning (BCP), a risk analysis evaluates internal and external hazards and quantifies the impact of those risks to critical business processes. Any incident that causes a threat to life or interrupts your business should be given the highest consideration. If a disruption occurs, does the potential exist for an area evacuation, access restrictions to your facility, or the imposition of a travel ban? If so, evaluating the economic injury potential should help determine if CEAS might be added to your BCP toolkit.

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Business Reentry Access for Emergency Management

FIRST OF ITS KIND CRISIS REENTRY PROGRAM FOR BUSINESS
Its breakthrough Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) is a first of its kind; a crisis reentry program that solves the access restrictions dilemma and helps businesses better prepare for unexpected events. The CEAS partnership brings essential employees and public safety together using a standard credential that preauthorizes your critical business employees for access to restricted areas following an event. Governments must adopt CEAS as their crisis reentry program before businesses can enroll in the program and receive credentials. Once immediate threats to life stabilize, local authorities can implement CEAS. The CEAS credential helps police officers determine who belongs in an area. This assists your critical employees get to your facility to begin the recovery process.

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Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency- June 13, 2017 – Rhode Island launches Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) Statewide. Launch Represents BNET’s 2nd Statewide CEAS Program and the First Inter-operable Crisis Event Recovery Access Program Between States NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2017 by Peter Picarillo  BNET Press Release 6-13-17 PDF article for download For additional…

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May 4, 2016 – For Immediate Release by Peter Picarillo Innovative Program Helps Communities Recover from Emergencies and Disasters. FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has partnered with the non-profit, Business Network of Emergency Resources (BNET) to implement the Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) in Massachusetts. While the CEAS program is active…

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Mayor De Blasio has activated the CEAS program at Level “A” in conjunction with the citywide travel ban beginning at 2:30 PM Today. Level “A” means ALL CEAS cardholders are exempt from the travel ban. Please be reminded that due to the extremely hazardous conditions, any travel should be for CRITICAL BUSINESS necessity only.

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