Much is not known about the actual damage levels inflicted by an EMP attack. For this reason, some discount the need to prepare for one. It is difficult to apply common sense to threat analysis in this case because there are so many unknowns. Here are ...

 

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Common Sense About Preparing for an EMP Attack

Much is not known about the actual damage levels inflicted by an EMP attack. For this reason, some discount the need to prepare for one. It is difficult to apply common sense to threat analysis in this case because there are so many unknowns. Here are some issues helpful in framing this: There are two […]

      
 

Condition White: Unaware and Unprepared

A U.S. Marine named Jeff Cooper used a series of color coded conditions to describe mental states of awareness. He taught that the state of awareness, or “combat mindset” is the primary factor in determining survivability in crisis conditions and lethal confrontations. CONDITION WHITE – unaware and unprepared CONDITION YELLOW – relaxed with no specific […]

      
 

Generating Electricity

We depend greatly these days on our always available public utility electric power supply. In some areas, outages occur but they usually don’t last very long, in most cases power is restored within a few hours or a few days at most. When we do lose power, we worry about heating and cooling, and how […]

      
 

Electrolyte Alternatives

An electrolyte is a substance dissolved in water creating a solution that conducts electricity. Salts that contain sodium, chlorine, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium are examples. In the human body, electrolytes carry signals that activate neurons and muscles. Without the correct balance, the signals can be diminished and nerves and muscles may not work as […]

      
 

Risk Assessment: Threats and Opportunities

Risk Assessment is part of an overall Risk Management process that includes: Risk Assessment Risk Response Risk Monitoring The Risk Assessment piece is composed of listing threats that exist and analyzing how our “defenses” or “mitigations” will be able to handle those threats. The end product is a “risk status” that allows us to concentrate […]

      
 
 
   
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