A quick History of COG, Civil Defense and Business Continuity

In the 1940s, air raid warnings and plane spotting activities were part of the duties of the Office of Civil Defense. In the 1950s, with the threat of Soviet nuclear bombs, the Civil Defense created the Duck and Cover films and encouraged backyard shelters. But did you know that the government had a secret COG plan? The interesting history of Continuity of Government and the lessons we use in Business Continuity.