Novume Solutions to Acquire BC Management

BC Management, the executive staffing and research firm solely dedicated to the business continuity, disaster recovery, risk management, emergency management, crisis management and information security professions, has entered into a letter of intent to be acquired by Novume Solutions, Inc., a holding company of leading professional services firms. BC Management would

Program Announced for 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program, including speakers, sessions, plenaries, and panel discussions for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, taking place April 23-25, at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida. The preliminary schedule kicks off on Sunday, April 22 with a selection of pre-conference workshops and certification classes,

FEMA Releases Updated National Incident Management System

FEMA has released a refreshed National Incident Management System (NIMS) doctrine, providing a common, nationwide approach to enable the whole community to work together to manage all threats and hazards. Lessons learned from exercises and real-world incidents, best practices, and changes in national policy have been incorporated in updated version. According

Resilience Networks & Real Time Situational Awareness

New York University's International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (INTERCEP) is the first academic center dedicated to strategic risk management and organizational resilience and agility. The center maintains a global outreach with a special focus on multi-party collaboration, including business-to-business and public-private partnerships. Acknowledging that "risk and reward" are at the core of all undertakings

New Weather Data Technology Notifies Public Safety Officials Ahead of Extreme Events

By Glen Denny, Baron Services, Inc.:  Advance location alerting helps leaders know when to trigger emergency response plans. Lately, on an increasingly frequent basis, weather events seem to dominate much of our news, with rising numbers of severe occurrences presenting fresh challenges for public safety officials dedicated to protecting lives and

Second Edition Business Continuity/Resiliency Program Maturity Study Now Live

BC Management’s second annual Program Maturity Study will be used to assess how organizations are measuring the effectiveness of their Business Continuity/Resiliency program, what standards are programs being measured to, and how to best gain executive support in elevating the program's maturity level. This year’s study also includes a scoring matrix,

Gaining Traction for Your BCM Program – A Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Approach

Is it time to completely change your approach to the problems of “BCM buy-in?” Rachelle Loyear, MBCP, AFBCI, CISM, PMP, and author of The Manager’s Guide to Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Business Continuity, stands amongst those who think you should. Loyear, who is Director of Program Management, Integrated Security Solutions for G4S,

Data Security and Encryption in the Cloud

By Zeb Ahmed, CLOUD, XaaS & BCDR Leader - IBM: In Wikipedia’s words, Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it. On a daily basis, I meet customers from various verticals. Whether it is healthcare, financial, government, technology or any