Cyber Breaches and Business Resilience . . . Industry Observations

One of the top concerns for every company is cyber security. In order to effectively address the issues, organizations must have the right plans, processes, and security policies in place to avoid business disruptions. Robbie Atabaigi, Lead Specialist with KPMG LLP’s Southeast Cyber Practice, and Jodie Wright, Manager with KPMG LLP’s

BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course to Be Offered

The BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course (CBCI) offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by business continuity (BC) professionals worldwide to develop, implement, and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) program. The three-day-plus course will be offered immediately following the Continuity Insights 2017 New York

Get Serious: How to Drive Cultural Buy-In for BCM

How strong is your organization’s BCM culture? Do you struggle with buy-in for your program? Many organizations face this challenge and are looking for strategies that both ensure a commitment to continued process improvement and acknowledge the reality of continuity risk. Join Tracey Forbes Rice, Vice President of Customer Engagement for

New Name for CPO; Fall Summit Dates Announced

As it strengthens its relevancy in today’s business climate and to reflect the changing nature of the business continuity profession, the Contingency Planners of Ohio has announced its name change to Continuity Professionals of Ohio (CPO). The non-profit professional association focuses on continuity of operations, disaster recovery, information security, and

Principles of Managing Through Extraordinary Change

We are all accustomed to operating in an environment of change; e.g. organizational, regulatory, changes in executive appetite, budgetary, and evolving standards. But, how would you cope with change that is coming so quickly from within your organization? There is no time to reset resiliency strategy or your program resources.

CI New York Conference “Millennial Spotlight” Session – Leveraging the Me Culture to Your Advantage

Let’s shed some light on the Millennial stereotype. This highly educated and technically competent generation is our future and should be capitalized upon. In this 2017 Continuity Insights New York Conference session, Victoria Healy, a Marketing Business Analyst with BC in the Cloud, will discuss how to motivate and integrate

What Will Your New BC Program Look Like One Year Later?

How much can you expect to create, develop, and mature in your first year managing a new business continuity program? Sometimes the questions are more important than the answers. What is reasonable to promise? What do you prioritize? And how do you gain support? Follow one BC professional’s journey of

Creating an Effective Resiliency Program

Where does crisis management end and business continuity begin? Where does BCP report? What are the critical components of an effective resiliency program? Join David Strumpf, Senior Principal of the Promontory Financial Group, as he presents “How to Create an Effective Resiliency Program” at the Continuity Insights 2017 New York Conference

FEMA Region II Shelter-in-Place Workshop Scheduled for CI New York Conference

FEMA Shelter in Place

Shelter-in-place workshops are intended to provide participants with the ability to exchange best practices and evaluate potential solutions to challenges associated with major disasters requiring shelter-in-place. The FEMA Region II Shelter-in-Place Workshop is a facilitated discussion that focuses on identifying challenges you may encounter with sheltering people in place for an