Behavioral Sciences Expert Crimando to Keynote Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal of Behavioral Science Applications, will be the keynote speaker for the first Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective workshop scheduled for December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. Crimando, who has been awarded the Diplomate credential from the American Board for Certification

A Staple of BC! Is the BIA Here to Stay?

Business Continuity professionals continue to line up and take sides as they debate the future of the business impact analysis. What does it represent? What are the true benefits? Is a BIA truly necessary? Rico Andrew Patron, AMBCI, MBA, ACS, has entered the fray, weighing in on the conflicting positions

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

Full Program and Faculty Announced for Philadelphia Workplace Violence Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program for the one-day educational event Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective taking place December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. This one-day workshop comprised of seven interactive sessions will feature some of the nation’s foremost authorities on this all-too-often occurring incident,

New White Paper Highlights the Fours Stages of Active Shooter Incident Recovery

Psychological, social and economic damage done by a shooting incident can continue to impact individuals, families, organizations and communities for decades after the incident. However, much less attention has been given to understanding and proactively planning to manage the post-incident consequences of an active shooter attack. In this white paper from

Here’s What I Mean By “Business Continuity” – 5 Steps to Success

By Bryan Weisbard, CPA, CFE: When family and friends ask me what I do for a living, I’m almost always greeted by the same blank, confused stare when I respond with “Business Continuity.” To me and others in our profession, the words seem to fit the job. However, even business-minded individuals

How You Can Help Those in Puerto Rico

Nearly all of the U.S. territory’s 3.4 million residents need assistance recovering from the storm. Here’s how you can help. Cash. Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

The Importance of Staff Welfare During a Disaster

As business continuity professionals, we focus on the importance of a variety of factors and one of the keys to embedding business continuity in your organization is staff welfare. Staff welfare is ensuring that your staff not only feel supported during a disruption, but that they understand their roles and