New Handbook Outlines the 6 Main Steps for Implementing Your Cybersecurity Program

With critical information assets at risk, how do you achieve the best possible state-of-the-art cybersecurity program for your company? Building Effective Cybersecurity Programs: A Security Manager’s Handbook, lays out the step-by-step roadmap to follow as you build or enhance your cybersecurity program. Tari Schreider, in Building Effective Cybersecurity Programs: A Security Manager’s Handbook,

FEMA Appoints New Region V Administrator

James K. Joseph has been appointed as regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), began his service on Monday, November 13.  As Region V’s administrator, Joseph will oversee a six-state region that includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. "I am honored to

BCI.org Updates Good Practice Guidelines for 2018

The Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) are the independent body of knowledge for good Business Continuity practice worldwide. They represent current global thinking in good Business Continuity (BC) practice and now include terminology from ISO 22301:2012, the International Standard for Business Continuity management systems. The BCM Lifecycle has

ICYMI: Legal Aspects of Corporate Crisis Management

Stephen Williger

Your company may have considered the operational aspects of a crisis. But, has it considered how to handle the legal consequences that could include waiver of the attorney-client privilege, government or regulatory oversight, sentencing of the company or other wrongdoers, the possible need for an internal investigation and significant litigation? Has

What Are the Effects of Reputational Damage?

Does your organization’s reputation have value within your industry? Of course it does, which means the circumstances that can impact this value present a risk, even when your company has done little wrong and isn’t at fault. But what are the “real” risks of reputational damage? Incidents happen that can damage

New Job? Your 1st 100 Days – New Webinar

Business Continuity Professionals shift jobs for a variety of reasons but usually because of a fantastic opportunity, significant challenge, or just to find a different company culture. It could be a promotion within your current organization, a restart after a reorganization, or changing organizations altogether. No matter how you got

ACP National Board of Directors Elects Four for 2018

The vote of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) national membership has filled the four open seats on the 2018 National Board of Directors. The four new board members are Scott Baldwin, CBCP, MBCI, Head of Global Business Continuity for eBay; Mary Herbst, CBCP, Director of Business Resilience for Best

Avalution Consulting Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland

International business continuity, IT disaster recovery, and information security consultancy and software provider Avalution Consulting has opened its European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland as it embarks on its European expansion with a team of over 30 consultants and Catalyst software team who service clients globally. Irish businesswoman Elaine Tomlin will be

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