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

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

Next-Gen Crisis Management and Business Continuity: How Gen X and Millennials Will Change the Landscape

As the power base within companies is changing include more to Gen X and Millennials, crisis management and business continuity programs will need to adapt. Our industry must find ways to communicate and implement our programs in better ways. Grace Burley, Managing Partner with Strategic Crisis Advisors, and a faculty member

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

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

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,