A Case for Business Continuity Managed Services

By Bob Farkas, Virtual Corporation: Fifty-one percent of organizations surveyed by Mercer Consulting were caught without business continuity plans when the current COVID pandemic erupted. Moreover, other surveys revealed the potentiality and impact of a pandemic were virtually ignored. Low priority and insufficient investment in business continuity continue to jeopardize the

Healthcare Workers Continue to Deal With Workplace Violence

By Oscar Villanueva, Managing Director of Security Services & Crisis Preparedness, R3 Continuum: Tips for Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare. Workplace violence in healthcare settings has been an issue for some time. Threats of violence against doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel can come from irate patients or family, from co-workers

10 BCP Mistakes You Really Want to Avoid: Part 1

By Tam Williams, KingsBridge BCP: Wondering if your business is going to get your through the next wave of Covid-19 or some other business interruption? Make sure your planning efforts aren’t going to waste by learning about these 10 BCP mistakes you’ll want to avoid in your business continuity plan or

Adaptive Tip: Enabling (not Delivering) Continuity

By Mark Armour, cABCF: A fundamental problem with our traditional approach to business continuity is that it is predicated on the belief that BC is something that can be delivered. This forms the foundation of our lifecycle and methodology-driven approach as it believed that, by properly executing a series of steps,

2020 Wildfire Season Outlook and How to Prepare Your Employees and Business

By Agility Recovery: Wildfire Season Risk, Outlook and Facts: A Wildfire season typically aligns with times when there’s an excess of dry fuels, winds and temperatures are above average, and humidity is low, which creates hot, dry conditions. Wildfire season also varies from one region to another. While there are wildfire hot zones, every

Recently Acknowledged Authorities Join Recognized Subject Matter Experts at 2019 Conference

“Our goal in procuring high-profile presenters is to strike a balance between lining up recognized subject matter experts, while continuing to tap new resources and recently acknowledged authorities,” said Bob Nakao, Conference Chair of the 2019 Continuity Insights Management Conference. “This year’s respected faculty is eager to share their experience

Tying it Together: Why Organizations Should Take an Operational Approach to Risk Management

By Robert Sibik: Combining business continuity and risk management into a single operational process is the most effective way to prepare for the worst. Combining two seemingly unrelated entities to make a better, more useful creation is a keystone of innovation. Think of products like the clock radio and the wheeled

Are You Ready, Getting Ready, or Getting Ready to Get Ready?

By Gerard Braud, CSP, Fellow IEC: How ready are you to communicate quickly, like an expert, in a crisis? Adjacent to your Business Continuity Plan should be your Crisis Communications Plan. Your crisis readiness should position your organization to communicate quickly with your employees, the media, your customers, your community, and other