A People-Powered Early Warning System: Developing Your Organization’s Situation Spotters

By Polly Ligon Sullivan and Dr. Rebecca Domzalski (DSL): The threats working against today’s organizations are continually evolving, and it is nearly impossible to predict what the next threats will look like or where they will strike. Organizations must be creative in building continuity plans that keep unpredictability in mind. Flexible

Case Studies Track to Present Proven Ideas, Challenges, Lessons Learned

A total of 16 sessions and workshops have been scheduled for the featured Case Studies track at the 2019 Continuity Insights Management Conference. The exchange of practical ideas that can help solve critical problems or improve the efficiency or effectiveness of an overall BCM program will be on full display

Expert Panels, Essential Tools, Leading-Edge Solutions Detailed

The 2019 Continuity Insights Management Conference is headed to the Big Easy, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 15-17. And while there are countless reasons why business continuity practitioners should attend this annual educational experience, conference organizers have outlined five convincing arguments that stand out. 1. Learn from the experts The 2019 Continuity Insights

Taking a Look Into Business Continuity’s Crystal Ball for 2019

Global volatility, the threat of cyber breaches, climate change, ISO22301, and post-Brexit scenarios headline those areas that will have an impact on business continuity during 2019. Charlie Maclean Bristol, Director of Training at PlanB Consulting, offers five predictions focusing on these areas that will play a role in the uncertainty of

DHS White Paper: Countering False Information on Social Media in Disasters and Emergencies

Rumors, misinformation and false information on social media proliferate before, during and after disasters and emergencies. While this information cannot be completely eliminated, first responder agencies can use various tactics and strategies to offset bad information. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security’s Social Media Working Group for Emergency Services

Corporate Risk Management Firm Lootok Acquired by BDO

BDO USA, a leading accounting and advisory firm, has announced the asset acquisition of New York-based crisis management and business continuity consulting and technology firm Lootok. The acquisition expands BDO’s proactive risk management capabilities, offering clients an end-to-end suite of services across the risk continuum. Founded in 2006, Lootok integrates military

“Identity Thief” Jim Stickley to Keynote Day 2 of 2019 Continuity Insights Management Conference

Jim Stickley has stolen credit cards, hacked Social Security numbers, robbed banks, and created fake ATMs. He has broken into armed government facilities and has stolen from teenagers. He is an identity thief, but he is no criminal. Fortunately for all victims involved, as CEO of Stickley on Security, Stickley is

The Invisible Threat – Planning for Infectious Disease Outbreaks & Epidemics

Recently, Ebola has made a resurgence in West Africa, with a total of over 600 cases now reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As a direct result, an American healthcare worker is currently being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to the virus while treating patients in Congo. As

Assurance Software, ClearView Unite to Become Largest Global Provider of BC Solutions

Assurance Software, Inc. has announced a merger with ClearView Continuity in a transaction that expands the company’s Business Continuity Management (BCM) market position and global reach to over 800 customers, with consulting and support services provided on six continents and primary development, sales, and support centers in the US and