As the East Coast braces for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, Continuity Insights is inviting its subscribers to view the status of this impending storm through the TX360 dashboard. This tool monitors threats in real time on a common operating picture dashboard to help determine the potential impact of such
By Bob Alsan: For over two decades, I have been on a crusade to educate companies on terminology differences among Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. Throughout my career, I have held roles in each area as Director of Business Continuity or Director of Disaster Recovery. Most companies don’t know the job
A communication plan is absolutely critical in a crisis environment. During a crisis or disaster, the decisions you make, the actions you take and the words you say will determine if the situation stabilizes or escalates. Leaders are under significant pressure and must make quick decisions and communicate to key
As Hurricane Florence poses imminent danger to our families, friends, and colleagues in the Carolinas and Virginia, we felt that it was in the best interests of everyone to postpone our webinar – So, You Have a Disaster… Now What? – originally scheduled for today, September 13, until next Wednesday,
The BCI has launched the fifth Emergency Communications Survey with the support of F24. The survey seeks to understand what the most common practices are in deploying an emergency communications plan and how to improve them, as well as what the impact of business continuity is when communicating in a
Sungard Availability Services has expanded its Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification across its modern, resilient cloud platforms, and now offers compliant production and disaster recovery services on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its managed private cloud. By achieving certification, Sungard AS now reduces the complexity and cost
By Daniel Graff-Radford: Businesses today, whether they are Fortune 100 companies with geographically dispersed workforces or small and midsize businesses whose workforces are always on the move, are challenged to communicate in real-time with employees and customers when emergencies and other events occur. This is becoming more challenging amidst an increasingly
Every year, millions of American workers report having been victims of workplace violence. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, homicides accounted for 10 percent of all fatal occupational injuries in the United States in 2016. There were 500 workplace homicides in 2016, an increase of 83 cases from 2015.