Fundamental Components of a Business Continuity Plan

By Agility Recovery: Having the right plans and procedures in place for dealing with crises is only half the battle. The fundamental components of a business continuity plan must include workspace recovery, cyber resilience, change management, and several other elements. Additionally, sharing a business continuity plan with the essential personnel and educating them

No Holiday for COVID-19 Themed Scams

There are no signs of “sheltering in place” by cyber criminals masquerading behind COVID-19 schemes. Email fraud is still moving full steam ahead according to the latest report by Agari which reported an increase of “3,000% in phishing attacks using COVID-19 as a theme between March and June.” The H2 2020

Back-to-Basics: Understanding the Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

By Veronica Baxter: Today, businesses both large and small face unprecedented challenges. Natural disasters such as hurricanes and fires, widespread power outages, political unrest, and the pandemic have affected the operations of thousands if not millions of businesses in recent months. If you own a business and are thinking about creating a

Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist

Agility Recovery has created a new Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist available to help companies properly prepare their organization before, during, and after a winter storm in order to remain resilient in the wake of severe weather. The checklist will help organizations avoid risks if severe winter weather targets your area. Rather

Woman-owned Business Celebrates 35th Anniversary as Pioneer in Resilience Industry

The journey began in December 1985. As a resident of Southern California, Kathy Rainey had firsthand experience with earthquakes, but the Mexico City quake of 1985 was stunning in its devastation. The extended shaking destroyed thousands of buildings, leaving 250,000 people homeless. Forty percent had no electricity, 70 percent lacked

Free Chapter: Why Should I Apologize? Lawyers vs. Communicators

Rothstein Publishing is offering Business Continuity professionals a free chapter from the new book Crisis Counsel: Navigating Legal and Communication Conflict, by Tony Jaques, Ph.D. It probably won’t surprise you that one of the most common areas of disagreement between lawyers and communicators is about when and how to apologize. The truth

Recovering from the Global Pandemic

"When will this be over?" Organizations most often plan for recovering from a natural disaster or a fire, or other more "normal" crises. But how do we recover from a global pandemic? How do we overcome pandemic fatigue? How do we reenergize an exhausted organization? Join ICOR on Wednesday, January 20,