New Webinar to Focus on BCP Metrics That Engage All Stakeholders

BC Program Metrics That Fuel Engagement Across Stakeholders will be the featured topic during the next installment of the Continuity Insights Webinar Series scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The discussion will be lead by 20-year business continuity industry professional Brian Zawada. Many practitioners only leverage activity-based metrics when communicating the

Opportunity to Join ACP’s Fastest Growing Chapter – Ohio

Are you looking for exciting opportunities to network and collaborate with fellow resiliency professionals in Ohio? The Association of Continuity Professionals has the place for you. Shortly after approval by ACP’s National Board of Directors, the ACP of Ohio chapter was launched in early 2019. The chapter is led by local

Practical SQL Server BC/DR Planning

In his recent article for Continuity Central.com, Dave Bermingham provides some practical guidance to help system and database administrators tasked with creating business continuity and disaster recovery plans, including a summary of seven steps that have proven to be useful when creating and enhancing business continuity plans. Bermingham continues his reporting

Video Interview: Emerging Trends in ERM

Bonnie Hancock, Executive Director of the ERM Initiative at NC State University, recently interviewed Steve Zawoyski, Partner and Head of the Enterprise Risk Management Capability Practice at PWC, about trends he is seeing with clients’ ERM practices. In his discussion, Zawoyski touches on a number of topics, including an increasing focus

BC Program Metrics That Fuel Engagement Across Stakeholders

Many practitioners only leverage activity-based metrics when communicating the performance of their business continuity program and preparedness in general. While activity-based metrics are important to measure program-level performance, they often don’t resonate with senior leadership, drive engagement throughout the organization, or enable decision-making that’s focused on improving preparedness for a

New Incidence Software Model Defines Optimal Readiness for Security Leaders in the Digital Age

​​​​​​Groupdolists, provider of incident response software for synchronizing and directing readiness and response, has announced a revolutionary new model for incident management: Incident Response 3.0, a Model for Optimal Incident Preparedness in the Digital Age. The design of the Incident Response 3.0 model was guided by Groupdolists' Security Advisory Council of

How Various Leadership Styles Apply to Corporate Crisis Management

By Devin Sirmenis, Witt O’Brien’s: While volumes of information exist on the impact stress has on leadership decision-making under emergency response, conflict, war and natural disasters, much less data is available from the minds of the executives that are protecting corporate brands, standing in the marketplace and ability to serve customers.

New Global Hub Facilitates Connections and Collaboration for Industry Professionals

The Disaster Resource Guide has launched the Risk and Resilience Hub, a digital platform leveraged to bring together the disciplines of business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, emergency management, governance, risk and compliance. Its goal is to help build resilient organizations and communities in the private and public sectors. The Risk