Gaining Traction for Your BCM Program – A Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Approach

Is it time to completely change your approach to the problems of “BCM buy-in?” Rachelle Loyear, MBCP, AFBCI, CISM, PMP, and author of The Manager’s Guide to Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Business Continuity, stands amongst those who think you should. Loyear, who is Director of Program Management, Integrated Security Solutions for G4S,

Data Security and Encryption in the Cloud

By Zeb Ahmed, CLOUD, XaaS & BCDR Leader - IBM: In Wikipedia’s words, Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it. On a daily basis, I meet customers from various verticals. Whether it is healthcare, financial, government, technology or any

Full Program and Faculty Announced for Philadelphia Workplace Violence Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program for the one-day educational event Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective taking place December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. This one-day workshop comprised of seven interactive sessions will feature some of the nation’s foremost authorities on this all-too-often occurring incident,

New White Paper Highlights the Fours Stages of Active Shooter Incident Recovery

Psychological, social and economic damage done by a shooting incident can continue to impact individuals, families, organizations and communities for decades after the incident. However, much less attention has been given to understanding and proactively planning to manage the post-incident consequences of an active shooter attack. In this white paper from

Lipscomb University Offers Professional Development Program Series

The Department of Communications and Journalism at Lipscomb University has partnered with the Forum for Crisis and Consequence Management to offer a number of professional development and continuing education programs for professionals to better handle challenges related to disaster, crisis, and emergencies by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to

FACULTY – Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Norbert “Bert” J. Alicea  Bert Alicea is a Licensed Psychologist with more than 27 years of experience in the EAP field. Bert specializes in assisting with difficult workplace situations and is a premier trainer in Employee Assistance. Bert specializes in conducting trainings locally and on a national level on topics including

Away With the BIA!

Dr. David Lindstedt

The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) has been a staple of business continuity (BC) for decades. In that time, the BIA has grown, expanded, and become rather nebulous in its scope, objectives, and value. By exploring both its initial purpose and current implementation, we can conclude that early benefits gained from

Here’s What I Mean By “Business Continuity” – 5 Steps to Success

By Bryan Weisbard, CPA, CFE: When family and friends ask me what I do for a living, I’m almost always greeted by the same blank, confused stare when I respond with “Business Continuity.” To me and others in our profession, the words seem to fit the job. However, even business-minded individuals

New Thinking, New Tips, New Advice

Vendor presentations offer plenty of opportunities for networking, learning about new trends and technologies, and being exposed to case studies that present new thinking, advice on how to tackle the latest challenges facing BC professionals, and tips you can apply when you get back to the office. The 2017 Continuity Insights