Emergency Return to Work During COVID

By Ashley Goosman, Disaster Empire: Returning employees to offices during COVID. Emergency return to work during COVID is a challenging proposition. Many of you shared having employees working in offices throughout the pandemic. For the most part, the employees and contractors accessing offices are considered essential employees that need to continue

The Importance of Incident Response Training for First Responders

By Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI FEPS: In this article, Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI FEPS, author of the new book, Business Continuity Exercises: Quick Exercises to Validate Your Plan, discusses why incident responders are important to have within your company and the benefits of training them to a high standard. This article was originally published

A Case for Business Continuity Managed Services

By Bob Farkas, Virtual Corporation: Fifty-one percent of organizations surveyed by Mercer Consulting were caught without business continuity plans when the current COVID pandemic erupted. Moreover, other surveys revealed the potentiality and impact of a pandemic were virtually ignored. Low priority and insufficient investment in business continuity continue to jeopardize the

Healthcare Workers Continue to Deal With Workplace Violence

By Oscar Villanueva, Managing Director of Security Services & Crisis Preparedness, R3 Continuum: Tips for Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare. Workplace violence in healthcare settings has been an issue for some time. Threats of violence against doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel can come from irate patients or family, from co-workers

10 BCP Mistakes You Really Want to Avoid: Part 1

By Tam Williams, KingsBridge BCP: Wondering if your business is going to get your through the next wave of Covid-19 or some other business interruption? Make sure your planning efforts aren’t going to waste by learning about these 10 BCP mistakes you’ll want to avoid in your business continuity plan or

Adaptive Tip: Enabling (not Delivering) Continuity

By Mark Armour, cABCF: A fundamental problem with our traditional approach to business continuity is that it is predicated on the belief that BC is something that can be delivered. This forms the foundation of our lifecycle and methodology-driven approach as it believed that, by properly executing a series of steps,

2020 Wildfire Season Outlook and How to Prepare Your Employees and Business

By Agility Recovery: Wildfire Season Risk, Outlook and Facts: A Wildfire season typically aligns with times when there’s an excess of dry fuels, winds and temperatures are above average, and humidity is low, which creates hot, dry conditions. Wildfire season also varies from one region to another. While there are wildfire hot zones, every