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

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

Is Your Company Prepared for the Worst? Why Business Continuity Must Be Part of Your Strategy

By David Nolan: You may think your company is prepared for adversity – but if you believe these 7 common misconceptions, it’s not. Imagine a runner on a treadmill following a preset workout program. Even as the treadmill speeds up during the higher-intensity phases, as long as the runner is

Principles of Managing Through Extraordinary Change

We are all accustomed to operating in an environment of change; e.g. organizational, regulatory, changes in executive appetite, budgetary, and evolving standards. But, how would you cope with change that is coming so quickly from within your organization? There is no time to reset resiliency strategy or your program resources.

Tips for Evaluating a Business Continuity as a Service Provider

Business Continuity as a Service (BCaaS) continues to gain traction among organizations attempting to avoid the persistent issues associated with the adoption and operation of a business continuity management system. But as with any third-party service, there are a number of questions that need to be asked to ensure that

10 Critical Indicators of a Sound Business Continuity Program

Is your business continuity program in good health? Does it include what many experts consider the most critical element of any business continuity program? These 10 indicators will help you make sure that your program is on track regardless of your industry or company size. 1539

The Blind Spot in Workplace Violence Prevention Programs: Part Three

By Steve Crimando, Behavioral Science Applications Bringing It Home In this final installment in our three-part series addressing violence prevention for employees working from home, we will focus on strategies and techniques that employees can use to reduce the risk of violence and ensure a safe and healthy work environment. In Part

Business Resiliency Health Index Implementation

Jeremy Adkins Enterprise Business Continuity (BC) and IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Governance

Jeremy Adkins and Neeta Adkar, Lockheed Martin Evaluating business resiliency posture, highlighting areas of progress or regression, and objectively comparing results across business areas are some of the keys to identifying opportunities to improve preparedness. Lockheed Martin has developed and implemented a model that provides the ability for each of its

Innovations in Business Continuity Planning

Mark Armour, Brinks, Inc.

Mark Armour, Brinks, Inc. Business Continuity should be considered more than just a series of sequential steps. There are ways of better preparing organizations for disruption that don’t follow the traditional, linear path. From exercising first to building ground support, your colleagues are blazing trails you may not even be aware