Registration Now Open for the Continuity Insights New York Conference

The Continuity Insights New York Conference has announced that registration is now open for this year’s event taking place October 22, 2018 at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in the heart of New York City. The full conference agenda, including speakers, sessions, plenaries, and panel discussions, is now available to

What The Office Taught us About Emergency Preparedness – Part 3

When faced with an emergency, people do not use the surge of fear and adrenaline to sharpen their decision-making skills. Instead, they fall to their level of training. And hysteria, confusion, panic, and fear are not words you want associated with your employees’ reactions to a crisis. How do you avoid

Updated Template for Comprehensive Business Continuity Management Available

The latest edition of The Template for Comprehensive Business Continuity Management to Enhance Your Organization’s Resilience is designed to assist with the development of comprehensive Business Continuity Management programs. The templates will enable you to collect information and evaluate the business environment, identify and reduce risks, analyze business operations, analyze

Raising Awareness and Bridging the Gap between Disaster Preparedness at Work and Home

By Kathy Lee Patterson and Hannah Zimmerman, Independence Blue Cross: Raising Business Continuity awareness within your organization is a crucial part of your program’s success. However, before you begin, you will want to be confident that certain initiatives are achieved before you go public with your work. The short list of necessary

Become a Weather Expert, Build Resilience to Weather Threats

It’s been months, but the 2017 hurricane season still looms over operational planning, as many areas impacted by major hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria are still suffering the consequences of those devastating storms. Become a Weather Expert for your Organization and Build Resilience to Weather Threats, the latest addition to the

16th Annual Business Continuity Compensation Report

A long list of certification acronyms after your last name does not directly translate into being a top talent. In addition to resume credentials, business continuity employers are scoping professionals who exemplify soft skills like determination, persistence, positive mental attitude, and visualization, among others. While top professionals possess many skills, they

Business Continuity Has a Defined Role With Cyber Resilience Strategies

As business continuity has become intertwined with cyber security for threats requiring coordinated responses across organizations’ departments, it has carved out a clearly defined role with cyber resilience strategies. This is one of the key findings of the Business Continuity Institute’s 2018 Cyber Resilience Report. Since the first publication of the

Full Program Announced for Continuity Insights’ 2018 New York Conference

Continuity Insights and the Contingency Planning Exchange have announced the full conference program, including keynotes, speakers, and sessions, for the 2018 Continuity Insights New York Conference, taking place October 22 at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in the heart of New York City. A wide spectrum of sessions dealing with the

ICYMI: Building a Crisis Communications Team

By Jennifer March, Vanguard – Warren Buffett once famously said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” A crisis communications team, as part of a robust business continuity program, is a company’s best tool to protect their reputation after a disaster strikes. While your operations