Bridging the Gap Between Malicious Threat Awareness and Business Continuity Response

By Brandon Tanner, Rentsys Recovery Services, and Rick Phillips, Stickley on Security: With malicious threats such as ransomware continually in the news, it’s hard to deny the reality that cybersecurity is one of the top issues facing businesses today. A cyber attack can happen anywhere and anytime. In fact, in a

Privacy Policy and Terms of Service – What is Going On?

The European Union is implementing its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25th, and companies all over the world are making the changes necessary to comply with GDPR, giving individuals significant rights of ownership of their personal information/data. For example, social media apps in the U.S. require a user to

New Webinar Series Announced

Continuity Insights has announced that it will host a new webinar series focusing on current topics of critical importance to BC/DR community. The first two events in the webinar lineup will focus on addressing key issues in the realm of crisis management leadership and emerging trends in mass violence. The webinars

The BCI Releases Its Manifesto for Organizational Resilience

Working together is the key to deliver organizational resilience. This is the core concept of the manifesto just released by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). The manifesto is a call to action for organizations to work with the BCI in a collaborative way to deliver resilience to organizations regardless of

Continuity Cares Gives Back to Miami-Dade County Public Schools

This year’s Continuity Insights’ Continuity Cares Volunteer effort benefited the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Project UP-START which seeks to ensure a successful educational experience for homeless children and youth in South Florida by collaborating with parents, schools, and community through opening the doors to academic opportunities, removing barriers, and promoting

New E-Book from OnPage Details Incident Notification Management in the Digital Age

In today’s digital age where instantaneous communication is vital to every business, it is that every organization has a robust communication plan. A robust crisis or continuity of operations plan begins with the creation of the plan well ahead of time and includes thorough testing/exercising of the plan before a

IT/ Resiliency Planning Assessment Study

Firestorm Program Analytics (formerly BC Management) is laying the groundwork for the third edition of its IT/ Resiliency Planning Assessment Study. The survey will be used to assess how organizations are approaching their IT/DR/ Resiliency program. What are the current trends in IT Resiliency Planning and how are the most mature

Contingency Planning Exchange and Continuity Insights Announce Fall 2018 Conference Partnership

The Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE), an organization for business continuity, disaster recovery, crisis, and emergency professionals, and Continuity Insights have announced that they will combine their respective Fall 2018 conferences to create a comprehensive, single-day educational event. All business continuity, disaster recovery, and other professionals in related industries and disciplines are

Understanding Pandemic Phases for Better Emergency Planning

Emergency preparedness managers must know the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic. In their simplest forms, an epidemic is an outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly within a given area or population. A pandemic has similar traits but goes global, and is often far more disastrous and