CI New York Conference Wraps-up Inspirational Learning, Networking Experience

Strategies for the ultimate resilient organization, a top-flight keynote dealing with New York’s emergency preparedness, and engaging networking opportunities were all on display at the 2018 Continuity Insights New York Conference. Continuity Insights, in partnership with the Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE), concluded its 7th annual New York Conference at the Wyndham

The Value of Exercising, Training, and Awareness in Building Resilience

One of the main tasks of the business continuity professional is to make sure that staff are equipped to face a crisis. Activities such as training, raising awareness and exercising are essential to make sure the plan is carried out effectively in the case of a disruption. Training and awareness initiatives

Innovative Ways to Incorporate a Culture of Cybersecurity into Your Business

By Kim del Fierro: Cybersecurity is a prevalent issue that’s received increased attention in many companies lately. And no wonder, since it’s continuously been a hot topic brought to the spotlight by the significant data breaches of the past few years. The good news is that there are plenty of solutions that

In the Face of Cyber Attacks, Financial Institutions Can’t Ignore Risk Management/Business Continuity

By David Halford: A vital component of our nation’s critical infrastructure is the financial services sector, and risk management professionals in this industry understand the importance of protecting an organization against weather disasters and cyberattacks. In the case of cybersecurity, recent disasters like the Equifax data breach serve as a dour

Defining an Enterprise-Wide Recovery Sequence for Your Business

Aligning your business and technology recovery strategies can deliver a viable recovery sequence for your firm. Robert Fucito, the Head of Enterprise Business and Technology Resiliency at Fannie Mae, Washington, DC, will demonstrate how you can dissect your organization and construct a succinct recovery plan for your business and technology

New Webinar to Examine Real Time Situational Awareness

Being proactive can save lives, property, reputation, and disruption. Watch Your Front – Real Time Situational Awareness, a new webinar from Continuity Insights, will demonstrate how to track risks and threats 24/7, whether you have a dedicated command center or not. Integrating information from outside (government, news, social media, cameras, sensors)

Adapting to Change – CrossFit Athletes and Crisis Management

Much like an adaptable CrossFit athlete walking into an arena of unknown workouts, a crisis management plan must be adaptable and equipped to handle the unknown. The details of every crisis cannot be predicted, because no two events are alike. Organizations can, however, plan for what is known. For instance, plan

Live Events and Business Safety & Security

Corporate events are a key opportunity to network employees and build engagement, which ultimately lead to a boost to your profits. This is highlighted by Forbes, who found that employee engagement can boost profit by 22% in certain cases. Managing a live event is a continuity minefield, however. When bringing people together

GAO: Addressing Cybersecurity Challenges Requires Urgent Action

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified four major cybersecurity challenges and 10 critical actions that the federal government and other entities need to take to address them. The major challenges include: establishing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy and performing effective oversight; securing federal systems and information; protecting cyber critical