6 Non-Emergency Uses for Your Mass Notification System

By Jeremy L. Smith, Motorola Solutions – While one of the primary uses of a Mass Notification System (MNS) is for emergencies like evacuations, lockdowns, disaster response coordination, etc., we continue to be intrigued by the variety of different and creative ways users rely on their MNS for much more –

Top 10 Most Common Mistakes During a Crisis

What are the most common mistakes organizations make when confronted by a crisis? Decisions made, plans not followed, and panic-induced missteps easily headline that list. But there are other less obvious transgressions that need to be avoided when dealing with disaster events. Log on to Continuity Insights as we present “The

Winter Weather Preparation Kit

A new all-encompassing kit designed to prepare your organization to communicate with every channel and in every scenario through the duration of a winter storm is now available from AlertMedia. The Winter Weather Preparation Kit covers best practices multiple scenarios including Winter Storm Approaching, Business Hours, Outdoor Jobs, Proactive Support,

Business Continuity Trends and Challenges 2019

The Business Continuity Trends and Challenges survey polls BC professionals on their expectations for the year ahead. All business continuity practitioners are invited to participate in the 6th annual edition of the survey currently being conducted by Continuity Central. The survey results will analyze the biggest changes respondents expect to see

Author, Technologist, and Entrepreneur Pete O’Dell to Keynote CIMC 2019 New Orleans

Cloud Risk – Chance of Showers

Continuity Insights has announced that internationally known author, technologist, and entrepreneur Pete O’Dell, will be the opening keynote for the 2019 Continuity Insights Management Conference, scheduled for April 15-17, in New Orleans. The conference will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. O’Dell is the author of Cyber 24-7:

Intelligence Sourcing During a Crisis

Continuity Insights has announced a new addition to it webinar series. Intelligence Sourcing During a Crisis will be presented on Wednesday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m., and is open to all business continuity and disaster recovery professionals. Situational awareness is never more critical than during a crisis. As the risk level

First BCI Continuity and Resilience Report

Highlighting the role of business continuity and its relationship with other management functions within the organization, such as information security, risk management or physical security, the Business Continuity Institute has released the first Continuity & Resilience Report: Raising the Impact of Business Continuity. The research addresses a range of issues to

Can Ethical Hacking Improve IT Security?

First, a definition. What is ethical hacking? More commonly known as “penetration testing,” ethical hacking involves purposeful “hacking” into a computer network, the act of locating weaknesses and vulnerabilities of computer and information systems by duplicating the intent and actions of malicious hackers by a qualified person for purposes of