Crisis Stress: Part 4 – Concentration, Memory, and Focus

By Dr. Robert Chandler: In the first three parts of this short four-part essay series, I briefly summarized some of the ways in which a crisis affects people in terms of physiological reactions including the Acute Stress Response (ASR) and some (but not all) of the various psychological and cognitive effects

BCP Software or BCP Consultants? The eternal question answered!

Which is the better option – BCP Software or BCP Consultants? Which avenue is best for your business model? What should drive your decision when it comes to navigating this eternal business continuity question? Join Continuity Insights for BCP Software or BCP Consultants? The eternal question answered!, a complementary webinar to

The Effective and Efficient “Non-Standard BIA”

While there is a lot of talk about BIAs and BIA methodologies these days, can a combined BIA/Risk Assessment make it easier and faster to collect necessary information, make decisions, and develop both business unit and technology recovery plans? Join Kathleen Lucey, President of Montague Risk Management and Program Director for

Free Chapter on “Business Continuity Project Startup and Management” Available

How do you start up and manage your business continuity project? “Business Continuity Project Startup and Management,” a free chapter from Business Continuity Management: Global Best Practices shows how to prepare and manage your business continuity project. You will learn all of the steps necessary in launching the project, as

Web Forum: Fine-Tuning Situational Awareness to Your Organization

The Global Resilience Network and the Metropolitan Resilience Network, hosted by the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (INTERCEP) at New York University, are presenting a Live Web Forum on “Fine-Tuning Situational Awareness to Your Organization.” The forum is scheduled for Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. This session will

Understanding Differences Between Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)

By Bob Alsan: For over two decades, I have been on a crusade to educate companies on terminology differences among Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. Throughout my career, I have held roles in each area as Director of Business Continuity or Director of Disaster Recovery.  Most companies don’t know the job

Leveraging Your BCM Program in Cyber Security Incident Response

The immediate reaction to a cyber-security incident is the FUD factor (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt); more like ‘chickens running around with their head cut off’. In the event of a data breach the RTO goes ‘out of the window’ and response is based on RTO=0. An agile response requires tested