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Rhinos and Risk Assessments: Adjusting risk Assessment Methodologies to Account for ‘Unforeseeable’ Events
By Dr. Jo Robertson
It is wrong to describe the COVID-19 pandemic as a "black swan" (i.e. a catastrophic event that no one saw coming). Far more apt would be to call it a ‘grey rhino’…
20th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference
Be sure to register for the 20th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 25-27, 2022, Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, KY for insight, inspiration, and actionable ideas presented by a faculty of leading business continuity experts and practitioners.
Never before has the need for critical information-sharing been greater. While the pandemic…
Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessments Need to Include Questions About Future Use
by Ernie Hayden MIPM CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
In the October 28, 2021, New York Times (paywall), the author, Ivan Penn, raised a major issue with the aging electric grid that struck me as a concern when doing critical infrastructure and key equipment (CIKR) risk…
Just as the world seems to be slowly recovering from the worst of COVID-19, business continuity and supply-chain are emerging as major crisis risks.
SIMEX exercises involve incident management teams responding to unfolding scenarios. This exercise is unique in simulating the real-life experience of a real incident.
Seaports – A Very Constricted Critical Infrastructure
by Ernie Hayden, MIPM CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
Seaports should not be ignored in your critical infrastructure risk assessment.
The news has been full of stories about the challenges at the world’s seaports. In particular, the Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the prominent position seaports and their associated logistical support networks play…
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Wicked Problems - What Do I Need To Know?
by Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, FEPS
Charlie Maclean-Bristol discusses the theory of wicked problems, what it means for business continuity professionals and how we are able to implement this idea into our plans.
This week I wanted to share with you all an academic theory around wicked…
Is Business Continuity One of the Victims of COVID-19?
by Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, FEPS. Charlie Maclean-Bristol shares his thoughts on the business continuity industry and how he believes COVID-19 has negatively impacted it.
Is Business Continuity (BC) one of the victims of COVID-19? Business continuity during COVID-19 lacked when it came to responding and adapting…
Can you apologise for what you said about a highly emotive controversy and still defend what caused the controversy in the first place?