Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, FEPS, discusses the devastating events unfolding in Afghanistan 2021 and what we need to learn from this as business continuity professionals
I have been watching the events unfold in Afghanistan over the last couple of weeks with the Taliban taking over the country, the air evacuation taking place and yesterday, the two…
ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today announced that Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment: The Definitive Threat Identification and Threat Reduction Handbook by Ernie Hayden, PSP (Rothstein Publishing) was selected as its 2021 ASIS Security Industry Book of the Year.
Hypercomplexity: Which Incidents Should We Be Preparing For?
Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, FEPS discusses the idea of a hypercomplex world and preparing for different scenarios in it.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a bulletin on scenario planning and how under the new requirement of Operational Resilience for FCA and PRA, regulated organisations now have a…
COVID-19 is Challenging How We Use Data to Explain Risk Issues
by Tony Jaques PhD, Director of Issue Outcomes Pty Ltd, for people who work in issue and crisis management, author of Crisis Counsel: Navigating Legal and Communication Conflict.
COVID-19 and the worrying occurrence of some vaccine side-effects is proving yet again how hard it…
How Can Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) Help Your Security Program?
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Explore how security has traditionally been viewed both inside and outside of the security profession.
Understand how Enterprise Security Risk Management can change the perception of security in your business organization to help…
In a world where science and expertise are under attack, communicators know how hard it is to fully convey the impact of events which rely on catastrophic statistics.
Risk Assessments Dig Deeper than the Obvious
By Ernie Hayden CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
In September 2020, my book, Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment, was published. In the book I discuss ways and means to analyze the threats and vulnerabilities posed on Critical Infrastructure. Last week, as I watched the events at the United States Capitol, I…
By accommodating unique requirements and conditions at different sites, security pros can dig deeper get a clearer sense of organizational risk.
The observation may be a simple set of notes or it can be a formalized report. In either case, the most effective aspect of an observation is that it results in improvement or added excellence to the performance of your company’s performance.
In this chapter you will discover:
• An overview of the concept of an “observation.”
• The primary elements included in the observation as well as its format.
• Fundamental considerations when performing and documenting the observation including the power of one’s influence on the actions being observed, the need for critical thinking, and considerations…