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Business Owners: How Effective is Your Evacuation Drill?

October 15, 2021 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

One rule of thumb to ensure that your evacuation drill meets your criteria: practice makes perfect. Evacuation drills should be scheduled throughout the year in order to make sure your staff and other building occupants respond to the crisis in an effective (read: life-saving) manner. Emergencies happen without clear warning, and chaos and confusion can often occur as a result, …

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How To Get Ready To Manage A Cyber Attack

September 28, 2020 Posted by in Business Continuity

Cybercrime has quickly become today’s fastest-growing form of criminal activity. Accenture has forecast it will cost businesses $5.2 trillion worldwide within five years.

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Is Your Business Prepared: Getting A Plan Together in Case of A Fire

September 14, 2020 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

First know this: you can never be too prepared when it comes to emergencies like fires. Unpreparedness brings panic and chaos. Planning helps bring organization and solutions to a dangerous situation.

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Is Your Business Prepared? Getting a Plan Together in Case of An Earthquake

September 3, 2020 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

The COVID-19 crisis is showing us the importance of having an emergency plan in place. Natural disasters begs us to be prepared, but also that each situation is unique and sometimes unpredictable. Ultimately, though, your organization having an emergency plan can possibly save lives and keep those around you from giving in to panic.

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6 Tips for Business Continuity Planning for a Pandemic

March 26, 2020 Posted by in Business Continuity, Mass Notification

Pandemics have the power to disrupt life across the globe. The raging COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 15,000 lives in a span of a few months. It has also taken a toll on the global economy forcing many organizations to shut down temporarily. Several small businesses have had to lay off their employees and now face the threat of permanent …

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If Your Business is Hit by Ransomware, How can You Communicate?

January 17, 2020 Posted by in Business Continuity, Mass Notification

The advent of modern technology has made businesses increasingly dependent on computers and the internet. From storing confidential data to making sales pitches – your business requires computer systems for almost every task. Moreover, you likely use internet-based communication systems to communicate with your employees, clients, and other stakeholders. Unfortunately, the growing dependence on technology also puts you at the …

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5 Ways To Recover From An IT Outage

November 20, 2019 Posted by in Business Continuity, Mass Notification

Whether you’ve got your services hosted on a local or cloud server, IT outages can occur at anytime. While cloud servers are safer bets as they usually encounter little downtime incidents, they may falter still go down when you least expect it. For all you know, a massive DDoS attack can cripple multiple cloud servers at a time and lead …

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5 Types of Hospital Cyberattacks

October 25, 2019 Posted by in Business Continuity, Mass Notification

Nearly 55% of healthcare companies in the U.S. claimed that they faced cyberattacks. According to the 2018 Horizon Report, almost 100% of all web applications that are connected to critical health systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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Qualities of a Great Business Continuity Professional

October 15, 2018 Posted by in Business Continuity

Having a business continuity plan alongside plans for emergency response, crisis management, crisis communications, and disaster recovery is mandatory for all organizations, regardless of their profile, industry, structure, or size. Accounting for the day-to-day priorities of a business means having a plan in place in case of a downtime or disruption of activity. Therefore, all risk managements strategies should come …

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How to Maintain Business Continuity After A Disaster Strikes

June 12, 2018 Posted by in Business Continuity

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The secret to maintaining business continuity after a disaster strikes is in being fully prepared with a robust business continuity plan long before disruption occurs.

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