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Not if, But When: Best Practices for Creating a Cyber Security Plan

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Not if, But When: Best Practices for Creating a Cyber Security Plan

October 21, 2021 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

Whether you’re a Fortune 50 company or a small business, cyber criminals are attacking companies of all sizes and becoming more brazen and destructive as a result. The stats bare this out: Cybercrime is up 600% year-over-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic – even small businesses saw a 424% increase in cyberattacks last year The average cost of an attack …

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Emergency Alert App Shopping Checklist for Business Owners

October 19, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

Do you have an emergency alert app to protect your business and staff when a crisis event happens? If you’re currently in the market, you’ll need software that’s easy to use and offers solid customer service. Ultimately, you’ll need an emergency communication system that sends wireless emergency alerts to any sized group and offers all of the features that help …

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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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Does Your Emergency Exit Plan Make Sense?

October 13, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Does your emergency exit plan make sense even when it’s not only an idea on paper? When an emergency event confronts you and your employees, customers and staff, all kinds of things can go wrong if you are not properly prepared to deal with it. If chaos and panic ensue — if an evacuation route is not predetermined, for example …

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California AB 685: What It Means For You and For The Future of Emergency Communication

October 21, 2020 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Resident, Tenant & Vendor Communications

You probably knew it was coming. Now there is official law regarding how California employers must communicate with their employees when they or other colleagues and individuals become ill or have tested positive for COVID-19.

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How To Use Social Media During A Crisis

October 12, 2020 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Ten years ago, social media platforms had a very different role, but today social media is used by all demographics and by people of all ages. In 2017, studies showed that 81 percent of the population had at least one social networking profile and those numbers continue to grow. The Pew Research Center showed:

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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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5 Crisis Communication Tips Between Government Agencies

December 6, 2018 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Crisis communication is receiving more and more global attention from both the corporate environment and from public or governmental institutions. With the world being under the threat of crises of a diverse nature, the need for cooperating and finding an appropriate solution for crisis communication is all the more poignant in an era driven by new media and the impact …

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5 Tips for Effective Crisis Communication

December 5, 2018 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Although it has been around for many years, crisis communication is just now starting to see an increase in awareness towards the importance of the industry and the impact crisis communication has on the wellbeing of businesses and institutions from all over the world. In today’s technology-driven times, when information travels with the speed of light, the way a company …

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