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10 Things All Emergency Evacuation Plans Should Do

The initial moments surrounding an emergency event are crucial. After all, if your facility is deemed unsafe, would you rather spend your limited time trying to figure out how to...

The Top 6 Communication Challenges of the Healthcare Industry and How to Overcome Them

A crisis communication plan ensures employees and other key stakeholders receive timely information for their safety. Mass notification technology has improved communication with patients, employees, media, and other stakeholders which...

Communication Central: In a Crisis, Every Task Matters

It’s go time. A crisis has emerged, and you’ve got to communicate with countless individuals, assign responsibilities, and follow-up on tasks to ensure the situation is handled rapidly. Failure to...

Best Practices for Managing Response to an Outbreak

When your employees work together in close quarters every day, anyone who gets sick is likely to pass that illness on to at least a few others in the office...

What is your Emergency Management Strategy?

The increasing frequency in devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes Michael, Maria, and Harvey; coupled with emerging threats such as cyber warfare hitting all levels of companies and government, the...

How to Conduct an Emergency Tabletop Exercise

When a crisis can happen at any moment, being confident your company has the correct emergency management protocol in place is essential. Conducting regular full-scale exercises could give you and...

What is a Risk Mitigation Plan?

Your company faces serious risks every day that can damage its reputation, incur financial loss, and threaten its very existence. Instead of trying to accomplish the impossible and eliminate potential...

Business Continuity & IT Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Solutions

Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) are both integral parts of a company’s recovery strategies to maintain or resume operations at the earliest opportunity after an unexpected interruption or...

What is a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)?

Inadvertent human error. Hardware failure. Loss of power. Cyber attacks and malware. Businesses experience data loss for a variety of reasons, many of them unexpected. Whether it's something as simple...

What is an IT Disaster Recovery, RPO and RTO?

Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) are essential to the success of any business continuity program. With a wide range of potential business interruptions, RTO and RPO...