JARVISS, Powered by Everbridge, is Now the U.S. Army’s Enduring Enterprise System for Threat Visibility

Everbridge platform to support Department of Defense antiterrorism program to keep military personnel and facilities safe; U.S. Army is first to leverage JARVISS in branch-wide rollout   BURLINGTON, Mass. – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced… Continue reading JARVISS, Powered by Everbridge, is Now the U.S. Army’s Enduring Enterprise System for Threat Visibility

5 Tips on how to embed business continuity into your organization

Embedding business continuity into your organization is a fundamental step to integrate business continuity awareness and practice into business as usual activities and organizational culture. This stage of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) lifecycle is a critical one and also one of the most difficult – as changing the culture of an organization is not… Continue reading 5 Tips on how to embed business continuity into your organization

Reference framework for the Internet of Things

The number of connected devices worldwide is growing exponentially and this “Internet of Things” affects every area of our lives from electricity to agriculture. A recently published International Standard will help ensure these systems are seamless, safer and far more resilient. From autonomous vehicles to precision agriculture, smart manufacturing, e-health and smart cities, the Internet of… Continue reading Reference framework for the Internet of Things

Whitewash: When Clients Try to Get Their BCM Consultants to Conceal Their Problems

Organizations often pressure their business continuity consultants to report that their BC programs are better than they really are. This stinks for the consultant, and it’s not good for the company, either. Usually, in writing these blogs I try to share things I think might help the reader do better at BC. Today, I want… Continue reading Whitewash: When Clients Try to Get Their BCM Consultants to Conceal Their Problems

FRANKLIN MINT FCU IMPROVES RELIABILITY WITH ALERTMEDIA

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union has provided financial products and services to members in the greater Philadelphia region and beyond since 1970. FMFCU houses over $1 billion in assets. This make them the largest financial institution in Delaware County and the 10th largest in Pennsylvania. With 375 employees spread across 40 locations—many of them freestanding branch buildings—FMFCU… Continue reading FRANKLIN MINT FCU IMPROVES RELIABILITY WITH ALERTMEDIA

The Face in the Mirror: The Importance of Truly Knowing Your Own BC Program

Too many business continuity professionals lack a clear and deep understanding of their own business continuity management (BCM) programs. In today’s post, we’ll examine the benefits of accurate program self-knowledge and suggest ways that you can obtain such knowledge and benefit from it. WISE WORDS FROM THE PAST Many sages in the past recognized the… Continue reading The Face in the Mirror: The Importance of Truly Knowing Your Own BC Program

Cyber attacks: how to win the web application security war

Web applications are increasingly a gateway to successful cyber attacks. In this article Aatish Pattni looks at the threats posed to web application security – and how these can be successfully addressed. One increasingly targeted component of organizations’ IT estates is web applications. Recent victims of attacks targeting web applications have included British Airways, leading… Continue reading Cyber attacks: how to win the web application security war

AML Compliance Leaders Addressing New Requirements With Technology, Staff

Thomson Reuters and ACAMS report shows transformative changes in practices and processes from CDD Rule   MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn. – The commencement of anti-money laundering (AML) requirements for financial institutions issued in May 2018 has caused increasing numbers of firms to shift their hiring and focus of compliance staff toward more efficient customer due diligence… Continue reading AML Compliance Leaders Addressing New Requirements With Technology, Staff

Survey Finds That 84% of CISOs in North America Believe Cybersecurity Breaches are Inevitable

New Kaspersky Lab research analyzes the status quo and future developments of the CISO’s role in organizations across the globe   WOBURN, Mass. – New research from Kaspersky Lab has found that 84 percent of CISOs in North America now believe cybersecurity breaches are inevitable, with financially motivated groups being their primary concern. The findings also show a lack of… Continue reading Survey Finds That 84% of CISOs in North America Believe Cybersecurity Breaches are Inevitable

Young Professional Spotlight: Hila Haidari

Hila Haidari is a risk analyst for the FHLB Office of Finance. She has been working for her current employer for one year. She began her career in the compliance department and later transitioned to business continuity after her contract ended. Haidari hopes to continue her career in the field of BC/DR. “I hope to… Continue reading Young Professional Spotlight: Hila Haidari