At its core, business continuity is really about resource continuity. To carry on the daily business of creating goods and services, all organizations rely on the daily execution of repeatable business processes. These processes rely on resources such as personnel, consumable supplies, equipment, facilities, utilities, communications and goods and services provided by other entities. This is true of every business from municipal fire departments to Starbucks to your favorite sports team. Resources are the fuel (pun totally intended!) that drives an organization’s daily business processes. Resources Require Resources (we need fuel for everything else) Everything in the supply chain requires…
Cybersecurity: What to Expect in 2021
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The Newest Tool in the Risk Assessment Toolbox: The National Risk Index
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Adopting a Culture of Hazard Mitigation
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