A key feature of a business continuity plan is a risk assessment. This determines the external risks to your business and usually includes natural disasters, civil unrest, public health, and cyber threats. When assessing the risks facing a client, I start by Googling “natural threats to (insert city/state)” and perusing through various results until I find some legitimate sources with historical information on common weather events. After a couple of hours of research, combined with common knowledge (i.e. California gets earthquakes and Kansas gets tornados) I can develop a passable threat assessment. Now that FEMA has published the National Risk…
The Criticality of Fuel Continuity Planning
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Operational Resilience: At Its Core, It’s ‘Business Continuity Done Right’
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Identifying and Managing Risk
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All I Need is You
“Excuse me, ma’am, I think you dropped these.” You turn to see a polite, clean-cut guy walking up behind you...
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