Roadmap to Resiliency

Your source for business continuity news and best practices.

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What BC Professionals Can Do to Help Guard Against Cyberattacks

Recent events in the news as well as trends in my own work have reminded me of how important it is for business continuity professionals to help protect their organizations against the impact of [...]

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Don’t Just Hope: Choosing Strategies to Mitigate Risk

Once you’ve identified the risks facing your organization, you need to consciously select a risk mitigation strategy for each one. In today’s post, we’ll explain the four possible strategies and [...]

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Your Very First Task: Scout the Business Continuity Territory

So you’ve just been put in charge of business continuity at your organization. What’s the first thing you should do? In today’s post, we’ll tell you—and also explain why it’s important and how to [...]

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Weighing the Danger: The Continuing Value of the Threat and Risk Assessment

The Threat and Risk Assessment (TRA) is one aspect of business continuity that has come under criticism recently. In our opinion, this tool remains highly valuable, provided it is used correctly. [...]

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Go Pro: Every BCM Practitioner Should Know About DRI’s “Professional Practices”

It’s easy to get lost in the weeds in talking about Business Continuity and IT/Disaster Recovery. For a bird’s-eye view of the field, you might find it helpful to check out Disaster Recovery [...]

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Hanging Tough: The Mental Game in Business Continuity

Just like athletes, business continuity practitioners need to be mentally tough in order to perform well in the face of the many stresses that go with their role. In today’s post, we’ll look at [...]

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Safety Zone: 13 Fire & Life Safety Tips for BCM Practitioners

Business continuity practitioners have plenty of reasons to be advocates for good fire and life safety practices at their organizations, even if that’s not one of their core responsibilities. In [...]

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Helping Hands in 2019: What BC Consultants Can Do For You

A new year means new challenges for your organization’s business continuity management (BCM) program, but you don’t have to face them alone. In today’s blog, we’ll sketch out some of the ways BC [...]

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Not If But When: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Global Pandemic?

Many experts believe that the chance of an influenza pandemic or similar outbreak sweeping across the globe is high and growing higher every year. In today’s post, we’ll set forth some of the [...]