Actual Risks – Understanding the Real Risks to Your Organization

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – February 12, 2019 – MHA Consulting, Inc. (MHA), a leader in Business Continuity Planning, announced that its next webinar, Actual Risks – Understanding the Real Risks to Your Organization, scheduled for March 13, 2019, will feature industry expert Richard Long, Senior Advisory Consultant at MHA Consulting. Richard will be discussing how to look at risk objectively to understand the difference between perceived and actual risk as well as how to determine what the actual risks to your organization are. Join us for a stimulating discussion on this important topic.

“Any competent business continuity and resilience plan must start with a thorough understanding of the actual risks to your organization,” said Richard Long. “I am looking forward to this opportunity to share some advice on how a better understanding of the real risks to your organization can make a big difference to your ability to mitigate risk.”


Risk management and mitigation are an important part of continuity planning, but to be truly effective we must improve our understanding of actual risks, especially those that will have the largest impact and those with the highest probability of occurring. In this webinar we will discuss how to understand your actual risks by:

  • Performing a Risk Assessment that addresses
    • Nature
    • People
    • Technology
    • Locations
  • Taking a closer look at your
    • Staffing
    • Risk Profile
    • Organizational Profile
    • Physical Security
    • Insurance

Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – 2 pm Eastern/ 11 am Arizona / 11 am Pacific

About Our Presenter: Richard Long is one of MHA’s practice team leaders for Technology and Disaster Recovery related engagements. He has been responsible for the successful execution of MHA business continuity and disaster recovery engagements in industries such as Energy & Utilities, Government Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Risk Management, Travel & Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Education. Prior to joining MHA, Richard held Senior IT Director positions at PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) and has been a senior leader across all disciplines of IT. He has successfully led international and domestic disaster recovery, technology assessment, crisis management, and risk mitigation engagements.

About MHA: A privately held company located in Phoenix, Arizona, MHA is a proven leader in Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning, IT best practices, and data center moves. Since 1999, we have helped protect trillions of dollars in global-market assets across an expansive range of companies and industries in the United States and abroad. MHA provides Business Continuity Management services that offer solutions that assist organizations with the analysis, development, implementation, and ongoing performance of plans that ensure the availability of critical business processes and Information Technology systems. We assist our clients in maintaining continuous operation of their critical business processes and IT resources – as well as meeting compliance requirements, reducing risk, and instilling investor confidence – all through effective and efficient continuity planning and execution.

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