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We say no because that’s what you ask us to say

by Jay Heiser  |  March 28, 2013

We’ve riffed for years on the distinction between “Dr. No” and “Mr/Ms Yes”, but many enterprises continue to back the security professional into the awkward far corner of the Business...

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Who Is Liable, and For How Much, When Your Third Party Isn’t Available?

by Business Continuity  |  February 4, 2013

Friday’s Bank of America outage reminded me of an increasingly frequent question we receive on third party liability due to an operating outage.  The use of cloud service providers is...

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Location Intelligence: Keeping Track of Covered Assets for Property Insurance Purposes #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 2, 2012

I was wondering how insurance companies keep track of all their covered assets and then assess the damage due to catastrophic events such as Superstorm Sandy. Clearly such storms generate...

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September is National Preparedness Month in the U.S.: Take Advantage of It

by Business Continuity  |  September 4, 2012

It’s September. Kids are back to school and we adults have an internal clock driving us to start something new. BCM professionals can take advantage of this quest by leveraging...

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Definition: Service Provider Security Evaluation

by Jay Heiser  |  August 10, 2012

The process in which the buyer asks a random list of questions that might have some minor relevance to some aspect of a provider’s security posture, and the potential provider...

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Tales from the Road: April/2012 Continuity Insights Conference

by Business Continuity  |  April 23, 2012

The April/2012 Continuity Insights Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona was a great mix of foundational and advanced topics in business continuity management (BCM). PS-Prep even had its own track! I couldn’t...

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Gartner's Emergency/Mass Notification Market Analysis Reports Are Published!

by Business Continuity  |  March 27, 2012

It took some time, but we published four new notes regarding the emergency/mass notification market. Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services Published: 8 March 2012 ID:G00217610   Analyst(s): Roberta J....

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Attend Your Local ACP Tabletop Exercise! You Will Learn A Lot (and in the safety of a non-workplace environment)

by Business Continuity  |  September 28, 2011

On Tuesday September 20, 2011, I attended my local CT ACP chapter’s annual tabletop exercise. Hosted at Northeast Utilities, the ACP management team in conjunction with NU’s BCM team, conducted...

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What's Changed in BCM Since 9/11: A Ten Year Review

by Business Continuity  |  September 13, 2011

Anniversaries of major events - personal and public - trigger much reflection on what has changed since the event, and 9/11 is no different. I went back to my experience...

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REPOST: U.S Again Under Threat: Published 9 September 2011 > Homeland Security Newswire

by Business Continuity  |  September 9, 2011

Nice explanations provided for "Specific" and "credible" in the body: U.S again under threat Published 9 September 2011 New York City and the District of Columbia respond to "specific,...

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