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What Achilles can Teach us About Threat Management

By Chesley Brown | January 12, 2021

By: Dell Spry There are numerous similar, seemingly inconsequential, soft targets scattered across our country unprotected by a single surveillance camera or even a strand of barbed wire. Is this issue getting the attention it deserves? Just whose responsibility is it to make that determination? Have you included threat planning in your risk management strategy?…

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The SolarWinds Supply Chain Attack: What Businesses Need to Know

By Chesley Brown | January 5, 2021

What is the SolarWinds Supply Chain Attack? SolarWinds, the Austin-based cybersecurity firm, found itself in the middle of a catastrophe due to internal security lapses. The firm recently earned headlines for making it to the list of unsuspecting service providers targeted for its elite supply chain. A week ago, the popular Cybersecurity firm confirmed falling…

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Lessons Businesses Must Learn from the Nashville Bombing

By Chesley Brown | December 30, 2020

The sound of gunfire punctuated the peaceful hush of Christmas morning. According to one witness, “It sounded like an automatic weapon.” About 10 minutes later she heard a second round of gunfire, then a third. When police arrived at the scene a little after 5:30am they found an RV parked in front of a nondescript…

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3 Simple Practices to Optimize School Safety During Covid-19

By Justin Hayes | December 17, 2020

Maximizing safety for students and employees If you’re anything like me, keeping your family safe is your number one priority. During the Covid-19 pandemic, this means minimizing social contact to reduce the chances of infection.  If you are a school administrator, your family extends beyond the bounds of your home. It includes the students, teachers,…

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4 Crucial Things To Know About Business Impact Analysis

By Justin Hayes | December 9, 2020

Risk is not optional. If you own a business, chances are, you will confront risks at some point. What’s more, as your business grows, potential business disruptions will increase in both frequency and harm potential. It’s not possible to foresee every risk. Nonetheless, a business impact analysis can help you plan for and mitigate the…

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sign cautioning people to remain six feet apart at a shopping mall or retail space for COVID-19 precautions

2 Painless Ways to Transition Your Retail Business to Touchless Technology

By Justin Hayes | December 3, 2020

Why your business should be transitioning to touchless tech right now As a business owner in the retail industry, adjusting to the Covid-19 pandemic is a huge challenge. Nevertheless, you’ve crossed your t’s and dotted your i’s. You’ve worked hard so that customers feel as safe as possible while in your store: You require masks…

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Family and friends enjoying a carefree holiday meal because they know to destress during the holidays

3 Overlooked Tips to Destress During the Holidays

By Justin Hayes | November 19, 2020

Bring home holiday gifts without the baggage It’s that time of the year. Some would say the most wonderful time. But for others, the lights and tinsel of the holidays evoke strong memories of the ghosts of holidays past.  The holidays offer a chance to reconnect with family and friends, take that much needed R&R,…

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Top 5 Problems Facing the Retail Industry

By Justin Hayes | November 11, 2020

And the best ways to solve them We’ve all heard the Black Friday stories of fist fights breaking out in aisles of the local big-box retailer. To the average person, such stories are humorous. But to retail business owners, they are a cause for concern. Yet, such glaring examples hardly scratch the surface of the…

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Holiday Safety Tips

By Justin Hayes | November 5, 2020

3 practical ways to stay safe in 2020 We’ve all heard humorous holiday tales. They make for great entertainment around the table during a turkey dinner. You know the stories–e.g., the time Uncle Frank fell off of the roof into a snowbank while putting up holiday lights. Unfortunately, these hijinks are not always so innocent.…

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police prepare for election day civil unrest as a political protest moves through a downtown area during a moment of civil unres

Election Day: Planning for Civil Unrest

By Justin Hayes | October 28, 2020

Protecting your business in the event of election day civil unrest requires planning. Here we discuss four proven strategies for Civil Unrest

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