What is Business Continuity?

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What is Business Continuity? The Fundamentals of BCP Before completely rewriting your Business Continuity Plan, it helps to understand the fundamentals of business continuity. I put together the following FAQ to give you a better understanding of the underlying information and provide a little more context, and hopefully answer some of your lingering questions. Free…

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Risk Takers #7 Jack Barsky – Former KGB Spy – Now Available

As part of our on going conversation around corporate espionage, we decided to sit down with a real KGB spy for some insider knowledge. In this week’s episode, Brent sits down with author and former KGB spy Jack Barsky to  discuss the growing threat of corporate espionage, how bad actors can access a company’s most…

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The Risk Takers Podcast Series Launches Today!

Chesley Brown Launches the Risk Takers Podcast Series Security Risk Management experts Chesley Brown Companies today announced the launch of “The Risk Takers Podcast Series” — a highly bingeable podcast hosted by veteran risk management professional, entrepreneur, and Chesley Brown Chairman, Brent Brown. The show, which is uploaded every Tuesday showcases stories from notable security…

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10 Steps for Building a Crisis Management Communication Strategy

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10 Steps for Building a Crisis Management Plan As a public health crisis of worldwide proportions comes into focus, it is imperative for individuals, organizations, and nations to develop effective resilience strategies, including communications and outreach as part of any comprehensive crisis management plan. Chesley Brown has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by making our…

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Budgeting for Risk: How Much Should I Spend on Security?

7 Tips the Pros Won’t Tell You About Budgeting For Risk How Much Should I Spend On Security? Every business must create its own process for identifying, testing, and budgeting for risk. We studied the data and talked to several industry-leading CSOs to find out how they do it. How much should your company spend…

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The Future of Work

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The Future of Work: Protecting Trade Secrets Written by: Dell Spry Many businesses, both large and small, are desperately seeking ways to keep their companies operational  with all of  the closures and uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 virus crashing in on them. Hopefully, most have an established continuity of business plan to guide them through…

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Risk Assessments for a Pandemic

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Risk Assessments for Coronavirus In earlier sections, we discussed the need for a risk-based approach and outlined 6 New Business Risks to consider when preparing your business for coronavirus. The Covid-19 pandemic and recession will affect every business, but to what extent will vary based on industry, geography, company size and a myriad of other…

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6 New Risks for Businesses post COVID-19

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Coronavirus: 6 New Business Risks Your risk management strategy can and should play an important role in managing your business’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. By implementing the right risk management strategies for coronavirus, your company can reduce your exposure to the risks presented by this and future crises. I want to discuss some of…

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5 Tips for Creating Better Crisis Management Plans

5 Tips for Managing a Crisis The Anatomy of a Crisis Like a lot of people, you may be wondering what comes next for your business or organization following the Coronavirus outbreak (or any other crisis for that matter). Well, you’ve come to the right place. The Coronavirus outbreak has created a renewed focus on…

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