Podcast | Risk Takers Series #04 Brad Orsini – Community-based Security

Visiting our places of worship shouldn’t be dangerous. Unfortunately, faith-based organizations are facing the difficult challenge of how to protect their congregations from religion-motivated violence, and still maintain the welcoming, open environment community members expect. In this week’s episode Brent calls up Bradley Orsini, the Senior National Security Advisor of the Secure Community Network, the…

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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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Podcast | Risk Takers Series #1 The Aldrich Ames Espionage Case

Dell Spry, a former FBI investigator and counterespionage expert, sits down to discuss the biggest case of insider theft in U.S. History: The Aldrich Ames Case. Hear how he, along with the help of the CIA, and the fellow FBI agents used their cunning, hard work, and old fashioned investigative work to capture and convict…

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10 Steps for Building a Crisis Management Communication Strategy

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Small changes have a big impact. 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 Resource Center…

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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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Managing Risk During a Pandemic

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5 Tips for Conducting Better Risk Assessments for a Pandemic 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…

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