Developing a Comprehensive Risk Assessment for Universities: A Step-by-Step Guide

In an ever-evolving landscape of threats, universities must prioritize comprehensive risk assessments to safeguard their operations and ensure the safety of students, staff, and faculty. A thorough risk assessment identifies

Top Threats to University Security and How to Prepare

Universities are vibrant centers of learning, innovation, and community, but they also face a range of security threats that can disrupt operations and endanger students, staff, and faculty. From natural

The Importance of Business Continuity Planning in University Security

In today’s increasingly complex and unpredictable world, universities face a myriad of potential threats that can disrupt their operations, compromise safety, and impact their educational mission. From natural disasters to

Business Continuity and Risk Management

What is the relationship between Business Continuity and Risk Management? The relationship between Business Continuity and Risk Management depends on the organization. In most cases, Business Continuity is a sub-domain

The Blue Cell

The Blue Cell BCP Builder was recently featured on The Blue Cell – Michael Brown Show. During this podcast we discussed: My background in Business Continuity and focus on keeping


What does KFC running out of chicken have in common with how companies respond to a pandemic? Both rely on a business continuity plan to recover. Whether it’s a pandemic,

Emergency Communication

Business Continuity and the critical Role of Emergency Communication Why Business Continuity Fails Business Continuity often fails, and reasons are manifold. If no business continuity plan exists, there will be

Virtual Companies

How do virtual companies do business continuity planning and what should they be particularly concerned about? Virtual companies with people working from home in multiple locations have a natural resiliency.

Business Continuity and Crisis Management

When does the Crisis Management team let go and the Business Continuity team take over? I think these two teams need to work together from the outset, but there is

Cloud Server

Is a Cloud Server the best solution to decrease the time to recovery for small and medium businesses? How reliable a solution is the cloud? With so many people working

Business Impact Analysis Example

Business Impact Analysis Example – How do you prioritize different processes in a Business Impact Analysis? Some processes being unavailable will be of high impact during a certain period and

The New Normal

What will the new normal look like following the Coronavirus Pandemic? I have included two videos below: A webinar on how to return to business following this pandemic. In this

SMB Cyber Summit

SMB Cyber Summit I recently gave a presentation on Business Continuity for the SMB Cyber Summit. If you are interested in learning more about Cyber Security from a Small/ Medium

Plan Activation

Plan activation – during this coronavirus pandemic, the majority of companies will be referring to either their business continuity plan or pandemic plan. The question I am discussing today is,


COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. As of 12 March 2020, there are 125,865 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, with a death-rate of 3.5%.

The Cloud

With new technological changes, most IT departments are migrating their data and applications to a Cloud Server. What is the added value and role of Business Continuity in a Disaster