Crisis Management and Business Continuity – Firestorm
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Crisis Management – Measuring Readiness
Commentary by Security Management Expert Ed Levy, Firestorm Expert Council Member
Edward M. Levy is a senior security executive with nearly 30-years in the corporate and government sectors. Mr. Levy was the VP & Global Head of Security for Thomson Reuters. He served in other corporate security positions with Pfizer, CIT Group, and the Empire State Building. Mr. Levy is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the US Army and former Assistant Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
There has been much written on the importance of crisis management planning, and its significance for boards and the respective companies they govern.
Crisis management plans are exactly that - a plan.
A true measure of readiness to manage a crisis is to validate the plan and maintain a continuity of readiness. As Dwight D. Eisenhower stated...
Colorado Wildfires - Business Impact
Analysis by Firestorm Principal Guy Higgins Wildfires are frightening events. The wildfire outside of Colorado Springs is one of three wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range. Major fires are also burning outside Fort Collins and around Estes Park and a smaller, but uncontained, wildfire is burning just west of Boulder. On the Waldo Canyon Fire, Mayor Steve Bach released sobering news Thursday. "Hundreds of homes were destroyed," he said. A more precise number is expected later Wednesday. Bach said crews are meticulously going through addresses to make certain all information is accurate before releasing any further details. Information: Latest Updates on Evacuations The media focus for these wildfires is largely on the loss of homes and the impact on families. Then the media turns to immediate impact on b...
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NATO in Chicago - Ten Steps to Protect Your Business
By Sarah Jansen, Vice President, Business Continuity & Risk at Envestnet Asset Management, Guest Contributor Ms. Jansen and Firestorm will host a no-fee webinar as a companion to this article on April 26th, 2012 at 2-3 PM Eastern: MAJOR CITY EVENTS, Social Media and Business Continuity - Ten Steps to Preparation With G8 taking place outside Chicago and The 2012 NATO Summit scheduled for Sunday May 20th and Monday May 21st in Chicago there is a sense of relief in many businesses across the city; there will be fewer disturbances, fewer protesters, fewer road blocks and generally less people in the city. But does it? NATO includes most all G8 leaders and makes up a larger number of dignitaries. Protest groups such as the Occupy Movement have communicated their intention to conti...