Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Firestorm Webinar Series Recordings

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The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has partnered with industry expert Jim Satterfield, President and COO of Firestorm, to present webinars designed to help your business prepare if disaster strikes.

2016 Firestorm and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Webinar Sessions

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Crisis or Consequence Management – A Firestorm 2016 Forum 1st in Series

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In today’s instant media and digital landscape, how much time do you have to respond to a risk or threat? None. You must identify these threats before they become crises. Your company’s exposures are unique. Your intelligence network design must be customized to address your identified risk profile. Intelligence is not a just a Google search or a single piece of information. Waiting until it is too late is not an option. Your Leadership must know BEFORE NOW, not afterwards.

In this webinar, Firestorm President, COO and Co-Founder, Jim Satterfield, reviews crisis lessons learned in 2015 and the difference between crisis and consequence management.

 

2014 Firestorm and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Webinar Sessions

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Why Test Plans?

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In this webinar, learn the importance of:

  • Practicing emergency response to assure that the response proceeds predictably during a crisis or disaster;
  • Participation in exercises to familiarize everyone with vulnerabilities, impacts, plans, mitigation strategies, incident management and crisis communications;
  • Testing that allows problems or weaknesses to be identified
  • Gaps and experience gained during testing to provide valuable insights and lessons learned that can be factored into the planning/updating process.

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Communicable Illness

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If 45 percent of your employees couldn’t work tomorrow, what would you do?

Organizations must thoroughly examine their human resource management practices and policies, refining and/or implementing policies that address the long timeline of a pandemic event.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The impact of recovery lasting from 18 to 24 months
  • The Operational steps needed to prepare for this risk
  • Consideration of federal and state regulatory challenges that must be considered

 

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Workplace Violence

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Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers. It can occur at or outside the workplace and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide. However it manifests itself, workplace violence is a growing concern for employers and employees nationwide.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How to Assess Preparedness
  • Implementation of a Preparedness Program
  • Incorporating planning, training, and testing, along with the use of equipment, technology and most importantly, human resources into your program
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Social Media Risk

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As social media use has grown, we have seen regulators promulgate regulation to protect investors and business transactions, and guidance related to consumer protection and compliance laws, regulations, and policies. Also notable, is the ever increasing body of case law emanating from social media risk with significant consequences, including associated judgments, fines and penalties.

In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • The impact of Social Media Risk for organizations of all types
  • Discuss the evolution of regulatory agency guidance, rules and regulations with regard to social media use

 

Friday, May 9, 2014

Crisis Management and Communications

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A crisis is a critical event, which, if not handled in an appropriate manner, may dramatically impact a Company’s profitability, reputation or ability to operate.

A Crisis Management Plan (CMP) enables your Company to respond, communicate and manage crises in the most efficient and effective way possible regardless of circumstances.

In this webinar, participants will be introduced to:

  • Documenting a CMP model
  • Identification of Crisis Management Team(s)
  • Documentation of communication protocols among groups
  • Clarification of roles and responsibilities
  • Determination of appropriate decision making authority and responsibilities at the local and corporate levels

 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Active Shooter/Armed Intruder

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Recent events in our country have made the phrase “Active Shooter Training” more and more familiar.

Becoming more self-aware and recognizing red flag triggers are great forms of prevention. Firestorm President Jim Satterfield will explore not only this approach, but what can be done prior to an incident in terms of training, testing and preparedness for an active shooter event.

 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Why Assess?
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This webinar will introduce the attendee to the Firestorm Self-Assessment library.

The Firestorm Self-Assessment process and proprietary software utilizes a quick, cost-efficient approach that provides an in-depth evaluation of your organization’s readiness.

Firestorm’s Self-Assessment products have been used to:

  • Measure business continuity programs against best practices
  • Appraise business continuity programs against industry standards
  • Provide executives with a clear, concise picture of overall program performance
  • Determine preparedness for a communicable illness outbreak
  • Evaluate readiness to deal with a workplace violence incident
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Business Impact Analysis

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To ensure that your school’s continuity program addresses all key elements of continuity, it is vital to perform a complete analysis of the business, and impacts of any disruption to day-to-day school operations. This webinar addresses the Firestorm Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and is the foundation work upon which the entire continuity planning process is built.
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Behavioral Risk Threat Assessment

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Preventing workplace violence is a top priority for business and public safety officials. Efforts include creating more positive workplace environments, establishing crisis response teams, increasing security measures, and improving business/community collaboration.

An important additional approach is that of a Behavioral Risk Threat Assessment, which uses a set of strategies or pathways to determine the credibility and seriousness of a threat and the likelihood that it will be carried out. Effective threat assessment must be conducted by a team of trained professionals as part of a comprehensive business safety program.

 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Social Media Risk Analysis
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As social media use has grown, we have seen regulators promulgate regulation to protect investors and business transactions, and guidance related to consumer protection and compliance laws, regulations, and policies. Also notable, is the ever increasing body of case law emanating from social media risk with significant consequences, including associated judgments, fines and penalties.

In this webinar, we will discuss the Firestorm Social Media Risk Assessment. This assessment covers regulatory agency guidance, rules and regulations with regard to social media use including: Risk of Harm to Consumers (CFPB), Compliance & Legal Risk, Operating Risk, Account Takeover, Due Diligence, Oversight, Control, Reputation Risk, Fraud & Brand Identity, 3rd Party Contractor Risk, Consumer Complaints and Employee Use.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Why Assess? Workplace Violence

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Workplace violence can often be unforeseen, but it may often be the ultimate outcome of continued issues involving employees and/or management. There are steps to take to prevent workplace violence and to protect employees. Having a system to report workplace violence threats, or tell-tale signs of such is one way that organizations can intervene before a situation culminates into a full, violent incident.


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