How Will You Keep The Lights On (When Everyone Else’s Go Off)?

On July 13, 2019, a faulty cable at a Con Ed substation led to a blackout that plunged 72,000 customers in midtown Manhattan into darkness for nearly six hours. Nearly 16 years before, on August 14, 2003, three parallel, heavily loaded high-voltage electrical transmission lines in Ohio sagged and touched nearby overgrown tree limbs, causing [...]

By |2019-08-14T11:49:19-06:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Will You Keep The Lights On (When Everyone Else’s Go Off)?

[New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

In 2017, nearly half of the ransomware attacks targeted healthcare organizations. Last year, the biggest healthcare data breaches came as the result of weaponized ransomware, misconfigured cloud storage buckets and, most notably, phishing emails. What does this mean for your healthcare organization? You’ll need to examine your current IT strategy in order to incorporate a [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:56:39-06:00February 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on [New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

How to Protect Your Organization with Business Continuity Solutions

Is your organization prepared for a bad day? A catastrophic, business-interrupting event can impact customer confidence, lead to expensive litigation, and even result in business closure. Business continuity is about ensuring the resilience and protection of the entire organization. It keeps the business running so it can continue to provide services to vendors, suppliers, customers [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:14-06:00November 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Organization with Business Continuity Solutions

Free Report: 9 Steps to Continuity Success for Financial Services

Financial Services: 9 Steps to Continuity Success, a Channel Partners Toolbox report issued this month, provides insights on how financial services firms can ensure a successful business continuity strategy. Business continuity covers not just your systems, but also data, facilities, infrastructure, communications -- and most importantly, your people. A successful business continuity plan helps companies [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:43:42-06:00June 19th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Sirius Emergency Preparedness Workshop Shows You the Whole Business Continuity Picture

Business continuity programs need clear executive ownership, a defined scope, stated objectives, risk analysis, and business impact analysis to fully protect your business. The Sirius Emergency Preparedness Workshop is designed to provide business continuity program-development education to executives and project leaders who will be responsible for driving the organization’s business continuity and IT disaster recovery [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:43:42-06:00June 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Three-Legged Stool of Emergency Preparedness

Business continuity is not about creating a sense of insurance, but rather to mitigate the risk of catastrophic downtime that may result from any number of possible disaster incidents. As such, it is important to recognize that business continuity is one component of an organization’s overall risk management strategy for emergency/crisis preparedness. Emergency preparedness consists [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:44:51-06:00July 23rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments