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Help Improve Your Client’s Crisis Management Training

Posted by The Brain on Nov 24, 2020 6:15:34 PM

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Crisis management plans are great. But if we’ve learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that they aren’t enough to ensure that your clients are prepared for a protracted crisis.

After all, when a crisis breaks, it’s execution that matters. And seamless execution entails regular training in crisis-like conditions. How to help your clients create those conditions? 

 

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Topics: Partner Newsletter

With Cyber Attacks on the Rise, Don’t Neglect Incident Reporting Requirements

Posted by The Brain on Nov 24, 2020 5:55:05 PM

When many in-person industries shut down at the beginning of the pandemic, remote work took off. An unintended consequence of these rapidly assembled teleworking arrangements, though, was the steep rise in cyber attacks.

But attacks themselves aren’t the only incidents Security teams and their enterprises have to worry about. There’s also the reporting that comes after. 

 

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Topics: Security Newsletter

The Role of Capability Management in the Age of Disasters

Posted by The Brain on Nov 17, 2020 4:59:52 PM

Even in the age of COVID-19, getting resources to the right place at the right time is still only half the battle. Relief organisations and agencies still confront barriers, ensuring that those resources are productive once on site. What’s one of the most difficult, and how to overcome it? 

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Topics: Emergency Management Newsletter

All You Need to Know About Permit to Work

Posted by The Brain on Nov 10, 2020 3:22:23 PM

With broad swaths of the economy once again open, entities involved in hazardous operations and other forms of non-routine work will need to re-implement stringent, work risk controls.

By law, those controls should go above and beyond safe work protocols for routine jobs. So how do PCBUs go about taking formalised steps to mitigate the work health and safety risks associated with dangerous jobs?

 

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Newsletter

Updating Your Data Breach Response Plan to the Age of COVID

Posted by The Brain on Nov 3, 2020 5:05:08 PM

Remote work has taken off since the start of the pandemic, and so has the cyber threat. Already in March, online attacks had shot up six times their February levels. As we now know, that surge would only accelerate – to dire consequences for businesses already struggling to respond to COVID-19.

What can organisations do to respond to the crisis threat? These crisis planning practices will help. 

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Topics: Crisis Management, Crisis Planning

Introducing Crisis Management Standard BS 11200 to Your Clients

Posted by The Brain on Oct 27, 2020 2:46:29 PM

If you'd like to discuss your client portfolio, existing implementations, and/or how to take Noggin forward with your customers, please contact us at partners@noggin.io to schedule a meeting.

In the wake of COVID-19, your clients probably understand the importance of being prepared for what have now become near-inevitable crises. But have they taken the next step, developing a best-practice crisis management capability that hews closely to prescribed standards in the field?

Unlikely, when it comes to crisis management. But there’s something you can do about it.

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Topics: Partner Newsletter

What Should Security Teams Know About ISO 27001

Posted by The Brain on Oct 27, 2020 2:24:49 PM

What’s the value of international standards in the age of COVID-19? Well, in the case of information management system standard, ISO/IEC 27001, the standard prescribes baselines for securing information assets. If you haven’t noticed, those information assets are increasingly under threat with the sharp rise of cyber attacks.

So, what should Security teams know about the best-practice standard?

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Topics: Security Management, Security Newsletter

Why COVID-19 Makes Emergency Software Usability More Important Than Ever

Posted by The Brain on Oct 20, 2020 3:02:25 PM

The emergency threat has grown like never before. Natural disasters alone have increased ten-fold since the 1960s.

Add in an unprecedented pandemic, and these figures only up the ante on the need for not just any emergency management platform but the right emergency management platform. What capabilities matter in this age of disasters? 

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Topics: Emergency Management, Emergency Management Newsletter

How Pragmatic Business Continuity Technology Can Streamline the Business Impact Analysis

Posted by The Brain on Oct 16, 2020 4:27:19 PM

With a worsening risk climate in the age of COVID-19, how can businesses prepare for the unexpected? Well, at the core of business resilience and preparedness lies the business impact analysis (BIA). The BIA gives organisations an intimate understanding of how their prioritised business activities would be impacted by crises, disasters, or disruptions.

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What Healthcare Organisations Need to Know About Incident Command

Posted by The Brain on Oct 15, 2020 5:07:18 PM

In incident management (more broadly) and incident command (more specifically), major incidents are commonly defined as events that require an extraordinary allocation of resources, usually due to the location, severity, type, and/or number of victims. Incidents of this kind are varied in nature. But one constant is that their management usually involves responders coming together from different jurisdictions, geographies, and rescue services. Healthcare organisations quite obviously play a prominent role.

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