A Straightforward Supply Chain Wishlist

A Straightforward Supply Chain Wishlist

by Eric Krell | December 20, 2021 | Supply Chain

As linguists and lexicographers ponder “Word of the Year” candidates, it’s a safe bet that “complexity” is in the running. Risk managers and supply chain leaders would no doubt argue the term’s merits over “vaccine,” “variant,” “ransomware” and other words competing for the h ....

Nordic Choice Hotels Hack

Nordic Choice Hotels Ransomware: Keep Calm…We’re Running As Fast As We Can

by Ron Bradley | December 8, 2021 | Business Continuity

“We’ve got a problem. Keep calm. We’re running as fast as we can…”  Nordic Choice Hotels Group sent this message in an email to program members after its IT systems were hit by the Conti ransomware group on the evening of December 2.  Nordic Choice Hotels is one of the biggest hosp ....

resiliency

The Ghosts Of Pandemic Past: Resiliency

by Tom Garrubba | December 6, 2021 | Business Resiliency

The holiday season is upon us, and you’d love to only be thinking about cookies, presents, and family. But present circumstances force us to play Scrooge and throw a “Bah! Humbug!” into the mix. For businesses and organizations this year (and their customers as well), all holiday celebrations ....

Supply Chain

TPRM and the Delicate Balance of the Supply Chain

by Kristen Hicks | November 9, 2021 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain

Everywhere you look, people seem to be talking about it. No, we don’t mean Squid Game, we mean the supply chain. In the U.S. consumers (and many businesses) were long accustomed to taking the supply chain for granted. It seemed to work flawlessly in the background, ensuring items we want and need ....

Cyber Incident Reporting Act

Cyber Incident Reporting Act: Clock Is Ticking

by Sabine Zimmer | September 29, 2021 | Business Continuity, Public Policy

In response to the surge of major cyberattacks over the past year, Congress has responded with the Cyber Incident Reporting Act. This bipartisan legislation sets timelines for organizations to report cyber incidents to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).   These t ....

Crisis Prepareness

Crisis Preparedness Month: 5 Risk Management Areas to Address

by Kristen Hicks | September 7, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Incident Reponse, Pandemic Planning, Supply Chain

On a normal day when life is going well, no one wants to think about disasters. Committing time and budget to crisis preparedness can be a hard sell for businesses facing priorities that feel more immediate. Yet investing in preparation in advance is how you keep a crisis from turning into an absolu ....

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