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Square Pegs Don’t Fit in Round Holes - ERM and Company Misalignment
When organizations embark on the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) journey, one of the first (…and biggest) mistakes they make is to simply cut and paste one of the common risk management standards or frameworks and think it will meet their needs. It’s understandable – after all, there’s a strong temptation to get ERM up and running as a quickly as possible for a variety of reasons. Carol Williams explains that an ERM framework is not one-size-fits-all.Read Carol's advice >>
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Disasters Aren't Political, It's Emergency Management That Is
As we pass 1M U.S. COVID be deaths, emergency and risk management global thought leader, Damon Coppola, reflects on the common adage that ‘all disasters are political’. But, he doesn’t believe this to an accurate statement. Rather, it’s the emergency management function, and thus the pre- and post-disaster treatment of those disasters, that is political. Damon admits that the distinction may rub some the wrong way because so few EM professionals consider themselves politically motivated.Read the article >>
A Safe Visit: British Columbia announces a new tourism emergency management framework
This new framework seeks to address aspects of mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery.Read More
Backing Up: Increasingly, cyber security needs to emphasize the importance of recovery
As ransomware attacks continue to remain a common threat, an emphasis needs to be placed on proper backups, and the ability to rapidly restore data.Read More
Learning from Experience: Taking stock of the damage caused by monsoons and flash flooding in recent years, Goa has revamped its disaster response approach
Changes include a detailed disaster response place, clearly specified responsibilities, and improved mapping of areas vulnerable to floods and landslides.Read More
Thorough Testing: A penetration tester has accidentally caused considerable alarm at multiple security firms
The tests, performed by Code White, which were designed to be as realistic as possible, have drawn some criticism.Read More
Helping Hands: New Zealand emergency responders look to learn the basics of sign language
Deaf individuals often face challenges getting critical information in emergency situations.Read More
Short Supply: Companies need to be aware of threats to their supply chains
Attacks like SolarWinds have shown the vulnerability most companies have within their chosen software.Read More
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DRI RESILIENCE EXCELLENCE SUMMIT
DRI International’s Resilience Excellence Summit, held May 2-4, 2022, is now available online. Each day’s events including educational sessions and a few words from the Awards of Excellence winners are now available to view in full here.
Each day over two hours, the DRI Resilience Excellence Summit presented in-depth online presentations on hot topics like Ukraine, supply chain, and cyber resilience and highlighted award recipients.
See the highlights of DRI Resilience Summit
Summit Day 1
From Creation to Culmination – How Delta Dental Built an Entire BR Program in 18 Months During a Global Pandemic Presentation by Raelene Anderson and Bobby Cook, Delta Dental of California
Summit – Day 2
So, You Have a Mature, Established Program, Now What? Presentation by Robyn Kimbro, MBCP, CCRP, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Business Continuity, Walmart, Inc.
Summit – Day 3
It’s Not All Netflix and Chill: An Interview with Netflix’ Scott Baldwin, Head of Enterprise Resilience
Each day’s events are now available toview in full here >>
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