Crisis Management: Where Risk Management and Public Relations Meet

You might (or should!) have a disaster management plan to help your company minimize the effects of a disaster. You’ve probably considered the evacuation of employees and customers, data backup, and contingency plans for manufacturing your products or delivering your services. But have you considered the role public relations can play in managing a crisis?

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How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan

When your business must close or suffers a disruption due to any kind of natural or man-made cause, a good business continuity plan can ensure it can survive until repairs are made and operations return to normal.

If a facility is damaged, production machinery breaks down, a supplier fails to deliver or information technology is disrupted, Continue reading “How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan”

Identity Theft Insurance = Reputation Protection

A survey by one vendor found that 39 percent of employees want to buy identity theft insurance through their employer. Are you providing this valuable benefit?
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10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Business

Target and its customers are continuing to feel the repercussions of a massive data breach, where hackers gained access to data from some 40 million debit and credit cards of Target shoppers during the holiday season. The lesson for other businesses is clear: If the country’s third-largest retailer, with its resources and sophisticated systems, can have a data breach, any business can. Continue reading “10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Business”

Why You Need A Data Management Plan

David M. Kulawiak, Cyber Security, Security


Each record of sensitive personal information stolen or compromised costs companies an average of $201. That adds up to $5.9 million for every organization that had a data breach.*

When people trust you with their personal information, they expect you to protect it. Continue reading “Why You Need A Data Management Plan”