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The Toll Cyberattacks and Other Crises Take on CISOs

By James A. Martin You don't need to look far to witness the toll that cyberattacks, natural disasters, and other crises take on enterprises. One example is Marriott...

Avoiding a Supply Chain Disaster: What You Need to Know

When it comes to avoiding the potential profit losses and pitfalls associated with natural disasters, power outages, cyberattacks, or other unforeseen disturbances,...

Resilience vs Reliability: Are We Measuring the Right Things for Our Electric Power?

  On 9 August 2019 the UK felt the impacts of what was described by National Grid as an "incredibly rare" event. The impacts were immediate: homes were plunged into...

The 4 Most Important Traits of Resilient Business Leaders

One of the keys to a resilient business is great leadership. Whether your business faces a crisis like a cyberattack, a battle for market share with increasingly...

The 5 Pillars of Enterprise Resilience

By James A. Martin It’s all too easy to spot an organization that isn’t fully resilient. Every week, it seems, a company makes headlines for struggling to be...

Attributes of resilient businesses: What C-suite leaders say businesses need

  Resilience has many definitions. For organizations on the Gulf Coast and Eastern seaboard, it might mean withstanding hurricanes. For others, it’s avoiding ransomware...

Airline IT outages: What’s the impact and what can be done?

Over a third of travelers (34%) would not book with an airline again if they’ve experienced a major, non-weather related issue that severely altered their travel...

IT outage or cyberattack? These are the top business threats that keep the C-suite up at night

With Atlantic hurricane season underway, hackers targeting cities with ransomware, and airline outages still persistent, it’s clear there are a variety of disasters...

IT security cartoon: When your security solution is actually the problem

Security should be a high priority for every organization. Unfortunately, there is a serious shortage of quality cybersecurity staffers on the market. Who’s...

Nashville: Where technology & country music collide

  No one has ever accused the country & western music industry of being an early adopter of technology. Some of the most famous C&W songs in history conjure up tech...

The modern-day quarterback: a model of resilience for today’s businesses

  Every modern-day quarterback knows what it’s like to keep going in the face of adversity, from fighting extreme temperatures and high winds to feeling the effects of...

3 High-Profile Business Disruptions—and the Resilience Questions They Raise

By James A. Martin Over the past two years, 93 percent of organizations experienced tech-related business disruptions, according to IDC’s 2018 “The State of IT...
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