Are Your Remote Workers "Safe" from Severe Weather and Power Outages?
If the months of January and February are any indication of what the rest of winter will look like, we may suffer many interruptions in power and internet access. In the first part of the month, many areas in Virginia, for example, suffered outages that lasted anywhere from seven hours to five days. As I write this, most of the northeast has just suffered from the impact of blizzard conditions, with power outages and flooding. In the next several days, another large storm is expected to hit the Midwest and New England. Read more ...
How to Conduct an Effective Tabletop Exercise
Proactive education and training are essential parts of maintaining business continuity and preparing for unexpected events. However, even if an organization has a documented business continuity plan, some employees might not know what's in it, or the strategy might never have been tested. Tabletop Exercises from Attainium can help companies gain the knowledge they need to recover and respond to a variety of situations. Read more ...
Business Continuity Planning from the Perspective of the Pandemic
by Bob Mellinger, CEO & Founder of Attainium Corp
Post-pandemic Business Continuity Planning -- How the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic should influence your existing business continuity plan. Or provide insight and guidance if you are developing a new one.
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How the Delta Variant Should Factor Into Your Return-to-Office Plans
by Rasheeda Childress, Associate Editor at Associations Now
Many offices had planned to return to work this fall, but the surge in COVID-19 infections due to the Delta variant is forcing many organizations to consider delaying. Experts, like Bob Mellinger, CEO of Attainium Corp, offer advice on how to factor Delta into your reopening plans.
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Is Your Business Continuity Plan Prepared to Respond to a Ransomware Attack?
It's pretty clear that cyberattacks (including ransomware attacks) have been on the rise for the past several years, causing loss of productivity, damage to reputation and, of course, impact on the bottom line. More than 50% of businesses surveyed in the Sophos Annual Ransomware Survey in 2020 suffered a significant ransomware attack. Globally, ransomware attacks are projected to cost close to $20 billion in 2021. Read more ...