Active Shooter: 4 Tabletop Exercise Tips

Active Shooter: 4 Tabletop Exercise Tips

Active shooter incidents are on the rise in US, and your organization is most definitely at risk. Quoting FBI statistics, the National Fire Protection Association reports that “an average of 6.4 active shooter events occurred annually in the U.S. from 2000 to 2006....
10 Key Elements to Good Crisis Leaders

10 Key Elements to Good Crisis Leaders

Rob Burton recently wrote an article on LinkedIn, “10 Key Elements to Good Crisis Leaders”.  Within the article, Rob outlines what these ten key elements are: Honesty & Integrity Confidence Inspiration Commitment and Passion Good Communication...
Complex Coordinated Attacks – An Interview with Jared Goff

Complex Coordinated Attacks – An Interview with Jared Goff

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSLone-actor gun attacks against populated areas such as arenas and crowded places such as schools can challenge first responders and those organizations or educational institutions...
5 Key Benefits from Conducting Tabletop Exercises

5 Key Benefits from Conducting Tabletop Exercises

Simulated crisis tabletop exercises are like a flu shot: The vaccine won’t prevent the illness one-hundred percent of the time, but if you do get the flu, the vaccine will greatly reduce the illness’ severity and bring you back to health more quickly.   The...
Six Rules of Thumb for Effective Crisis Plans

Six Rules of Thumb for Effective Crisis Plans

In a crisis situation, speed of the operational response and clarity of initial communications, both internal and external, are essential.   A Crisis Preparedness Plan provides a structure and process that coordinates all levels of the organization and puts the...
Complex Coordinated Attacks – An Interview with Jared Goff

Crisis Management an Interview with Dermot McCarthy

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSAn enterprise faces many threats to it’s existence. Some threats are external and can pose complex challenges, others are internal and come with their own set of unique issues....