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Articles by Jerry Brennan
Once the risk matrix has been populated, management must then prioritize the risks and determine which are the most critical to the viability, survivability and resilience of the enterprise. When that prioritization has been completed, various functions within the organization can be tasked to design the appropriate solution for the risk involved.
Constant vigilance in the marketplace is vital to understanding, responding to and mitigating incidents that can have a devastating impact on your enterprise’s brand and reputation.
Probably the most important first step an organization should take in developing their BCP/COP program is to conduct an inventory of all of the enterprise’s processes, assets and resources (PAR). No one has the time or resources to boil the ocean, so once the inventory has been completed, the next step involves prioritizing the PAR list from the most critical to the least important.
Whether you are in a private or public enterprise, developing a solid base of intelligence on new and emerging technologies is a critical element in developing strategic and tactical responses to maintain operational continuity.
Monitoring emerging trends, customer likes and dislikes, and understanding unmet customer needs can determine how rapid a rate of incline or decline your business experiences. Companies spend millions of dollars conducting surveys of customers, potential customers, industry experts and key opinion leaders to determine if their products or services effectively meet, exceed or miss market expectations.
The economic horizon was showing signs of new life and your business-improving Orders were up, but you have concerns that you have stretched the length of your supply chain
One of the most important topics currently on boardroom agendas focuses on governance. Ensuring that the enterprise understands and complies with laws, regulations, policies and procedures is no longer simply enough.
Ever since the days of Jesse James, banks have always been a target of those after fast cash, but now, cybercrime is becoming the new Wild West of quiet, quick theft. Find out what the enterprise can do to mitigate cyber risks to its financial assets.
Our journey on the road to transforming to an Enterprise Risk Management based program, one of the more traditional security sweet spots, is our next area of focus.
In today’s “Internet of Everything,” most enterprises dramatically underestimate the extent and scope of cyber-based attacks.