The number of women landing leading roles in the workforce has increased significantly over the last several years, requiring them to travel more frequently and boost productivity while doing so. Nearly half of today’s business travelers are female, and although this number grows year after year, employers continue to struggle with providing females with the proper tools and information needed to help ensure their safety while traveling for business.
As someone who has been engaged by consulting clients and full-time employers to conduct threat assessments and write security and emergency preparedness plans, I am often left puzzled by how many organizations go to great lengths to assess their vulnerabilities and create plans to address them, but almost never test their ongoing effectiveness.
A bipartisan bill has been introduced that would create an Office of Critical Technologies & Security in the White House, which would be charged with "coordinating across agencies and developing a long-term, whole-of-government strategy to protect against IP theft and risks to critical supply chains."
In 2007, Aon’s Global Risk Management Survey identified reputational risk as the top concern for global enterprises. A decade later, in the latest such survey by Aon, “damage to reputation/brand” retained its number one spot among more than 50 other categories of risks.
U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced a disaster relief package to provide critical funding for Georgia and other states recovering from recent natural disasters, including Hurricane Michael.
The House passed legislation introduced by Peter DeFazio (D-OR) to help fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from a major quake off the Oregon Coast.
The 2019 Workplace Safety and PreparednessSurvey from Rave Mobile Safety discusses the latest state of safety in the corporate environment, as well as what communication changes companies have made and what shortcomings still exist from the last year.
A new report reveals that nearly half of businesses are unaware of any potential employee issues prior to a workforce incident, and 87 percent say third-party contractors and freelancers are the cause of the risk.