The vast majority of business travelers feel their companies take duty of care seriously, yet access to various risk management services is far from universal, according to research from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the average cost of damage from a winter storm is $3 billion, inclusive of business interruptions. And with no control over Mother Nature, organizations are left to figure out how they can best minimize damage from adverse weather.
In an era defined by instantaneous social sharing, unprecedented transparency and 24/7 news coverage, Chief Security Officers (CSOs) find themselves with a new job: communications.
Today’s security teams have much less time to control the narrative. CSOs are expected to know key details immediately and prepare responses more rapidly. And responses often include talking points, which means coordinating with corporate communications, PR, marketing and others.
By now, we’ve all heard how the citizens of Hawaii were awoken on Saturday, January 13th with a (thankfully erroneous) alert telling residents to take shelter because of an incoming ballistic missile.
While the investigations and government hearings will continue, now that we’re a couple of weeks removed from the event, it’s important to take a step back and use this opportunity to crystallize several mass notification best practices.
A new DHS and DOJ report says that three out of every four, or 402, individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges in U.S. federal courts between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2016 were foreign-born.