|Breakout Track 2 - Monday, 2:45 - 3:45 p.m .|
Strategic Session 2
The State of Crisis Communication, Risk Management and the Interplay with Business Continuity 2012/2013
Stephanie Balaouras, Forrester
Learn the results from DRJ and Forresters’ Annual Market Study. Discover fascinating facts about how the industry has evolved over the years. Specific sections include discussion of how organizations currently address crisis communication in BCP and how organizations handle the interplay between risk management and business continuity. There will be an overall assessment of current crisis and BC management efforts and recommendations and suggestions for improvement provided. This is a good session for anyone wanting to understand how their efforts stack up to their peers.
Stephanie Balaouras is vice president and research director, security and risk for Forrester Research
Managerial Session 2
22301: Evolving to Certification
David Nolan, Fusion
22301 promises to be the centerpiece for industry certification and likely compliance in the future. How closely aligned are you now to this certification and what adjustments can you make to arrive there over time? Learn how to chart a course that is practical and aligned with your business and how to monitor and measure your progress along the way. This session will provide practical insight into the standard and solid insight into what you can be doing now to prepare yourself and your company.
David Nolan is president and CEO of Fusion Risk Management, winner of BCI’s Most Innovative Product of the Year in 2012.
Technical Session 2
Reducing the Consequences and Cost of Cyber Breach and Attack
Susan Rogers, Cyberwise Training
The high price tags of cyber breach events and increased threat of attack require realistic plans and activities that reduce the impact. The current amount of public cyber risk information is overwhelming. This session will present, in a road map format, activities and information to help the business continuity manager take a leadership role in reducing the consequences of cyber breach in their organization. Learn the training and tools for the reduction of cyber threat impact.
Susan Rogers, through her company, Cyberwise Training, specializes in reduction of cyber threat impact by working with business and technology partners to deploy a cyber contingency toolkit and training products.
Emergency Response Session 2
Testing Emergency Response in Virtual Reality
Troy Neville, Millersville Univ
Incorporating outside emergency response agencies as active participants in a business continuity exercise provides both strategic and tactical reality. This is a challenge for many organizations since it often involves a significant disruption of operations as well as coordination of dozens of personnel and resources. Learn the components of a virtual reality disaster simulator, how a disaster simulator can be used to provide a holistic approach to BC plan testing that incorporates emergency response agencies, and the advantages of a virtual reality environment.
Troy Neville, ABCP, is an instructor for the Center for Disaster Research and Education at Millersville University, deputy EM coordinator in Manheim Township, Lancaster, PA, and systems engineer for Design Data Corporation.
Advanced Session 2
How to Apply ERM to Your BCM Planning Efforts
Patrick Potter, RSA Archer
Business continuity management programs typically do a good job of evaluating business criticality through performing business impact analyses to determine recovery priorities. But, how many BC/DR programs coordinate planning with their enterprise risk management program, approach and results? This is especially critical due to recent guidance from the new ISO 22301 standard. Learn the reasons to incorporate BC/DR and ERM together, practical ways to do this to better assess and mitigate risks, and successful case studies.
Patrick Potter, CBCP, CISA, has more than 20 years of experience leading BC management, strategic planning, internal audit, process and cost improvement, compliance and other activities at Fortune 500 companies.
Information Session 2
The Top Three Things You Need to Have a Great Incident (Crisis) Management Team
Regina Phelps, EMSS
Do you have an incident management team? Are you developing one or retooling the one you have? If so, plan to attend this critical session to learn the top three things you need to have to have a great team. The goal is to help you create a great team and a great process in order to manage incidents both large and small. This session touches on three critical aspects that are often missing. Topics include incident management team roles, responsibilities and methodologies, initial assessment team, assessment criteria and how to write an IAP.
Since 1982, Regina Phelps has provided consultation, training, and speaking services to clients in four continents. She is founder of Emergency Management & Safety Solutions, a consulting and training firm.