Blogs

Hurricanes and Tornadoes: Predictable Risks and Unexpected Consequences

Most major impact events have ripple effects and consequences. Sometimes these ‘aftershocks’ are predictable sometimes not. Organizations should plan for both. We’ve focused on hurricane and tornado risks in our two recent insight pieces, and these are both good examples of dynamic risk situations, with the potential for catastrophic ripple effects.

As the Summer Heats up, Prepare for the Storms to Come

Millions of Americans are under heat advisories, and temperature records are being broken globally from Canada, to Europe, to Japan. China has just recorded its highest ever temperature (52.2C/126/F). The World Meteorological Organization reminds us that extreme weather is “becoming the new normal”.

Conference, Community – and Causes for Confidence

For the team at CriticalArc, it’s massively energizing spending the time with our community, listening and learning about their respective journeys and visions for our solution. Exciting times ahead!

Why Mass Communications Systems Fail in a Crisis

Safety is a top priority for prospective students and their parents when selecting a university, and for good reason. We will discuss why safety is fast becoming a top three consideration for those who are in the process of choosing a higher ed institution.

Why Doing More of the Same Won’t Protect Healthcare Workers

According to a report by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, staff employed in these sectors are 5X more likely to be injured than other workers – today, post-pandemic, the situation has got worse, not better. The World Health Organization estimates that up to 38% of health workers will suffer a physical attack at some point in their careers.

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 8 – Securing healthcare facilities during a pandemic and beyond

Join us for episode 8 of the IFSEC Global Security in Focus Podcast, as we discuss the challenges of securing the healthcare sector. Across the world, hospitals, care homes, mental health facilities and their staff have been under intense pressure over the past few years with the COVID pandemic bringing new threats and complications into an already stretched environment.