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Here you will find tools, ideas, and resources related to risk management, business continuity,
disaster recovery, and security.
These are challenging times: I hope you will find the tools and articles here of interest and of
Michael Z Bell
Mobile Business Continuity
Do your staff know what to do when an incident happens?
The Plan424 System
puts your business continuity plan where
it's immediately accessible — on your employees' smartphones.
Designed and built for the modern mobile environment, Plan424 also includes
a large set of example team plans which you can easily adapt to your needs.
Risk Assessment Toolkit
It can be a lot of work keeping track of activities, resources, and dependencies to create a Business Impact Analysis
a Risk Register
, or a Disruption Timeline
. The Risk Assessment Toolkit
makes life a lot easier, particularly if you are not satisfied with a purely qualitative analysis.
It also provides a wealth of additional information to help you allocate budgets or manage a disruption.
Articles & Resources
Recently Published Articles
On the Declining Security of McDonalds' Coupons
One of my guilty pleasures is a breakfast at McDonald's. Twice a year McDonald's issue discount coupons which make those breakfasts a little cheaper. But over the years, the security of those coupons has declined.
An eCommerce Website Threat Checklist
I recently looked at the threats facing a fairly typical eCommerce website. Here are the threats I identified. What did I miss?
On Polls, Political Risk, and Trump
After the first debate in the US presidential contest, Donald Trump was able to point to many online polls declaring him the winner. Had he really won? How well do polls help us to assess political risk?
Older articles can be found here.
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