emergency planning

Communicating in a crisis

Communicating in a crisis

Crisis communication today goes far beyond a disaster or major business issue. It can be as small as a social media post gone viral. It can also be an opportunity. If you're prepared for it.

Stuff happens

Stuff happens

We are just not good at planning for the worst; instead we hope for the best. But sometimes stuff happens. If you haven't taken the time to do a full disaster recovery or business continuity plan, you can still take a few steps toward protecting your business when the creek does rise.

Could your business keep going if a Matthew hit here?

Could your business keep going if a Matthew hit here?

Planning for unexpected and unlikely is a hard thing. But ask businesses up and down the South Carolina coast how important it is to have an emergency plan. Hurricane, tornado. power outage, ransomware - the disaster may be different, but you need a response. 

A hostage response plan for your data

A hostage response plan for your data

Ransomware is a real threat to small businesses and even individuals. There are some steps you can take to be better protected against it; and others that will make it easier for you to survive an infection. Think of it as a hostage response plan for data-napping.

What small businesses can learn from Ebola

What small businesses can learn from Ebola

The Ebola outbreak is incredibly serious and not to be taken lightly. But there are lessons being learned - we hope - through some early mistakes that will help other hospitals manage contagions like this one more effectively. And these same lessons can be applied to small businesses in our own emergency planning. Check it out.