Emergency Preparedness

What is business continuity management? A vital component of any healthy organization, business continuity management is the process of developing systems of prevention and recovery in response to potential threats a company can face. For most organizations, these threats include IT related issues, an interruption to...

Service Provider Risk and Compliance In our continuing effort to educate on the importance of risk assessment and compliance, this week we wanted to touch base on service provider risk and what you can do to help reduce it. We’ve had many customers unclear on...

The Unnecessary Torture of Security Audits From financial services to healthcare, nearly every industry gets audited for security, and no one looks forward to it. Just the thought of getting audited can generate chaos, stress and headaches to those involved. But what if I told you,...

We live in a society where risk is ever present and impossible to avoid, no matter what industry you are in. It is no secret that some industries tend to face higher risk than others, therefor they must take additional precautions. PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and NERC-CIP-01...

In wake of the April 2013 attack on PG&E’s Metcalf substation in San Jose, California, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order directing the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to develop a physical security standard requiring transmission owners to identify risks posed...

As the Gulf Coast braces for Tropical storm Isaac,  it's forecast that thousands could lose power. Is your data secured? If not, consider calling Riskwatch International and let us show you how you can always be secure during any emergency. What about a flood? An Earthquake?...