10 Considerations for a Hurricane Tabletop Exercise

10 Considerations for a Hurricane Tabletop Exercise

How does your organization prepare for hurricane season?   It’s almost hurricane season in the US and many communities, businesses, and property owners are starting to prepare. Knowing your surroundings and talking to the local emergency management agency to find...
3 Goals For Your Next Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise

3 Goals For Your Next Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise

When creating a cybersecurity tabletop exercise to validate the organizations ability to respond and manage a cybersecurity incident, consider the following three exercise goals. Validate Leadership Decision-Making One of the most important functions of a leader in a...
Utilizing a SimCell in Your Next Crisis Exercise

Utilizing a SimCell in Your Next Crisis Exercise

Do you want to take your crisis simulation exercises to the next level?   Feel like your Tabletop Exercises have hit the limit in terms their effectiveness and realism? Then you should consider using a SimCell. What’s a SimCell? A SimCell (Simulation Cell) is a...
5 Leadership Skills the Army Taught Me

5 Leadership Skills the Army Taught Me

I managed to leave the British Army without too many scars. Throughout my 13 years in the military, I was able to craft many skills that made me a better soldier as well as a leader. In this article, I discuss five leadership lessons that the military taught me....
9 Questions to Ask During a Crisis

9 Questions to Ask During a Crisis

When an incident happens it is essential that the top management of an organization establish, define and document their policy for crisis management, which includes clear directions and expectations. Related:  How to Build a Strong Crisis Management Foundation It...