Announcing the Seminar Line-up for The Resilience Summit 2013 in Orlando, FL

It’s time to throw back the curtains and flip on the spotlights!


Without further ado, we present the complimentary educational  sessions for the Resilience Summit

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando,Florida.

December 3rd and 4th 2013


Stress Test your Critical Crisis Management Decisions

Review best practices for crisis management • Learn how to integrate stress testing into your existing crisis structure & architecture • Experience an interactive Stress Test crisis simulation exercise • Identify techniques for transforming stress testing from a regulatory exercise to a strategic management tool How you answer the question “What should we do now?” can have far reaching implications for your company. Often, these questions are complex and require far more than insurance claims or legal responses. Companies need information and focus on the human, operational, reputational, regulatory, and financial impacts in a disaster or crisis. Regulators have established specific guidelines identifying the expectation of management of risk including social media risk. These requirements included specific social media risk profiles, requirement of a social media risk program with oversight of monitoring, and board or senior management accountability with the potential for fines and penalties. The session will explain what you must be put in place now, provide case studies, and conduct an interactive stress test crisis management exercise.

Before, During and After the Active Shooter Event – Are You Prepared?

Patrick V. Fiel will discuss risk assessments of the workplace, the shooter’s behavior, innovative security solutions and preparedness, aimed at mitigating this risk. Patrick will present current information that will help organizations prepare for a potential crisis situation involving an active shooter. Patrick will speak on risk assessments of facilities, innovative security technologies, and the shooter behavior. The presentation will present ideas and solutions that will help organizations mitigate the risk of an active shooter event. The ideas presented will address what an organization can do to prevent such an event from occurring as well as what steps can be taken before, during and after a crisis situation such as an active shooter. What will the attendees learn from the program? 1. Ways to prevent a crisis situation from occurring: Attendees will learn how a risk assessment can identify potential short falls in their organization’s security as well as what innovative security technologies and other solutions are available to address these short falls. 2. Ways to deal with an active shooter prior to police arrival: Attendees will learn what steps can be taken to handle an active shooter situation as it is occurring and prior to police arrival.

Empowering BYOD and Mobile Security in the Enterprise

Where is ROI seen by allowing BYOD? • How do we enable a successful BYOD program? What questions should we be asking and which departments should be involved? • What efficiencies will be gained by allowing BYOD? What are the drawbacks? • What are the correct compliance settings for employee-owned devices in terms of EULA and terms of use?

Location-Based Social Intelligence

Social media usage via smartphones is increasing every day. This is creating opportunities to capture eyewitnesses, locate criminals, respond during a crisis, protect executives and many other problems business continuity, security and disaster recovery professionals’ face. Geofeedia has created location-based social listening as a solution. Participants will learn: how to rapidly locate social media in a specific location using various search techniques; how to discover content that doesn’t have a keyword or hashtag; how to utilize advanced search techniques to cover both breaking issues and planned events and analyze this data to help with your response.



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