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What will we be saying after the next really big one?

Why are we surprised, caught off guard, when the realities that crisis inevitably brings don’t fit our processes or expectations?

W(i)ther Islamic State? – EP03 – An intelligent look at terrorism w/ Phil Gurski

US President Donald Trump has tweeted and stated that Islamic State is defeated. Is he correct? Is IS one terrorist group we no longer have to worry about?

An extreme way to look at extremism

We need to deal with violent extremism harshly in order to save lives. When it comes to non-violent extremism, however, we have to allow views we disagree with.

How did the public sector use ISO 37001 in 2018? Creatively!

A look at a number of noteworthy ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System related developments during 2018!

An intelligent look at terrorism – EP02 – Whatever happened to Sikh extremism?

Canadian Sikh extremists were responsible for the largest single terrorist attack in history prior to 9/11.

What do we mean by terrorism – An intelligent look at terrorism

Extract from An intelligent look at terrorism - EP01 - What now? Road terrorists?

When terrorist warnings are not helpful

Sometimes, warnings are so general as to be useless or, in a worst case scenario, spread panic!

An intelligent look at terrorism – EP01 – What now? Road terrorists?

Welcome to the very first episode of the podcast 'An intelligent look at terrorism'.

A bold prediction for 2019: more terrorism!

Regardless of my skepticism, here is my shot at predicting what will transpire in 2019.

Resilience in 2019 will be much broader than preparedness

Resilience goes beyond your traditional emergency management and preparedness: it extends to community capacity building, health, cyber security, business continuity and critical infrastructure.

Check out our review of 2018 in 10 Resilient Posts

Catch up with 2018 top 10 most popular publications before the end of the year.

‘Counter’ terrorism policies that breed more terrorism are not smart

A few recently surfaced stories have reminded me that on occasion the decisions made by those who should know better are really dumb.

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