Category: Crisis

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?

Crisis communication: Key lessons from 2018

A crisis can create three related threats namely public safety, financial loss, and reputation loss. Are you willing to risk it?

Taking responsibility: Communicating in a crisis

Taking ownership of a crisis response is crucial, no matter what the cause of the incident.

Yes, you need a natural disaster emergency plan even if you’re an apartment dweller

Whether it's a blizzard, hurricane or wildfire, apartment dwellers need to have a disaster plan just as homeowners do.

Japan to test disaster warning system for Asia-Pacific region using satellite

The system could be particularly effective in encouraging evacuation and managing relief activities in remote areas such as small islands and mountainous regions

US Shutdown Plays into Hackers’ Hands

The US government shutdown is having a chilling effect on national cybersecurity

Averting crisis through effective communication

Since crisis is something that can happen at any point in time, concerted efforts should be made by organisations to think ahead and do research in order to avert unforeseen circumstance or crisis.

A bold prediction for 2019: more terrorism!

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

The cost of natural disasters in 2018: US$155 billion

This year was the fourth-costliest on record for the insurance industry despite a drop in total economic losses from natural and man-made catastrophes.

EU investigates hacked diplomatic communications

The European Union is investigating a cyber hack of its diplomatic communications, allegedly by Chinese hackers, that revealed EU concern about U.S. Donald Trump, Russia and Iran.

Facebook gave Spotify and Netflix access to users’ private messages

A new New York Times expose has revealed that Facebook gave 150 companies access to hundreds of millions of users' data without their consent.

Bethesda Accidentally Leaked Personal Data of ‘Fallout 76’ Customers Looking for Help

The game publisher accidentally sent support ticket information to customers using its help desk.