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If Your Business is Hit by Ransomware, How can You Communicate?

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Jan 17, 2020 7:42:00 AM

The advent of modern technology has made businesses increasingly dependent on computers and the internet. From storing confidential data to making sales pitches - your business requires computer systems for almost every task. Moreover, you likely use internet-based communication systems to communicate with your employees, clients, and other stakeholders. Unfortunately, the growing dependence on technology also puts you at the risk of cyberattacks.

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Topics: business continuity, Mass Notification System, RedFlag, IT Outage

12 Tips To A Safer Workplace

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Dec 20, 2019 7:50:00 AM

Employees are the most important asset of any company. Therefore, it is the responsibility of business owners and employers to safeguard their employees in the workplace. Workplace safety isn’t just about protecting employees in emergencies such as natural disasters or violence-related incidents. Instead, employers should strive to create a workplace that ensures the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Employee Safety, Workplace Safety

Top 6 Trends That Drove EHS Professionals In 2019

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Dec 19, 2019 7:23:00 AM

Just like all the other professionals out there, the Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) profession changes with time too. If you wish to remain at the top of your industry, you must keep up with the latest trends. This allows you to implement the industry best practices ensuring you're always seen as an asset, not a liability, by your company. In addition, you’ll always be a pioneer when it comes to the safety of your employees.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, EHS, Manufacturing

5 Best Practices For Cyber Attack Response Planning

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Dec 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Cyber attacks have become commonplace, so much so that there’s an attack every 39 seconds effecting 1 in 3 Americans every year. However, individuals aren’t the only targets of hackers. Businesses lose millions of dollars every year due to cyber attacks. In fact, the NotPetya ransomware attack cost Merck over $300 million every quarter.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, cyberattack

What Is An Emergency Action Plan (EAP)?

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Dec 2, 2019 7:48:00 AM

Emergencies require you to be prepared at all times. Regardless of your industry, calamities can strike without any warning, and you need to be ready to deal with them. If you’re left off guard, it can lead to a significant loss of life and property.

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Topics: Emergency Action Plan, Mass Notification System, RedFlag

Steps To Conduct A Fire Drill At Work

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 26, 2019 8:16:00 AM

Fires can destroy homes, forests, and even businesses. Every 63 seconds, there’s a structural fire in the USA. While they lead to the loss of life, fires across the U.S. have led to an estimated loss of $25.6 billion in 2018 alone. To avoid such losses, you need to be prepared to deal with workplace fires.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Fire Drill

5 Ways To Recover From An IT Outage

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 20, 2019 7:53:00 AM

Whether you’ve got your services hosted on a local or cloud server, IT outages can occur at anytime. While cloud servers are safer bets as they usually encounter little downtime incidents, they may falter still go down when you least expect it. For all you know, a massive DDoS attack can cripple multiple cloud servers at a time and lead to significant downtimes. The February 2017 outage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 was one such incident.

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Topics: business continuity, Mass Notification System, RedFlag, IT Outage

5 Things You Need To Know About OSHA Inspections

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 19, 2019 7:50:00 AM

It’s every organization’s duty to keep their workplace safe for their employees. However, there are lots of regulations that you need to follow to accomplish this especially from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which is the regulatory body that looks into these compliances.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Employee Safety, OSHA

6 Ways To Prepare Your Business For Winter Weather

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 12, 2019 8:48:00 AM

November is already here, and soon, it’ll officially be winter. While it’s still warm and sunny right now in some parts of the U.S., the snow shall quickly replace these conditions. Winter can be a challenging time for everyone. The weather is unpredictable, and snowstorms can strike quickly in areas not used to these occurrences.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Winter Weather

5 Ways Property Managers Can Attract Quality Tenants

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 8, 2019 7:48:00 AM

Managing a property is no easy task. You need to continuously ensure that the facilities are top-notch and your customers get the best services possible.

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Topics: property management, RedFlag, Tenant Communication