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  • Introducing the Business Continuity Operating System™

    Business Continuity Operating System At Avalution, we’ve helped build and run hundreds of high-performing business continuity programs. And, for the first time, we’re sharing how we do it and how you can apply our proven process to…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Dec 17, 2018
  • New Feature Release: Enhanced Insights Reporting

    The Catalyst Team is excited to announce the release of Insights Reporting, an enhancement to Catalyst’s world-class program management reporting feature, Insights. This enhanced functionality takes Catalyst’s existing, industry-leading capability, expands it, and makes it even more…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 10, 2018
  • Avalution Consulting Releases Control+Comply Feature for Catalyst Business Continuity Software

    Cleveland, OH – November 1, 2018 Avalution Consulting – the leading provider of business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting services and software solutions – announced today the official release of Catalyst Control+Comply. This new feature enables business…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Nov 01, 2018
  • Coming Soon: Catalyst Control+Comply

    This quarter, we’re thrilled to be releasing the newest feature for the Catalyst business continuity software suite – Catalyst Control+Comply. What is Catalyst Control+Comply? We know that business continuity, information security, compliance, and risk management program managers…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 19, 2018
  • Internet Explorer Zero Day Vulnerability

    Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security company, discovered a zero-day vulnerability (CVE – 2018 – 8174) with the current version of Internet Explorer after foreign trade organizations in China were affected by the exploit. The “double kill”…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 31, 2018
  • GDPR: The End of Gated Content?

    As the GDPR comes into effect, many marketers are scrambling to align their online marketing strategies to the regulation. Unfortunately, like most regulations, there are many requirements that are confusing or ambiguous; one of those is the…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 28, 2018
  • Addressing the Ransomware Threat at Hospitals and Health Systems

    Working toward a cross-functional solution to protect against the ransomware threat. The key operational challenge with a ransomware attack at a hospital is that system downtime is basically a guarantee. Whether the ransomware itself cripples one or…

    Patrick Meidenbauer Patrick Meidenbauer | May 03, 2018
  • Risk-Based Thinking and Business Continuity Planning

    I use the term all the time. Avalution’s leadership team, and by extension, the firm’s product/service-related messaging often uses it. A quick Google search returns nearly 6.8 million results in under a second. The term I’m referring…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Apr 23, 2018
  • Business Continuity Planning: Outsourcing as an Effective Alternative

    Brian Zawada, Avalution  |  Monday, April 16, 2018  |  3:00PM – 4:00PM  |  RIMS 2018 Explore the pros and cons of outsourcing the business continuity planning (BCP) process to a third-party through a managed services contract. Find…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Apr 20, 2018
  • Business Continuity Software – More than “Just Plans”

    I had a conference call last Friday with a very experienced professional regarding the purpose and intent of business continuity software. She made an interesting comment, in which she proclaimed, “It’s all about the recovery plans.” I…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Mar 06, 2018
  • Using DMARC Effectively

    Implementing DMARC is one thing. Making the commitment to implement DMARC in its most aggressive configuration is another. Conceptually, Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) is simple. DMARC provides a mechanism for email receivers to validate…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Feb 28, 2018
  • 9 Tips for Business Continuity Management Success

    Business Continuity Management (BCM) is vital in preparing and protecting business operations from disruptions caused by threats stemming from cyber-attack and natural disasters, as well as resource unavailability such as building loss, technology loss, staff absenteeism, and…

    Elaine Tomlin, MBCI Elaine Tomlin, MBCI | Feb 09, 2018