Consulting

  • Adaptive BC: Not for Most

    Adaptive BC has done a great job of stirring up the business continuity profession with some new ideas.  At Avalution – we love pushing the envelope and try new things, so we were excited to learn more…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | May 21, 2019
  • How to Implement a Focused Business Continuity Program

    Feel like you have too many plans? Feel like too many of your business processes are deemed “critical”? Unsure of who should participate in the business continuity planning effort or if you’re allowed to engage the business?…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Apr 09, 2019
  • The 6 Core Ingredients Every Program Needs to Achieve the Right Level of Resiliency

    As Published in the Spring 2019 Issue of the Disaster Recovery Journal We’ve helped to build and run hundreds of high-performing business continuity programs. One of the most consistent themes we’ve noticed is a lack of engagement…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Mar 12, 2019
  • Avalution Consulting Introduces The Business Continuity Operating System™

    Avalution has helped build and run hundreds of high-performing business continuity programs. And, for the first time, the firm is sharing how they do it and how organizations can apply this proven process to achieve the right…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Feb 26, 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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