29 relations: ASIS International, Booz Allen Hamilton, BSI Group, Business continuity, Cabinet Office, Competitive advantage, Crisis management, Cyber resilience, Disaster recovery, Disaster risk reduction, Disintermediation, Electrical grid, Geopolitics, Homeland security, Hurricane Katrina, Information security, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Local Resilience Forum, Operational continuity, Organizational studies, Preparedness, Risk management, Security, Shareholder, Supply chain, The Reform Institute, U.S. Council on Competitiveness, United States Department of Homeland Security, Yossi Sheffi.
ASIS International, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a professional organization for security professionals.
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (informally: Booz Allen) is an American management and information technology consulting firm, sometimes referred to as a government-services company, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices around the globe.
BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.
Business continuity is the planning and preparation of a company to make sure it overcomes serious incidents or disasters and resumes its normal operations within a reasonably short period.
The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom.
In business, a competitive advantage is the attribute that allows an organization to outperform its competitors.
Crisis management is the process by which an organization deals with a disruptive and unexpected event that threatens to harm the organization or its stakeholders.
Cyber resilience refers to an entity's ability to continuously deliver the intended outcome despite adverse cyber events.
Disaster recovery (DR) involves a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster.
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and reducing the risks of disaster.
Disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in economics from a supply chain, or cutting out the middlemen in connection with a transaction or a series of transactions.
An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers.
Geopolitics (from Greek γῆ gê "earth, land" and πολιτική politikḗ "politics") is the study of the effects of geography (human and physical) on politics and international relations.
Homeland security is an American umbrella term for "the national effort to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards where American interests, aspirations, and ways of life can thrive to the national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce the vulnerability of the U.S. to terrorism, and minimize the damage from attacks that do occur".
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
Information security, sometimes shortened to InfoSec, is the practice of preventing unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, inspection, recording or destruction of information.
The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) is a professional body that certifies company secretaries through examination and post qualifications programmes.
A Local Resilience Forum (LRF) is a forum formed in a police area of the United Kingdom by key emergency responders and specific supporting agencies.
Operational continuity refers to the ability of a system to continue working despite damages, losses or critical events.
Organizational studies is "the examination of how individuals construct organizational structures, processes, and practices and how these, in turn, shape social relations and create institutions that ultimately influence people", organizational studies comprise different areas that deal with the different aspects of the organizations, many of the approaches are functionalist but critical research also provide alternative frame for understanding in the field.
Preparedness refers to a very concrete research-based set of actions that are taken as precautionary measures in the face of potential disasters.
Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinator and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.
Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential harm (or other unwanted coercive change) from external forces.
A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation.
A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.
The Reform Institute is an American non-partisan, not-for-profit think tank based in Alexandria, VA that describes itself as centrist oriented.
The Council on Competitiveness is an American non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. The Council’s goal is to increase the United States' economic competitiveness in the global marketplace.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
Yossi Sheffi is the Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis and supply chain management.