At your next Emergency Management Team meeting, ask “what if our back- up plans fail? Are we prepared to face that threat”?

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Having a back-up generator that sits behind your facility is a great idea; but what if a deliberate attack cripples your equipment?

A recent low-tech attack on a power plant highlights the need to “What if…?” your emergency response plans.

The Wall Street Journal covered the event extensively and the resulting investigation reveals the threat to us all.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304851104579359141941621778

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The sniper attack reminds us of the need to continually ask ourselves why an event is happening.

Attacks like this are not random. They require pre-attack surveillance, knowledge of critical processes and a reason to act. Terrorism, sabotage and old school theft are all reasons why you may be attacked. They are also reasons for you to stay current on emerging threats and the best practices to protect your people, processes and brands.

At your next Emergency Management Team meeting, ask them “what if our back- up plans fail? Are we prepared to face that threat”?

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