Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management

COVID-19 Response: The Re-Evaluation Phase

Crisis Management Expert Regina Phelps on the Coming Stages of Pandemic Response Planning
ISMG's Tom Field and Regina Phelps, founder, Emergency Management & Safety Solutions

As April begins, enterprises are now starting to re-evaluate their COVID-19 response plans, says crisis management expert Regina Phelps. What are the other pandemic response planning phases we can expect to see as infections spread and quarantines continue?

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Phelps discusses:

  • The state of pandemic response by governments and businesses;
  • How to prepare for the worst of the crisis;
  • The concept of “pandemic work fatigue” and how to avoid it.

Phelps, RN, BSN, MPA, CEM, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of emergency management and continuity planning. Since 1982, she has provided consultation and speaking services to clients on four continents. She is founder of Emergency Management & Safety Solutions, a consulting company specializing in emergency management, continuity planning and safety. Among the company's clients are McAfee, IMF, Microsoft, American Express, Northern Trust, VISA, Triton Container, Intuit, Stanford University, Caltech Institute, JPL, Merck, MasterCard and the World Bank.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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