Thinking, Reacting and Understanding the Consequences

In a recent blog post by Alan Berkson http://blog.intelligistgroup.com/the-new-fud-full-unwanted-disclosure/he describes what The New FUD: Full Unwanted Disclosure has morphed into and how it is effecting the business landscape. (FUD is Fear, uncertainty and doubt and full-wanted disclosure) His example is the recent wholesale firing of 50 (a total of 190) employees at HMV Group PLC […]

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Are you a Cyber Victim?

Cyber Spying is not used by nation-states alone anymore. As Lisbeth Salander, the character in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo demonstrated, if there is information on a network somewhere, it can be gotten – and not just by those intended to get it! Today, cyber intrusion leading to crime is a real threat for […]

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SBA * Consulting LTD chooses First Fidelity Brokerage, Inc to provide Insurance & Risk Consultative Services

Bellmore, NY – February 13, 2013: SBA * Consulting LTD selects First Fidelity Brokerage, Inc. (FFB) (www.ffbinsurance.com) as the preferred vendor for commercial insurance and risk management consultative services. As many businesses suffer from severe uninsured losses from natural and business disasters, prudent business management require inclusion of insurance and risk review. SBA * Consulting […]

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Insurance: The inequalities of Government

In order to get a SBA Home Loan (or Business) if you are in a flood plain, you are required to obtain $250,000 of flood insurance, whether your loan is for $5,000, $75,000 or $1.2M. That costs approximately $2000 per year for structure only (not contents) in flood plain “A”. So if you qualified for […]

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The 5P’s do work

The 5P’s (that is Prior Planning Prevents Putrid Performance) is a well known adage in emergency management, project management and several other disciplines. It is also not looked upon as necessary by many many small and mid-sized businesses. Why plan? It’s such a waste of time. My answer is that without planning, how can you […]

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Talking Risk and Risk Management

What is life about? We can really wax philosophical about it, or just simply say it ‘s all about taking risk. Our first tenuous steps risk. Our first bicycle ride  danger. Our first time on ice skates ‘ peril. Our first time asking someone for a date  big risk! So I think I’ve made my […]

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Ever have an Embezzlement Susceptibility Probe?

All companies are candidates for embezzlement. Let’s face it, human’s work at companies.  They interface with companies.  They use program computer software for companies.  And humans are fallible. They can lie, cheat, steal and commit all types of anti-social and criminal behavior if the right triggers are set into motion. Many times these triggers are […]

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