Impact of Closing China/US Consulates

Does it really matter that the Chinese Consulate in Houston and the US Consulate in Chengdu closed? It looked like a scene from a spy thriller: Chinese diplomats frantically burning documents in the courtyard of the Houston Consulate hours before they were being evicted from the building. Five days later, in Chengdu, the American flag outside the US Consulate was lowered and Chinese soldiers protected officials wearing hazmat suits as they entered the building. The tit-for-tat closures of the consulates comes as tensions between the US and China reach new highs. While the closures may seem [...]

By |2020-08-03T08:31:15-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Business, Espionage, Governments|0 Comments

Crisis Management and Business Continuity: Keeping Your Business Running No Matter What

Even the best companies face crises. Businesses can suffer catastrophic loss from a variety of sources, leaving the company paralyzed or distressed, and the resulting damage can hobble or even ruin an organization. The range of possible sources of problems is staggering. They include natural disasters, such as hurricanes, flash floods, tornados, wildfires, earthquakes, or snow storms. Other threats come from product contamination - whether malicious or accidental - personal information data breaches, electronic system hacking or denial of service attacks. Criminal activities, such as fraud, espionage, sabotage, workplace violence/active shooter incidents, kidnapping [...]

By |2018-07-01T18:56:22-04:00July 1st, 2018|Business|0 Comments
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