Four Key Elements of an Effective Risk Management Program

Posted by John Remsey on Apr 6, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Co-authored by IMEC Technical Specialists John Remsey, Ken Wunderlich, and Hanoz Umrigar.

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Strategy in a Time of Uncertainty

Posted by Ben Krupowicz on Apr 2, 2020 10:18:07 AM

Co-authored by Ben Krupowicz, Executive Director of the IMEC Recognition Program and Holly Bender, IMEC Recognition Program Specialist.

It all happened in March.  The impact of the Coronavirus became real with social distancing and the stay-at-home order in Illinois.  We listen for updates, statistics and clarity on a daily, even hourly basis.   This is a period of great uncertainty.  We look for answers. How serious is this pandemic, and how long will it last?

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Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks During a Crisis

Posted by Hanoz Umrigar on Mar 25, 2020 9:11:17 AM

IT / OT Infrastructure, Digital Information and IoT devices

With the spread of COVID-19, new challenges and opportunities will arise for keeping your business safe from cybersecurity threats. As the government and businesses work on mitigating the impact of the ongoing outbreak, social distancing measures are leading to an increase in remote working across all sectors. The immediate challenge is “how can I protect my digital assets from a cyber-attack?” Some key vulnerabilities to a cyberattack are Information Technology / Operational Technology (IT / OT) infrastructure, digital information and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Pandemic in Cyberspace – Are You Prepared?

Posted by Jim Floyd on Mar 24, 2020 9:03:59 AM

As the world weathers the COVID-19 virus pandemic, we are faced with posturing for such and protecting / helping ourselves, family, friends, co-workers and members of our greater communities; but a procrastination of sorts -- coupled with a distrust / disbelief that this will impact me (downplaying the magnitude of such) and not knowing what we don’t know, exponentially raises the risk of infection and serious health consequences coming to bear.

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Pritzker Announces Stay at Home Order

Posted by Kristy Johns on Mar 20, 2020 4:48:29 PM

Gov. Pritzker has just announced a Stay at Home Order for the entire state of Illinois effective Saturday, March 21 at 5:00 pm extending through April 7, 2020.
 
If you have any questions about this development or other concerns, please submit your questions to the Illinois Manufacturing Helpline. 
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Coronavirus:  How Manufacturers Can Prepare & Plan for COVID-19

Posted by Lori Amerman on Mar 3, 2020 8:00:24 AM

The Coronavirus continues to make its way across the globe.  As many of us are trying to keep an eye on the impact,  it is a good time to think through potential risks for you and your organization. We owe it to our customers, employees, and communities to ensure health and safety in our business practices.

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