Disaster Discourse: The Hagerty Blog

Disaster Discourse: The Hagerty Blog

In last week’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) post, Hagerty discussed common cyber-attacks as well as the rise in individual and organizational cyber risk during this unprecedented year, and how individuals can improve their personal and professional cyber hygiene. Similarly, the healthcare sector has faced additional challenges and an uptick in cyber incidents in 2020. […]

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NSCAM), and, throughout the month, we are highlighting Hagerty employees working to support our cybersecurity needs. During this third week of  NSCAM we highlight Hagerty’s Director of Information Technology (IT), Keith Novak. Briefly tell us about yourself – how did your career path lead you to Hagerty Consulting? Keith: I […]

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While often disassociated from conversations about natural disasters, science has shown that our planet’s changing climate is responsible for the increasing frequency and magnitude of natural disasters. As such, climate change (i.e., changes in atmospheric behavior over an extended period) and disaster management should be viewed through a holistic and interconnected lens. Additionally, natural disasters […]

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), so now is a great time to focus on ways to protect and secure your cyberspace. Throughout the month, the Hagerty Cyber Team will provide educational resources with the goal of increasing individual and business cybersecurity awareness in a world where cyber hygiene and security online is essential. […]

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020 AS OF 1:00PM EST Delta, now a post-tropical cyclone, is heading east, bringing heavy rain to the Mid-Atlantic throughout the early part of this week. Delta’s Path: Source On Friday evening, Hurricane Delta brought life-threatening storm surge to the southwestern Louisiana coast. This year alone, Louisiana has had four named storms […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020 AS OF 3:30 PM EDT According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Hurricane Center (NOAA NHC), Hurricane Delta is a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained wind speeds of 105 miles per hour (MPH). As of mid-day Thursday, October 8, Delta is moving north westward  across the Gulf of […]

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As we enter the fall and winter months, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the country. Unlike when the pandemic started, we now know how to stop the spread of the virus and mitigate the risks of becoming infected. While it has been a long seven months, we have many more months ahead and […]

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The Internet touches almost all aspects of our daily lives. Now more than ever, we are spending increasing amounts of time online and connecting more devices to the Internet, making our cyber space safety and security even more important. The lifeline systems we rely on daily are also increasingly connected to the Internet, making them […]

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Recent civil unrest across the United States demonstrates the need for coordinated information and intelligence sharing amongst public safety agencies and the private sector. To facilitate this necessary two-way intelligence and information flow, private sector entities should establish a strong relationship with their local fusion center. Hagerty endeavors to facilitate this relationship-building by supporting both the public and private sector with high-level strategic planning, staff augmentation for specific roles, and  multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional communications exercises. An increasing number of fusion centers have emerged within the private […]

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