The impact of the Coronavirus is being felt around the world. CBTS is monitoring the situation closely, and has the safety of our family and employees top of mind. We are also committed to supporting our customers and partners as organizations evaluate how to address the challenges that come with navigating the spread of this pandemic.
We have outlined our steps to minimize the impact to our customers as well as steps you can take to help mitigate the effects of major workplace disruptions caused by the Coronavirus. Please reach out to your CBTS account representative if we can help you.A letter to our customers
CBTS is committed to providing thought leadership content to help our customers through the COVID-19 health crisis. On Wednesday, March 25th we held a CIO Information Exchange to bring valuable insights and best practices from a panel of IT leaders. The panel of CIOs and CTOs shared their thoughts on adapting to the current pandemic, the resulting technology challenges, as well as best practices for leading during crises situations.
IT panel includes:
Indiana University Health deployed testing centers in off-campus and remote locations in response to COVID-19. They needed reliable connectivity and full access to hospital applications. IU Health was able to deploy three clinics in one day, with 12 more in progress.
During this time of uncertainty many healthcare professionals are appropriately focused on an endless list of things we have to do before our healthcare systems are hit with the full force of COVID-19.
By: Dustin Leek
CIO Healthcare Practice, CBTS
This crisis we are in is not over, and although we have been talking about pandemic response for as long as I have been around security and BCP teams, it is very hard to anticipate, plan for, and react to black swans.
By: Leo Cronin
CSO, Cincinnati Bell and CBTS
How to leverage technology and work around the Coronavirus. By embracing collaboration technology, modern enterprises can begin to move away from traditional face-to-face meetings as the go-to tool for driving business operations.
By: Tony King
Sr. Director Solutions
Additional resources and blogs focused on supporting your organization.
While we’re all struggling to deal with the new reality imposed on us by those mean little viral microbes, the world carries on around us. There are a few ways we at CBTS have noticed the Coronavirus impact cybersecurity.
By: Justin Hall
Director, Security Services
As the Novel Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, it’s crucial for enterprises to have plans in place to both safeguard employees and continue serving shareholders.
By: Christi Cornette
Chief Culture Officer
After the smoke clears and we’re all allowed to go to bars again, organizations will be trying to answer a few questions. How well did we deal with this crisis? What have we learned?
By: Justin Hall
Director, Security Services CBTS
Digital Transformation is defined as the process of exploiting digital technologies and supporting capabilities to create a robust new business model which is led by executive management or at the board level.
By: Jeff Swann
Technical Sales Engineer
Just as the planet’s medical practitioners are battling an epidemic, security practitioners also find themselves struggling to prevent the spread of harmful viruses.
By: Justin Hall
Director, Security Services
In the circumstances corporations now find themselves because of the Covid-19 pandemic, network segmentation deficiencies have been spotlighted as an alarmingly weak spot in modern network enterprises.
By: Sean F. Leinen
Sr. Security Solutions Architect
Get helpful information from technology leaders about their response to the COVID-19. Leaders will share best practices and lessons they have learned about topics ranging from, remote work, security, collaboration and other complex issues. You can find registration links below, or recordings of previously held events.
CBTS security experts share their insights and suggestions. Topics include COVID-19 security preparedness and cyber security best practices. Panelists:
Wednesday, April 1st 9:00am – 10:00am
Cincinnati Bell will host an interactive webinar featuring Leo Cronin, CSI of Cincinnati Bell Inc., Tim Beck, VP of IT Cincinnati Bell and Nick Butturini, Sr. Technical Sales Engineer, CBTS. Topics covered:
Check back soon to view the recording.
Thursday, April 2nd 9:00am – 10:00am
CBTS will host an interactive webinar featuring subject matter experts from our Communications Practice. They will share best practices and actionable insights gathered during client engagements. Panelists:
Our customers’ success is our success. Knowing many small businesses are hurting, CEO Leigh Fox and Sr. Director, Communications Practice, Greg Samuels reached out to the district Small Business Administrations office to discuss how best to help small and medium businesses go through the current crisis.
The health of our customers, employees and the communities we serve has always been our priority. Learn more about the steps we’ve taken to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
It’s crucial for enterprises to have plans in place that will minimize disruption. A contingency plan will not only help safeguard employees and customers but also help maintain stability and productivity. Read about the components of an effective contingency plan.
Many organizations are following CDC guidelines in maintaining social distancing by implementing work from home policies. Embracing modern collaboration technologies can ensure that day-to-day work continues and employees continue to serve their clients. Here is a list of resources your company may already have access to which can help keep employees engaged.