Resources and Updates on COVID-19

As health concerns related to coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve, BARR is committed to providing resources to assist our clients and partners navigate this changing environment. In addition, BARR will share updates on what we are doing as a company in response COVID-19.

While the safety of our clients, associates, and partners is our top priority, rest assured that the standards with which our associates conduct BARR services will remain at the highest level.

Resources

BARR COVID-19 Survey

In an effort to better understand how we can serve you during this time of unprecedented uncertainty, we are asking our valued clients, partners, and colleagues to complete a quick, 2-minute survey.

Business Continuity

Get business continuity tips for enterprise software leaders from Emergence.

Tips for Working Remotely

In Episode One of BARR’s recently launched video series, cyBARR Chats, we hear from Jen Knobel, marketing manager, who has nearly 10 years of experience working remotely. Jen shares tips on how to stay productive and healthy while working from home, along with providing insight into the future of remote work. To get regular updates from cyBARR Chats, subscribe to the BARR Advisory YouTube Channel.

BARR associates work entirely remotely, and we’ve been doing it since the start. Not only do we make it work, our associates thrive in this remote environment. As many companies transition from the office to their homes, we want to share some tips we’ve learned along the way. 10 Remote-working Tips to Instantly Make You More Productive.

Cybersecurity Threats and Prevention

Cyber criminals are notorious for taking advantage of a crisis, and COVID-19 in no different. Here are tips from Cofense on how to protect yourself and your team from phishing scams.

Learn some of the ways COVID-19 is being used by cyber criminals in malicious campaigns, and how you can protect yourself in this article from TrendMicro.

Personal Health and Safety

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) are the best resources for advice on protecting your personal health. Visit their websites regularly to stay up-to-date on recommended health measures.

Updates

May 15: cyBARR Chats Episode 2

In this episode of cyBARR Chats, we hear from Whitney Perez, manager, who has nearly eight years of experience in IT auditing and consulting. Whitney shares cybersecurity tips everyone should be practicing now that we are online more than ever before. To get regular updates from cyBARR Chats, subscribe to the BARR Advisory YouTube Channel.

April 28: Launch of cyBARR Chats

In an effort to provide valuable tips and insights during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, BARR has created a video series called cyBARR Chats. The series featuring BARR specialists discussing topics like cybersecurity best practices, the impacts of the coronavirus, tips on remote work, and more.

In Episode One, we hear from Jen Knobel, marketing manager, who has nearly 10 years of experience working remotely. Jen shares tips on how to stay productive and healthy while working from home, along with providing insight into the future of remote work. To get regular updates from cyBARR Chats, subscribe to the BARR Advisory YouTube Channel.

March 24: Client Assistance

BARR is committed to assisting our clients in any way during these unprecedented times. Let us be a listening ear. Reach out through the form below, or by clicking here, and select “COVID-19 Assistance” from the dropdown to get a conversation started.

March 19: Virtual Happy Hours

BARR implemented weekly virtual happy hours as an outlet of socialization for associates, clients, and partners. We will be discussing fun topics and enjoying each other’s company via video chat. All are welcome! If you’d like to join us, reach out to msmith@barradvisory.com.

March 13: Travel Policy

BARR has issued a temporary travel policy restricting associates from all non-essential travel to client sites. BARR recognizes that the services we provide are imperative to the compliance goals of our clients. For that reason, exceptions to this travel policy will be made for situations in which travel to a client site is absolutely necessary. However, we ask that every attempt be made to conduct site visits virtually.

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