DISRUPTION Navigating natural and man-made threats BY ANDREW SCOTT PREPARING FOR Our organizations face disruption all the time. Natural and man-made disasters both have a devastating impact that can cost time, money and customers. But it’s not just events in the physical world that we ought to be concerned about. In our digitally driven society, virtual disruptions can also have severe consequences. We are so reliant on our information technology (IT) networks that work effectively stops when they go down.