Survey Shows Corporations’ Emphasis on Risk Management Initiatives, Expressed Need for Clarity Among Stakeholders
Ninety percent of risk management experts surveyed have implemented or plan to implement an enterprise-wide risk management approach, according to a new survey from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and its partners. As corporations work to gain a foothold following the global financial crisis, businesses are taking a closer look at risk management implementation and the role of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), as noted in the survey. Other top factors in the decision to implement ERM are ratings agencies and risk events affecting the firm.
What can CIOs learn about IT disaster recovery planning from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) recent computer problems, which caused flight delays and cancellations at airports across the country? Plenty, say disaster recovery experts.
In light of a recent web hosting snafu at MediaTemple, Thom Allen shares five things you can do to recover from a web hosting disaster.
Some business continuity demands are universal, but others vary depending on where you are. This first part in an ongoing series, from CSO Securfity & Risk takes a look at what’s at stake and what’s in place for two companies faced with the worsening threats posed by hurricane zones.
“As the CTO of a data protection and encryption company, I hear many a tale of woe as other CTOs and CEOs confess to me the stories of how various laptops within their companies have gone astray and the destruction these lost laptops have caused in their wake. With this in mind, here is one such tale of woe, albeit fictional, that I have heard time and time again.”
Forrester often gets inquiries such as, “What requirements should we keep in mind while developing our disaster recovery plans and documents?” and, “Which strategies work best for managing our disaster recovery program once it’s in place?”
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BS 25999 – a catalyst for change
In the development of BS 25999, one of the early discussions revolved around the long established BCM Lifecycle and whether it should be changed. As a testament to its creators, there actually was very little that could or needed to be changed, and the key components maintained their position.
The BCI London Forum, the largest chapter within the Business Continuity Institute, has announced the results of its ‘What Makes a Good Business Continuity Manager’ survey. Between October and November, 2009, 80 BCI members completed the London Forum’s online survey of 46 questions, anonymously.
NEW: Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) 5 Session Audio CD Class, by Redmond Worldwide
From ostrich-like senior management to a failure to undertake regular testing, half-hearted investment in disaster recovery is a waste of money. So just what are the signs of a flawed DR strategy?