Four Philippines IT executives reveal some of the IT adjustments they did as a result of the recent calamities and share strategies in preparing for disasters, as well as the challenges that will be met along the way.
ISO 27005, issued in 2008, filled a noticeable gap in the ISO 27000 series of standards. The standard is officially titled ISO/IEC 27005.2008, “Information technology — Security techniques — Information security risk management.”
For many, the biggest inhibitor to implementing an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan is cost.
A business impact analysis (BIA) is an important part of a company’s business continuity plan.
Getting personal with business continuity: Five critical success factors in overcoming workforce disruptions
An event that disrupts your business, no matter how limited or broad in scope, can undermine your ability to remain competitive—and maybe even to survive. But while disaster recovery planning for your facilities and technology is critical to your business continuity, you also need to fully consider the impact of a disruption on your most valuable asset: your employees.
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Most simulations we’ve encountered in business continuity and disaster recovery planning have been limited to the table top variety conducted at a conference or perhaps coordinated within your organization internally. Such events typically involve groups of people role playing to act out events of a pretend disaster situation.
Many vendors are positioning cloud backup as an ideal disaster recovery solution, allowing users to replicate data offsite and outside of their company’s geographic region at a reasonable cost. And, there are even a number of so-called cloud disaster recovery services on the market today. But, what does “cloud disaster recovery” really mean?
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States, February 16, 2010 in Washington D.C. providing an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a real-time response to a large-scale cyber crisis affecting much of the nation.
One of the ongoing problems in business continuity is articulating the business case in a way that resonates with executives and others in our organizations and doesn’t require a twenty slide PowerPoint presentation.
SunGard announced that Eric Berg has resigned as chief executive officer of SunGard Availability Services, a position he held since October 2007.