A new joint New Zealand and Australian Handbook – ‘HB 327:2010 Communicating and Consulting about Risk’ has been published. Continue reading Standards: New Zealand and Australia HB 327:2010 Communicating and Consulting about Risk
Residents and business owners affected by storms and flooding face major challenges in recovering from their losses. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants has prepared a Disaster Recovery Guide in hopes of providing at least a measure of assistance for those in crisis.
Companies with business continuity plans are likely to have managed the ash cloud crisis better than those that haven’t: Aon
Stephen Cross, CEO of Aon Global Risk Consulting, comments on the business and insurance implications of the European volcanic ash cloud.
The DRJ Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) Generally Accepted Business Continuity Practices Committee and partner organizations (ARMA, DRII, FSTC and NFPA) have released the Generally Accepted Practices (GAP) document is in its final phase.
Three years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Ike offered the disaster management community an opportunity to implement the lessons learned. How did the country measure up? Disaster Resource Guide finds out.
When you prepared your Business Continuity Program plans you looked at the various risks and potential disasters to your company. Hardware and software failures are two potential types of events, but one of the most potentially damaging types of events that could put you out of business is a power failure.
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ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) presents how to facilitate a knowledge transfer of IT Business Continuity issues to Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Continue reading ENISA approach to Business Continuity for SMEs
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is running a mini-survey on the use of IT and software in Business Continuity Management and crisis management.
Good disaster recovery planning (DRP) does not just prepare for the last disaster. This note will help you understand your DRP’s underlying assumptions, question these assumptions, test your plan under various scenarios, and revise accordingly.
BUSINESS CONTINUITY TRAINING DVDs
THE BUSINESS CONTINUITY INSTITUTE (BCI):
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A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans
Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.
Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.
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Understanding Your Business:
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This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.
The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.
The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.
- A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
- Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
- What is a BIA?
- The purpose of a BIA
- The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
- Establishing the scope
- Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
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- Gathering and verifying your results
- Identifying Respondents
- BIA questionnaire template with notes
- Sign and Review template
- Risk Assessments and the BIA with template
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Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy – A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans – Training DVD + CD
Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.
The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.
- Annex A Main Event List
- BCI Booklet
- Creating Your Own Scenario
- Debrief Template
- Exercise Invitation Template
- Exercise Manager’s Notes
- Fire Scenario
- Injects Template for Role‐Players
- Scripts Flood
- BSI Folder
- BS 25999 Product Sheet
- BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
- BS 25999 Global Product Guide
- BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
- BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
- About BCI
- About Ear Productions BC
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