So, a parody of a hostage situation and shooting might seem a bit insensitive…
Continuity Central recently conducted a survey to discover what the views of business continuity professionals are about the MTPD (maximum tolerable period of disruption) concept, which was introduced by BS 25999.
The rise of cloud disaster recovery has provided another disaster recovery planning option. Here’s how one organization turned to a private cloud provisioned for disaster recovery services to meet their recovery needs.
Significant changes in the trends of workplace violence and terrorism along with recommendations for adjusting risk management and security approaches for violence prevention are detailed in this white paper.
This study stresses the correlation between war and the Business Continuity Management (BCM), especially for Medium-Large Enterprises. It covers the case of a recent war in Lebanon and emphasizes the necessity of integrating and incorporating war into BCM planning.
Snake oil is applied metaphorically to any product with exaggerated marketing but questionable and/or unverifiable quality or benefit. For the consultant, selling business continuity can be the ultimate snake oil.
An IT risk assessment is a document that describes potential threats your organization faces, whether they are natural and/or man-made.
If your organization has a risk management function, you are aware of ISO 31000, Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines on Implementation, a standard released by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 2009. But the question is: Are you sure your risk management initiatives adhere to this standard?
Looking at trends in disaster recovery (DR) planning from 2009, it has become clear that virtualization has become a critical consideration in DR planning and design. A 2009 DR survey from Symantec Corp. found that 64% of organizations are re-evaluating disaster recovery plans based on virtualization. But why?
With over 6,000 listings in more than 250 categories, the database serves business continuity professionals, emergency planners and managers, security professionals and corporate managers to ensure that their organizations are prepared for and can recover from any type of natural or man-made disaster.
There are many ways small businesses can get trounced by hurricanes, fires or floods. There also are multiple fixes and precautions that are surprisingly easy to implement.