ASIS International and BSI released a joint American National Standard, Business Continuity Management Systems: Requirements with Guidance for Use (ANSI/ASIS/BSI BCM.1-2010).
Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in the United States ranked 10th out of 13 countries in their ability to bounce back from an IT disaster, trailed only by peers in Australia, France, and Italy, according to a new study by Acronis.
Although 2011’s National Level Exercise (NLE) isn’t until May, participants at all levels of government have already begun preparing.
And getting ready for the drill isn’t a small task — it’s being hailed as one of the largest emergency exercises in the nation’s history and the first to turn the spotlight on a natural disaster.
When flood waters threatened to breach the banks of the Brisbane River recently, the State Library of Queensland, Australia looked to be one of its first casualties.
The recent flooding in Queensland, Australia has provided a perfect demonstration of the need for financial services firms to have appropriate procedures in place to ensure business continuity.
Here are the 10 finalists in the backup and disaster recovery (DR) software and services category in Storage magazine’s and SearchStorage.com’s 2010 Products of the Year competition.
It used to be that many managed service providers—especially those targeting SMBs—were reluctant to present clients with IT service-level agreements (SLAs).
Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) will run from March 21st to 25th in 2011 and preparations are already underway.
“Pruning the family tree,” or reducing the number of family members involved in the business, may sometimes be the only final recourse to ensure business continuity and family harmony for family businesses that have lasted for more than one generation.
Symantec Corp. announced the findings of its 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey, which measured the attitudes and practices of small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and their customers toward disaster preparedness. The survey findings show that though SMBs are at risk, they are still not making disaster preparedness a priority until they experience a disaster or data loss.
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