Rothstein Associates Inc. is looking for an author for our planned 2012 book on IT Disaster Recovery. Is it you?
The importance of business continuity planning is a no-brainer — if you’re a security leader who already thinks in terms of security and risk, that is. But convincing business executives, who typically think in dollars and cents, of such a plan’s criticality may be a tougher sell.
A new season of Formidable Footprint exercises continues and now is the time for neighborhood, community and faith based organizations to make plans to participate. A tornado exercise is scheduled for October 29, 2011.
The 2011 BCI Continuity & Resilience Awards were held in Mumbai, India on the 26th September and a list of winners has now been published by the Business Continuity Institute.
This year’s Cost of Cyber Crime Study from Ponemon Institute is based on a representative sample of 50 organizations in various industry sectors. While the research focused on organizations located in the United States, many are multinational corporations.
Every indication suggests that we have passed a major inflection point in the continuity industry.
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FEMA released the first-ever National Preparedness Goal as part of the PPD-8 implementation (Presidential Policy Directive). PPD-8 describes the Nation’s approach to preparing for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Private Sector Resources Catalog has been completely updated and reorganized to ensure that you and your organization can quickly and easily find all the resources that you need.
There are many names for these contracts (Emergency Response, Restoration, Rapid Response, Disaster Recovery, Business Recovery, Business Resumption, etc.), and many vendors offer them. What are they and should your organization have one?