Taking Care of Business: How to Write a Business Recovery Plan

MHA Consulting

Last time, we looked at how to write recovery plans to protect your organization’s computer systems and applications. In today’s post we’re going to lay out how to write plans … The post Taking Care of Business: How to Write a Business Recovery Plan appeared first on MHA Consulting.

Stressing Out: Why You Should Stress Test Your Recovery Plans 

MHA Consulting

In everyday life, stress is usually regarded in a negative light, but in business continuity management, stress testing your recovery plans can play a very positive role in improving an … The post Stressing Out: Why You Should Stress Test Your Recovery Plans appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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A Home Away From Home: Crafting a Site Recovery Plan

MHA Consulting

To be ready for this eventuality, … The post A Home Away From Home: Crafting a Site Recovery Plan appeared first on MHA Consulting. Business Recovery Planning Disaster Recovery Planning Pandemic Planning business recovery business recovery plan recovery planning site recovery

The Benefits of Stressing Out: Why You Should Stress Test Your Recovery Plans

MHA Consulting

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A Home Away From Home: Crafting a Site Recovery Plan

BCM METRICS

To be ready for this eventuality, your organization should have a site recovery plan. Why Your Company Needs a Site Recovery Plan Floods, fires, and storms are only a few […]. The post A Home Away From Home: Crafting a Site Recovery Plan appeared first on BCMMETRICS.

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Fine by Me: The Proposed $1 Million Fine of Colonial Pipeline  

BCM METRICS

The Department of Transportation recently announced a proposed $1 million fine of Colonial Pipeline for shortcomings in its recovery planning that increased the societal damage in the wake of the cyberattack on the company last year.

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Omission Accomplished: When Front-Line Workers Are Excluded from BCM Training 

MHA Consulting

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About Time: Deciding When to Start Your RTO Countdown

MHA Consulting

Many organizations lack a clear, recognized understanding of when the metaphorical switch will be flipped to start the recovery time objective (RTO) countdown timer.

Perfecting the PIA: The Right Way to Do a Post-Incident Analysis

MHA Consulting

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Hit or Myth: 5 Common Misconceptions About IT/disaster recovery

MHA Consulting

Today we’re going to look at five commonly held myths about IT/disaster recovery. These … The post Hit or Myth: 5 Common Misconceptions About IT/disaster recovery appeared first on MHA Consulting. One definition of a myth is something you know for sure that happens to be untrue.

The Best Policy: The Core Element of a Good BCM Program Is Honesty

MHA Consulting

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Adapting in an uncertain world 

Crisis Response Journal

Evie Whatling and Gareth Black from Ricardo write that adaptive capacity, business recovery and long-term planning are going to be crucial in our changing world, and announce how to access their free webinar on living with Covid-19. By Evie Whatling, Gareth Black

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Oz's Business Continuity Blog

The last few weeks have been quite busy – and, at times, a teeny bit stressful. I’ve prepared and facilitated four crisis management and business recovery exercises (two of which included actors and journalists and mock TV and radio news […].

Why is so hard to engage an IT Organization???

Stratogrid Advisory

Why is so "darn" hard to engage IT Organization in Business Continuity efforts??? In our previous articles , we outlined the reasons why the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program is essential to your organization. Are we again in the Business vs IT turf wars?

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Tips for Managing Third-Party Risk in Health Care

Reciprocity

HIPAA calls these third parties “business associates,” and the healthcare organizations are referred to as “covered entities.” ” Depending on the nature of their business, third parties may have access to PII, PHI, and other valuable data.

Everything You Need to Know About Business Continuity Plans

Erwood Group

Everything You Need to Know About Business Continuity Plans. Business Continuity Plans. Chances are if you’re visiting this page, you are new to the concept of Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) and business continuity overall. Definition of Business Continuity Plan.

3 Focus Areas for Improving Business Resilience

everbridge

This is a valuable insight into resiliency planning, business operations, and the future of the workplace. Remote working was the most common change implemented in businesses, while many were forced to carry out headcount reductions. Business Continuity.

The Best Disaster Recovery Practices for Organizations of All Sizes

Solutions Review

Businesses commonly use information technology to process information and transactions quickly and effectively. We live in a global world where technology is changing the way businesses create and capture value, how we work, and how we communicate and interact.

The 28 Best Backup and Disaster Recovery Software for 2022

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s listing of the best backup and disaster recovery companies is an annual sneak peek of the solution providers included in our Buyer’s Guide and Solutions Directory. The Best Backup and Disaster Recovery Software.

What is a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)?

Stratogrid Advisory

What is a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)? The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is a cornerstone of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program. The BIA engagement will require a partnership with business stakeholders across all business units and departments.

IT Disaster Recovery Planning – No worries, we have a backup!

Stratogrid Advisory

IT Disaster Recovery Planning – “No worries, we have a backup?!”. When asked about their organization’s IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) plans, some will smile and say, “Yes, we have a backup and it is fully outsourced.” Business Continuity Management. Business Continuity Planning.

Business Continuity 2025 – What Will Future Incidents Look Like?

Plan B Consulting

In the first bulletin of his new ‘Business Continuity 2025’ series, Charlie discusses what incidents might look like in 2025. I intend to write a series of bulletins over the next few months where I imagine what business continuity might look like in 2025. I aim to cover what incidents might look like, how the business continuity process might change, how resilience might develop and how the role of the business continuity manager could change.

Cyber Incident Management – Looking Through the Wrong End of the Telescope

Plan B Consulting

I was looking for their guidance on the nontechnical aspects of the recovery, all of them contained useful information but many were quite old and were written pre-2010. Business recovery and continuity of operations. Lastly, existing business recovery and continuity of operation plans should also be used during a cyber breach. This week Charlie discusses why it is important for senior managers to be involved in cyber incident management.

Business Continuity Guide for Smaller Organizations

Stratogrid Advisory

Business Continuity Planning Guide for Smaller Organizations. We recognize that many business continuity planning terms and industry-leading methodologies can be foreign to your organization. BCP Guide table of Contents: Section 1 - Introduction to Business Continuity Planning (BCP).