2018

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Up & Comer: Nuveric’s PetaGys Powered by Oracle’s Solaris

ChannelBloom

The PetaGys Powered by Oracle Solaris integrates correctly-sized hardware and data protection software into a complete onsite backup, offsite cloud, and business continuance solution. The appliance enables a fast and hassle-free setup of a comprehensive disaster recovery environment.

Best Practice Planning and Exercising from Ragtag Misfits

Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

What do David Lindstedt, Mark Armour, Telly Savalas, Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin have in common? What are the most effective ways to do Business Continuity (or Cyber or Crisis) planning and training?

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How to create a business continuity plan – with free template

IT Governance BC

Comprehensive BCM (business continuity management) measures are essential for responding effectively to a disruption and providing a minimum acceptable service during a disaster. A crucial aspect of BCM is the development of an effective BCP (business continuity plan).

Critical infrastructure and soft targets in the Maghreb states 

Crisis Response Journal

In November 2018, Advisory Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova took part, as an international expert, in the regional workshop on ‘The challenges posed by terrorist acts on critical infrastructure (CI) and soft targets in the Maghreb States’. The event was join By Lina Kolesnikova

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CISO challenges and the path to cutting edge security

Behavior Group

Zane Lackey (…) serves on multiple Advisory Boards including the National Technology Security Coalition, the Internet Bug Bounty Program, and the US State Department-backed Open Technology Fund. (…) In this interview (…) he discusses CISO challenges, cloud security strategies, next-gen security, and much more.

Avoiding Groupthink: Decision Making During A Crisis

Plan B Consulting

This week, Charlie looks at decision making during incidents and offers some tools and techniques that he has picked up through his research.

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Atesh baz (short story)

arunpraka shray

A meat-seller website was offering 33% discount on Lamb, curry cut. Been buying from them for almost two years now. Ordered a kg online. This site had a delivery tracking option and delivered in 120 minutes. An impressive track of delivery, I must say.

Marketpoint Recall & Recall Results. a powerful partnership for global coverage

Marketpoint Recall

An increasing number of recalls that appear in the media these days have one common factor: the companies involved just weren’t ready. A product recall can be one of the most detrimental events for a company and can have overwhelming consequences for both the company, its customers and the brand.

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CANADA’S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE – READINESS & RESILIENCY

CCEM Strategies

As the floodwater in B.C.’s s interior recede, critical infrastructure (CI) providers, like utilities and highways, are tackling the hard work of restoration and repair. Disruption to CI during an emergency can be catastrophic—lives can be lost, economies can tank, and public confidence can tumble.

4 Types of Incidents to Manage with Event Pages

Alert Media

The post 4 Types of Incidents to Manage with Event Pages appeared first on AlertMedia. Communications Emergency Communication

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Building a Channel Presence.? Why You Need to Hire This Guy.

ChannelBloom

When building out a channel program, having the right strategy and go to market plan is critical. Having the right people to deliver that strategy is the most crucial part. Where several companies fail in the channel is having a balance of both ingredients.

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

Stratogrid Advisory

IT Disaster Recovery Planning – “No worries, we have a backup?!”. Last Updated on May 31, 2020 by Alex Jankovic. Reading Time: 3 minutes. 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.”

How to write a disaster recovery plan

IT Governance BC

All organisations experience disruptions, whether that’s from a cyber attack, IT failure, weather event or something else, and they need to be prepared. The longer it takes to address an issue, the more the costs will spiral and the harder it will be to recover.

Online learning: Being prepared in the modern world 

Crisis Response Journal

In this month’s blog on free preparedness training and education it’s Robert Fagan’s pleasure to highlight the course Staying Safe: How to Be Prepared in the Modern World from the United Kingdom’s Emergency Planning College (EPC). By Robert Fagan

3 Ways to Solve the People Problem in Cybersecurity

Behavior Group

Your organization is only as strong as the weakest link — don’t let employees go untrained and systems unprotected. People Problem in Cybersecurity The IT department can lock down anything it wants, but all it takes is one careless human to cause a destructive breach.

H&M Hoodie Crisis

Plan B Consulting

This week Charlie looks at the H&M hoodie scandal and outlines the lessons BC professionals can take from the incident. I didn’t hear about the H&M crisis until recently, so I thought for this week’s bulletin I would share my thoughts on what we can learn from the incident.

Aligning BC/DR to CSIRP Challenges

eBRP

The immediate reaction to a cyber-security incident is the FUD factor (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt); more like ‘chickens running around with their head cut off’.

The Sudden spring of Delhi

arunpraka shray

15 August 2018. 07:48. It’s been ages since I have listened to a Mehfil e Sama at Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s royal courtyard in Delhi.

Two Simple Steps to Keep Vendors GDPR Compliant at Events Like Dreamforce

Marketpoint Recall

I am so over GDPR. GDPR came into force on May 25 and it is having a profound effect on the event and corporate entertainment industry. Dreamforce is a huge user conference but also a massive exhibitor event.

PLANNING FOR AN EMERGENCY? DON'T FORGET YOUR VOLUNTEERS

CCEM Strategies

At the 2018 annual Clean Pacific conference in Portland, OR, we attended a session on volunteer planning in oil spill response.

All You Need to Know About Lone Worker Safety Devices

Alert Media

The post All You Need to Know About Lone Worker Safety Devices appeared first on AlertMedia. Safety and Security Lone Worker Safety

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The Industrial Revolution v4.1: with increased opportunity comes increased vulnerability

SRM

If history teaches us one thing it is that there is no going back. It started with the First Industrial Revolution which used water and steam power to mechanise production. This was followed by the Second which used electricity and the Third which used electronics and information technology.

Business Impact Analysis could be Challenging for some Organizations

Stratogrid Advisory

Why the Business Impact Analysis is Challenging for an Organization with Constant Changes. Last Updated on May 31, 2020 by Alex Jankovic. Reading Time: 3 minutes. In a Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program , there are specific professional practices that must be adhered to.

What’s the difference between a risk assessment and a business impact analysis?

IT Governance BC

Whether you’re creating a disaster recovery or business continuity plan, you must conduct a risk assessment and a BIA (business impact analysis).

Business continuity is not the same as crisis management 

Crisis Response Journal

Any organisation that imagines that a business continuity plan makes it ‘crisis prepared’ is due for a big and costly surprise, says Dr Tony Jaques Crisis management should be recognised as both a tactical and a strategic responsibility, which extends fa By Dr Tony Jaques

The Signal in the Noise: How Security Teams Can Capture Actionable Threat Insights

Behavior Group

With the barrage of information coming into a system, separating the noise from the genuine threats can be a difficult process. This is where AI can come in, to help you separate the real risks to your business from normal network noise.

What is the difference between a cyber and a “normal” incident?

Plan B Consulting

This week Charlie looks at the ways in which cyber and “normal” incidents are different and why these differences may affect how the incident is managed.

Threats, Impacts, BCPs

eBRP

Within Business Continuity circles there is ongoing debate about the relevance and role of Risk Assessment in developing a BCM program. Having been in the industry for more than 20 years, I understand the issue from both the sides.

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The Masseuse

arunpraka shray

She started her day six am everyday at her PG accommodation with a small meal of two leftover rotis rolled in an aluminium foil from the previous night’s dinner. And a hot mug of milky, sweet tea.

How brands are using AI to avoid a social media crisis

Marketpoint Recall

In February 2018, the fast-food chicken chain KFC ran out of chicken. Because of a supply chain glitch, KFC was unable to get chicken to many of its United Kingdom restaurants.

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KNOW. ACQUIRE. PREPARE: HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR ORGANIZATION'S INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AN EMERGENCY

CCEM Strategies

Public perception often places government at the core of emergency management and planning. And while this is largely true, it doesn’t necessarily represent the full picture of emergency preparedness in Canada.

Addressing the Dangers Faced by Caregivers in the Field

Alert Media

The post Addressing the Dangers Faced by Caregivers in the Field appeared first on AlertMedia. Safety and Security Lone Worker Safety

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S2, Episode 8 - Tuba Gursoy

The Business Continuity Podcast

Inspired by the stories we heard from Katherine Corbishley earlier in the season, we spoke to hospitality veteran Tuba Gursoy to find out what we can learn from someone working at the coal-face, in an industry where dealing with incidents and difficult situations is an everyday occurrence.

Veritas SDS and AWS Re:invent

VOX Veritas

Veritas recently upgraded its entire data management software portfolio with extensive support for hybrid and public clouds—including extended integration with Amazon S3. We're at AWS #reInvent this week and invite you to learn more