Blog Posts Tagged with "Business Continuity"

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Ensuring Continuity of Services During Change Incidents

January 25, 2013 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski

Services are most vulnerable during change. Continuity of service needs to be ensured during change, and large portions of several ISO and BSI standards are focused on proper management of change. However well controlled, an incident can occur during the change, thus causing failure of service...

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Cloud Confusion is Considerable

October 28, 2012 Added by:Bill Gerneglia

If you are the CIO of your organization and you spent the last decade locking down your data center hardware, patching your OSs, developing a disaster recovery plan, and securing your applications are you really in a rush to move the operation and applications to the cloud?

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Surviving a Public Infrastructure or Energy Grid Attack

September 27, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

What would you do if the lights suddenly went out? Where would you get news from? Or more importantly water? Keep cool or get heat? Though many disregard warnings about critical infrastructure attacks what if the worst did happen, would you be prepared?

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On Cloud Outages (Yeah, They Happen)

August 29, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes

Cloud vendors are quick to point out how reliable their data centers are with redundant channels, power supply structures and the like. Any application running on the cloud needs to consider the same issues – it is unrealistic to rely on one single data center – a chain is only as strong as its weakest link...

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Assessing Risk Management Culture to Better Understand the Characteristics of ERM Programs

August 27, 2012 Added by:Michele Westergaard

The past 24 months have seen a number of disasters bring risk management to the forefront of executives and board directors. Whether natural disasters such as the Japanese Tsunami or man-made such as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, fat-tail disasters have created a renewed interest in enterprise risk management...

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The Future Ain’t Homogenized: Please Stop the FUD Vendors

August 15, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes

At the end of the day, if is slightly cheaper to own your hardware than to rent, the fact is that if in doing so you have to spend time focusing on technology instead of focusing on your core business, then that savings pales into insignificance when compared to the real value that pure focus can bring...

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Simulation Training Reinforces Security, Business Continuity

August 05, 2012 Added by:Stacey Holleran

If your organization were to experience a serious disruption in network connectivity due to a weather event, a fire or a cyber attack, how quickly could it resume business operations? Which people, processes and technologies would be involved in the recovery? How can you be sure nothing has been overlooked?

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A Packet of Risks and a Small Pot of Tea

July 29, 2012 Added by:Christopher Laing

Risks are just circumstances that if they occurred, would have some impact on the business. Naturally risks can potentially disrupt the business, but if identified, planned for, and effectively managed, risks can have a beneficial impact on the business. The key word here is managed...

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CISSP Reloaded Domain Eight: BCPs and DRs

June 14, 2012 Added by:Javvad Malik

Some companies are not factoring cloud-based or 3rd party hosted applications into their DR plans because contractually the cloud provider is responsible. What would you do if your cloud-provider got hit by a disaster they couldn’t recover from. What would you do in order to continue your business operations?

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Resilience is the New Secure: Evolution of Business-Relevant Thinking

May 30, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los

Resiliency speaks to core business needs much better than security ever could. Resiliency speaks to availability, incident response, business continuity and disaster recovery and security all rolled into one. Resiliency is a measure of preparedness against failure - a component of which is security...

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The Infosec Investment Equation - Can You Solve It?

April 09, 2012 Added by:Neira Jones

Redundant measures always expose themselves very rapidly: they either don’t help you run your shop, or nobody around you is interested in them. So if you still have some of these, your job is to scrap them because it will save some time and resources to apply elsewhere...

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Cyber Security for 2012 Olympics Focus of Business Continuity Forum

March 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"The market-wide exercise showed that the banking community is prepared to handle some aspects of a cyber attack, but must shore up other areas. I encourage all managers to think about whether they are have adequate, practical plans in place..."

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Lessons from the Nortel Networks Breach

February 16, 2012 Added by:Suzanne Widup

Much is being published about how inappropriate the response to the Nortel incident was, but it demonstrates an important point for companies - how do you know when you’ve done enough? How do you tell when an incident is over, and you should go back to business as usual?

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Smart Grid Raises the Bar for Disaster Recovery

February 13, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston

Many of the organizations we have talked to simply have not begun the process of adjusting their risk assessments, disaster plans and the like for these types of operational requirements, even as smart grid devices begin to proliferate across the US and global infrastructures...

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Incident Response and Risk Management Go Hand in Hand

February 12, 2012 Added by:Neira Jones

Residual risk is inevitable, so incident response becomes a crucial part of managing it. As the risk assessment identifies the assets critical to a business - threats, vulnerabilities and controls - so should the incident response plan concentrate on critical assets...

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Difference Between Recovery Time and Recovery Point Objectives

February 08, 2012 Added by:Dejan Kosutic

What do RTO and RPO have in common? They are both crucial for business impact analysis and for business continuity management. Without determining them properly, you would be just guessing – and guessing is the best way to ensure you never recover from a disaster...

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