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So, What’s the Goal of Business Recovery, Anyway?

Posted by The Brain on Aug 3, 2020 10:13:02 AM

The reopening of the world’s economies from COVID-19-induced shutdown is happening at different paces. It continues apace in some areas that have contained community spread. In others, the emergence of new hot zones has caused a fresh wave of mandated business closures. Suffice it to say: after months of disruption, businesses are understandably eager to go back to normal as part of the recovery process. The question remains, though, have those businesses prepared themselves to resume operations at pre-crisis levels, especially in a public health environment marked by uncertainty?

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Topics: Crisis Management, Business Continuity

Discussing the Business Continuity Implications of the Australian Cyber Attacks with Noggin CTO Owen Prime

Posted by The Brain on Jul 16, 2020 9:11:43 AM

 

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The near-unprecedented wave of cyberattacks on corporate and governmental systems has been an underreported story coming out of the COVID-19 crisis, with alarming business continuity implications for organisations still battling the fallout from the pandemic.

Already in March of this year, online threats had risen by as much as six times their February levels. Hacking and phishing attempts alone were up 37 percent month on month.

The surge would only accelerate. By June, reporting would find a staggering 400 percent increase in cyberattacks.

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Topics: Government, Business Continuity, Security Management

How to Pack a Punch with Your Business Case for Business Continuity Management

Posted by The Brain on Jun 30, 2020 12:40:05 PM

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, business continuity plans (BCPs), processes, and programs have never been in greater demand. But we’ve been here before.

Both the 11 September 2001 terror attacks and late 2000’s financial crisis spurred similar upticks in the popularity of business continuity management systems (BCMS). And yet, by the time COVID-19 came along, an alarming number of companies were unprepared.

Why didn’t business continuity management take off before; and how can you build a sustainable program today?

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Topics: Business Continuity, Crisis Newsletter

The Benefits of Business Continuity Software That Scales with Crisis

Posted by The Brain on May 5, 2020 11:49:01 AM

Early numbers from the COVID-19 response reveal long-simmering challenges in ensuring business continuity for most organizations. In one employer survey, only 37 percent of respondents said that they had the right technology in place for employees to conduct critical business operations from home in the event of an emergency. 

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Topics: Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Crisis Newsletter

Announcing the Launch of the Noggin Continuity Solution Pack

Posted by James BW on Apr 29, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Practical business continuity software solution to provide organizations with the tools needed to effectively assess business risks and impact, coordinate responses to disruptions, and manage incidents, from the smallest outage to a major crisis.

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Topics: Business Continuity

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Get Back to Business Continuity Planning Fundamentals

Posted by The Brain on Apr 1, 2020 5:50:55 PM

 

If you didn’t know before, a mainstay of business continuity management is the business continuity plan (BCP), a collection of resources, actions, procedures, and information, designed to prepare organizations to maintain essential functions in the event of a major disruption like the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: Business Continuity

Six Crisis Management Measures You Should Take to Mitigate the Impact of the Coronavirus to Your Business

Posted by The Brain on Mar 5, 2020 3:56:58 AM

 

For those of us that had forgotten, the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to multiple continents should remind us that the risk of a critical global health incident must be factored into crisis and business continuity planning – and not just for companies with exposed supply chains.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

Achieve Organizational Resilience by Deploying a Business Continuity Management System

Posted by The Brain on Jul 4, 2019 1:56:30 AM

 

Beyond business continuity planning, the need to move to a business continuity management system

As a practice, Business Continuity Management aims to maintain essential functions in the event of a disaster or other, major disruption. Organizations get that. After all, they’ve poured time and money into developing business continuity management plans.

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Topics: Business Continuity

The Case for Unifying Security, Crisis, and Business Continuity Management

Posted by The Brain on May 2, 2019 12:56:20 AM

 

Take a look at the figures. Eighteen percent of all violent crimes occur in the workplace. Victim deaths are especially high in retail.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Security Management, Crisis Planning

Challenges to effective business continuity planning

Posted by The Brain on Mar 7, 2019 2:00:00 AM

 

Year after year, the likelihood of a business-destroying critical event only seems to increase. Yet somehow, business continuity planning–the collection of resources, actions, procedures, and information, designed to prepare organizations to maintain essential functions in the event of a disaster or other major disruption–hasn’t made it to the top rung of C-suite priorities. 

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Topics: Business Continuity


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