Archive for the ‘BCP’ Category

Colonial Pipeline facing $1,000,000 fine for poor recovery plans

If you were in the US this time last year, you won’t have forgotten, and you may even have been affected by, the ransomware attack on fuel-pumping company Colonial Pipeline. The organisation was hit by ransomware injected into its network by so-called affiliates of a cybercrime crew known as DarkSide. DarkSide is an example of what’s known as […]

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Every Day Should be World Backup Day

World-Backup-Day-1 | Tips for Backing up your Data! GoldPhish | Cyber Security AwarenessDownload Modern Data Protection: Ensuring Recoverability of All Modern Workloads

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The cost of a cyber attack in 2021

It’s been rough sailing for organisations in the past year or so. In addition to the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, there are the effects of Brexit, increasing public awareness of privacy rights and regulatory pressure to improve data protection practices. And, of course, there is the threat of cyber attacks. According to a UK government […]

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Black Start: Preparedness for Any Situation

In Stephen King’s 1994 made-for-TV movie “The Stand,” most of the human race is wiped out by a deadly virus. As a result, power stations are unmanned and Americans are left without electricity for months. That is, until a husband and wife team works engineering magic at a power plant, flipping the right switches to […]

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Coronavirus Business Continuity Management Bundle

#Coronavirus Business Continuity Management (#BCM) Bundle Ensure your organisation can survive in the face of disaster; learn how to create and implement an effective business continuity plan. #Coronavirus Business Continuity Management (#BCM) Bundle Webinar: Business Continuity Management: Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Cyber Resilience Guidance Standards Kit

The standards in the Cyber Resilience Guidance Standards Kit provide expert guidance on cyber security and business continuity. These standards will help you build on the guidance of the standards in the Cyber Resilience Core Standards Kit. The standards included in this kit are: PAS 555:2013:- This Publicly Available Specification (PAS) document from BSI details what good […]

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Why you should care about ISO 22301?

Business Continuity is the term now given to mean the strategies and planning by which an organization prepares to respond to catastrophic events such as fires, floods, cyber-attacks, or more common human errors and accidents Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) puts such a program in the context of an ISO Management Systems, and ISO 22301:2012 […]

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Cyber Resilience Implementation Suite

Cyber security is not enough – you need to become cyber resilient   The document toolkits – created by experienced cyber security and business continuity professionals – provide you with all the document templates you’ll need to achieve compliance, whilst the supporting guidance will make sure you find the fastest route to completing your project. […]

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Business Downtime and Disaster Recovery

Infographic: Business Downtime and Disaster Recovery The Internet is the largest store of information ever created, and those who can harness its power stand to reap tremendous rewards. However, handling data is also a significant responsibility, and disasters can cause severe problems. Here are a few facts about downtime and how to recover from disasters. […]

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Why achieve a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan

What would you do if your systems were hacked or compromised by a virus? How would your IT systems cope in the event of flooding or an explosion? What if your IT systems simply stopped working? IT has brought many benefits to business. However, IT failures can seriously damage your ability to deliver products and […]

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Management System Toolkits

For 10 years IT Governance has been helping businesses build robust cyber defences, deliver improved IT services and comply with international and regulatory standards. ITG understand that information technology is at the heart of every modern organisation. That is why ITG source, create and deliver IT products and services that meet the real world needs […]

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How about considering a proper business continuity plan?

As the world didn’t end on Dec 21, 2012, how about considering a proper business continuity plan for 2013? ISO22301:2012 (ISO22301) Business Continuity Management Systems (BCSMS) – Requirements is the international business continuity standard. Launched in May 2012 it replaced British Standard BS25999-2 and set outs the requirements for a Buisiness Continuity Management System (BCMS). […]

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New Tools for IT and Security professionals

IT Governance continually striving to create, source and deliver products that can help IT and Information Security professionals in the real world. Check out their latest on Business Continuity, ITIL & ITSM and Information Security products below to help you in your current and future projects. This is a perfect time of the year to start […]

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Comprehensive business continuity guide

IT Governance Publishing, the specialist publishing arm of IT Governance, has launched its latest book on business continuity and disaster recovery planning Everything you want to know about Business Continuity The book focuses particularly on the new ISO/IEC 22301:2012 standard and provides practical guidance on how to implement best practice business continuity management within your […]

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Symantec: SMBs Change Security Approach with Growing Threats

Image via CrunchBase By: Brian Prince A survey of small to midsize businesses from 28 different countries by Symantec found that companies are focusing more on information protection and backup and recovery. Driving these changes is a fear of losing data. Today’s small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are facing a growing threat from cyber-attacks, and […]

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Economic turmoil and BCP

Due to economic insecurity all the warning signs are pointing that this year is going to top the record for information security and privacy incidents. Organizations may not be in a position to take business limiting risk and bypass security fundamental like Business Continuity Planning (BCP). During this economic uncertainty organizations have to pay more […]

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