business continuity plan, Disaster Recovery, Backup and Recovery
A business continuity plan outlines procedures and instructions an organization must follow in the face of disaster, whether fire, flood or cyberattack. Here’s how to create one that gives your business the best chance of surviving such an event.
Emergency Preparedness, business continuity, disaster recovery
In order to ensure the safety and security of an organization’s personnel, a Chief Security Officer (CSO) must be able to identify, assess and develop appropriate responses to a wide range of potential and actual threats as they evolve in real time. This presents a Herculean challenge since security, while recognized as critical, is also preferred to be invisible in day-to-day operations. Substantial guidance in these efforts is available from the communities of law enforcement, the private sector and emergency planners. In particular, it is worth summarizing five central insights that can assist CSOs as they work to protect their organizations.
Data security breaches can negatively impact an entire organization – including sales, marketing and IT – and have a significant negative impact on company finances and shareholder value, according to a new Ponemon research study.