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What is a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)?

A disaster recovery plan (DRP), also known as a disaster recovery implementation plan or an IT disaster recovery plan. It is a documented policy and
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7 Reasons You Need a Business Continuity Plan

What is Business Continuity? Business continuity refers to an organization’s capacity to continue doing critical tasks during and after a crisis. Business continuity planning sets
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Best Practices for Business Continuity in 2021

Organizational Risk Management – A Case Study in Companies that have won the Brazilian Quatity Award Prize By Luiz Carlos Di Serio1, Luciel Henrique de Oliveira2,
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Alternate Communications During Times of Disaster

ALTERNATE COMMUNICATIONS DURING TIMES OF DISASTER By Dr. Jim Kennedy, NCE, MRP, MBCI, CBRM We have witnessed over the last three to five years many
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Critical Infrastructure

CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION IS ALL ABOUT OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE AND CONTINUITY By Dr. Jim Kennedy, MRP, MBCI, CBRM It has always been the policy of the
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Developing Seamless Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans

DEVELOPING SEAMLESS BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY PLANS By Dr. Jim Kennedy. Introduction The development of recovery times for both the business organization’s business continuity
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Disaster Recovery Planning & Cloud Computing

DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING & CLOUD COMPUTING Dr. Jim Kennedy, MRP, MBCI, CBRM, CHS-IV January 2011 If you asked a group of IT practitioners or business
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Implementing a Good Information Security Program

IMPLEMENTING A GOOD INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM The frequency and potential impacts of information security breaches are increasing. Dr. Jim Kennedy explains why and looks at
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Pearson Grounds Flights During Ice Storm

PEARSON GROUNDS FLIGHTS DURING ICE STORM In any BC Plan, it is critical to define when and how a disaster should be declared. “Was the
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Vital Records and Business Continuity Planning

VITAL RECORDS AN BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING By Dr. Jim Kennedy, MRP, MBCI, CBRM CHS-IV. As business continuity and disaster recovery professionals we continue to address
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Introduction to Business Continuity Management

Articles – BCP and IT DR INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT We all need the support services that we often take for granted to be
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How to Prepare a Business Continuity Management Program?

Articles – BCP and IT DR HOW TO PREPARE A BUSINES CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM? The previous articles have mentioned the need for a business continuity
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How a typical Business Continuity Program Works?

Articles – BCP and IT DR HOW A TYPICAL BUSINESS CONTINUITY PROGRAM WORKS? In the last decade or so, the threats to the working environment
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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery – Important for Every Business and Organisation

Articles – BCP and IT DR BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY – IMPORTANT FOR EVERY BUSINESS AND ORGANISATION Managing Business operations in current times is
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Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on a parked plane

Articles – BCP and IT DR AIR CANADA REVIEWING HOW CREW LEFT PASSENGER ON A PARKED PLANE Air Canada continues to investigate how crew members
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Continuing Professional Education Program

Articles – BCP and IT DR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPE POINTS) Continuing Professional Education (CPE Points) Program Certified members are required to submit CPE points
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The Biggest Hacks and Data Breaches

Articles – BCP and IT DR Data breach: Timehop When?: July How many people: 21 million What happened?: Timehop connects to social networks and surfaces
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Damage to American Airlines plane from hail strom – emergency landing

Articles – BCP and IT DR DAMAGE TO AMERICAN AIRLINES PLANE FROM HAIL STORM – EMERGENCY LANDING An American Airlines flight en route to Phoenix
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The Cambirdge Analytica Saga is a Scandal of Facebook’s Own Making

Articles – BCP and IT DR THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SAGA IS A SCANDAL OF FACEBOOK’S OWN MAKING John Harris This mess was inevitable. Facebook has
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Now It’s Hurricane Maria, and Caribbean Braces for New Hit

Articles – BCP and IT DR NOW IT’S HURRICANE MARIA, AND CARIBBEAN BRACES FOR NEW HIT MEXICO CITY — Oh, no. Not again. This was the
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Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Southeast Massachusetts

Articles – BCP and IT DR TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS Jose will remain well off the East Coast but will still
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Heathrow baggage failure forces thousands to fly without their lugage

Articles – BCP and IT DR HEATHROW BAGGAGE FAILURE FORCES THOUSANDS OF FLY WITHOUT THEIR LUGGAGE The NationalJun 15, 2017 Thousands of passengers departing London’s Heathrow
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United Faces $435,000 Fine

Articles – BCP and IT DR UNITED FACES $435,000 FINE, ACCUSED OF FLYING PLANE 23 TIMES WITHOUT INSPECTING REPAIR, F.A.A. SAYS By CHRISTINE HAUSER MAY 31,
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Business Continuity Survey Feedback

BUSINESS CONTINUITY TRAINING & PLANNING COURSES BRCCI conducted several onsite training for one of our client organization which is among the list of fortune 500
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What is Business Continuity?

WHAT IS BUSINESS CONTINUITY? Dr. Akhtar Syed, Phd, CBRM, MABR, CISSP. Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. Webster’s dictionary defines disaster as: “A calamitous
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Business continuity training

Articles – BCP and IT DR BUSINESS CONTINUITY TRAINING Business continuity training is an essential part of doing business in today’s world.  Disaster could literally
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Business continuity seminar

Articles – BCP and IT DR BUSINESS CONTINUITY SEMINAR If you are looking for the best business continuity seminar to attend in the region, then
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IT disaster recovery training

Articles – BCP and IT DR IT DISASTER RECOVERY TRAINING Disasters can strike without warning at any time crippling an organization’s ability to not only
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NorthStar – LSU Tabletop Exercise a Resounding Success

Articles – BCP and IT DR NORTHSTAR – LSU TABLETOP EXERCISE A RESOUNDING SUCCESS Baton Rouge, LA – February 2018 was a busy time in
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ISO 22301

Articles – BCP and IT DR ISO-22301 As you are probably aware by now, doing business in today’s world is far different than decades earlier. 
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Business continuity certification

Articles – BCP and IT DR BUSINESS CONTINUITY CERTIFICATION Business continuity certification alongside disaster recovery certifications are increasingly in high demand for good reason.  Organizations
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Does ‘scenario based’ continuity planning have a future?

Articles – BCP and IT DR DOES ‘SCENARIO BASED’ CONTINUITY PLANNING HAVE A FUTURE? The current approach to business continuity, which generally focusses on ‘what