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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 available to us 24/7 and whenever needed. Right from the telephone that we use to the internet connection, any downtime that this service faces is viewed unfavorably by us. But, given the uncertainties of the
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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 management program and the components of a typical business continuity plan. This article looks at how to prepare your organization for emergencies and the steps that are needed to be taken to prepare for contingencies.
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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 of companies have multiplied ranging from 9-11 type attacks, earthquakes and the spread of diseases like SARS. Further, there is the very real threat of natural and manmade disasters like these disrupting the working patterns
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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 a big challenge. Apart from having to keep looking at the bottom lines and market shares, the managements have another major area to be concerned about which is to continually keep assessing the risk to
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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 could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was still on board, an incident experts say raises serious security issues. An Air Canada passenger says she was forced to organize her
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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 annually. The deadline for submitting CPE Points Record Form for any given current year is on March 31st of the following year. BRCCI ‘s Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Points Program ensures all certified professionals continue
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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 nostalgic posts from the past. On Facebook, it shows users their previously popular posts in a bid to help people rekindle previous memories. However, the company detected an ongoing cyber attack in July and found
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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 from San Antonio on Sunday made an emergency landing in El Paso due to “damage sustained by weather” during the flight, Fox 4 News reported. Flight 1897 left San Antonio International Airport at 6:57 p.m.
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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 worked tirelessly to gather as much data on users as it could – and to profit from it Mark Zuckerberg breaks silence on Cambridge Analytica Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wed 21 Mar 2018 07.33 EDT
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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 general sentiment across a broad area of the eastern Caribbean on Sunday as residents, some still sifting through the wreckage left by Hurricane Irma, braced for the impact of yet another powerful storm stalking them