Tag Archives: Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity Management Helping to Cut Costs in Security Breaches

Sooner or later, your organisation will suffer a data security breach. This may sound like the opinion of a fatalist. However, CIOs and CSOs increasingly accept that such a breach is inevitable.

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Secure the information you need with ISO22301 & ISO27001

Where you go and what you do, in an environment surrounded by systems managing other systems managed by people, security seems to be the word that keeps people awake at night. The main cause of this issue is the fundamental … Continue reading

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The Glo-cal Approach for Business Continuity across Multiple Locations

What is the common factor between worldwide fast-food chains and successful business continuity management in different offices of the same organisation? The answer is that both use a combination of global and local approaches, otherwise known as ‘glo-cal’. For the … Continue reading

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Internal Auditors are Business Continuity Management Friends!

If your organisation employs internal auditors, then as a business continuity manager, make sure you get acquainted – and sooner rather than later! Your auditor colleagues have a responsibility to evaluate and review the level of business continuity, as well … Continue reading

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Where Should Business Continuity Management Live?

Where in your company orgchart should you put BCM? The quick answer is ‘in the business continuity department’. However, unlike marketing, sales, production and so on, business continuity doesn’t always benefit from being a department in its own right. You … Continue reading

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How the Consumer IT Market is Driving Business Continuity Management

For many aspects of IT, the business market takes its cue from developments in the consumer sector. Even if other items like servers, databases and virtualisation are still enterprise-centric, developments in tablet PCs and smartphones are driven first of all … Continue reading

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Making Business Continuity Management the Bearer of Good News

Business continuity management depends on good risk management. That’s a term that resonates with senior management because enterprises and organisations are constantly exposed to risk. So presenting BCM as a way to reduce or even eliminate the negative consequences is … Continue reading

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Training and Certification in Societal Security – What’s That?!

You can stop holding your breath. Societal security as in the standard ISO 22301:2012 is remarkably similar to business continuity management. Before this standard, there was another one called BS 25999-2 that was clearly positioned as the reference for BC … Continue reading

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That Mega-Test of Your Business Continuity You’ve Been Waiting For

You’ve trained for business continuity challenges. You’ve planned and practised, in case that server crash, flood, fire or earthquake hits your business tomorrow. But all these events are subject to chance. They may or may not happen. Here’s another challenge … Continue reading

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Business Continuity Management Overview and Why Pareto Would Be Proud

One of the business continuity courses offered by DRI-ANZ is the Business Continuity Management Overview course, BCOE000. The aim of the course is to transfer fundamental knowledge to attendees about BC planning and management. As a one-day course, it covers … Continue reading

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