Active Directory and Single Sign On (SSO) in Business Continuity

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When we head to client sites, we listen for the key words Active Directory. This part of IT infrastructure can be a blessing for every day functionality. It can also fall apart dramatically during an incident. Before we get to the implications of what might happen if it goes down, let’s give a general explanation […]

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Build your uptime to support your business


In May 2009, Google suffered a service outage that led to worldwide Internet slowdowns and left millions with limited or no access to critical business functions like email.  The real story, though, is not the outage, but why a company controlling almost two-thirds of the world’s Internet search traffic didn’t have a better disaster plan […]

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Are your vendors prepared?

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A solid business continuity plan is a great start to help you recover in the face of a major incident.  But have you considered what happens when there are “No 3rd Party Vendors”?  It’s time to check that they have plans in place. Why audit your vendors? A key piece of every business continuity plan […]

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3 Ways Your BCP Can Help You with Non-Emergency Operations

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Demonstrating return on investment is one of the main barriers to launching a new Business Continuity Plan (BCP) project. Many organizations have difficulty justifying the expense of building a BCP and funding it’s maintenance over time. A healthy organization that has never experienced an interruption may focus on the real possibility of a zero ROI. If […]

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Social Media in Business Continuity

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Social media is everywhere. It’s in coffee shops, at tourist attractions, even walking down the street. People are constantly cataloguing what is happening in their lives on social media with photos, news articles and trendy hashtags. And this is especially true when emergencies arise. Loved ones reach out, asking if they are ok. Photos still […]

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Increase your Business Continuity Profile

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Business Continuity Profile It’s one thing to have a business continuity plan, but it’s another to make sure your staff know about it.  Those involved in writing the plan and the core members of recovery teams are likely aware of the plan.  This is great, but what about everyone else in the organization?  When bad […]

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BCP Headaches you can Avoid by Using SHIELD: Part 3

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Solve BCP Headaches Welcome to the third and final installment of our series on how SHIELD can solve BCP headaches.  Last week we talked about how SHIELD helps the newcomer to business continuity get started on the plan development process.  This week we’re going to look at what challenges that come up after you finally […]

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