BCP Headaches you can avoid by using KingsBridge Shield

bcp headache

Welcome to the first in our three-part series on business continuity planning headaches and how you can use the KingsBridge Shield solution to resolve them.  Today “BCP plan access” is the focus.  Making sure those that need it have it, while also ensuring that access to sensitive information remains restricted. BCP Headache – #1 Keeping […]

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Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Putting Incidents in Context

Putting Incidents in Context

You’ve likely heard the terms before and may have a vague idea of their definition, but how do emergency response, disaster recovery and business continuity really work together during an incident? This blog post will walk you through these phases. Putting Incident in Context You are sitting in your office building and the fire alarm […]

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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017

Mark your calendars! Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017 is next week, May 15 – 19! You may be thinking, “Wow, that’s coming up fast! I’m not ready, I thought I had more time!” Don’t worry! We’re here to help you with some last minute tips and tricks to pull off an educational, forward thinking Business Continuity […]

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DRJ SpringWorld 2017 Report

DRJ SpringWorld

The KingsBridge team was onsite in Orlando last week ‘Keeping it Simple and Straightforward’ at DRJ SpringWorld.   Record traffic at the KingsBridge booth this year may be the result of the Hershey’s kisses and coffee on offer, but more likely the huge number of enhancements we’ve made to our Shield software over the last […]

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Communicating When Disaster Strikes – Tips for Preparedness

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One of the first things people do when disaster strikes is start communicating. Someone calls 911. Emergency response groups learn and relay important facts about the incident. And people speculate about what happened, why it happened, and what will happen now. As a business, it is vital to be ready to respond when disasters occur. […]

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Credit Union and the NCUA – Be prepared for ALL threats?

Is your Credit Union Ready?

Credit Union and NCUA – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) requires that all federal credit unions have a business continuity plan.  No matter how big or small a credit union you are, make sure you are aware of the regulations used by the NCUA for audits.  The NCUA uses key elements from the FFIEC IT […]

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No Building, No People, No Systems, No Suppliers

No Building, No People, No Systems, No Suppliers

We get asked a lot of questions about how any one company can possibly plan for all of the different incidents they could experience.  It’s a good question.  There are many variations of complexity to incidents that can make the task of planning for them all feel overwhelming.  Fires start small, and can grow and […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

KingsBridge New Year

We are just a few days away from 2017, wondering what it will bring.  Everyone is deciding what their New Year’s resolutions will be.  What will you do differently in your personal life?  And what changes are you going to make in your business and professional life?  This is the perfect time to reflect on what went well for your […]

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

Holiday Season

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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The 5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning – Part 2

5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning

In our last post we began to talk about the 5 phases of Business Continuity planning, with a focus on the Prevention and Mitigation phases.  To summarize, Prevention is when you take steps to lessen the chance of an incident from happening.  On the other hand, Mitigation is about lessening the impact when an incident happens.   For […]

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