10 steps to tabletop exercising success Part 2 of 2

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If you missed part 1 of 10 steps to tabletop exercise success, you might want to go back and read that post first, available here. 6) Capture A lot of great information gets shared during a tabletop exercise and you don’t want to miss any of it! Here are 4 VERY simple steps to take: […]

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10 steps to tabletop exercising success Part 1 of 2

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Tabletop exercising success.  Whether you’re conducting your first, you conduct them regularly or you’re looking to improve them, there are always steps to take to make your tabletop exercising more successful.  Here are the steps you’ll want to take to make your next tabletop exercise a success. 1) Choose the correct format. There are lots […]

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10 BCP Mistakes You Really Want to Avoid Part 1 of 2

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Don’t let these BCP mistakes put your recovery at risk: 1. Managing the wrong risks. You may have heard of the term cognitive bias – the irrational errors that we humans make in our decision-making.  One type of cognitive bias, the availability heuristic, causes us to heavily weigh our judgments toward more recent information.  This […]

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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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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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BCP Headaches you can Avoid by using Shield: Part 3

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Solve BCP Headaches Welcome to the third and final instalment of our series on how Shield can solve BCP headaches.  Last time 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 [...] Continue Reading »

BCP Headaches you can avoid by using Shield: Part 2

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We hope you enjoyed Part 1 on how KingsBridge Shield can solve some of your Business Continuity Planning (BCP) information security headaches.  This week, Part 2 of our series (read Part 3) focuses on how Shield can cure the headaches of anyone starting BCP.  Let's start with a common problem: management assigned you the responsibility of [...] Continue Reading »

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

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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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