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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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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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 »

BCP Headaches you can avoid by using KingsBridge Shield

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Nobody likes a headache, especially a BCP headache.  Welcome to the first in our three-part series on BCP 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 [...] Continue Reading »

Stop Confusing Emergency Response with Business Continuity

Imagine the following: You are sitting in your office when you hear the fire alarm go off. You sigh, look around to see if anyone else is leaving, logout of your computer, and head toward the exit. Once outside you see there is a problem; smoke is streaming from an upper office window.  People on the […]

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