The 5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning – Part 1

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The Business Continuity planning process can be overwhelming, especially if you’re looking at it for the first time.  There are subtle differences in terminology, lots of acronyms, and a number of different moving parts that can be difficult to keep track of.  In order to make the process easier to manage, the industry has broken it […]

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Disasters are all shapes and scales!

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A disaster to one person might be normal to another person, same goes for companies.  One company might be completely comfortable with loosing a million dollars while another company won't make a million dollars this year.  Disasters are all shapes and scales!  While this can kind of sound abstract, let's look at one that is [...] Continue Reading »

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

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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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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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BCP Headaches you can avoid by using SHIELD: Part 2

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We hope you enjoyed last week’s blog post on how KingsBridge SHIELD can solve some of your Business Continuity Planning (BCP) information security headaches.  This week, part two of our series focuses on how Shield can cure the headaches of the BCP newbie.  Has management assigned you the responsibility of heading up the company’s BCP program […]

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BCP Headaches you can avoid by using KingsBridge SHIELD

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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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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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Inter Cloud Disaster Recovery

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NOTE TO READER: This post is a post from guest blogger Chris Lawless, VP of Product Management at Dbvisit. More and more IT organizations are looking at the cloud. There are a variety of reasons why organizations would move their Oracle databases to the cloud. Discover our team’s instructions here. One fear that I hear from many […]

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What Is a Standby Database?

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NOTE TO READER: This post is a post from guest blogger Chris Lawless, VP of Product Management at Dbvisit. What Is a Standby Database? I was recently asked that question on a call. I was taken back a bit because I thought surely ‘everybody knows that’. But it was a good reminder that we should not […]

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The Essentials in Business Continuity Program Management

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Not long ago I was asked the question, “So we have this Business Continuity Plan.  All of the steps are documented, the contact information is confirmed, and the supporting documentation is up to date.  Now what?”  A great question!  And one that requires a little bit of explanation. The Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is simply that; […]

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