How smaller organizations can remain secure on limited budgets. By Chris Stoneff.
Resilience is the vision of business continuity says Jan Decker and the 3 R’s, RTO, RPO and ROI, are the heart of resiliency.
Nick Mueller provides some advice for companies considering the best route to take for data disaster recovery.
Practical advice for small and medium sized businesses from an SME owner.
Just starting your first business continuity plan? Cole Seger provides some pointers.
When it comes to network attached storage devices, business continuity starts with selecting the right solution.
US small business owners not concerned about cybersecurity; majority have no policies or contingency plans.
British SMEs lack confidence in their disaster recovery procedures
According to new research by Onyx Group and Computing magazine.
•Date: 22nd October 2013 • UK/World •Type: Article
Small and medium sized businesses remain committed to tape
The results of an Iron Mountain survey of IT professionals at small- and mid-sized businesses show that almost all use or plan to use magnetic tape cartridges as part of their strategy to backup data.
•Date: 5th September 2013 • US •Type: Article • Topic: ICT continuity
Business continuity management in German, Austrian and Switzerland based small and medium sized enterprises
The results of a survey conducted by Risk Experts Risiko Engineering GmbH.
•Date: 23rd August 2013 • Europe •Type: Article • Topic: BC statistics
Focus on resilience needed in US small business sector
US small businesses are particularly at risk from extreme weather and climate change and must take steps to adapt, according to a new report from Small Business Majority and the American Sustainable Business Council.
•Date: 30th July 2013 • US •Type: Article • Topic: BC: small businesses
SBA announces small business winner of 2013 Phoenix Award
The owners of Amplify Gymnastics, a Joplin-based small business, will receive the 2013 Phoenix Award for Outstanding Small Business Disaster Recovery.
•Date: 5th June 2013 • US •Type: Article • Topic: DR general
IBHS launches business continuity planning tool to assist US small businesses
The US Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has announced the release of OFB-EZ: a new, free, business continuity planning tool.
•Date: 31st May 2013 • US •Type: Article • Topic: BC plan development
The backup and disaster recovery challenges facing small and mid-sized businesses
Data protection and disaster recovery planning is a priority but remains a challenge for small and mid-sized businesses, according to the results of ‘Backing up SMBs,’ a recent survey by Spiceworks.
•Date: 15th March 2013 • World •Type: Article • Topic: ICT continuity
Symantec Corp. has published the findings of its 2012 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey.
One-third of companies let employees make their own decisions about how to back up company and client data on their devices.
Companies are adopting new mobility technologies but not preparing for associated risks to business continuity: AVG survey
There is a lack of understanding of the threats posed by business reliance on mobile phone and social networking use.
•Date: 4th October 2011 • Region: World •Type: Article • Topic: ICT continuity
New research looks at disaster recovery and data backup methods in US small businesses
Carbonite Inc. has reported on new research into the disaster recovery and data backup methods being used by US small businesses.
•Date: 19th July 2011 • Region: US •Type: Article • Topic: ICT continuity
London 2012 transport plans on track, but huge risks remain
Business continuity requirements of local businesses considered in new report by the London Assembly Transport Committee.
•Date: 20th April 2011 • Region: UK •Type: Article • Topic: BC general
UK government asked to review 2012 Olympics business continuity advice
Work-from-home contingency plans aren’t the only answer; government action needed.
•Date: 8th April 2011 • Region: UK •Type: Article • Topic: BC general
‘Business Interruption Insurance & BCM’
New BCI guide explores the link between business interruption insurance and business continuity management.
•Date: 10th March 2011 • Region: UK/World •Type: Article •Topic: BC general
Review of disaster recovery and business continuity plan activations reveals common failures
Janco Associates has just completed a review of 253 disaster recovery and business continuity plan activations and classified the shortcomings of those plans.
•Date: 4th March 2011 • Region: US/World •Type: Article •Topic: BC statistics
Business continuity in UK SMEs
Impacts of recent snow on UK businesses may have been over-hyped
Star survey looks at business continuity take-up; finds that three-quarters of SMEs surveyed have BC plans, a surprisingly high figure.
•Date: 2nd Feb 2011 • Region: UK •Type: Article
Only 14 percent of SME decision makers surveyed by YouGov thought their business significantly suffered during the recent snowy weather.
•Date: 18th Jan 2011 • Region: UK •Type: Article •Topic: BC statistics