We launched the weekly Continuity eGUIDE in 2003 with a vision to consolidate and communicate resources for the disciplines of BC, DR, and EM. Since then we have published over 560 editions and now publish on Wednesday twice a month. For more than 16 years we have worked to bring our industry together.

Archive by Year

2017

Vol. 538 – Social Media and Reputation

December 6, 2017

Bad news spreads at the touch of a button!
In 2017 alone, there were at least six cases of ‘social media fails’ from global organizations. The question now is: how does this link with business continuity? By working closely, BC managers and reputation managers can take measures to protect the organizations’ reputation online and offline. Learn how from the experts at The BCI.

Vol. 537 – Help for businesses impacted by recent disasters

November 15, 2017

Medical countermeasures, if included in preparedness plans and procedures, could significantly improve recovery after an event such as a dirty (nuclear) bomb. William Bullard offers insights, and new solutions, for this critical emergency management issue. The paper, in PDF form, is available.

Vol. 536 – Ransomware Changes the Game for IT Disaster Recovery

November 1, 2017

Rob Giffen, President of Avalution, discusses why ransomware requires adapting the IT Disaster Recovery process from start to finish. In this article, he highlights key areas on which you should focus.

Vol. 535 – Tape Solves a Lot of Problems Efficiently

October 18, 2017

One of our favorite IT gurus, Jon Toigo, loves tape. In fact as long as we have known Jon, he has been a strong proponent of tape as a DR solution because it is green, resilient, has the capacity and much more. Recently he was invited to have a preview of some new tape drive technology.

Vol. 534 – Active Shooter Preparedness

October 4, 2017

In light of recent events, BC professionals should be reviewing all continuity plans and address (or update) strategies to both prepare for and recover from active shooter incidents. This special edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE is available to offer tips and expert help.

Vol. 533 – Cybersecurity Lecture Series

September 20, 2017

The Cybersecurity Lecture Series at Georgia Tech features a thought leader who is advancing the field of information security and privacy. Speakers include executives and researchers from Fortune 500 companies, intelligence agencies and faculty presenting their research.

Vol. 532 – A Texas-Sized Response to Hurricane Harvey

September 6, 2017

Read this inspiring article that shows what the private sector can do after a disaster like Harvey. The company responded on their own, as a critical part of many Texas cities and towns…no regulations or government mandates required…just hard work.
Meet the Expert: H-E-B!

Vol. 531 – Understanding DR Responsibilities When Using the Cloud

August 16, 2017

Rose Reilly, with Avalution, asks the question: In the wake of recent Cloud Service Provider (CSP) outages, what is your organization responsible for when it comes to complex IT architecture? Read her answer: ” Understanding Disaster Recovery Responsibilities When Using the Cloud.”

Vol. 530 – Active Shooter Preparedness Research Report

August 2, 2017

Active Shooter Preparedness: Research Report Conducted in July, 2016, a total of 888 organizations were surveyed about their safety plans and ability to manage an active shooter situation. How ready are we should such an incident occur in our workplace?

Vol. 529 – Learn about the risk of IoT

July 19, 2017

Learn about the risk of IoT and other cyber threats in DRI’s next free webinar on Aug. 9 at 2pm ET! Hear from cybersecurity and business continuity experts as they discuss IoT from a corporate perspective. Register now and post your pressing questions for the speakers.

Vol. 528 – Active Shooters and the Evolving Threat Environment

July 7, 2017

Having lived with the threat of terrorism all his life, UK-based author Andrew Woods offers effective strategies that have been developed through years of practical experience of having to manage terror related issues.

Vol. 527 – Tabletop – Preparing for an Active Shooter Event

June 21, 2017

Frequent eGUIDE author and popular conference speaker Ted Brown brings years of practical experience to this topic. Ted shares valuable insights on creating a great exercise.