What to do after a continuity audit

A follow-up audit is a critical part of the continuity strategy process.

One of the key steps in developing a successful continuity of operations plan is to test it through auditing of processes and systems.

3 most important factors in business continuity

Disaster recovery efforts can be broken down into three categories - data, people and processes.

When it comes to continuity of operations planning, companies often feel like they have to focus on a lot of areas at once.

Proper management key to handling outsourced services during a disaster

The cloud is just one option for outsourcing services to support disaster recovery efforts.

It can be easy to prepare internally for a disaster, but when outsourced services come into play, business continuity planning can become significantly more complicated.

Make your business continuity plan adaptive, not reactive

The cloud provides significant value in a business continuity strategy.

Companies need to start focusing on making their disaster recovery strategies adaptive, rather than reactive.

Top 3 mistakes CEOs make during a disaster

Avoid common mistakes to optimize business continuity.

During any disaster, it’s nearly impossible not to make a mistake. Business continuity is often about minimizing mistakes and their impact just as much as it is optimizing recovery.

Business continuity a growing concern in financial industry

Banks often ignore business continuity in favor of more immediate crisis mitigation demands.

Banks are by and large ignoring key business continuity needs, some experts warn. The trend is increasing, which is putting more financial institutions at risk, especially those operating on global markets.

Study: Email most common data restoration request

Email recovery is the most common data restoration request for most businesses.

For most businesses, data recovery will be a key part of continuity of operations planning. However, one way to save time and resources with these processes is to understand which data sets are mostly commonly requested for restoration.

KETCHConsulting’s Ted Brown to present at DRJ Fall World 2014

KETCHConsulting CIO to present at DRJ's Fall World 2014.

At this year’s Disaster Recovery Journal Fall World 2014 event in San Diego, California, KETCHConsulting CEO Ted Brown will be running two sessions, as well as offering a post-conference course on business impact analysis.

Ebola outbreak increases business continuity concerns

Is your company prepare for a disease epidemic?

Technology isn’t the only consideration in business continuity planning, and more companies are becoming concerned by the Ebola pandemic affecting West Africa as the situation worsens.

Business continuity helps companies achieve technology upgrades too

Tech upgrades, liking moving to the cloud, can present continuity risks if businesses don't plan accordingly.

Upgrading to any new systems or infrastructure can be a trying time for an organization, with the potential for mistakes being a threat to business continuity akin to a natural disaster.