As part of risk assessment, one factor you’ll need to consider is whether or not it is safe for workers to come into the office, or to tell them to stay home.
HP recently published its annual Cyber Risk Report for 2015, exploring the cyber security landscape through 2014 and what trends are likely to rise above the rest for this year.
Spring brings a cessation of colder temperatures and snow from winter, but it also brings a variety of business continuity threats of its own that companies need to ensure they are prepared for.
Power supply interruptions aren’t as common a threat in North America as they are in other areas, but the potential still exists, making it essential to optimize your business continuity planning for the risk.
Winter-focused business continuity planning has never been so succinctly tested as it has this year.
With the increasing frequency of cyber attacks on major corporations, this threat to business continuity ranked No. 1 on the Business Continuity Institute’s annual Horizon Scan report, surpassing unplanned IT and telecom outages by one percent.
As clients become more aware of business operation challenges, such as cyber security and disaster recovery, the more their opinions are swayed by a firm’s resiliency.
In a recent poll of American companies, FM Global assessed winter weather preparedness and found that nearly one-third of U.S. firms are ill-equipped to deal with a wintertime disaster.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council released an updated Business Continuity Planning Booklet recently, revising its suggestions for continuity of operations planning, and adding a new appendix to the booklet.
Optimizing your business continuity plan is a matter of knowing you company and knowing what the potential threats to its success are.