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Business Continuity For Dummies

Business Continuity For Dummies Book
Author : The Cabinet Office
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-08-15
ISBN : 1118326806
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The easy way to ensure your business is prepared for anything If disaster struck, could your business continue to operate? It might be a fire, flood, storm, technical failure, or a quality control failure - whichever way, how can you minimize the risk of disruption to your business? Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a way to identify and manage risks to the smooth running of your company. The aim is to ensure you stay in business in the event of trouble. Written by a team of experts, iBusiness Continuity For Dummies Assess and minimize the risk of disruption to your business Create your own business continuity plan Apply business continuity in practice What are you waiting for? Take action now to ensure the survival of your business with Business Continuity For Dummies.

Business Continuity and Risk Management

Business Continuity and Risk Management Book
Author : Kurt J. Engemann,Douglas M. Henderson
Publisher : Rothstein Publishing
Release : 2014-10-01
ISBN : 1931332894
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As an instructor, you have seen business continuity and risk management grow exponentially, offering an exciting array of career possibilities to your students. They need the tools needed to begin their careers -- and to be ready for industry changes and new career paths. You cannot afford to use limited and inflexible teaching materials that might close doors or limit their options. Written with your classroom in mind,Business Continuity and Risk Management: Essentials of Organizational Resilience is the flexible, modular textbook you have been seeking -- combining business continuity and risk management. Full educator-designed teaching materials available for download. From years of experience teaching and consulting in Business Continuity and Risk, Kurt J. Engemann and Douglas M. Henderson explain everything clearly without extra words or extraneous philosophy. Your students will grasp and apply the main ideas quickly. They will feel that the authors wrote this textbook with them specifically in mind -- as if their questions are answered even before they ask them. Covering both Business Continuity and Risk Management and how these two bodies of knowledge and practice interface, Business Continuity and Risk Management: Essentials of Organizational Resilience is a state-of-the-art textbook designed to be easy for the student to understand -- and for you, as instructor, to present. Flexible, modular design allows you to customize a study plan with chapters covering: Business Continuity and Risk principles and practices. Information Technology and Information Security. Emergency Response and Crisis Management. Risk Modeling – in-depth instructions for students needing the statistical underpinnings in Risk Management. Global Standards and Best Practices Two real-world case studies are integrated throughout the text to give future managers experience in applying chapter principles to a service company and a manufacturer. Chapter objectives, discussion topics, review questions, numerous charts and graphs. Glossary and Index. Full bibliography at the end of each chapter. Extensive, downloadable classroom-tested Instructor Resources are available for college courses and professional development training, including slides, syllabi, test bank, discussion questions, and case studies. Endorsed by The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and The Institute of Risk Management (IRM). QUOTES "It's difficult to write a book that serves both academia and practitioners, but this text provides a firm foundation for novices and a valuable reference for experienced professionals."--Security Management Magazine "The authors...bring the subject to life with rich teaching and learning features, making it an essential read for students and practitioners alike." – Phil AUTHOR BIOS Kurt J. Engemann, PhD, CBCP, is the Director of the Center for Business Continuity and Risk Management and Professor of Information Systems in the Hagan School of Business at Iona College. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management Douglas M. Henderson, FSA, CBCP, is President of Disaster Management, Inc., and has 20+ years of consulting experience in all areas of Business Continuity and Emergency Response Management. He is the author of Is Your Business Ready for the Next Disaster? and a number of templates.

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management Book
Author : Andrew Hiles
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-11-22
ISBN : 0470670142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With a pedigree going back over ten years, The DefinitiveHandbook of Business Continuity Management can rightly claim tobe a classic guide to business risk management and contingencyplanning, with a style that makes it accessible to all businessmanagers. Some of the original underlying principles remain thesame – but much has changed. This is reflected in thisradically updated third edition, with exciting and helpful newcontent from new and innovative contributors and new case studiesbringing the book right up to the minute. This book combines over 500 years of experience from leadingBusiness Continuity experts of many countries. It is presented inan easy-to-follow format, explaining in detail the core BCactivities incorporated in BS 25999, Business ContinuityGuidelines, BS 25777 IT Disaster Recovery and other standards andin the body of knowledge common to the key business continuityinstitutes. Contributors from America, Asia Pacific, Europe, China, Indiaand the Middle East provide a truly global perspective, bringingtheir own insights and approaches to the subject, sharing bestpractice from the four corners of the world. We explore and summarize the latest legislation, guidelines andstandards impacting BC planning and management and explain theirimpact. The structured format, with many revealing case studies,examples and checklists, provides a clear roadmap, simplifying andde-mystifying business continuity processes for those new to itsdisciplines and providing a benchmark of current best practice forthose more experienced practitioners. This book makes a massive contribution to the knowledge base ofBC and risk management. It is essential reading for all businesscontinuity, risk managers and auditors: none should be withoutit.

Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning Book
Author : Kenneth L. Fulmer
Publisher : Rothstein Publishing
Release : 2015-02-11
ISBN : 1931332908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This easy workbook format shows managers new to Business Continuity Planning how to quickly develop a basic plan and keep it updated. If you've been tasked with developing a basic business continuity plan and aren't sure where to start, this workbook with sample forms, checklists, templates, and plans will walk you step-by-step through the process. The book is aimed at single/few location companies with up to 250 employees and is more oriented to an office environment, especially where computer operations are critical. It offers a fast, practical approach for small companies with limited staff and time to customize a workable plan and expand it as they grow. Endorsed by The Business Continuity Institute and Disaster Recovery Institute International, it includes these helpful tools: Straightforward, jargon-free explanations emphasize the non-technical aspects of Information Technology/Disaster Recovery planning. Glossary with 120 terms and Appendices with sample risk assessment and risk analysis checklists. Extensive, easy to-use downloadable resources include reproducible worksheets, forms, templates, questionnaires, and checklists for various natural disasters and special hazards such as power outages, boiler failures, bomb threats, hazardous material spills, and civil unrest, along with a checklist for vital records storage. For professional development or college classes the book is accompanied by a set of Instructor Materials.

Disaster Recovery Crisis Response and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery  Crisis Response  and Business Continuity Book
Author : Jamie Watters,Janet Watters
Publisher : Apress
Release : 2014-02-28
ISBN : 1430264071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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You're in charge of IT, facilities, or core operations for your organization when a hurricane or a fast-moving wildfire hits. What do you do? Simple. You follow your business continuity/disaster recovery plan. If you've prepared in advance, your operation or your company can continue to conduct business while competitors stumble and fall. Even if your building goes up in smoke, or the power is out for ten days, or cyber warriors cripple your IT systems, you know you will survive. But only if you have a plan. You don't have one? Then Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business Continuity: A Management Desk Reference, which explains the principles of business continuity and disaster recovery in plain English, might be the most important book you'll read in years. Business continuity is a necessity for all businesses as emerging regulations, best practices, and customer expectations force organizations to develop and put into place business continuity plans, resilience features, incident-management processes, and recovery strategies. In larger organizations, responsibility for business continuity falls to specialist practitioners dedicated to continuity and the related disciplines of crisis management and IT service continuity. In smaller or less mature organizations, it can fall to almost anyone to prepare contingency plans, ensure that the critical infrastructure and systems are protected, and give the organization the greatest chance to survive events that can--and do--bankrupt businesses. A practical how-to guide, this book explains exactly what you need to do to set up and run a successful business continuity program. Written by an experienced consultant with 25 years industry experience in disaster recovery and business continuity, it contains tools and techniques to make business continuity, crisis management, and IT service continuity much easier. If you need to prepare plans and test and maintain them, then this book is written for you. You will learn: How to complete a business impact assessment. How to write plans that are easy to implement in a disaster. How to test so that you know your plans will work. How to make sure that your suppliers won't fail you in a disaster. How to meet customer, audit, and regulatory expectations. Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business Continuity: A Management Desk Reference will provide the tools, techniques, and templates that will make your life easier, give you peace of mind, and turn you into a local hero when disaster strikes.

Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity Management Book
Author : Andrew Hiles
Publisher : Rothstein Publishing
Release : 2014-09-30
ISBN : 1931332355
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discover new ideas and inspiration to build world-class Business Continuity Management from this masterwork that distills Hiles' wisdom about what works and why from 30+ years' experience in 60+ countries. First published in 1999, the new 4th Edition of Hiles' classic is the most international, comprehensive, readable exposition on the subject. It now includes: New or revised sections: New, extensive chapter on supply chain risk – including valuable advice on contract aspects. Horizon scanning of new risks. Fresh perspectives. Multilateral continuity planning. Impact of new technologies, including mobile computing, cloud computing, bring your own device, and the Internet of things. Extensive, up-to-the-minute coverage of global/country-specific standards, with detailed appendices on ISO 22301/22313 and NFPA 1600. BCP exercising and testing. Helpful discussion on issues relating to certification professional certification. New revealing case studies and vivid examples of crises and disruptions – and effective response to them. Updated action plans and roadmaps. Proven techniques to win consensus on BC strategy and planning. Hint of the future – what's next for BCM? Demonstrates step-by-step how to build and maintain a world-class BC management system and plan. Shares field-tested tools and hard-won insights about what works and why. Chapter learning objectives, case studies and real-life examples, self-examination and discussion questions, forms, checklists, charts and graphs, glossary, index. 520-page book + hundreds of pages of Downloadable Resources, including project plans, risk analysis forms, BIA spreadsheets, BC plan formats, exercise/test material, checklists, and a variety of editable models, templates, and spreadsheets. Instructional Materials coming soon including valuable educational tools, such as syllabi, test bank, slides – for use by approved adopters in college courses and professional development training.

Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning Book
Author : Ralph L. Kliem,Gregg D. Richie
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-08-21
ISBN : 1482251795
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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If a major event such as a terrorist attack, 7.2 earthquake, tsunami, or hacker attack were to disrupt business operations, would your organization be prepared to respond to the financial, political, and social impacts? In order for your company to be resilient, it must be ready to respond and recover quickly from the impact of such events. Busines

Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity Management Book
Author : Abdullah Al Hour
Publisher : IT Governance Ltd
Release : 2012-07-31
ISBN : 1849282994
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Business Continuity Management: Choosing to survive shows you how to systematically prepare your business, not only for the unthinkable, but also for smaller incidents which, if left unattended, could well lead to major disasters. A business continuity management (BCM) program is critical for every business today, and this book will enable you to develop and implement yours to maximum effect.

A Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity

A Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity Book
Author : Julia Graham,David Kaye
Publisher : Rothstein Publishing
Release : 2015-02-20
ISBN : 1931332886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Julia Graham and David Kaye, two globally recognized risk management experts with experience in 50 countries, were among the first to recognize the interrelationship of Risk Management and Business Continuity and demonstrate how to integrate them with Corporate Governance enterprise-wide. They focus on all the factors that must be considered when developing a comprehensive Business Continuity Plan, especially for multi-location or multinational companies. Endorsed by The Business Continuity Institute, Institute for Risk Management, and Disaster Recovery Institute International, the book includes: • Chapter objectives, summaries and bibliographies; charts, sample forms, checklists throughout. • Plentiful case studies, in boxed text, sourced globally in the UK, US, Europe, Australia, Asia, etc. • Boxed inserts summarizing key concepts. • Glossy of 150 risk management and business continuity terms. • Wide range of challenges, including supply chain disruptions, media and brand attack, product contamination and product recall, bomb threats, chemical and biological threats, etc. • Instructions for designing/executing team exercises with role playing to rehearse scenarios. • Guidance on how to develop a business continuity plan, including a Business Impact Analysis. Downloadable Instructor Materials are available for college and professional developement use, including PowerPoint slides and syllabus for 12-week course with lecture outlines/notes, quizzes, reading assignments, discussion topics, projects "Provides clear guidance, supported with a wide range of memorable and highly relevant case studies, for any risk or business continuity manager to successfully meet the challenges of today and the future." --Steven Mellish, Chairman, The Business Continuity Institute

Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning Book
Author : Brenda D. Phillips,Mark Landahl
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2020-11-24
ISBN : 0128138459
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Terrorism, natural disasters, or hazardous materials threaten the viability for all types of businesses. With an eye toward business scale, scope, and diversity, Business Continuity Planning: Increasing Workplace Resilience to Disasters, addresses a range of potential businesses from home-based to large corporations in the face of these threats, including the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Information on business continuity planning is easy to find but can be difficult to work through. Terminology, required content, and planning barriers often prevent progress. This volume solves such problems by guiding readers, step-by-step, through such actions as identifying hazards and assessing risks, writing critical functions, forming teams, and encouraging stakeholder participation. In essence, this volume serves as a business continuity planning coach for people new to the process or seeking to strengthen and deepen their ongoing efforts. By engaging stakeholders in a business continuity planning process, businesses can protect employees, customers, and their financial stability. Coupled with examples from recent disasters, planners will be able to inspire and involve stakeholders in creating a more resilient workplace. Designed for both educators and practitioners, Business Continuity Planning: Increasing Workplace Resilience to Disasters walks users through how to understand and execute the essential steps of business continuity planning. Presents evidence-based best practices coupled with standard operating procedures for business continuity planning in a stepwise, user-oriented manner Includes numerous examples and case studies bringing the ideas and procedures to life Provides user-friendly materials and resources, such as templated worksheets, checklists, and procedures with clear instructions, making the volume engaging and immediately operational

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals Book
Author : Susan Snedaker
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2011-04-18
ISBN : 9780080553726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Powerful Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Pacific. Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall in the Gulf Coast. Avalanche Buries Highway in Denver. Tornado Touches Down in Georgia. These headlines not only have caught the attention of people around the world, they have had a significant effect on IT professionals as well. As technology continues to become more integral to corporate operations at every level of the organization, the job of IT has expanded to become almost all-encompassing. These days, it’s difficult to find corners of a company that technology does not touch. As a result, the need to plan for potential disruptions to technology services has increased exponentially. That is what Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is: a methodology used to create a plan for how an organization will recover after a disaster of various types. It takes into account both security and corporate risk management tatics. There is a lot of movement around this initiative in the industry: the British Standards Institute is releasing a new standard for BCP this year. Trade shows are popping up covering the topic. * Complete coverage of the 3 categories of disaster: natural hazards, human-caused hazards, and accidental and technical hazards. * Only published source of information on the new BCI standards and government requirements. * Up dated information on recovery from cyber attacks, rioting, protests, product tampering, bombs, explosions, and terrorism.

Business Continuity

Business Continuity Book
Author : Martin Wieczorek,Uwe Naujoks
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2002-04-10
ISBN : 9783540430513
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With contributions of numerous experts

Principles and Practice of Business Continuity

Principles and Practice of Business Continuity Book
Author : Jim Burtles
Publisher : Rothstein Publishing
Release : 2016-03
ISBN : 1931332940
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Are you are a Business Continuity Manager or training for the job? Are you ready to keep the business up and running in the face of emergencies ranging from earthquakes to accidents to fires to computer crashes? In this second edition of Principles and Practice of Business Continuity: Tools and Techniques, Jim Burtles explains six main scenarios. He promises: “If you and your organization are prepared to deal with these six generic risks, you will be able to recover from any business disaster.” Using his decades of experience, Burtles speaks to you directly and personally, walking you through handling any contingency. He tells you how to bring people together to win executive support, create a Business Continuity Plan, organize response teams, and recover from the disruption. His simple, step-by-step actions and real-world examples give you the confidence to get the job done. To help you along, each chapter of Principles and Practice of Business Continuity: Tools and Techniques starts with learning objectives and ends with a multiple-choice self-examination covering the main points. Thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter help you to apply the materials from the chapter to your own experience. In addition, you will find a glossary of the key terms currently in use in the industry and a full index. For further in-depth study, you may download the Business Continuity Toolkit, a wealth of special online material prepared for you by Jim Burtles. The book is organized around the phases of planning for and achieving resiliency in an organization: Part I: Preparation and Startup Part II: Building a Foundation Part III: Responding and Recovering Part IV: Planning and Implementing Part V: Long-term Continuity Are you a professor or a leader of seminars or workshops? On course adoption of Principles and Practice of Business Continuity: Tools and Techniques, you will have access to an Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, and a full set of PowerPoint slides.

Practical business continuity management

Practical business continuity management Book
Author : Andy Osborne
Publisher : Practical BCM
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9781906316013
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An acknowledged expert in the field of business continuity management, Andy Osborne has spent almost twenty years helping many and varied organisations, across a broad range of industry sectors, to develop, implement, prove and maintain their business continuity capability. Andy regularly presents on business continuity and risk management in the UK and Europe.Andy's philosophy is one of capability-based planning, whereby he aims to develop and enhance his clients' Business Continuity capability rather than merely helping them to write a Business Continuity plan.

A Manager s Guide to ISO 22301 Standard for Business Continuity Management System LITE

A Manager s Guide to ISO 22301 Standard for Business Continuity Management System  LITE  Book
Author : Dr Goh Moh Heng
Publisher : GMH Continuity Architects
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9810732392
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is written for those who are new to Business Continuity Management (BCM) and also as a reference for practitioners, who are assigned to initiate the BC planning (BCP) project in their organization using the ISO 22301 Standard for Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). It applies the author's experiences in getting several clients' organizations to successfully achieve the ISO22301 BCMS certification. This books is also for seasoned BCM professional to guide you through the BCM implementation process.

Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity Management Book
Author : Dominic Elliott,Ethné Swartz,Brahim Herbane
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780415204927
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Business Continuity Management (BCM) is broadly defined as a process that seeks to ensure organisations are able to withstand any disruption to normal functioning. This text tackles both theortetical and empirical approaches.

A Supply Chain Management Guide to Business Continuity

A Supply Chain Management Guide to Business Continuity Book
Author : Betty Kildow
Publisher : AMACOM
Release : 2011-01-12
ISBN : 0814416462
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A well-monitored supply chain is any business’s key to productivity and profit. But each link in that chain is its own entity, subject to its own ups, downs, and business realities. If one falters, every other link—and the entire chain—becomes vulnerable. Kildow’s book identifies the different phases of business continuity program development and maintenance, including: • Recognizing and mitigating potential threats, risks, and hazards • Evaluating and selecting suppliers, contractors, and service providers • Developing, testing, documenting, and maintaining business continuity plans • Following globally accepted best practices • Analyzing the potential business impact of supply chain disruptions Filled with powerful assessment tools, detailed disaster-preparedness checklists and scenarios, and instructive case studies in supply chain reliability, A Supply Chain Management Guide to Business Continuity is a crucial resource in the long-term stability of any business.

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Book
Author : Thejendra BS
Publisher : IT Governance Publishing
Release : 2014-01-30
ISBN : 184928539X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn how to build a business continuity plan to protect your organisation when things go wrong.

Business Continuity Management in Construction

Business Continuity Management in Construction Book
Author : Leni Sagita Riantini Supriadi,Low Sui Pheng
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-08-19
ISBN : 9811054878
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides an understanding of Business Continuity Management (BCM) implementation for local/international construction operations, with a primary focus on Indonesian construction firms as an illustrative example. It reviews the whole spectrum of work relating to organizational culture (OC) and the institutional framework (IF) as one of the key ways for companies to evaluate and implement BCM in construction operations. Once readers have acquired a sound understanding of BCM, OC and IF linkages in construction firms, the lessons learned can be extended to other companies. This is facilitated through a systematic assessment framework presented in the book using a Knowledge Based Decision Support System (BCM-KBDSS), which allows these companies to evaluate their current status quo with respect to BCM, OC and IF, and then make informed decisions on how and to what extent BCM should be implemented in their operations. As such, the book offers a unique blend of theory and practice, ensuring readers gain a far better understanding of BCM implementation in the construction industry.

Business Continuity Management 2e

Business Continuity Management 2e Book
Author : Dominic Elliott,Ethné Swartz,Brahim Herbane
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2010-03-26
ISBN : 1134196881
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since the publication of the first edition in 2002, interest in crisis management has been fuelled by a number of events, including 9/11. The first edition of this text was praised for its rigorous yet logical approach, and this is continued in the second edition, which provides a well-researched, theoretically robust approach to the topic combined with empirical research in continuity management. New chapters are included on digital resilience and principles of risk management for business continuity. All chapters are revised and updated with particular attention being paid to the impact on smaller companies. New cases include: South Africa Bank, Lego, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter; small companies impacted by 9/11; and the New York City power outage of August 2003.