News for Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning

DR/BC is a process that needs to be updated

The Disaster Recovery Planning News feed is an XML news feed that you can subscribe to and re-publish on your web site or blog. The only requirement that you need to meet is that the feed is included with no modifications and that the links within the feed are retained as is.

If you wish to subscribe to this news feed the option that you have is:

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Top 5 Disaster Recovery Business Continuity News Sources

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Top 5 Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity news sources

Disaster Recovery Business ContinuityThe top 5 news sources for disaster recovery and busniess continuity are available in XML format as RRS feeds.  The way they can be presented on a website can be seen by bollowing one of the five links below.

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- Top 5 Disaster Recovery Business Continuity News Sources


How to Guide for Cloud and Processing and Outsourcing - DR/BC considerations

Cloud Processing changes the way disaster recovery is planned and executed

Cloud and Disaster PlanningIn the last several months there have been a rapid adoption of cloud security technologies.  There are many new mandates, shifts in how plan for and execute Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans, and new strategies which leverage cloud storage for more than just backups.

The How to Guide for Cloud and Processing and Outsourcing covers:

  • Cloud Outsourcing Policy Standard Policy that can be used to determine when outsourcing is an option
  • Cloud Outsourcing Approval Standard Process which can be used in approving an outsourcing agreement
  • Sample Service Level Agreement
  • Service Level Agreement Metrics Definition
  • Outline for Contract Negotiation 
  • Base Case Development Detail
  • Key Job Descriptions
  • BIA Questionnaire
  • ISO 27001 & 27002 Security Process Audit Checklist

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- How to Guide for Cloud and Processing and Outsourcing - DR/BC considerations


How to deal with increasing mobility

Mobility Infrastructure Polices key to implementation

Mobility ipolicy implementation

How to deal with increasing mobility are the nemesis of CIOs around the world. . .

Mobility is an expectation of both customers and enterprise workforce. Without implementing mobile capabilities, organizations are at a competitive disadvantage. Customers interface with front-line employees who represent your business, giving weight to mobile-enablement decisions. Providing greater access to information, enhancing communications and reducing costs can all increase the speed of doing business. What steps can move you along the mobility maturity curve? CIOs have the opportunity to enable new efficiencies and provide value for both internal and external customers.

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- How to deal with increasing mobility


DR/BC Governance Model

DR/BC GovernanceKey governance dr/bc job descriptions and electronic forms

To support the process the DR/BC Governance, Janco's offering includes these ten (10) full job descriptions:

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Top 10 DR/BC Failures in the last 12 months

Top 10 DR/BC Failures Causes

  1. Failure to identify every potential event that jeopardizes the infrastructure and data that your enterprise depends
  2. Failure to cross-train personnel in disaster recovery and business continuity
  3. Failure to create a communication processes which will work when your communication infrastructure is lost
  4. Failure to have adequate backup power
  5. Failure to know which resources need to be restored first
  6. Failure to have  adequate physical documentation of your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan 
  7. Failure to validate the adequacy of your back ups
  8. Failure  to test your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan
  9. Failure to have passwords available to the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity team
  10. Failure to keep your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan up to date

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- Top 10 DR/BC Failures in the last 12 months