We Have All the Tools to Give You a Head Start on Your Career

If you’re new to business continuity, you need to consider taking our DRJ Academy BC Primer Course. It covers key skills and processes which professionals need to know and execute well in order to build the correct foundation to establish an outcome-focused business continuity program. The DRJ Academy BC Primer Course is a self-paced, skills-focused… Continue reading We Have All the Tools to Give You a Head Start on Your Career

Three Simple Ways to Accelerate Your Time to Test and Recover Better

Failure, outage, or test, every resilience activity is incredibly important for proving or enacting recoverability. It’s no surprise that resilience has been increasingly stressful for the teams involved recently, particularly when tasked with maintaining operations and stability during a global pandemic. The pressure to have a plan for even highly improbable eventualities has never been… Continue reading Three Simple Ways to Accelerate Your Time to Test and Recover Better

How the Fastly Outage Demonstrates The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

Fastly, a major content delivery network, recently reported a widespread failure that left customers unable to continue business operations. The organization, which supported news sites and apps like CNN, HBO Max, Hulu, Reddit, the Guardian, the New York Times and many others, had to suspend service to customers due to the outage.  While many services… Continue reading How the Fastly Outage Demonstrates The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

How Data Centers Help Embattled Enterprises in the Fight Against Ransomware

The recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware disruption highlights the fact that it’s not likely a question of “if” your organization will become a victim of ransomware, but “when.” Why are enterprises and their IT departments good targets for so-called ransomware specialists? IT holds a company’s most sensitive, lucrative information and can be the most accessible. Targeting… Continue reading How Data Centers Help Embattled Enterprises in the Fight Against Ransomware

Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Better Late than Never

Critical infrastructure is the heartbeat of America. It covers everything from shelter and agriculture, to public health and transportation. So when a cyberattack causes one of them to go down, it can have severe negative impacts on the country. This was apparent with the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. The ransomware attack, led by… Continue reading Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Better Late than Never

The Impact of the BCI Women in Resilience (WiR) Group

The recent global pandemic and other world events that unfolded since 2020 have created unprecedented social, economic and geopolitical disruption, convincing almost every organization globally of the need to have strong, mature and resilient operations, which in turn cemented the need for experienced business continuity and resilience professionals. Almost 50% of business continuity professionals globally… Continue reading The Impact of the BCI Women in Resilience (WiR) Group

Doctors Turn to Collaboration Platforms as COVID-19 Spells the End of the Hospital Pager

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated major shifts in healthcare technology, from remote working to telehealth. For hospitals and healthcare systems, COVID-19 has exposed critical gaps in communication that affect patient outcomes and challenge business continuity. One of these gaps is reliance on outmoded communication tools such as the pager. First adopted by the Detroit Police… Continue reading Doctors Turn to Collaboration Platforms as COVID-19 Spells the End of the Hospital Pager

Why Business Continuity Planning Matters More Than Ever and What Businesses Can Do

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that we never know what’s around the corner. Businesses have faced severe disruption from events including: A pandemic that’s taken nearly three million people while causing over 100K businesses to shut their doors. Social unrest across the United States leading to more than a billion dollars in damage.… Continue reading Why Business Continuity Planning Matters More Than Ever and What Businesses Can Do

All I Need is You

“Excuse me, ma’am, I think you dropped these.” You turn to see a polite, clean-cut guy walking up behind you with a set of keys in his outstretched hand. When you tell him that, no, those are not your keys, he replies, “Oh, sorry. Is there a lost-and-found or someplace where I can drop them… Continue reading All I Need is You

Get More Bang for Your Microsoft 365 Backup Buck

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Good news awaits any organization looking for an online software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to back up its Microsoft 365 Online data. Most Microsoft 365 SaaS backup solutions equip organizations to protect data residing in Microsoft 365’s core offerings. These include Exchange, OneDrive, and SharePoint. As a result, almost any Microsoft 365 SaaS backup solution will meet… Continue reading Get More Bang for Your Microsoft 365 Backup Buck