IT Insights: How Disaster Has Propelled the Shift to Cloud

When thinking about a technology “disaster,” what comes to mind? A power outage, rogue employee, or ransomware attack? Or something larger, like when Hurricane Sandy caused the New York Stock Exchange to flood? No matter the size of the event, each and every one has a major impact on IT departments and teams. The latest… Continue reading IT Insights: How Disaster Has Propelled the Shift to Cloud

Your Disaster Recovery Strategy Needs These Three Key Components Now

It’s a rare company that is completely confident in its disaster recovery (DR) plan. DR strategy is challenging for organizations of all sizes and stripes – both from a cost perspective, and simply because it’s not easy to be aware of every possible looming threat which can result in aggravating and expensive unplanned downtime. The… Continue reading Your Disaster Recovery Strategy Needs These Three Key Components Now

How the Presence of Women in Business Continuity Is Changing

Subscribe to the Business Resilience DECODED podcast – from DRJ and Asfalis Advisors – on your favorite podcast app. New episodes every Thursday. Episode 131: How the Presence of Women in Business Continuity Is Changing This episode is brought to you by Fusion Risk Management, Building a More Resilient World Together. Request a demo at… Continue reading How the Presence of Women in Business Continuity Is Changing

Identifying and Preventing Insider Threats Within Your Organization

The commercial landscape is increasingly reliant upon the tools of our digital age. While technology certainly offers advantages, it also brings with it some significant cybersecurity risks. No business is completely immune to risks, of course. This is why it is so important to adopt robust and agile hazard management practices. Yet, when a lot… Continue reading Identifying and Preventing Insider Threats Within Your Organization

Leadership Series: Leading Through Change

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth and final in a series of business continuity-related leadership articles from Nita Kohli, exclusively on www.drj.com. Previous articles: In my first article, I spoke about effective leadership; many of our great leadership were born in crisis whether it’s war, financial crisis or natural disasters. It’s the way in which they react… Continue reading Leadership Series: Leading Through Change

Relationships in Risk: The Connection Between Business Continuity and ESG

You’ve probably heard the three letters “ESG” used together as part of a risk management or compliance discussion, but what does the acronym really mean? And why are we publishing an article in DRJ talking about its relationship – or potential relationship – to business continuity and resilience? Simply put, there is a strong relationship… Continue reading Relationships in Risk: The Connection Between Business Continuity and ESG

Improving Your Business Continuity Without Breaking the Bank

The latest in disaster recovery and ransomware protection is of the utmost importance to include in today’s IT strategies for organizations of all sizes. The global threat of cyberattacks on businesses is soaring in the number of attacks and also the cost, estimated to reach $10.5 trillion annually in 2025.1 Enterprise organizations are no longer… Continue reading Improving Your Business Continuity Without Breaking the Bank

Are People Top of Mind in Your 2023 Business Continuity Strategy?

Traditionally, disaster recovery has focused mostly on the protection and recovery of data (still critical) – but data alone can’t keep the business operating without productive staff – a harsh lesson we learned over the past few years. As we look ahead to 2023 it’s important to ensure our strategy embraces ‘people continuity’ as an… Continue reading Are People Top of Mind in Your 2023 Business Continuity Strategy?