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The Crucial Need for Cyber Security Planning

The need for Cyber Security planning is increasing in nearly every industry across the globe. Most recently, Equifax fell victim along with Target. Companies are progressively vulnerable to cyber security threats due to internal and external factors and the aftermath...

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BCM Power Hour at DRJ Fall World Feat. ResilienceONE Software

Fall has arrived, and Strategic BCP is once again a proud sponsor of Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) Fall World 2017, which will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona on September 17-21. At the conference, we will be hosting a "BCM Power...

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Newest ACP Partner: BCDR & Risk Management Solutions Company

Strategic BCP has formed a National Partnership with the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP), a premier organization and voice of business continuity planning professionals across 36 chapters in the United States. The ACP is a not-for-profit trade...

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New Business Continuity Case Studies: Banking Industry

Our latest case studies in business continuity management and planning focus on banking customers. PlainsCapital Bank—a subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings—is the sixth-largest bank in Texas. They maintain a statewide presence with approximately 1,500 employees and nearly...

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The Crucial Need for Cyber Security Planning

The need for Cyber Security planning is increasing in nearly every industry across the globe. Most recently, Equifax fell victim along with Target. Companies are progressively vulnerable to cyber security threats due to internal and external factors and the aftermath...

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Building vs. Buying Solutions: BCP, DR, Risk-Incident Management

I was working with a long-term colleague at a national organization who informed me of his leadership was deciding to build a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) solution themselves.  He asked “Should I buy a ready-made solution or do you think it’s feasible...

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ResilienceONE v8.0 Gives New Look and Feel to BCM Software

Strategic BCP’s innovative ResilienceONE business continuity management (BCM) software now offers new, pinpointed screens and clean navigation to complement its powerful and flexible functionality. It’s called Version 8.0 and its becoming the most simplified user...

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Frank Perlmutter Joins DRJ Executive Council

Strategic BCP CEO and founder Frank Perlmutter (CBCP, MBCI) was appointed to the Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) Executive Council. The Executive Council is comprised of senior-level executives within the business continuity/disaster recovery industry. Frank is a...

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Playbook: Converging Business Continuity & Risk Management

The demands placed upon Business Continuity (BC), Risk Management (RM), and Disaster Recovery (DR) professionals are increasing every day. As a result, organizations need to reassess their approach Business Continuity Management (BCM). If they don’t, they’ll get left...

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A Resounding Yes! BCP and DR Can Bring Real Cost Savings

Recently, there was an online discussion where the question was raised if both Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) service and implementation can be quantified in terms of real dollar savings. I believe that to be a great question—one that...

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Cannibalism And How To Handle Crisis Communications

While You May be Concentrating Your Efforts on Recovery after an Incident, Be Sure that Information Provided to the Media is What You Want Publicized Part One of Three Regarding Your Crisis Communications I recently had the pleasure of attending the 6th. Annual...

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“Recovery Point Objective (RPO) – Do we get the point?”

Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery planning tends to first focus on system and application recovery (Recovery Time Objective - RTO) and data recovery (Recovery Point Objective – RPO) second. That makes sense when you consider the order it which things are...

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Congratulations! You’re Now a Business Continuity Planner

Congratulations! We’d Like You to Implement a Business Continuity Program in our Organization Picking up the pieces and starting a business continuity program takes finding a BC mentor to a whole new level We last spoke about finding one or several subject matter...

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Welcome to our Business Continuity Blog

Through poignant conversations at our industry conferences—hosted by DRJ, DRI, BCI, and others—we are reminded that despite the immense value business continuity planning and management (BCP&M) professionals provide in their industry, they need to continually work...

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Expand Your BCP Focus: Assess, Mitigate, and Manage Risk

If you are one of the many business continuity professionals wearing multiple hats these days, you are probably expected to play some role in risk management. If so, that requires evolving from a reactive approach to continuity and recovery toward a more proactive...

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Evaluating and Applying Relevant BCM Standards

When it comes to business continuity (BC), identifying and applying the right standards for your specific needs is definitely NOT a “one size fits all” solution. In fact, the answer is typically not a single standard, but a combination of industry regulations, broader...

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Five Steps to BCM Customer Satisfaction

The first step: Identify and classify your “customers” Certainly, your immediate supervisor and other top-level executives are important people to please. But expanding the definition of “customer” to department heads and other contributors can enhance the cooperation...

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