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  • Top 10 Best DR/BC best Practices

    DRP Made Simple

    Most CIOs and management executives all say they have disaster recovery and business continuity under control

    Janco has found that successful organization typically follow or have implemented these 10 best practices.

    1. Have management communicate that disaster recovery is not as a tactical IT project but as a strategic IT asset.
    2. Create a disaster recovery and business continuity process that is integrated into the organization
    3. Allocate costs associated with the disaster recovery business continuity plan as part of the base overhead so that costs are distributed across the entire organization
    4. Treat disaster recovery and business continuity as "mission critical" for cost and staff allocations
    5. Establish metrics for the process and timing of recovery events
    6. Test the plans at least once every six months or whenever there is major enhancement to the enterprise's computing or operational infrastructure
    7. Monitor how other enterprises and your competitors are faring after and event occurs
    8. Quarterly review you media communication protocol for who says what when to whom when an event occurs
    9. Pool your assets and personnel to provide resilience capabilities for interconnected systems or collaborative technologies such as payments or check processing.
    10. Test the back-ups (at least quarterly) so that what is taken is what is needed for recovery and that it meets your recovery performance metrics.

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    - Top 10 Best DR/BC best Practices

    Over 33% of all Disaster Recover Business Continuity Plans are not current

    Why is the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Plan Out of Date?

    There are plenty of partial, outdated, or ineffective disaster and business continuity plans out there - why is it so difficult to get it right?

    • Data Collection
    • Data Inconsistency
    • Catorization
    • Manageability
    • Maintenance

    Disaster Recovery Plan is out of date

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    - Over 33% of all Disaster Recover Business Continuity Plans are not current

    Disaster Recovery with the Cloud

    How to do Disaster Recovery with the Cloud

    Disaster REcovery with the CloudWith the rise of hybrid and multi-cloud servers, you need a strategic and proactive approach to address the complexity, scale, and dynamic nature of modern hybrid environments.

    When disaster strikes, some CIO and IT Departments find their disaster recovery techniques and hardware configuration have not kept pace with a changed production environment.,They falsely believe the improved day-to-day resilience of their cloud environment lessens their need for disaster recovery (DR) planning. In fact, the opposite is true: Catastrophic hardware failures in the cloud environments bring down many more applications than in non-virtualized environments, making DR planning and implementation more critical, not less.

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    Disaster Recovery and cyber sercurity issues

    Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

    Available in MS Word, PDF and eReader formats -- Disaster Recovery and cyber sercurity issues.

    What is the role of the business continuity professional in a world where the teenage hacker, cyber criminal and cyber terrorist attacks are increasing?

    Disaster Recovery Business Continuity

    Cyber security threats are real, they are difficult to manage and require specialist knowledge to protect the business, monitor the threat and handle the incursion.

    All the evidence points to a rapid growth in the sophistication of attacks and an increasing difficulty in countering the threat. Janco's Disaster Recovery Business Continuity template address these issues.

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    - Disaster Recovery and cyber sercurity issues

    Covid-19 Affects Some Industriies More Than Others

    Proven infrastructure and training key to telecommuting

    Unemployment for IT ProsIndustries most directly affected are travel, hospitality, restaurant, insurance. They are all buyers of technology, so technology vendors and service providers will experience sales decline in the short term. It is too early to tell if these intended purchases among U.S. and overseas customers will be postponed to later in the year, or shifted to other areas, such as upgrades to technologies that facilitate remote work or enhance disaster recovery effectiveness.

    The other big concern revolves around disruptions to global supply chains, which negatively impact the bottom lines of OEMs, but could potentially also lead to higher prices down the road, which hurts customers

    It is one thing to say that workers will work remotely and access sensitive and confidential information via the internet.  It is quite another to be able to assure executive management that critically sensitive information is protected and compliance mandates are met.

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    - Covid-19 Affects Some Industriies More Than Others