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    March 05, 2020

    Why Business Continuity Goes Beyond IT - An Example in Coronavirus

    October of last year I led a business continuity (BC) workshop for clients, prospects and partners. While explaining that a good BC program permeates throughout an entire organization an attendee asked how he could best deliver that message to upper management. He worked for the IT department of a ...

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    March 04, 2020

    Technological Impacts of Coronavirus: Is Your Environment Prepared?

    You have probably heard of this interesting virus affecting people in other countries. However, have you considered the organizational impact Coronavirus may already have on your business today? What about when, not if, it proliferates in the United States? All major publications and news outlets – ...

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    October 25, 2019

    Teachable Moments in IT

    An article caught my eye this week. It involves the unfortunate circumstances in the city of Baltimore, but it’s a valuable lesson to any organization (link below). In short, a combination of ransomware and poorly managed backups wreaked havoc on the City of Baltimore.  The unfortunate situation is ...

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    September 03, 2019

    Business Continuity and Top Management are Inseparable

    ContinuityCentral.com posted an analysis by editor David Honour of a crisis communication statement made by National Grid CEO John Pettigrew following a wide-area power outage that occurred on August 9th, which was the largest to occur in the UK for over a decade. The analysis scrutinizes every ...

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    August 02, 2019

    Avoiding the Capital One Breach: Defense in Depth

    With the release of the criminal complaint in the recent Capital one breach we now have a better understanding of how Paige A. Thompson exfiltrated data from their cloud vendor. We don’t know all the details and can only make inferences based upon the information available.

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    July 30, 2019

    VxWorks Vulnerabilities: More Exposure Than You Think

    "When you start a sentence with '200 million' in the Cybersecurity world it's likely to end with 'records exposed' but today it's ending with something much scarier, 'devices exposed'." - Nigel Smithson, Sr. Cybersecurity Solutions Engineer @ Sayers  

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