Business Continuity Vs. Disaster Recovery: What is the Difference?

Disaster Recovery vs Business Continuity

Major social, cultural and financial events can disrupt our daily lives and the flow of business. Organizations operating during COVID-19 or even the 2008 Recession faced steep challenges to how they operate. How can they, when facing crises lasting months or years effectively adjust to changing conditions and stay above water? This is where business continuity comes in.

Here, we’re going to define business continuity as an important consideration, one closely tied to compliance and security. We’re also going to differentiate it from disaster recover. While these concepts are related, they also have significant differences.

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Steps to ensure your Disaster Recovery Plan

Steps to ensure your Disaster Recovery Plan

Are you prepared for the next disaster?

There’s no telling when disasters will occur. The next disaster – a new epidemic, data breach, earthquake, or flood – could compromise data, result in lost business, or prevent employees from accessing a physical office. How quickly will your firm be ready to continue operations seamlessly? We have all experienced a change in the way we work. All organizations need to have a solid disaster recovery plan and protocols in place to recover from a breach or disaster, ensure the continuity of business, and allow employees to work from home efficiently.

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ISO 27000 Demystified

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ISO what?

The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) provide a globally recognized framework for best-practice information security management: the ISO/IEC 27000 family of mutually supporting information security standards (also known as the ISO 27000 series).

The most well-known of the series is ISO 27001, which sets out the specification for an ISMS (information security management system).
The series is developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

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