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Business Continuity-Disaster Recovery Planning

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The definition of BCP and DR have been changing over a period of time. This is what I think is the difference between BCP and DR. What do the others in this group think?
Chaitanya Kunthe | 1/23/2015 11:49:47 AM | COMMENTS(35)
Recently I have come across this term 'base line configuration document of a server'. I want experts to throw some light on what is 'base line configuration document of a server'? What are the details available in this document? What is the purpose of ma...
Bharathkumar V | 1/22/2015 8:42:33 AM | COMMENTS(5)
Cloud computing offers many benefits over traditional DR mechanisms by reducing the need for a specified data center, IT infrastructure and IT resources. It enables SMEs (Small- medium enterprises) to deploy DR options in a cost effective manner. On the o...
Gaurav332 | 1/14/2015 3:10:40 AM | COMMENTS(3)
How often are you using or even suggesting to use reciprocal agreements with your partners/customers/etc. as an option for your DR plans? (not within the same business) To be honest, I have not encountered a business willing to go into this agreement with...
Donatas | 1/5/2015 5:53:14 AM | COMMENTS(30)
In recent times, email communication has gained more prominence for communication in the corporate world. However the importance attached to having a BCP- DR setup that has a backup of the email server is still debated owing to infrastructure costs associ...
Manjula Narasimhan | 1/3/2015 9:33:45 AM | COMMENTS(15)
Many different organizations structure their BCP/DR programs in different ways.  I'm curious on how your organization manages BCP/DR, and where it fits in the organization.  Some examples could be: BCP is managed by each business process, DR is managed by...
SArndt | 11/24/2014 9:21:13 PM | COMMENTS(2)

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6 Nov 2013
ISACA International Event
Las Vegas, NV, USA
North America ISRM features relevant security and risk management topics presented by leading industry experts and practitioners.
29 Sep 2014
ISACA International Event
Barcelona, Spain
Stay on top of the trends and opportunities of the dynamic technology industry at EuroCACS/ISRM 2014—the leading European conference for IT audit, assurance, security and risk professionals.

Journal Articles: 57 total

Volume 1, 2015
by Mary Lou Heastings | Reviewed by A. Krista Kivisild, CISA, CA
Everyone from technical practitioners to those just beginning their IS audit, security, risk or governance careers can find value in this general management book as it keeps readers aware of the latest risk concerns.
Volume 6, 2014
by Eric A. Beck
Corporate risk managers and security professionals understand that risk is not a problem that can be solved, but rather a process that must be managed.
Volume 6, 2014
by Flint Brenton
While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to securing every network, the following seven mistakes of current SIEM systems must be solved to effectively secure data in the modern enterprise.
Volume 5, 2014
by Steven J. Ross, CISA, CISSP, MBCP
“CERT,” in the context of information security, is a term with a long and noble pedigree.
Volume 4, 2014
As enterprises increasingly rely on IT to succeed, effective IT risk management has become an essential component of IT governance.
Volume 4, 2014
by Haris Hamidovic, Ph.D., CIA, ISMS IA
The fire protection strategy for computer rooms should be formulated after determination of, or in conjunction with, the choice of a disaster recovery plan.

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“Enterprise architecture is now a strategic componentof every forward-thinking organization around the world.”Source: Related Article: Common Perspective on Enterprise Architecture: http://feapo....
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Agile technique in software development has been around for quite some time. There have been efforts to adopt the agile techniques for strategic planning, alignment and execution. Following are some of the relevant articles/blog posts in this area. The to...
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13 Nov 2014
Now a days, you don’t need to be a IT guru or best software programmer to access /control other personal/organization data. If you follow below techniques, you can easily get confidential information.1. Masquerading2. Tailgeting (Piggy back)3. Dumpster di...
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Enterprise Architecture (EA) is about holistic understanding of the enterprise including the business side. I had to stress on the business side as sometimes the EA is taken as IT Architecture. EA is a combination of IT and Business Architectures. It take...
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28 Jan 2014
Welcome to my blog which will be dedicated to views and discussions on Enterprise Architect (EA) and Business-IT Alignment (BITA). I encourage the colleagues to join the ISACA topic group for "Strategic Planning/Alignment" for initiating and promoting...
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