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Cushion Caution: Managing Business Impacts

They don’t call it fun run for nothing! I noticed that more and more people are joining running events, which are held mostly on Sundays. Participants just cannot get enough and there are a lot of reasons why. I guess it all starts with the personal responsibility to exercise regularly to stay physically fit and...

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The Unguarded Stereotypes

We have seen the stereotypical portrayals of security guards in books, films, TV, and comic strips as lousy, stupid, lazy, and even criminals. The stereotype of a security guard sleeping on post wearing a dirty uniform has become an image that lasts. It is also widely believed that the psychologically unbalanced are drawn to security work. A...

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Best Served Unsweetened: The “Worst” in Business Continuity Planning

Best Served Unsweetened: The “Worst” in Business Continuity Planning

Business continuity planners are not in the business of sugarcoating Business Continuity Programs (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP). People, either in organizations or individually, benefit most from hearing the truth, no matter how it hurts, forthrightly. As a BCP consultant myself, I am basically engaged by clients to look into their security threats, safety...

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Attacking Internal Attackers

Attacking Internal Attackers

Insider Threat is a book about real-life security breaches and how each character – insider threats – behind every story compromised sensitive information and exposed their respective organizations to losses and other risks.

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Bridging Physical-Logical Security Gaps

Bridging Physical-Logical Security Gaps

With the rapid growth of information technology, security professionals have two options: evolve or dissolve. To stay relevant in an organization, one must update himself by reading books like the sixth edition of the Information Security Management Handbook addressing up-to-date issues in physical and logical security and business continuity.

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Corporate Mind Barriers to Business Continuity

Corporate Mind Barriers to Business Continuity

Enterprises recognize the need to develop a business continuity plan by virtue of government legislation, insurance requirements, and the threat of litigation from third parties. In the US, BCP initiatives were in response to the business losses and a reaction to many high-profile corporate accounting scandals, including Enron and WorldCom.

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BCP: Ensuring Time is on your Side

BCP: Ensuring Time is on your Side

Business continuity program is designed for enterprises ensuring that the core business processes shall be effectively restored after a disaster. The program is for those who are ready to move beyond the reactive approach to their business.