Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is a methodology used to create a plan for how an organization will resume partially or completely interrupted critical function(s) within a predetermined time after a disaster or disruption. BCP may be a part of a larger organizational effort to reduce operational risk associated with poor information security controls, and thus has a number of overlaps with the practice of risk management.
Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate data locked in various enterprise systems. It exists in different formats and can be hard to analyze, change or share — making it difficult for people to get fast answers to business questions.
2 Page Written Case Study on Consolidated Communications that discusses the challenges they were facing and how IBM's Predictive Insights capability helped them find problems in their network infrastructure before they actually occurred.
Selecting the right virtual-aware anti-malware solution is more important now than ever. Read this white paper to learn the risks associated with virtualization, and the options available for your security needs.
Watch this video to discover exclusive market insights from independent analyst Kevin Bailey, Research Director, IDC, on the growing challenges faced by IT managers. Kaspersky Lab experts also provide an overview into how Kaspersky is tackling these challenges head on.
Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the true cost of protecting your business infrastructure, intelligence, and reputation. Download "IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection".
Enterprise IT faces a new kind of tension: the API economy on the one hand, where enterprises drive new revenue streams by (gulp) publishing corporate data APIs for third-party developers to use, and SOA on the other, where tight governance is the name of the game. But the loose coupling in RESTful web services forces a discipline all its own.
PC life-cycle management (PCLM) solutions primarily focus on deploying or moving an application or an operating environment to a new user location. Functions include packaging, distributing, installing , and updating an application or an operating environment. These solutions provide a certain level of automation and are certainly more advanced than dealing strictly with scripts. However, they have complex workflows and do not provide the highest level of automation. In today's multidevice world, where the average user carries three or more devices, this paradigm alone is not agile enough for modern end users.
This white paper discusses the important issues related to email and Office 365 continuity and offers recommendations for decision makers to consider as they develop their continuity plans. The paper also provides a brief overview of Mimecast, the sponsor of this paper, as well as their relevant solutions.
Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven common misconceptions about disaster recovery. You'll also discover how new technologies can help modernize disaster recovery efforts.
The IBM Business Continuity Index rates the performance and maturity of business continuity programs. Organizations all over the world completed the survey. In this white paper, learn statistics about the global state of business continuity and where your business may sit on a scale from exposed to mature.
There is no question that security attacks targeting your organization will continue to grow and evolve. The question is, how can you respond to malware and other risks without unnecessarily constraining your workforce? How can you get beyond the fear and anxiety that leads to excessive prohibition, prevention, blocking, and excluding – so that you can use security technology to both protect and empower people?
The answer is with a multi-layered defense – one that uses advanced security technologies and sophisticated operational practices in combination to cover the full spectrum of threat vectors. This solution brief explores the growing importance of multi-layered defense in today’s fast-changing web environment, and key considerations in implementing an effective multi-layered defense strategy.
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) was created to confront the rising threat to credit cardholder personal information. This compliance guide will provide readers with an overview of the requirements as well as suggested steps in achieving PCI compliance.
In this Forrester's Wave File Sync and Share Platforms Q3 2013 report, the global research and advisory firm evaluates 16 file sync and share vendors: Accellion, Acronis, AirWatch, Alfresco, Box, Citrix, Dropbox, Egnyte, EMC, Google, Hightail (formerly YouSendIt,) IBM, Microsoft, Novell, Salesforce.com and WatchDox.
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See how RSA Archer Risk Management enables you to proactively address risks to your organization with a central GRC management system for identifying risks, evaluating their impact, relating them to mitigating controls, and tracking their resolution.
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