Consulting

  • Formalizing an Information Security Program

    Formalizing your information security program is a critical step to drive information security capability maturation in any organization. The intent of formalizing a program is to get clear on focus and ensure everyone is on the same…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Nov 27, 2017
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most comprehensive personal data privacy regulation ever issued, and its implementation deadline in May 2018 is approaching quickly. With the potential fines accompanying noncompliance, GDPR has shifted the business world’s…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Nov 02, 2017
  • Avalution Consulting Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland

    Cleveland, OH – October 31, 2017 Avalution Consulting, a leading international business continuity, IT disaster recovery, and information security consultancy and software provider, has opened its European Headquarters in Ireland, it was announced today. The company, founded…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Oct 31, 2017
  • Avalution Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland

    For over 12 years, Avalution has been laser focused on business continuity, and, until recently, Avalution delivered consulting services and supported our Catalyst SaaS solution with resources based solely in the United States. We’ve become the leading…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Oct 30, 2017
  • Ransomware Changes the Game for IT Disaster Recovery

    Imagine entering your workplace and being met with a sign instructing you NOT to turn on your desktop computers or dock your laptops until further notice. No network access; no email; no dependent application. Unfortunately, this was…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Oct 25, 2017
  • Breaking Down Silos – Evolving an Incident Command System to Include Business Continuity

    An Effective Business Continuity Program can Enhance Your Emergency Management Capabilities and Drive Higher Levels of Preparedness Across the Organization Many organizations that we encounter have an obligation to support the community in time of crisis, including…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 12, 2017
  • Business Continuity Planning: Centralized and Decentralized Approaches

    Broadly speaking, there are two approaches to structuring a business continuity program. A centralized structure involves leading and executing the business continuity planning process within a single team and engaging the business as needed. A decentralized structure…

    Morgan Perry, AMBCI Morgan Perry, AMBCI | Aug 28, 2017
  • Understanding Disaster Recovery Responsibilities When Using the Cloud

    In the wake of recent Cloud Service Provider (CSP) outages, what is your organization responsible for when it comes to complex IT architecture? Many organizations today rely on complex IT infrastructure to support their operations, leveraging solutions…

  • Understanding the Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Gap

    Many business continuity professionals can attest to the tension that often occurs between the business and IT when it comes to recovery capabilities. For example, Company X recently implemented a business continuity program, including determining recovery time…

    Ashley Helmick, MBCI Ashley Helmick, MBCI | Jun 21, 2017
  • Millennial Cheat Sheet for Business Continuity Professionals

    In the interest of full disclosure, this blog was written from the perspective of someone who is absolutely considered a “Millennial.” With that in mind, though, none of what is presented below is intended to be about…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 31, 2017