IT Disaster Recovery

  • 9 Tips for Business Continuity Management Success

    Business Continuity Management (BCM) is vital in preparing and protecting business operations from disruptions caused by threats stemming from cyber-attack and natural disasters, as well as resource unavailability such as building loss, technology loss, staff absenteeism, and…

    Elaine Tomlin, MBCI Elaine Tomlin, MBCI | Feb 09, 2018
  • What is HICS and What are HICS Forms?

    The Basics of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) Framework If your hospital or health system has an initiative to improve the emergency preparedness program, or if you have moved into a new role that has emergency…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 06, 2017
  • A Cross-Functional Approach to Hospital Preparedness

    Bringing Together HICS, Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, and Information Security Hospitals place high importance on delivering uninterrupted care regardless of circumstances, and, as such, invest heavily in preparedness.  Hospitals that are the most successful in achieving…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Nov 09, 2017
  • Avalution Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland

    For over 12 years, Avalution has been laser focused on business continuity and recently expanded into information security due to trends toward integrated risk management. Until recently, Avalution delivered consulting services and supported our Catalyst SaaS solution with…

    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
  • 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…

    Rose Reilly Rose Reilly | Jul 24, 2017
  • 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 Martin, AMBCI Ashley Martin, AMBCI | Jun 21, 2017
  • Breaking Down Silos – Using Common Criteria to Assess and Prioritize Risks

    An isolated approach to business continuity (and risk management in general) is holding many organizations back. Business Continuity is one of many disciplines that helps organizations to become more resilient – that is, to increase an organization’s…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 09, 2017
  • Does Practice Make Perfect?

    Everyone has heard the popular saying “Practice Makes Perfect”. But, is this true? I am of the belief this statement is close to the truth. “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect” Many have heard these words from Vince Lombardi,…

    Drew Beavers Drew Beavers | Apr 24, 2017
  • “…Or High Water”: A Business Continuity Case Study

    The Importance of Business Continuity and Leveraging Resource Loss Based Planning SITUATION On Sunday, January 8, 2017, the temperature in Cleveland, OH dropped significantly, which caused a water pipe to burst in the hallway of our building,…

    Morgan Perry, AMBCI Morgan Perry, AMBCI | Feb 20, 2017