Standards

  • Using DMARC Effectively

    Implementing DMARC is one thing. Making the commitment to implement DMARC in its most aggressive configuration is another. Conceptually, Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) is simple. DMARC provides a mechanism for email receivers to validate…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Feb 28, 2018
  • The Critical Role Analysis Plays in Your Business Continuity Program: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 3

    This article provides an overview of GPG Professional Practice 3 (PP3) – Analysis, which is the professional practice that “reviews and assesses an organization in terms of what its objectives are, how it functions, and the constraints…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 22, 2015
  • Introducing ISO 22317 – The Business Impact Analysis Standard

    WHAT IS ISO 22317? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 292, the committee responsible for writing security, resilience, and business continuity standards, has released its latest document: ISO 22317 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Jul 20, 2015
  • The Importance of Embedding Business Continuity: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 2

    This article reviews GPG Professional Practice 2 (PP2): Embedding Business Continuity and explains why embedding business continuity into your organization is important for driving success, describes best practices for embedding business continuity into day-to-day activities, and provides…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Jun 15, 2015
  • The Need to Establish Business Continuity Governance: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 1

    This article provides an overview of GPG Professional Practice 1 (PP1) – Policy and Program Management, the first of the six professional practices, and discusses the importance and recommendations in establishing the foundation for a repeatable and…

    Emily Vizcaino, MBCI, MBCP Emily Vizcaino, MBCI, MBCP | May 11, 2015
  • Introduction: BCI Good Practice Guidelines Series

    BACKGROUND The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) publishes the Good Practice Guidelines (GPGs), which is a compilation of six professional practices that provide guidance to business continuity practitioners on implementing and maintaining a business continuity program. While the…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers |
  • FFIEC Updates Business Continuity Planning Booklet with Appendix J

    Appendix J: Strengthening the Resilience of Outsourced Technology Services The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently released an updated a version of its Business Continuity Booklet, which is one in the series of booklets that comprise…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Apr 06, 2015
  • Sources of Corrective Actions

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the eighth in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that could…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 26, 2014
  • Program Roles & Responsibilities in a Business Continuity Management System

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the seventh in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Apr 28, 2014
  • How to Establish an Early Warning System

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the sixth in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Nov 21, 2013