From Backups to Workplace Recovery, Get Your Priorities Aligned with “The Virtual CISO Podcast” from Pivot Point Security

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According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 40% of SMBs don’t recover from an extended outage. The major reason? They didn’t plan for recovery. What should SMBs focus on to make sure they can get their data and operations back online after a disaster? The latest episode of “The Virtual CISO Podcast” from Pivot Point Security puts the whole business continuity process into perspective for SMB leaders.

Virtual CISO Podcast by Pivot Point Security

Virtual CISO Podcast by Pivot Point Security

If your company is among the many that hasn’t yet finalized a disaster recovery plan or a business continuity plan—or if you’re unsure what the difference is—you’ll want to listen in on this business-centric, highly practical conversation.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 40% of SMBs don’t recover from an extended outage. The major reason? They didn’t plan for recovery. What should SMBs focus on to make sure they can get their data and operations back online after a disaster? The latest episode of “The Virtual CISO Podcast” from Pivot Point Security puts the whole business continuity process into perspective for SMB leaders.

It’s well known that smaller businesses are more vulnerable to disasters than enterprises. That’s why business continuity is so important for SMBs—yet many are unprepared when the unexpected happens.

What are the critical steps and goals for SMBs’ business continuity planning? How do you get started? How much time and effort is required?

To help SMBs jumpstart their business continuity planning efforts, the latest episode of “The Virtual CISO Podcast” from Pivot Point Security features Cosmo Gazzani, Director of Business Development at Continuity Centers and wekos, combined companies specializing in business resilience.

John Verry, Pivot Point Security’s CISO and Managing Partner, hosts the podcast. John has helped many SMBs with their recovery planning.

If your company is among the many that hasn’t yet finalized a disaster recovery plan or a business continuity plan—or if you’re unsure what the difference is—you’ll want to listen in on this business-centric, highly practical conversation. Topics of discussion include:

  • Defining disaster recovery, business continuity and business resilience, and why the differences are important
  • The top three areas of focus to recover from a disaster
  • Why data backups are so vital to business survival, and what it takes to ensure data recovery
  • Why not planning for workspace recovery is like “not having enough lifeboats”

To listen to this episode at any time, along with any of the growing list of episodes in The Virtual CISO Podcast series, visit: https://www.pivotpointsecurity.com/the-virtual-ciso-podcast.

About Pivot Point Security
Since 2001, Pivot Point Security has been helping organizations understand and effectively manage their information security risk. We work as a logical extension of your team to simplify the complexities of security and compliance. We’re where to turn—when InfoSec gets challenging.

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