The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management / Edition 3

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management / Edition 3

by Andrew Hiles
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470670142

ISBN-13: 9780470670149

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Wiley

"A disciplined work that provides a top-down management perspective on the continuity risk discipline coupled with a bottom-up operational perspective rooted in ‘how to.' Not only is this work valuable to the full spectrum of risk associate from novice to seasoned practitioner; but it was developed as a best-practice anthology authored by the industry's

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"A disciplined work that provides a top-down management perspective on the continuity risk discipline coupled with a bottom-up operational perspective rooted in ‘how to.' Not only is this work valuable to the full spectrum of risk associate from novice to seasoned practitioner; but it was developed as a best-practice anthology authored by the industry's leading professionals; the culmination of writings by well-known names who serve as specialists in a variety of operational risk disciplines. This new edition, ripe with new learning and practices, reaffirms the publication as the cornerstone of the Business Continuity practice."
Mark Carroll, Boston University

"For more than a decade The Definitive Guide to Business Continuity Management has helped shaped the thinking and development of BCM around the world and it is the standard text found on most professionals bookshelves. Whether you read it cover to cover or dip in to the structured advice or read extensive case studies to refresh your thinking, you'll find the guidance clear and informative. This third edition brings the 'Guide' bang up to date, reaffirming it as the best publication available describing, simplifying and enabling effective Business Continuity Management."
Russell Prices, Chairman, Continuity Forum

"The Definitive Guide to Business Continuity Management has long been known as possibly the most comprehensive tome on BCM. This third edition contains innumerable valuable and topical tidbits of information covering various perspectives from a range of highly repsected and competent BCM practitioners. A must read for any serious BCM professional."
Dhiraj Lal, Continuity and Resilience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470670149
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.10(d)

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Table of Contents


Contributors     xi
Foreword   Lyndon Bird     xv
Preface   David Honour     xvii
Introduction   Andrew Hiles     xix
An introduction to business continuity planning   Andrew Hiles     xxiii
How to use this book   Andrew Hiles     xxix
Achieving and maintaining business continuity: an executive overview     1
What are we planning for?   Geert Vancoppenolle     3
What is a business continuity planning (BCP) strategy?   Mike O'Hehir     27
A crisis management perspective of business continuity   Robert Heath     47
Multilateral continuity planning   Dennis C. Hamilton     59
Marketing protection: a justification for funding of total asset protection programmes?   Andrew Hiles     73
Operational risk management   Peter Viner     83
Business strategy and business continuity planning   Ranjit Kovilinkal Ramakrishnan   Satish Viswanathan     97
Planning for business continuity: a 'how-to' guide     103
The business continuity planning methodology   Malcolm Cornish     105
Project initiation and management   Jayne Howe     119
Risk evaluation and control: practical guidelines for risk assessment   Ian Charters     137
Business impact analysis   Peter Barnes     145
Developing business continuity strategies for the business or work areas   Neal Courtney     161
Business continuity strategies for financial services   Jillian Simms     173
Business continuity strategies for manufacturing and logistics   Melvyn Musson     185
Business continuity for telecommunications   Paul P. Kirvan     193
Strategies for IT and communications   Michael Smith   Piper-Anna Shields     205
Planning to recover your data   Thomas Carroll     237
Strategies for funding recovery   Danny Rowland     253
Emergency response and operations   Gregg C. Beatty     263
Developing and implementing the written plan   Andrew Hiles     279
Awareness and training   Andrew Hiles     315
BC plan testing   Tim Armit     323
BC audit   Rolf von Rossing     339
Selecting the tools to support the process   Lyndon Bird     369
Coping with people in recovery   Allen Johnson      387
The missing elements   Andrew Hiles     405
Case studies   Peter Barnes   Andrew Hiles     411
An introduction to the case study section     412
Storm, earthquake, explosion - a general overview     416
Living nightmares - some apocryphal tales     420
World Trade Center explosion 26 February 1993     423
Hurricane Andrew, Miami - 24 August 1992     426
Chicago floods - 13 April 1992     429
Thirty seconds of terror! The California earthquake     431
After the Fire - First Interstate Bank, Los Angeles     435
One Meridian Plaza, Philadelphia     437
The Mercantile fire     442
How floods can ruin your day: London College of Printing     447
Flood highlights     449
A cautionary tale     451
It happened to them     454
Fire highlights     457
Wessex Regional Health Authority     459
The Bishopsgate bomb - 25 April 1993     462
City bomb blast: St Mary Axe - 10 April 1992     465
Explosion roundup     467
Stop thief!     469
Miscellaneous highlights     472
Lessons in risk management from the Auckland power crisis     475
Foot and mouth: a preventable disaster     486
The Madrid rail bombings - 11 March 2004     495
Istanbul bombings - November 2003     497
London bombings - 7 July 2005 (7/7)     498
Buncefield (UK) oil terminal disaster - 11 December 2005     501
General guideline notes   Andrew Hiles     507
Risk: a process approach     508
Data loss: where did it go?     510
The role of insurance     517
Five nines: chasing the chimera?     522
Consultancy without tears     528
Financing business continuity: why is it a problem?     531
Pandemic planning   Malcolm Cornish     534
Certification standards     545
Certification standards for business continuity practitioners     546
International perspectives, standards and sources     551
The implications of recent legislation and standards on business continuity   Andrew Hiles     552
Business continuity management: an international perspective from the BCI   Lyndon Bird     565
Business continuity planning in Asia   Alan Craig     573
Useful international contacts     588
Glossary of general business continuity terms     591
Index     595

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