Shades of Orange

Posted February 4, 2021

by cliff

Well, the new year has come and if you are like me, that means it’s time to update the Business Continuity Plan before the annual ISO22301 audit.  This is never an easy task, but this year is going to be particularly difficult.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot.  Don’t get me wrong, we had pandemic… View Article

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Best Practices: DC Risk Assessment

Posted April 24, 2019

by cliff

One of the benefits of having gone through the process of ISO22301 certification is that it forced us to a formal Activity Based Risk Assessment for our HQ and Primary Data Centre (PDC). In the case of our DC, the activity in question is the hosting of our IT infrastructure for external services to customers… View Article

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Best Practices: SG DR Site

Posted April 15, 2019

by cliff

In 2005 hurricane Katrina reminded the IT community that distance between your production and DR site alone does not guarantee your DR infrastructure is safe.  Katrina had an area of effect spanning hundreds of km and caused widespread power outages in six states. So, what options do Singapore IT Managers have on an island that’s… View Article

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