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Business Continuity Planning

What Are Your Options to Recover Your Servers?

So, you have a disaster. What are your credit union server recovery options? Take a deep breath. Sure, things aren’t going well right now. Maybe your SAN died. Maybe a server isn’t booting. Maybe you have malware. Whatever the reason, stress is high and everyone at your credit union is watching your every move. Of…

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The Art of Credit Union Disaster Recovery Tabletop Exercises

I won’t pretend to know much about theater. It’s just not my specialty. And yet, here I am, trying to explain credit union disaster recovery tabletop exercises by making a theater analogy. Here goes. Long Before the Show: Rehearsal In theater, your goal is to be ready for something: opening night. But you can’t just…

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5 Considerations for Building Credit Union Disaster Recovery Plans

Building credit union disaster recovery plans isn’t the easiest thing in the world. There are numerous difficult logistical problems to address, and they’re all important. We’ll try to distill some of the more pressing issues into a “top 5”for this article. If you’re building your credit union disaster recovery plan now, or if you’re revisiting…

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3 Tips for Credit Union Disaster Recovery Planning

Credit union disaster recovery planning is about as exciting as growing turnips. However, disaster recovery plans are absolutely essential. Without them, a hurricane, fire, earthquake, or other disaster could destroy your credit union’s data and ability to function. We’ve noticed a few common credit union disaster recovery mistakes in our dozen years of consulting. We…

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What is Unique About Ongoing Operations’ Credit Union Disaster Recovery Solution?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the last few years, it’s that natural disasters affect countless thousands of Americans every year. Fires, storms, floods, and the occasional polar vortex threaten just about every person and every business. Accordingly, credit unions are required by the NCUA to prepare for such crises through disaster recovery planning.…

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