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Disaster Recovery Test vs. Disaster Recovery Exercise

If you are the type of person who believes things like your building burning down or planes falling out of the sky never happen – then don’t bother reading this post. If however, you see it is a key part of your job to plan for the worst – even though it probably won’t happen – read on.

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How Is Business Continuity Priced?

Have you ever wondered how much credit unions spend on business continuity and disaster recovery? How about how the pricing is determined? Do you wonder what the TCO (total cost of ownership) is when you are looking at different providers? The reality is, these are difficult questions to answer. Why, you ask? Well, there are…

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Pandemic Scenario: Mass Transit Becomes Unavailable

If mass transit becomes unavailable during a pandemic, your credit union needs to have a game plan for this scenario. Determine how you will operate if absenteeism spikes from increases in sick employees and those who can no longer get to work due to mass transit becoming unavailable. It is also likely that as fear…

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Pandemic Scenario: Local schools and day cares close

If local schools and day cares close during a pandemic, your credit union needs to have a game plan for this scenario. In some communities, early childhood programs and K-12 schools may be dismissed, particularly if COVID-19 worsens. Determine how you will operate if absenteeism spikes from increases in sick employees, those who stay home…

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Pandemic Scenario: There is a confirmed case in your building

If there is a confirmed case in your building during a pandemic, your credit union needs to have a game plan. If there is confirmed case of COVID-19 in your office building, employers should inform fellow employees of their possible exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace but maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with…

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Pandemic Scenario: There are confirmed cases in your membership segment

If there are confirmed cases in your credit union’s membership segment during a pandemic, your credit union needs to have a game plan. If a member is confirmed to have COVID-19, employers should inform fellow employees of their possible exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace but maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with Disabilities…

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Pandemic Scenario: A Staff Member is Confirmed Infected

If a credit union employee is confirmed infected during a pandemic, your credit union needs to have a game plan. If an employee is confirmed to have COVID-19, employers should inform fellow employees of their possible exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace but maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Employees…

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Cybersecurity During Coronavirus Pandemic

A note from the OGO Cybersecurity office on scams and best practices during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   While preparing for the pandemic in your area, we need to ensure security is still considered in all our activities. When allowing employees to work remotely, we should confirm that the security tools that we install will…

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