Breakout Track 3

Breakout Track 3


Breakout Track 3 – Session 1

Breaking down the Business Continuity and Cyber Security Planning Silos

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Ramesh M. Warrier, eBRP

Ramesh M. Warrier

Efficient Response and Recovery Plans are critical elements of Cyber Security response. Plans, tasks that are buried in peoples heads or in three ring binders, do not constitute an efficient Incident Response. Having the information for executives to make the right decisions, facilitating collaboration between various constituents and the ability to Monitor, Measure and Manage are all elements that make response and recovery viable and effective. Having worked with many enterprises our subject matter experts will help break down the silo between Business Continuity and Cyber Security Planning.

About Ramesh Warrier
Ramesh M. Warrier, director, is the chief visionary and conceptualist behind the eBRP brand.


Breakout Track 3 – Session 2

How to Enhance Program Success by Incorporating Vendor Risk and 3rd Party Governance

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

David Halford, Fusion Risk Management

David Halford

Several regulatory bodies have identified Vendor Services and Third Party Service Providers as areas that require a renewed focus. How can practitioners succeed? Provide a clear framework and methodology to identify, measure, monitor, and mitigate risk beyond the traditional BIA. This session outlines how you can provide greater organizational value by incorporating Third Party/Vendor Risk into your BCM program.

About David Halford
David Halford, Director of Advisory Services at Fusion Risk Management.


Breakout Track 3 – Session 3

Cyber and Application Resiliency Orchestration: Fast Incident Recovery in the Cloud

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Peter Schulz, Product Management Leader, IBM Resiliency Services

Peter Schulz

Demand is growing for organizations to address the significant changes being encountered necessary to keep resiliency programs current with business expectations. Digital transformation, increasing cyber activity, and evolving regulatory scrutiny are examples of factors that require enhanced response to adverse events. Is your resiliency program able to keep current with these rapid changes? Do your disaster recovery plans protect you from Cyber Attacks? The framework of a modern resiliency program is best constructed with agile principles, orchestrated to unique objectives, managed with transparency, and auditable for compliance. During this session we’ll discuss how predictive and pro-active resiliency program with cognitive, orchestrated and automated backup, and disaster recovery solutions can keep your brand reputation safe and your clients satisfied.

About Peter Schulz
Peter Schulz is a product management leader for Resiliency Orchestration. He has over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software space, specializing in virtualization, cloud, and orchestration.


Breakout Track 3 – Session 4

A Case Study: How My BIA Made Me a Rock Star

Monday, March 26, 2017
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Frank Perlmutter, Strategic BCP
Kimberly Lawrence, Umpqua Bank

Frank Perlmutter Kimberly Lawrence BCI Certified

Over the past several years some have bashed the BIA, questioning its overall value to their BCP; done wrong, the BIA is at best valueless and at worst, corrupting the foundation of your program. In this session we will explore ISO 22317’s (the BIA standard’s) guidance, examine the common pitfalls of the traditional BIA, define true BIA best practices, and lay out a step-by-step path for performing a BIA that will provide a superior foundation for every BCP and deliver success with your customers and executives.

About Frank Perlmutter
Frank Perlmutter, CBCP, MBCI, founder and president of Strategic BCP.

About Kimberly Lawrence
Kimberly Lawrence is the Resiliency Program Manager at Umpqua Bank.


Breakout Track 3 – Session 5

The Business Continuity Institute:
Tell Me More ...

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Heather Merchan, BCI US Chapter
Alice Kaltenmark, BCI US Chapter
Frank Perlmutter, BCI US Chapter
Frank Lady, BCI US Chapter

BCI Certified

Are you taking advantage of the complimentary Business Continuity Institute (BCI) affiliate membership offered at DRJ Spring World? Unsure what the BCI does or can offer to you?

Established in 1994, the BCI has gained a reputation as the leading global membership and certification organization for business continuity professionals.

This BCI Board will provide an overview of the BCI, certification, membership grades, professional development opportunities, member value, and benefits you will gain from active membership.

You will leave this session armed with an understanding of the BCI, what it can offer you, and how to take the next steps.

About Heather Merchan
Heather Merchan - BCI US Chapter President

About Alice Kaltenmark
Alice Kaltenmark - BCI US Chapter Vice President

About Frank Perlmutter
Frank Perlmutter - BCI US Chapter Treasurer

About Frank Lady
Frank Lady - BCI US Chapter Secretary



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