Read about challenges organizations face in today’s dynamic business environments

Think of opening a word document or a PDF; Oops! you see a pop up of data encryption right on your screen! It is enough to give you a heart stroke if you have data worth a million US dollars right on the device that was infected with the malware called Ransomware. This nasty malicious software threatens to publish the confined data or perpetually block access to it until a ransom is paid. When a computer is infected, the ransomware contacts a central server for the information it requires for activation and later begins encrypting files on the infected computer with that information. Now once it is done encrypting all the files, it posts a message and asks for a payment to decrypt the files and threatens to destroy the data if the ransom is not paid.

In contemporary times, Organizations exhibit large dependency on IT services. From reaching out to more potential customers to streamlining operations, the benefits of informational technology are vast and indefinite. Take for example Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), the standard framework that has become an established entity within the IT service management field; if a company has improved processes causing it the most pain using ITIL best practices, it may realize sooner or later that the focus keeps shifting to things not considered important earlier. The ISO 20000 standard was conceived to full certain gaps and is modeled upon the principles of ITIL and offers IT organizations the possibility to become certified.

In simple words, business continuity can be termed as the act of taking responsibility for your business and preparing it for all the difficult situations in future. It is also about ‘keeping calm and carrying on”. Business continuity planning has also become an essential part of running any modern organization that takes its business and clients both seriously. Especially with so many business disasters looming that can befall an organization any minute, it will be quiet unwise not to prepare beforehand for all such catastrophes. Business Beam with its team of professionals has invested years in devising solutions that ensure an effective plan for proper business continuity management.

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