Business Continuity State Of The Industry Report by Herbert J. Mattord

Business Continuity State Of The Industry Report

byHerbert J. Mattord, Michael E. WhitmanEditorHerbert J. Mattord

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IntheBusiness Continuity State of the Industry Report,authorsHerbert Mattord and Michael Whitman provide a comprehensive overview of recent research and news related to business continuity programs. Using the most recent surveys, reports, and research data available, the authors provide an objective analysis of the state of business continuity today.

The report covers events that have shaped the industry, including natural, economic, and technological disasters; the perspective of business continuity from top management executives; business continuity job descriptions and compensation data; the legal and regulatory environment; and emerging trends. It brings together what fragmented bits of information are currently available into one easy-to-read document.

The Business Continuity State of the Industry Reportis a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs.

  • Saves you time by bringing together the most important pieces of research and news into one document.
  • Can be used for a quick update on what business continuity programs look like today, what trends exist, and what resources are available for addressing gaps.
  • Includes appendices that cover business continuity key terms, industry events, job descriptions and compensation trend data, and more.

About The Author

Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D, CISM, CISSP, teaches courses in Information Security and Assurance at Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Kennesaw, GA. He is the associate director of the KSU Center for Information Security Education (, as well as the coordinator for the KSU Information Security and Assurance and Informat...
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Title:Business Continuity State Of The Industry ReportFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 6, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128008458

ISBN - 13:9780128008454

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Overview of Business Continuity

Events Shaping the Industry

The View from the C-Suite

Emerging Trends

Industry Watch

Appendix A: Key Terms

Appendix B: Business Continuity Industry Events

Appendix C: Organizations Related to Business Continuity

Appendix D: Suggested Reading

Appendix E: Job Descriptions and Compensation Graphs

Editorial Reviews

"...does offer a useful 'view from the c-suite' that for instance suggests that executives are taking more of an interest in planning for business continuity, which does mean that they want to see proved the 'value proposition' of any plans." -- Professional Security Magazine Online,August 22,2014