Author Archives: Jonathon Kirby

Is the EU-US Privacy Shield in Jeopardy? – Breaking Down the Executive Order

On January 25th, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order titled Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States [1].  This Executive Order was immediately placed in the public eye of technology organizations everywhere due to Section 14 of the Executive Order stating: Sec. 14.  Privacy Act.  Agencies shall, to the extent consistent with applicable law, ensure ...

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The ITAM Role with Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity – 10 Questions that Measure Disaster Recovery Maturity

By Jonathon Kirby, IAITAM ITAK V9 I6 Disaster Recovery (DR) preparedness is a multi-faceted set of processes that mitigates the damages to the operation of the organization during and after a wide range of debilitating events.   The term disaster recovery is often paired with business continuity to better describe the complexity of multistep recovery plans.  Creating and maintaining DR processes ...

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