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What does SBD stand for?

SBD stands for Significant Business Disruption (business continuity plan; various companies)

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For example, 80 percent of database interactions in ERP installs are improperly handled, leading to significant business disruption.
Detailed results of the survey have indicated that a number of significant business disruptions in the past year were caused by network failures (45 per cent), followed by power failures (20 per cent), manmade disruptions including theft, hacking attempts, sabotage, poor judgment (11 per cent), and natural disasters such as sandstorms, floods and earthquakes (8 per cent).
Confidentiality breaches caused significant business disruption (for more than a month in 15 per cent of the cases) and took significant staff time to investigate, on average ten to 20 mandays.
More than half of all companies affected said it was their worst incident of the year, even outweighing virus infections; ** Confidentiality breaches caused significant business disruption (for more than a month in 15% of the cases) and took significant staff time to investigate, on average 10-20 man-days.
The responses: Yes 44% No 41% Don't know/no answer 15% 100% "Companies cannot afford to ignore the possibility of a disaster or significant business disruption that can jeopardize physical assets, operations and employees," said Paul McDonald, executive director of Robert Half Management Resources.
The integration stage--when the company connects with partners, suppliers and vendors but still doesn't sell products or services directly over the Internet--marks an increase in property exposure, since loss of Internet service could result in significant business disruption.