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BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis Management, to provide organisations with good practice on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from a crisis event. The ability of an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018
Peter Groucutt
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Databarracks survey shows 60% of organisations have not evaluated continuity risks across cloud services in over 12 months

Despite sensitive data being increasingly moved to the cloud, extensive research recently carried out by business continuity and disaster recovery solutions provider Databarracks reveals that over 60% of organisations have not evaluated the continuity risks for their cloud...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Resilience emerges as key priority for global business leaders in BSI Index

Business leaders have taken significant steps to shore up the resilience of their companies, but still face significant risks around technology, governance and skills shortages. This is according to the 2018 Organisational Resilience Index published today by BSI. The Index is...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018
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38th International East-West Security Conference features “intensive” two days of presentations

The 38th International East-West Security Conference organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions was held on 5-6 November at the Hotel West End on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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NHS WannaCry attack findings “demonstrate improving awareness” of costs of IT downtime

The decision by the Department of Health and Social Care to assign real values to the ‘lost outputs’ experienced by the NHS during the 2017 WannaCry cyber attack is indicative of how organisations are taking a much more holistic view of the financial impact of IT downtime. This...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Cyber attacks and IT outages posing “main threats” to supply chains asserts BCI report

Cyber attacks and data breaches (49%) are the most concerning challenges for professionals both over the next 12 months and the upcoming five years. That’s according to the 2018 Supply Chain Resilience Report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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International Security Expo 2018: ‘Keeping Pace with the Changing Face of Security’

International Security Expo 2018 runs at London’s Olympia on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November and showcases over 1,000 of the latest innovative products designed to enhance UK security. Also featured across the two-day Expo are no less than 13 free-to-attend (and...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
Joe Sullivan
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Why Risk Managers Are Suddenly Interested in Property Portfolios

Risk managers have a new weapon in their arsenals – real estate. The use of property strategy as a tool for risk management is a relatively new trend, writes Joe Sullivan, but it’s one that’s expected to see significant growth as more businesses understand the new...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018
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“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This assertion is mirrored by new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider Databarracks revealing that only 56% of UK firms believe...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018