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Flood Re and Lighthill Risk Network back collaborative project to identify flood hazard research priorities

Research collaboration organisation Lighthill Risk Network Ltd (Lighthill) has announced its support for a major collaborative risk research project together with joint Government and insurance initiative Flood Re. The organisations have launched a report entitled ‘Flood...
Posted On 13 May 2019
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Data Centre Security: Constructing Facilities That Can Handle Seismic Activity

Data Centre construction is a complex business and, as Ian Dixon asserts, presents a unique collection of challenges compared to other buildings of a comparable size. A Data Centre provider’s reputation depends entirely on its ability to keep information safe and secure for as...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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PerpetuityARC Training unveils online version of popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group, has launched a distance learning option for its popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management BTEC Level 4 qualification. The new online course is said to be “perfect” for security, operations and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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“Natural catastrophe losses at their highest level for four years” finds Munich Re Group study

A number of devastating earthquakes and powerful storms rendered 2016 the costliest 12 months for natural catastrophe losses in the last four years. That’s according to a study conducted by the Munich Re Group, which shows that losses totalled US$175 billion, a good...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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IRM experts outline chief concerns in detailed risk predictions overview for 2017

Political risk, cyber security, bribery and oil price and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses being voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2017. Nicola Crawford CFIRM, chair of the Institute of Risk Management...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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What’s behind your cloud?

Who’s running the data centres for your business? Where are they located and what applications and data are held in situ? When assessing the suitability of Disaster Recovery as a Service provision, Alex Rabbetts examines why security and risk professionals ought to be conducting...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014