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Dun & Bradstreet Briefing Report outlines business impact of Coronavirus

A Briefing Report compiled by Dun & Bradstreet, the specialist business information provider, serves to highlight the enormous economic and third party risk brought about by the Coronavirus outbreak. With operations closing in China and travel bans imposed by airlines, the...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
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Kings Secure Technologies collaborates with Lone Worker Solutions to protect front line staff

Safety is at the forefront of Kings Secure Technologies’ activities at all times. With this in mind, from next month all of the company’s remote workers will be using the Safe Hub App from Lone Worker Solutions on their smart devices. Statistics show that workplace violence...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
Peter Barker of 3M
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Secure Mobile Working: Adopting a More Serious Approach in 2019

Over one third of the global workforce is already mobile. Indeed, this cohort is estimated to exceed 50% by 2025. That’s according to research conducted by industry analyst Quocirca last year, writes Peter Barker. Other studies suggest similar figures, so it’s fair to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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BSI survey highlights “significant variations” in data security readiness within UK’s public sector

An in-depth survey conducted by the BSI’s Cyber Security and Information Resilience Centre of Excellence in conjunction with GovNewsDirect has unearthed a range of inconsistencies in terms of how prepared the UK’s public sector organisations really are for potential cyber...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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“Organisations should adopt Zero Trust model for cyber security” finds Unisys Survey

Research results from the Unisys Corporation find that IT professionals reported three incidents on average where sensitive information had been lost last year, with some respondents reporting 11 losses for the year. Respondents also reported an average of nine incidents per...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
Klaus Allion
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Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for employees travelling to and from work and to customer meetings, states Klaus Allion. From extreme weather conditions, train strikes and industrial action through to road...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe
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The Human Element of Disaster Management

In early January, Risk UK published a really interesting post by VEEAM’s Ian Wells on disaster management from an IT perspective about how IT can be used to reduce downtime following a man-made or natural disaster. With the majority of assets stored online and the ability...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
Matt Kingswood
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Learning lessons from the Holborn fire outage

We all like to complain about vital services being lost just when we need them the most. The wrong kind of weather – extremes of hot and cold – can wreak havoc with the rail network, for example, while the road network can snarl up pretty quickly. Utilities – most noptably energy...
Posted On 21 May 2015