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Can business continuity management effectively manage cultural diversity?
Defining the recovery time objectives Business continuity management in large organizations with many different departments and diverse personalities can be a challenge at times. John Zeppos, FBCI, looks at some of the issues.

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How to define your recovery time objectives
Defining the recovery time objectives (RTO) for your activities is one of the most critical things the business continuity manager will carry out. Charlie Maclean-Bristol offers some practical advice.
Business continuity in 2015: interim results
Continuity Central is currently conducting its annual survey looking at the trends and changes the profession can expect to see in the year ahead.
News headlines

WHO warns on influenza pandemic signals

Shortlist published for BCI North America resilience and business continuity awards

Information security management is changing: Gartner

Exploring the Risk Committee Advantage

Business continuity strategies for power supply load-shedding threats

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report

ENISA issues methodologies for the identification of critical information infrastructure services in communication networks

The top 10 global software failures of 2014

The winners of the IRM Global Risk Awards 2015

Endpoint Protection: Attitudes and Trends 2015

Revised version of UAE business continuity standard now available

Bank cyber-attacks highlight the need for ‘war games’

Perceived risks still hold back UK businesses from using cloud computing services

US businesses failing when it comes to winter weather preparedness

Take part in the Business Continuity Awareness Week Flashblog

Busting myths and building resilience

BCI publishes its annual Horizon Scan report

Finalists announced for DRI International 2015 Awards of Excellence

The limits of prevention-centric information security programs highlighted

January’s major natural disasters roundup

FFIEC revises business continuity planning guidance

NIST Industrial Control Systems Security Guide update published for final public review

Cloud adoption and risks

Colocation doesn’t have to be an either-or decision where cloud is concerned

Draft version of new United States Federal Flood Risk Management Standard published

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Strategies for protecting SQL Server in the cloud
SQL Server is a business critical application that requires high availability protection, regardless of where it is deployed. However, traditional solutions may not be practical or even possible in the cloud.

How to develop excellent business continuity exercises
Looking to improve your business continuity exercise skills? A new downloadable resource will help.

CEO? Here are three key business continuity questions that you need to ask…
Leigh-Anne van As explains why business continuity management can be an important strategic tool.

Business continuity and service level agreements: a perfect marriage?
Service level agreements (SLAs) and business continuity go hand-in-hand: or they should do, says Andrew Hiles.

Business continuity management: don’t get out – get better…
Luke Bird reflects on career progression opportunities in business continuity and how the profession could improve in this area.


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Three challenges that business continuity managers face in 2015
As we enter a new year it’s always a good exercise to look ahead at potential changes in the coming 12 months and what these might mean for existing business continuity plans and systems. In this article David Honour highlights three areas which are likely to be the biggest generic business continuity challenges in 2015.
BC statistics and research

Survey finds increasing demand for disaster recovery solutions amongst US small and medium sized businesses

UK business continuity remuneration in 2014

Businesses face increasing number of disruptive scenarios

Quality control and measurement of business continuity management systems: final survey results
business continuity quality control In 2013 Continuity Central conducted a survey to explore quality control methods that are being used within business continuity management systems. This survey has now been repeated to see how the trends in this area have changed.

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Survey results: Is business continuity management morphing into organizational resilience?
business continuity and organizational resilience Continuity Central recently conducted a quick survey into whether there is a change in business terminology taking place: from business continuity management to organizational resilience.

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Business Continuity Coordinator, US

ICT Security & Business Continuity Assistant, The Netherlands

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