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Public apathy in the path of preparedness
FEMA News Photo: Photo by Eilis Maynard - Jan 27, 2015 Responses to winter storm Juno seem to show that you cannot please the public when it comes to preparedness. In this article Geary Sikich asks whether business continuity and emergency planners are missing something when it comes to communicating preparedness with the public. >> Read more
Survey: business continuity in 2015
Continuity Central’s annual survey asking BC professionals about their expectations for the year ahead is now live.

Make resilience your 2015 resolution
Michael Davies, CEO of ContinuitySA, highlights seven initiatives that will enhance organizational resilience.
News headlines

The 10th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report

Which threats are chief information officers most concerned about?

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

New ENISA report looks at the cyber threat landscape

Flood resiliency: lessons from Calgary’s business community

Audit committees are concerned about the current high risk environment finds a KPMG survey

UK business continuity remuneration in 2014

Top tips for successful social media risk management in the finance sector

FEMA seeks views of young people on resilience

Businesses face increasing number of disruptive scenarios

The Seventh Annual State of Resilience Report

Critical infrastructure executives complacent about Internet of Things security

‘An Inside Look at Disaster Recovery Planning’

IT disaster recovery under the spotlight

‘COSO in the Cyber Age’

Protecting critical infrastructure against cyber attacks

Global Risks 2015

Business Continuity Awareness Week theme announced

President Obama proposes ‘Enabling Cybersecurity Information Sharing’ legislation

IT and data centre professionals express concern about future threats to UK power supplies

New business continuity facility opened in Mozambique

IBM study: number of cyber attacks on retailers drops by half in 2014 compared to 2012

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• IDC finds major gap remains between business and IT over cybersecurity among organizations in the Middle East

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Seven things you need to know about the ‘GHOST’ vulnerability
GHOST could potentially allow an attacker to take over the control of an entire Linux system: Szilard Stange provides more details and lists actions that organizations can take to protect their systems.

Now is the time to create a Windows Server 2003 migration plan
Five reasons why doing nothing could spell disaster.

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.

Will resilience replace risk and continuity?
Is the world of risk, continuity and crisis about to change as new concepts and approaches linked to resilience gain momentum or are we seeking solutions to the same old stories repacked through a different language?


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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.
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The financial cost of IT failures and downtime to businesses is revealed

Less than half of critical business data in UK organizations is secure: survey

Workplace WiFi is now business-critical say UK SMEs

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 Specialist and Project Implementer, UK

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