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Three challenges that business continuity managers face in 2015
business continuity 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. >> 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

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

A roundup of 2014’s natural disasters

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

NIST schedules 4th Disaster Resilience Workshop

Survey sees a drop in the risk appetite of UK CFOs

Total economic losses from disaster events in 2014 reached USD 113 billion worldwide

BCM Legislations, Regulations, Standards and Good Practice

From the Extreme to the Mean

Cybersecurity predictions for 2015

The cloud in 2015

What can you do to make sure your organization is not the next Sony?

Vast majority of multinationals lack total control of voice infrastructure despite huge cost of downtime

BCI Middle East Awards are now open for entries

2015 risk predictions

2015 cyber risk and data protection predictions

Shaping mobile security

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This issue includes:
• TRIA extended
• Sungard AS Ireland secures ISO 27001 certification
• BANG 2015 calendar

• Jermyn Consulting relocates to West Yorkshire

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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.

If you doubted that information security was a business continuity issue consider a four letter word: Sony
The Sony attack shows how important it is for business continuity managers to get involved in information security.

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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Maintaining ICT availability and resiliency in 2015 and beyond
In this article Patrick Hubbard highlights emerging areas where greater understanding is required to enable organizations to maintain current levels of ICT availability and resiliency.

The Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal
The Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal is Continuity Central’s quarterly peer-reviewed advanced level publication.
BC statistics and research

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

Workplace flexibility is key to disaster response

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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Latest business continuity jobs

Business Continuity Specialist, New Zealand

Risk & Business Continuity Officer, UK

Senior Business Continuity Analyst, US

Director - Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, US

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