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Recertification of your business continuity management system
BCMS Recertification In the second article of a series discussing subject areas aimed at those managing a business continuity management system, Hilary Estall looks at what’s involved when a certified BCMS reaches its recertification point.

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Organizational resilience: yet another buzz word?
Is organizational resilience just another buzz word being bandied around or is this the direction we should be focusing on to ensure we can continually drive our business forward and improve the way in which we operate?

Back to the future: the threat of more terrorist attacks against the UK
Peter Power looks at how the UK terrorism threat is changing and what business continuity managers can do to ensure their organization is prepared.
News headlines

Airlines warned to monitor Bárðarbunga volcanic activity

Disaster-prone APEC economies step up risk-reduction and business continuity promotion

IFMA publishes business continuity and emergency preparedness guidance

2014 BCI Asia Awards presented

Data restoration requirements surveyed

Japan to assist with disaster risk reduction training in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latest version of Quorum’s single-step disaster recovery solution offers ‘industry’s only true agentless protection’

Risky Business: The State of Mobile Security in the UK

All countries with Ebola cases should declare a national emergency, says WHO

New workarea recovery options for Wellington businesses

How quickly can organizations detect a data breach on critical systems?

July’s major natural disasters roundup

NOAA updates Atlantic hurricane season outlook

Ebola: actions that all business continuity managers can consider

Active risk management: defending against the cyber storm

Marsh issues Ebola planning advice for organizations

Start planning for BCAW 2015

The 2015 DRI Awards of Excellence are open for nominations

70 percent of Internet of Things devices vulnerable to attack: HP study

Rise in cloud app data sharing exposes enterprises to greater risk

Gartner publishes 2014 BCM and IT DRM Hype Cycle

International tensions heighten cyber security risks: KPMG

Preparing for Scotland’s future challenges

Risk management associations work together on standards effort

Ten years after the 9/11 Commission Report the Bipartisan Policy Center publishes a new terrorism sitrep

Calgary Emergency Management Agency launches business continuity handbook

Beyond recovery: the broader benefits of business continuity management

ASIS publishes supply chain risk management standard

ISO 22301 now included as a PS-Prep standard

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The top ten business continuity and disaster recovery trends
Dr. Steven Goldman identifies ten business continuity and disaster recovery trends that are emerging, highlighting actions that business continuity managers can take in response to each item.

The six key stages of a phased business continuity planning process
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How to bullet-proof your incident response plans
Ted Julian describes five steps that will help ensure that your incident response plans work when they are required.

The dangers of using a content management system as a BCM solution
Factonomy’s Robin Craib gives his view on why business continuity management tools need to be built around a genuine relational database.

Views on the business continuity software market
Continuity Central asked some of the key suppliers of business continuity software to answer a standard set of questions about trends in the market.
Resilience in the era of enterprise cloud computing
This paper addresses the resiliency challenges facing organizations by examining the elements essential to enabling an effective resiliency program in the era of enterprise cloud computing.

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

UK-based business continuity consultants earn more than double the amount their US counterparts receive

The third annual Service Availability Benchmark Survey

IT continuity in Japanese organizations surveyed

Complexity leading to downtime issues in UK organizations

Witt O'Briens

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Final survey results: How important are paper-based business continuity plans?
business continuity plans A recent Continuity Central survey has found that while the majority of business continuity professionals believe that paper based business continuity plans are essential, a significant number say that they are not important.

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The results of the 2014 Continuity Central Business Continuity Software Survey: part one
Business Continuity Software Survey Continuity Central recently conducted a wide-ranging survey into business continuity software usage. 377 people responded and the results will be published in two parts.

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