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Will resilience replace risk and continuity?
business continuity and organizational resilience 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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Organizational resilience: the Business Continuity Institute’s view
Why the BCI sees organizational resilience as an important framework.

The 2014 Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition
Continuity Central is inviting entries for a competition which seeks to discover the best new BC articles and papers.
News headlines

2015 risk predictions

2015 cyber risk and data protection predictions

Shaping mobile security

Which US cities will become increasingly susceptible to blackouts from hurricanes?

New Certified Emergency and Disaster Professional (CEDP) credential launched by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers

Critical gaps remain in Asia-Pacific tsunami early warning systems: United Nations

London Assembly reassured over Ebola contingency plans

Security predictions for 2015

Corporate emergency communications best practices

Qatar Stock Exchange conducts a successful sector-wide business continuity test

Reliability, uptime and availability are driving demand for cloud adoption

November’s major natural disasters roundup

British companies at risk of becoming cyber-dominoes

Airmic: many boards fall short of latest risk guidance

Badly managed access rights put critical data at risk

App risk management advice

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

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority publishes risk management standard

The business continuity impacts of UK winter weather examined

Early data suggests potentially severe flu season in United States: CDC

Blind faith in security standards could create cyber vulnerabilities

BSI announces that BS 65000, the new organizational resilience standard, is now available

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This issue includes:
• The future of business continuity
• Nasuni receives patent for instant data recovery and restore
• FERMA secures leadership succession

• 'Restructuring Risk - How to Manage Risks during Organisational Change'

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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.

Company reputations at risk as social media revolutionizes breaking news
Following the release of Insignia Communications’s latest report ‘The effect of social media on breaking news’, managing director, Jonathan Hemus, discusses what the findings mean for business continuity managers.

Backup is broken: and here’s the fix
Fast, secure and reliable backup is a business-critical function so why do many organizations struggle to get it right? Alistair Forbes looks at the issues.

Seven crisis management tips
Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, discusses the main lessons learned from three strategic level exercises he conducted recently.

Witt O'Briens

The Nine Circles of Planning Hell…
In a tongue in cheek article, Geary Sikich looks at the journey that business continuity planners take through the Nine Circles of Planning Hell and the lessons that can be learned on the way.

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

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

UK small businesses are failing when it comes to business continuity

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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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.

>> Part one of the results are now available

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Latest business continuity jobs

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Business Continuity Manager, UK

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