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FEATURE ARTICLES

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Has the ISO 22316 organizational resilience standard gained any traction?
Ten months after its launch, are business continuity managers using the ISO 22316 organizational resilience standard? Has ISO 22316 started an increase in the uptake of organizational resilience, or is it simply a damp squib? A Continuity Central survey aims to find out… 
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• World

Culture, psychology and crisis management
Do cultural differences have an influence on reactions to incidents? Charles Boffin uses an example of a significant Internet backbone incident in Australia to explore differing psychological reactions to the same crisis.
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• UK / World

What is the difference between a cyber and a ‘normal’ business continuity incident?
There are some significant differences between a cyber incident and the usual type of incidents that business continuity professionals are involved in managing. Charlie Maclean Bristol looks at what the differences and why they may affect how the incident is managed. 
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• UK / World

Daisy

Lessons from the five biggest data breaches of 2017
With organizations becoming increasingly cyber security aware, what can we learn from the top five breaches of 2017 as businesses look to enhance their security posture for 2018 and beyond? Luke Potter makes some suggestions…
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• UK / World

Five IT trends that will impact data protection design and implementation
Based on input from hundreds of IT services companies as well as industry experts and analysts, Asigra has highlighted the following five trends which are expected to drive the evolution of data protection infrastructure over the next 12 months.
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• UK / World

NEWS ARTICLES

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Business email compromise attacks are running rampant
Agari has published research revealing that 96 percent of organizations have received business email compromise (BEC) emails during the second half of 2017.
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• US / World

Inadequate IT security policies are widespread in UK companies
A study by OneLogin has found weaknesses in the UK policies of many UK companies. The study, which surveyed more than 600 UK-based IT decision-makers, with influence over their business’s IT security, highlighted a disparity between Internet access and security policies. 
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• UK

eBRP

UK charity sector comes together to help co-ordinate response to national critical incidents
The charity sector has come together to discuss their role in responding to future domestic disasters such as terror attacks, natural disasters, and other large scale national crises in the UK. 
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• UK

Organizations are failing to factor IoT risks into business continuity plans
New data from Databarracks shows that only 27 percent of organizations have policies in place to protect against IoT threats. Organizations must address this gap in their business continuity planning or face an increase in disruptions from this source, says the company.
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• UK / World

New BCI white paper explores resilience as a competitive advantage
Resilience enables organizations to survive and thrive in a changing environment: this is the conclusion from a new white paper from the Business Continuity Institute. 
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• UK / World

Capital Continuity

Security recommendations for hypervisor deployment on servers
NIST has published new guidance to assist organizations with managing security on server-deployed hypervisors. The recommendations made in the guidance relate to the baseline functions of the hypervisor and are agnostic to the hypervisor architecture.
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• US / World

‘Get your act together’: UK government warns critical infrastructure providers on cyber security
Britain’s critical infrastructure providers have been warned to boost cyber security or face large fines for leaving themselves vulnerable to attack says the UK Government.
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• UK

Perpetual Solutions

Natural catastrophe events cost more than USD353 billion in 2017
Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, has published its ‘Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight: 2017 Annual Report’, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred around the world during 2017. 
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• World

World Economic Forum launches Global Centre for Cybersecurity
During last week’s Annual Meeting in Davos, The World Economic Forum announced the launch of a new ‘Global Centre for Cybersecurity’ to help build a safe and secure global cyberspace. The centre will be based in Geneva, Switzerland, and will function as an autonomous organization under the auspices of the World Economic Forum.
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• World

COMPANY AND MARKETS NEWS

Sungard Availability Services patents ‘Recovery Execution System’
Sungard AS has been awarded a patent for its Recovery Execution System (RES), which automates disaster recovery processes as part of its Managed Recovery Program (MRP). RES increases efficiency, lowers costs and improves accuracy to improve businesses' resilience.
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• US / World

NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Inoni launches business continuity planning software for small businesses
Inoni has launched the latest product in its suite of business continuity planning tools for SMEs. Inoni Micro, built specifically for organizations with up to 50 employees, offers an easy to complete online tool for managing a business continuity plan.
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• UK / World

Crises Control launches Version 5 with new mobile app interface
Crises Control, an incident notification and management solution, has launched Version 5 of the platform with a number of significant new features, including a complete overhaul of its mobile application interface.
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• UK / World

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