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Business continuity briefs:
30th April 2014

'Business continuity briefs' provides a summary of new product and services press releases and other useful resources published recently:

The BCI launch new Working Paper Series
The Business Continuity Institute is launching a new service to business continuity professionals with its 'Working Paper Series'. On a quarterly basis, the BCI will publish a review paper on an issue that has been raised as an area of concern by business continuity and resilience professionals.

The first edition of this series focuses on one of the 'hot topics' for all organizations today – the issue of cyber risk and resilience, an area highlighted as being of great concern in the 2014 BCI Horizon Scan report.

Download the paper after registration by clicking here.

NetJapan launches new business continuity solutions in Europe
NetJapan Ltd has announced its entry into Europe with its flagship ActiveImage Protector and vmGuardian backup and disaster recovery solutions for physical and virtual Windows and Linux servers, Hyper-V hosts and clients and VMware based virtual machines.

To download a trial version of ActiveImage Protector or vmGuardian, please visit www.netjapan.eu

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2014
Get the latest independent business continuity research and network with your BCM peers at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2014, June 23rd – 26th, in National Harbor, MD, US. http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/security/

The Emergency Management and Crisis Response Summit
10th – 12th June 2014, Dubai.
Three days of knowledge sharing with more than 12 sessions, 9 hours of networking, real case studies, panel discussions, and question and answer sessions. http://micequotient.com/the-emergency-management-and-crisis-response-summit-middle-east/

Akamai advisory highlights security threat from Storm Network Stress Tester crimeware kit
Akamai Technologies has released a cybersecurity threat advisory – through the company’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) – about the Storm Network Stress Tester crimeware kit. This kit is capable of infecting Windows XP machines (and higher) for malicious uses. Once a PC is infected, the tool establishes remote administration (RAT) capabilities, enabling file uploads and downloads as well as the capability to launch four types of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The advisory is available for download from www.prolexic.com/storm

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Date: 30th April 2014 • Region: Various



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