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Quick survey: business continuity planning and actions in relation to COVID-19
This short, anonymous, survey aims to capture information which will help business continuity managers around the world understand what actions others in the profession are taking in response to or in preparation for COVID-19 infections.
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Overwhelmed by data? Why organizations need to rethink their approach
Peter Ruffley explains how there is an urgent need for businesses to become savvier in how they store and move data. The best way to future proof a business is to focus on mission critical data, rather than collecting everything under the sun.
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• UK / World

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak updates
This Continuity Central resource page will be regularly updated with the latest news and resources related to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has been designated as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization.
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Assurance Software

Ineffective security products contribute to many breaches finds study
Keysight has released the results from its Security Operations Effectiveness survey, where 50 percent of respondents reported that their organization had experienced a security breach because one or more of their security products was not working as expected.
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• World

‘Organisational Structures for Enterprise and Operational Risk’
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has published a benchmarking paper examining the organizational structures for enterprise and operational risk within market infrastructures (MIs).
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While the world focusses on COVID-19 the Ebola Virus Disease risk remains
On 12th February the World Health Organization held a meeting of the Emergency Committee convened under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) to review the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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• Africa / World

Majority of enterprises found to be ill-equipped to detect and respond to PKI degradation or breaches
Keyfactor and Ponemon Institute have released the 2020 edition of ‘The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities’, a benchmark report exploring enterprises’ ability to manage increasing numbers of cryptographic keys and digital certificates securing network connections.
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• US / World

Capital Continuity

DDoS report reveals that the complexity and volume of attacks continues to grow
Link11 has released findings from its annual DDoS Report, which revealed a rising number of multivector and cloud computing attacks during 2019.
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• World

New reports provide guidelines for space weather events resilience and GNSS loss
The UCL’s Mullard Space Laboratory and Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction have released two operational reports that lay out guidelines for assessing and identifying organizational mitigation strategies to help prepare for space weather events, global navigation satellite service failures, and their associated technological disruptions.
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• UK / World


To slow a disease outbreak, focus on handwashing confirms new study
A new study estimates that improving the rates of handwashing by people passing through just 10 of the world's leading airports could significantly reduce the spread of many infectious diseases. And the greater the improvement in people's handwashing habits at airports, the more dramatic the effect on slowing the disease, the researchers found.
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• World

Global Resilient Cities Network to pick up the baton from 100 Resilient Cities
The Global Resilient Cities Network has announced its formation and confirmed that it will continue the work started by the former 100 Resilient Cities organization.
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• World

‘Cyber-complacency’ is widespread in UK organizations finds new study
A new Kaspersky study has lifted the lid on the scale of ‘cyber-complacency’ amongst UK businesses. The study revealed that many organizations are failing to take the necessary steps to prevent data breaches, despite many respondents acknowledging they would impact revenue and customer trust.
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• UK

Risk Logic


Everbridge appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to its Board of Directors
Everbridge, Inc., has announced the appointment of Simon Paris to the Everbridge Board of Directors. Paris serves as CEO of London-based Finastra, a leading global Fintech provider of financial solutions and one of the largest software companies in Europe.
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Recovery Point announces virtual desktop service to support recovery activities
Recovery Point Systems has announced a new high-performance virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) resilience service. Recovery Point’s Desktop as a Service (DaaS) integrates into its INcloud, the same platform used to support all other enterprise recovery activities.
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