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Business continuity: where do we go from here?
There are some fundamentals that business continuity professionals should not forget or do away with, but neither should we be afraid to move with the times. Russell Williams asks the profession some questions…
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SysAdmin Day 2020: paying tribute to those enabling business continuity
July 31st is being promoted as System Administrator Appreciation Day 2020, a day to highlight ‘the heroic men and women who, come rain or shine, prevent disasters, keep IT secure and put out tech fires left and right’.
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Why manufacturers are looking to ‘autonomous operations’ to assist with resilience
Autonomous operations takes automation to a completely new level, adding layers of smart sensing and machine cognition to anticipate and adapt to unforeseen circumstances, removing the need for human intervention. Bert Konings looks at how this technology will develop.
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Assurance Software

The role of insurance in managing cyber risks
The demand for cyber insurance is increasing, but what does it protect against, and importantly, is it worth the money? Jan van Vliet attempts to answer some of the key questions businesses face when deciding if investing in cyber insurance is right for them.
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COVID-19 pandemic updates
This Continuity Central resource section is being regularly updated with situational updates, news, resources, and business continuity information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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LATEST NEWS

Daisy

Study shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated business continuity investments in cloud migration
A global study from LogicMonitor has examined how IT departments are evolving in a time of crisis to maintain business continuity and best meet the needs of their customers.
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New study shows that flood damage erodes companies’ long-term value
If a flood is able to disrupt your business, your stock value could drop significantly in the next 12 months. That is according to a new analysis commissioned by FM Global and conducted by analytics advisory group Pentland Analytics.
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COVID-19 will lead to a focus on resilience in the cargo sector
The importance of the cargo sector has been highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic with massive shocks to global supply routes, but the disruption has led to an increased focus on supply chain resilience and the opportunity for the rapid adoption of new technology within the industry.
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Fortress

Annual telecoms downtime across the EU reaches almost one billion user hours
ENISA, The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, has published its 9th annual report on telecom security incidents, which provides an analysis of root causes and impacts of major incidents that happened in the course of 2019.
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Malware decreases but ransomware threat rises in first half of 2020
The SonicWall Capture Labs threat research team has published a mid-year update to the 2020 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, highlighting substantial increases in ransomware attacks. During the first half of 2020, global malware attacks fell from 4.8 billion to 3.2 billion (-24 percent) over 2019’s mid-year total.
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RiskRes

Insurance against pandemic risk: options for shared resilience solutions in the EU
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published an Issues Paper highlighting options for developing shared resilience solutions for pandemic risk. The paper recognises that private insurance solutions alone will not be sufficient to protect against the financial consequences of future pandemics.
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Study finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a ‘massive increase in awareness of the need for operational resilience’
Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) and NelsonHall have published a joint study, ‘Preparing for the Next Crisis: A Guide to Building Operational Resilience’, which aims to assist organizations in identifying and preparing for any operational challenges that are likely to emerge.
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Risk Logic

COMPANIES AND MARKETS NEWS

Ivanti and Intel enter strategic partnership to offer self-healing of endpoints for remote workers
Ivanti and Intel have announced a new strategic partnership to offer ‘Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) with self-healing capabilities for the next generation workforce’.
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NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Commvault launches new backup and disaster recovery offerings
Commvault has announced a new portfolio of products and services to intelligently manage data. New to the portfolio are Commvault Backup & Recovery, Commvault Disaster Recovery, Commvault Complete Data Protection and Commvault HyperScale X.
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NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10 adds vSphere 7 support and other new features
NAKIVO Inc., has announced the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10. Key new features include vSphere 7 support and backup to Wasabi.
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