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FEATURE ARTICLES

Kaseya: a crisis communications case study
Kaseya has been in the headlines recently after a supply chain ransomware attack targeted the company and its customers. Kaseya responded quickly, issuing a situation report immediately, followed by frequent updates and a crisis communications press release. Continuity Central asked two leading crisis communications experts to examine Kaseya's initial communication response and to provide lessons that can be learned from it.
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Building resilience and security for long-term remote working
For many organizations, remote working is moving from being a reactive response to the business continuity requirements generated by the COVID-19 pandemic to being a long-term business policy. As organizations take this step, resilience and security issues need to be addressed with a sustainable strategy, as Steve Dance and Andrew Lawton explain…
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• UK / World

Revising your business continuity strategies in response to the rising trend of working anywhere
Lessons learnt from the recent massive shift to remote work mean organizations now need to rethink business continuity from a ‘work from anywhere’ perspective. Scott Miller looks at some considerations...
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LATEST NEWS

Insider cyber incidents: human error is the top cause of serious data breaches
Egress’ Insider Data Breach Survey 2021 has revealed that an overwhelming 94 percent of organizations have experienced insider data breaches in the last year. Human error was the top cause of serious incidents, according to 84 percent of IT leaders surveyed.
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• US/ UK

New RIMS report looks at Rethinking the Impact of Disruption on Enterprise Risk Management Tools and Processes
The ability to detect and recognize sources and impacts of risk and disruption may determine the commercial survival of an organization, according to the newly published RIMS Executive Report 'Rethinking the Impact of Disruption on Enterprise Risk Management Tools and Processes'.
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BC Management publishes the 12th Edition of its BCM Trends Report
BC Management’s latest BCM Trends Report is now available; and includes an assessment of the most noteworthy trends identified from over 10 years of researching business continuity program management initiatives.
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• US / World

Lunar cycle coupled with rising sea levels will see coastal flooding surge in mid 2030s
According to research by members of the NASA Sea Level Change Science Team from the University of Hawaii, in the mid-2030s US coastal cities and communities will ‘experience rapidly increasing high-tide floods, when a lunar cycle will amplify rising sea levels caused by climate change’. The result will be ‘a decade of dramatic increases in flood numbers’.
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Newly discovered vulnerability in industrial controller is a widespread risk
Researchers at Armis have announced the discovery of an authentication bypass vulnerability in Schneider Electric’s Modicon programmable logic controllers (PLCs) that can lead to remote-code-execution (RCE). The vulnerability, dubbed ModiPwn, allows for a complete takeover of impacted devices by leveraging the UMAS protocol.
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2022 DRI Awards of Excellence open for entries
DRI International has announced that its 2022 Awards of Excellence are now open for entries from organizations and individuals. The awards recognize ‘the leaders and innovators in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis and risk management’.
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Survey report highlights the extent to which remote working has affected organizations’ security posture
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd has published the results from a recent survey showing how organizations have been impacted by the pandemic, particularly when it comes to IT and security strategies.
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ACCA report says that accountants have an important role in enterprise risk management
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has published a new report, 'Rethinking Risk for the Future', which looks at ‘the unique role of the accounting profession in effective risk management'.
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Company and Markets News

Aussie tech startups partner to tackle flood risk and disrupt the emergency response sector
Fast growing tech startups FloodMapp and Catalyst Technologies have announced a new partnership with the integration of their products NowCast and iluminr.
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New Products and Services

C3M launches Risk Scoring to solve issue of alert fatigue in organizations
C3M has announced the launch of Risk Scoring – a new framework designed to help identify, contextualise, and prioritise alerts allowing cloud infrastructures to be better protected from ransomware and other cloud-based security risks.
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