Now in their 20th year, CIR Magazine's Business Continuity Awards recognise the achievements of business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals. The awards are judged by an independent panel of experts and winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 7th June 2018.
In its new report 'The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Future Outlook and Emerging Risks', Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) identifies both the benefits and emerging risk concerns around the growing implementation of artificial intelligence (AI).
New influenza strains emerging in the world could cause a global pandemic comparable to the disastrous influenza pandemic of 1918, writes Steven J. Hatfill, M.D., in the spring issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.
Cyber incident response preparation is often a weak area in many organizations. In this article, Peter Alexander looks at how to develop an effective incident response plan and overviews five steps that should be taken during an incident.
David Bermingham looks at ways to ensure that business critical information held within SQL Server deployments can be protected via cluster quorums, including looking at the role of various 'witness' options.
A new report released by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and CDP shows that there is a gap between the way companies identify climate-related risks and how they are preparing to tackle them.
NC State University Poole College of Management, in partnership with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA), has published the 9th edition of its annual overview of enterprise risk management practices.
IBM Security has published the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a cyber resilient organization. The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan (CSIRP) applied consistently across their organization.
The Business Continuity Institute's annual Middle East business continuity and resilience awards will be presented on 11th April at the first Dubai Airports and BCI Awareness Day. The shortlist for the awards has now been published...
Inadequate government resources, political instability, terrorist activity and corruption drove an overall increase in supply chain disruption over the last year. This is according to a new report from BSI.
New findings from a Vanson Bourne study indicate that the majority (60 percent) of respondents have not fully evaluated the cost of a cloud outage to their business and are therefore ill prepared to deal with the impact of an outage.
Martin Caddick, FBCI, recently retired from PwC. In this article he reflects on the experience gained in managing teams that delivered well over a thousand business continuity projects. Martin looks at what isn’t working, and what needs to change to improve business continuity.
BitSight has released the results of a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting entitled 'Take Control of Vendor Risk Management Through Continuous Monitoring'.
A new report from Lloyd's Innovation explores the systemic impacts of a future downtime incident at one of the main cloud providers.
Many organizations are not taking all the necessary steps to protect data privacy, according to new findings released from PwC's 2018 Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS).
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, FINRA, has published a regulatory notice which updates the requirements for member firms to participate in FINRA's annual business continuity and disaster recovery test.
KFC UK and Ireland has announced that following almost a month of supply chain issues in the UK it is reverting to its previous supplier, Bidvest, to supply many of its restaurants. Charlie Maclean Bristol looks at the KFC logistics crisis and the lessons that can be learned from it.
According to recent findings from the Ponemon Institute, a considerable 83 percent of respondents believe their organization is at risk because the intricacy of business and IT operations. Andrew Lintell looks at the issue and how organizations can improve security in complex networks.
The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has confirmed that warnings that Brexit could have a significant impact on supply chain continuity due to flight disruptions between the UK and EU countries have validity.
ISACA has released its latest white paper, 'Getting Started with Risk Management,' to provide advice to organizations than have immature risk management systems. The document 'explores the careful balance that enterprises must achieve while addressing unique factors that may exist in an organization.'