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The desktop exercise - a wasted opportunity?

The desktop exercise - a wasted opportunity?

News   •   Dec 19, 2016 08:57 GMT

In the latest edition of the Business Continuity Institute's Working Paper Series, Luke Bird MBCI focuses on improving desktop exercises, and poses numerous challenges to business continuity practitioners, suggesting concrete, actionable recommendations to enable organizations to obtain more value out of these exercises.

The effect of pandemic transmission speed on business continuity

The effect of pandemic transmission speed on business continuity

News   •   Oct 28, 2016 09:51 BST

Ebola, Bird Flu, Swine Flu, SARS. There have been several times in recent years when the news headlines have been filled with stories of pandemics occurring in some part of the world, or at least are threatening to. Some never materialise into anything more substantial than a threat, but the fear of the potential impact still remains.

Digital business requires digital business continuity

Digital business requires digital business continuity

News   •   Mar 03, 2016 15:17 GMT

In the latest edition of the Business Continuity Institute's Working Paper Series, Rudy Muls MBCI draws from his extensive experience to relate cyber resilience to its implications on business continuity practice. He further demonstrates possible opportunities for business continuity professionals to collaborate with their information security counterparts.

Terrorism as a lasting threat

Terrorism as a lasting threat

News   •   Dec 16, 2015 12:40 GMT

Terrorism and its effects influence the perception of risks and individual feelings. Business continuity, risk and resilience practitioners are not free from these effects. Given their important role, they are in a position where their tasks require them to critically examine their environment in a more considered way.