Survey: to BIA or not to BIA?

One of the differentiators of the new approach to Business Continuity advocated by Adaptive BC is the removal of the Business Impact Analysis and risk assessment from the business continuity process. But is that a realistic proposal? This survey seeks the views of business continuity professionals on this issue. Complete the survey Introduction Adaptive BC ...

Vector-borne diseases storymaps: a new tool for Food Safety professionals and Risk Managers

EFSA has launched 36 interactive storymaps that provide user-friendly information on vector-borne diseases – from their geographical spread, to the risk of introduction in the EU to prevention and control measures. The storymaps have been developed as part of a scientific opinion that will support risk managers to prioritize control measures. The tool that experts ...

BCM Jobs – May Update

Please share this with colleagues who may be qualified for any of these job openings. Thanks for your interest and your help. BC Management, a global leader in recruiting and placing continuity, resiliency, crisis management and risk management professionals, is assisting multiple clients with their personnel needs. Seeking candidates for the following jobs: Business Continuity ...

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating – Europol

Friday's cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, Europol chief Rob Wainwright says. He told the BBC the act was "unprecedented in its scale". The virus took control of users' files, demanding payments; Russia and the UK were among the worst-hit countries. Experts say another attack could be imminent and have warned ...

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Resilience bonds: a secret weapon against catastrophe

The costs of natural disasters are becoming too much to bear – and it’s driving up premiums no matter where you live. The solution may be a transformative type of insurance never seen before. In a conference room overlooking downtown Miami, British executives are talking about why they know south Florida’s streets so well. It ...

Pirates stole the new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie and are holding it for ransom

Have real-life pirates taken aim at Disney's pirates? Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed Monday that hackers claiming to have access to a Disney movie threatened to release it unless the studio paid a ransom. Iger didn't disclose the name of the film, but said Disney is refusing to pay. The studio is working with ...

Which locks your phone best: Pins, Patterns or Passwords?

The popular pattern lock system used to secure millions of Android phones could be cracked within just five attempts - and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack. With hacking methods getting more advanced all the time, which phone lock should you be using: pin, pattern, password, or print?

Hot Resilience: Which discipline floats your boat?

I was in the gym the other day, over in the UAE and I had my music on shuffle when a song came on. It stopped me counting reps and made me think about resilience. I know…I need to get a life! In the resilience world, we have a division of those that side with ...

Global cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware ‘by accident’

A UK security researcher explained the BBC how he "accidentally" halted the spread of the malicious ransomware that has affected hundreds of organisations, including the UK's NHS. The 22-year-old man, known by the pseudonym MalwareTech, had taken a week off work, but decided to investigate the ransomware after hearing about the global cyber-attack. He managed to ...

Batman’s secret password revealed

Kickoff Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017 with a smile! A hidden camera caught Batman shouting his secret password.

Supply chain: Theft in distribution centers is a growing threat

Theft in distribution is a growing threat in the US, security expert Barry Brandman of Danbee Investigations said during a very interesting presentation last week at the annual Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) conference in Ft. Worth. One recent change fueling the increase: the internet, which now provides a global marketplace where pilfered goods ...

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