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Social media poses biggest data breach threat

Following the amount of airtime devoted to scandals from Facebook / Cambridge Analytica to Google+, it may come as no surprise that social media platforms pose the biggest danger when it comes to data breaches.

60% of UK Consumers Leaving Themselves Vulnerable to New Year’s Resolution Scams

27% of consumers feel pressure from brands when trying to achieve their New Year’s goals

Research Study: Transformer failure seriously impacts Business Continuity

Transformer failure is a concern for more than 80 percent of industry professionals surveyed for the recent MIDEL Transformer Risk Report.

What loss of trust costs companies in dollars and cents

More than half of the public companies world-wide analyzed in a new study suffered material reputational damage, causing them to miss out on as much as $180 billion in revenue, a report by Accenture PLC indicates.

Two billion people hit by natural disasters in the past decade: Red Cross

The damage caused by natural disasters including cyclones, floods and bushfires has been higher in Australia than most other countries during the past decade, a new report has found.

The Halloween Supply Chain

With more than 175 million people planning on celebrating the holiday this year, that equates to an average spend of $86.79 per person, which is up about 60 cents over last year.

Terrorism was down in 2017. That’s good right? Yes, but…

The total number of terrorist attacks worldwide in 2017 decreased by 23% and total deaths due to terrorist attacks decreased by 27%, compared to 2016.

SMB Employees Fail to Take Cyber Threats Seriously

Small businesses that fail to offer security training remain at risk from employee ignorance, a new study finds.

Catastrophic floods may trigger human resettlement away from rivers

The increasing trend of global flood losses has mainly been attributed to the increasing exposure of people and assets due to rising populations in flood-prone areas.

Supply Chain disruptions nearly doubled in 2017

Supply chain disruptions globally nearly doubled in 2017, according to Resilinc’s annual report.

Contrary to accepted wisdom, terrorism CAN be detected early enough to prevent

A recent FBI study on active shooters has concluded solidly that ''In the weeks and months before an attack, many active shooters engage in behaviors that may signal impending violence''.

UK supermarkets are slashing product lines to compete with discounters: report

The UK’s largest grocery retailers are slashing their product ranges to compete with discounters in the market, according to new research by SCALA.