Business Continuity News
Business continuity and disaster recovery news from around the world. Provided by Continuity Central, the international business continuity news and information portal.
06/20/2017 06:00 AM
Denying the deniers: fighting back against DDoS attacks
Worldwide DDoS attacks increased significantly over the past year but they get much less publicity than other forms of cyber attack. Marie Hattar looks at why this is and what the latest techniques are to protect businesses against such incidents.
06/20/2017 06:00 AM
Mission critical applications being neglected in disaster recovery plans
Many enterprises don’t devote enough attention to mission critical applications when creating disaster recovery plans. One of the biggest reasons for this is the 'resiliency perception gap', or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency strategies and how successful these plans actually are at protecting against application outages or downtime.
06/16/2017 06:00 AM
Organizational risks that you should definitely be acting on
It is easy for organizations to feel overwhelmed by the number and scale of the risks that are faced; but often the perception of the potential harm engendered by various risks is exaggerated. In this article Chris Butler lists the real risks that every organization needs to consider.
06/15/2017 06:00 AM
Execution risk: why business continuity strategies sometimes fail
When it comes to business continuity, developing a strategy is often the focus of efforts; but what actually counts is execution. Campbell Macpherson looks at why strategies fail and what organizations can do to ensure success in this area.
06/14/2017 06:00 AM
ERP systems will increasingly be a target for attacks: report
Crowd Research Partners, with the support of ERPScan, have released the ERP Cybersecurity Survey 2017. The research revealed that there is still a lack of both awareness and security measures taken by enterprises even though the majority of cybersecurity professionals anticipate a growing number of attacks on ERP systems.
06/13/2017 06:00 AM
Roundup of May's major environment disasters
Impact Forecasting has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during May 2017.