Why Your Organization Needs a Weather Preparedness Checklist

Across the globe, severe weather is a fact of life. The type of weather condition and its severity may vary from location to location, but it’s unavoidable and your organization will likely be impacted by it at some degree at least once. Hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, flooding, earthquakes, tropical storms, and much more have the potential… Continue reading Why Your Organization Needs a Weather Preparedness Checklist

How to make your employees care about cybersecurity: 10 tips

Employees are a company’s greatest asset, but also its greatest security risk. “If we look at security breaches over the last five to seven years, it’s pretty clear that people, whether it’s through accidental or intentional introduction of malware, represent the single most important point of failure in terms of security vulnerabilities,” said Eddie Schwartz,… Continue reading How to make your employees care about cybersecurity: 10 tips

BCI: UK remains highly attractive to overseas workers but could face skills crunch

The Business Continuity Institute The UK remains an attractive place to live and work, but could face challenges in retaining large numbers of non-British workers, according to research by Deloitte, which also indicates significant changes in the UK labour market. Deloitte argues these changes will require a measured immigration approach, upskilling UK workers and making better use of… Continue reading BCI: UK remains highly attractive to overseas workers but could face skills crunch

BCI: Bank of England staff to go on strike over pay deal

The Business Continuity Institute Staff at the Bank of England have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a ballot calling on their employer to give them a better pay deal. In the ballot, 95% voted for strike action which will be for the first time at the bank in over 50 years. Unite has… Continue reading BCI: Bank of England staff to go on strike over pay deal

Airbus DS Communications Establishes Organization Focused on NG9-1-1 Services

Appoints industry veteran to lead company’s newly developed organization Airbus DS Communications, North America’s leading public safety communications provider, has announced its establishment of an internal organization focused on delivering Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services. The new organization, named Network Solutions, will be led by industry veteran Jeroen de Witte. Its mission is to ensure… Continue reading Airbus DS Communications Establishes Organization Focused on NG9-1-1 Services

Centerbridge to Acquire Clearlake-Backed Enterprise Software Providers Syncsort and Vision Solutions

Centerbridge Partners to Combine Syncsort and Vision Solutions into a Powerhouse “Big Iron to Big Data” Platform; Clearlake Capital to Retain Minority Stake in Combined Enterprise   PEARL RIVER, N.Y. & IRVINE, Calif. – Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (“Centerbridge”), a leading private investment firm, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire enterprise… Continue reading Centerbridge to Acquire Clearlake-Backed Enterprise Software Providers Syncsort and Vision Solutions

BCI: Businesses need to prepare for full costs of cyber attacks

The Business Continuity Institute As businesses increasingly become the target of sophisticated hacking attacks, there is a greater need for them to properly prepare themselves or face a hefty bill, including ‘slow burn’ costs such as reputational damage, litigation and loss of competitive edge. This is highlighted in a study by Lloyd’s, produced in association with KPMG and DAC Beachcroft, which… Continue reading BCI: Businesses need to prepare for full costs of cyber attacks

BCI: Recent attacks are broadening UK insurers’ views of commercial risks from terrorism

The Business Continuity Institute The nature and effects of the recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester are broadening the industry’s understanding of terrorism insurance, and could result in a permanent shift away from policies based on damage to property. Traditionally, terrorism policies have tended to kick in when there is damage to the property… Continue reading BCI: Recent attacks are broadening UK insurers’ views of commercial risks from terrorism