The latest business continuity news from around the world

How 2017 will be an amazing year for business resilience

By Paul Kudray

It’s easy to complain about why all businesses do not have business continuity management (BCM); why some don’t even know what it does or means. But we are where we are; it is what it is. However, for me, the really exciting part is what we do next

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Planning for social media crises

By Garry Poole, FBCI

Social media crises can occur for many reasons due to postings about organizations amplifying out of control and threatening reputation damage and loss of customers.

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The desktop exercise - a wasted opportunity?

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.

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A guide to vendor continuity

Ripcord Solutions has publishing a guide to help companies ensure that key third parties are adequately prepared to handle crisis events.

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How to prepare for and manage a fake news attack

Fake news emerged as a major political issue after the US Presidential election; but it is also a potentially damaging new reputational risk. David Honour looks at the issue; considers how organizations could be targeted; and gets the views of two crisis management experts on how organizations can respond.

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