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The top mistakes that businesses make in a disaster

When the unexpected happens to a business, delayed action – or the wrong action – can cause as much harm as the initial incident itself. That’s the message of John Bresland, former board member and chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

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Decision fatigue in crisis management: modern day challenges of multi-tasking incident managers

‘Decision fatigue’ describes the way that the quality of our individual decisions and our rationale deteriorates as a result of sustained periods of information coming in to us and having to make a number of decisions against any given subject(s). Paul Kudray takes a look at the issue and explains why it is an important consideration during incident management.

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Seven tips for successful cyber exercises

Cyber scenarios have become much more common in business continuity exercises, due to the increasing concern about the impacts of information security threats. Dominic Cockram offers some lessons learned from practical experience of running such exercises.

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Digital legacies: a missing link in many succession plans

Succession planning is vital for organizations of all sizes, but for small and medium sized businesses, it can be the difference between business continuity and business closure. Key to successful succession plans is managing digital legacies, but this is often a neglected area says Joe Siegrist…

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