The latest business continuity news from around the world

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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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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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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Convergence and the future of business continuity

One of the big challenges for those of us who work in resilience is convergence; largely it’s the convergence of technologies. In this article, Jim Preen looks at the subject and how it may impact tomorrow’s business continuity management.

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