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FM Global research quantifies the value of hurricane protection expenditure

Every $1 a business in a threat-zone spends on hurricane protection reduces loss exposure by an average of $105, according to a new analysis by FM Global. To arrive at the ratio, FM Global tallied an estimate for over 10,000 wind and flood related investments and their associated reduction in property loss and business disruption exposure

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Testing shows all 4G networks vulnerable to denial of service attacks

According to a report by Positive Technologies, flaws in the Diameter protocol can be used by an attacker to impact services which rely of 4G networks. In the case of many 4G-enabled devices — such as pipeline safety sensors and gas leak detectors — lack of connectivity can lead to major financial losses and life-threatening accidents.

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What does the 2018 World Cup teach us about resilience?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has now started, with four weeks of football to enthuse fans across the globe. Behind the sporting glory and the celebrations, there will be a firm spotlight on the resilience not just shown by the teams, but also the wider infrastructure in place to make it all happen. Dr. Sandra Bell looks at the lessons that organizations can take from the event.

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